The Giving Part, 88NINE, Hands-on Garage

This was the weekend of giving thanks for what we have and what we don’t. I caught a radio spot by 88NINE this week that illustrated how some say thanks by giving back to their community. Hands-On Garage is a local Auto repair shop that provides full service repairs as well as rental bays forContinue reading “The Giving Part, 88NINE, Hands-on Garage”

Coughing and Such, Jackpot Gallery, Nicotine Bliss

I’ll never get used to the receding daylight suffered by fall changing to winter. The premature darkness did allow the new inhabitants of Truly Spoken’s old space to feature their fine vintage replacement framed window glass under studio lighting. There’s a market around here for that huh? That’s the kind ingenuity you expect to seeContinue reading “Coughing and Such, Jackpot Gallery, Nicotine Bliss”

Model Space, Portrait Society Gallery

Breaking in its newly reconfigured space, the Portrait Society Gallery’s latest opening went easy as a Saturday afternoon whistle Friday night at the Marshall Building. At least that’s the way feels when you just get to be one of the many enthused patrons. An Enclave, Rarified For several years prior, the Portrait Society’s raw 5thContinue reading “Model Space, Portrait Society Gallery”

Bottle, Lightning, Yield, The Please Please Me

Jessie Torrisi digs for a loud octave to check the sound sound system with. It’s The Please Please Me’s last stop on their tour, Yield, before heading back to homebase. Above the stage, clear plastic cords house a series of small lights that grant a red haze; dim red, the color of Rock. The eyesContinue reading “Bottle, Lightning, Yield, The Please Please Me”