#3 Sunday, May 28 - Saturday, June 3 The Week in Doing Things: I went to the Art Museum and Bunbury Music Festival. The Week in Good Frites: I also it to one of OTR's more forward thinking restaurants Pleasantry for Steak and Frites night. Below, though, is a picture of Frites and Steak. Sure, the… Continue reading What I Learned This Week
Third and final day of Bunbury brought perfect weather, an Oscar winner, and another fun day of music. Let's start with Oscar winner Jared Leto's band Thirty Seconds to Mars who put on a fun set. Here's Jared in the orange hat. So far away...but luckily he jumped into the audience to sing The Kill… Continue reading Bunbury Day #3
Saturday this year was my least favorite day of programmed music. I'd only heard of a few of the bands, The headliners (Bass Nectar, Pretty Little Lights, and Tech N9ne) play electronic music, which I like, but more as a passing interest. Which is why I'm glad my friends have Unbury, a cookout/tailgate in the… Continue reading Bunbury Day #2
I'm attending Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati this weekend. It's a three day music event. ... And it's like having a full-time job from noon-ish till 11 pm each day. I'll have a lot to say and show. You might see a good picture: I'm just a couple people back for the early afternoon set… Continue reading Bunbury 2017 Day #1
Today I went to the Cincinnati Art Museum. I've lived in Cincinnati my whole life and cannot recall visiting the Cincinnati Art Museum except to see a movie, but that doesn't count because the theater is separate from the art exhibits. Today I redeemed myself and hauled ass up Mt. Adams to take a gander. I… Continue reading Cincinnati Art Museum
Late afternoon, end of holiday weekend, beer and a book at Washington Park. A peaceable and beautiful afternoon in the hood. Book: Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. Reading for book club, our second crime novel in a row. The psychological angle is apparent from the early pages. It's not a story based on… Continue reading Book and a Beer #2
#2 Sunday, May 21 - Saturday, May 27 The week in movies: Sunday was the monthly Black Folks Make Movies event at the Micromini Cinema. This month four of us watched Sweet Sweetback's Badass Song, a 1971 Black Cinema cult classic featuring a mostly indecipherable plot, terrible acting, an awful script, and some pretty… Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week?