The Shoot the Lobster programming will continue to present inventive possibilities, temporarily settling in remote spaces, including a Midwestern basement, an empty parking lot, a restaurant and a pharmacy.
London's fires are cooling into ashes, and with any luck they won't be rekindled. But even though the British economy is still a tinderbox, nothing that's happened has dampened some people's enthusiasm for doing the same thing over here.
As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.
Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.
Today's rock star is not on a pedestal but rather one of us. Although sixty thousand people were cheering and singing along the feeling was more like they were playing for us around a campfire at the beach.