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Frank Allison, opera, and the Ypsi Songfest …on this weekend’s Saturday Six Pack

The 9th annual Ypsi Songfest kicks off this Saturday morning at the Whittaker Road library with an all-ages performance by Frank Allison… a fellow who, back in the day, pretty much shared ownership of the Ann Arbor music scene with John Brannon. Or at least that’s how I remember things back around 1990, when I […]

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The Prehensile Monkeytailed Skink reunion and the legacy of Bulb

I just made my last trip to the airport. All the guys from the Monkey Power Trio are now gone, and, as is always the case, the anxiety – which I feel during each session – is giving way to depression. It’s great to see everyone, and to spend a day making music, but I […]

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It’s my birthday, and I’ll blog if I want to

So far, I’ve had a pretty good birthday. Linette and Clementine made me panna cotta and presented me with a new, smaller, faster computer. Lots of friends and family called and wrote. And, most importantly, I haven’t been visited by the death bear. Oh, and I had lunch with my friend Pete at my favorite […]

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