In tomorrow's Music Seen, we'll have a review of last night's performance at the Dooryard by Andrew Frederick, a/k/a Cerf-Volantes, written by Sonya Tomlinson. It's pretty well within the "conflict of interest" realm for me to promote the young singer-songwriter - I've heard many of his songs being built through a closed bedroom for much of the past two years - but I'm not good at mincing words about my enthusiasm for much of anything, so trust me as I highly recommend you pay a visit to his Myspace page
Localists about town, including Diane Toepfer of Ferdinand; her husband Ron
Harrity, who runs Peapod Recordings;
former Phoenician and current Bollardian Sean Wilkinson; and Noah
DeFilippis and Amy Teh, who own the Pinecone+Chickadee design and
silkscreening studio, are organizing a juried craft fair scheduled for September 13 in Lincoln Park.
Paul wrote that my argument that made a direct comparison
from art to newspapers, and by extension if we couldn’t have good newspapers we
shouldn’t bother to have any. The function of newspapers is to provided
information for civic life. A bad newspaper is probably better than no
newspaper at all, although we may find that out soon anyway, for reasons
unrelated to my argument about art.