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Remembering Kim Demick

Last weekend, shortly after having returned home to Michigan from New Mexico, where she’d moved some six months earlier, Ypsilanti artist Kim Demick passed away. While I considered Kim a friend, the truth is I didn’t know her terribly well. I think we first met at the Shadow Art Fair about 10 years ago now, […]

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming, having won the bid to host Monkey Power 18, exceeds expectations

I’ve been in Wyoming these past few days, at the annual meeting of my one-day-a-year band, the Monkey Power Trio. This, I believe, was our 18th session. It was neither the worst, nor the best. All things considered, I’d say that it was positive. Many laughs were had. No one cried. No one screamed. No […]

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Goodbye Captain Beefheart

There are rumors flying around the internet today that two influential musical giants have died – Justin Bieber and Captain Beefheart. Sadly, one is real. My heart goes out this morning to the entire Beefheart family. Here, in tribute, is Walt Whitman’s “O Captain! My Captain” from his book, Leaves of Grass, published in 1900. […]

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