Alyssa Graham with Marika Hughes/Robin Rockwell Tribute

Our first stop for the day was the Apple Store for an in-store performance by Alyssa Graham. We were only interested in the show because Marika Hughes was playing cello in the band. My wife also read that Tracy Chapman, who had a hit song called “Fast Car” in the 90s, was in attendance at…

Charming Hostess in three parts

Tonight we went to Red Poppy Art House in the rainy Mission District to see Charming Hostess play the first show we have seen them perform since the Bowls were taken down a few years back. I had a chorizo burrito at Taco Loco beforehand and dried off a bit at M&M Laundromat in an…

A nice evening in Berkeley

I worked a bit late, but still managed to make it to Berkeley in time to pick up a copy of Brian K Vaughn and Fiona Staples first issue of Saga and grabbed a slider and tots at Phil’s Sliders before heading to The Freight and Salvage to see a solo opening set from AG…

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Randomly, a new Mark Z. Danielewski work materialized today in another one of those quarterly literary journals his stories seem to frequent. My wife, who still has the internet plugged into her brain while at work, was able to purchase the physical journal and acquire the digital one and texted me about the new MZD…