Presenting a new cafe venue with more sound equipment and progressive personality than you can throw a chai tea latte at: Berkley Coffee. Stopped in this weekend to support genius keys player Jarrod Champion and am certain I’ve never seen anything like this coffee-roasting / non-alcoholic bar / event space. My inner theatre sprites areContinue reading “Juiced Up Cafe”
There’s nothing quite like a birthday to inspire thoughts of one’s eventual deathday. It’s possible this is unique to me, yet I’ve noted a pattern over the years. When I think about my coming into the world, my mind smoothly segues to contemplating a future day when I will come out of it. Admittedly theContinue reading “Birth Astride a Grave”
One of the coolest parts of moving back to the area where I grew up is the ability to revisit my old haunts at will, and therefore, to instantly travel back in time. This park was my favorite place to indulge in a bit of solitude, as well as the preferred site of many aContinue reading “A Walk in the Park”
Headed out to Detroit Shipping Company last night for the sweet song stylings of one of my favorite local spaghetti western folk duos. I used one of their songs, “Galaxy”, for the end credits of my recent directorial adventure, and almost every time I attend their shows, the lead singer gives me a shout-out, andContinue reading “Music in the D: The Whiskey Charmers”
Another of my favorite shots from OBX, taken as a storm was rolling in. from my safe perch on the 3rd floor balcony. My real-time perspective didn’t have a black and white filter, but it may as well have. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro.
The view from last week’s vacation. Not too shabby. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
How different everything is for the craftsman who transforms a part of the world with his own hands, who can see his work as emanating from his being and can step back at the end of a day or lifetime and point to an object — whether a square of canvas, a chair or aContinue reading “Whittle While We Work”
Ann Arbor architecture doesn’t disappoint. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
Don’t turn your back. Don’t look away. Shot on Pixel 6 Pro, black and white filter.
We open in 4 days. Preview performances tomorrow and Tuesday. I find myself desperately reaching for ways to fine tune it, to get it another inch or two closer to what my mind’s eye can see just around the corner. A little closer to perfect. So many things are going right, and a handful ofContinue reading “Sandcastle Building: Hell Week”