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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

About that bad air...

I just wrote in a parenthetical that the air has been horrible. Well,these pictures say at least 1,000 words.It has really been horrible. I think they are freaking out about the Olympics. next week is the big one-year-from the-Games celebration…

Wrapping things up, dogsitting, working hard...

We’ve been dogsitting Cowboy for three weeks now. He is a spectacularly beautiful, well-behaved and friendly Golden Retriever. He is sitting under my desk licking my feet right no, as I type. It does give us pause. We’ve told the kids we…

Deep Ellum Blues

From The Orchard, 6-23... with special guest singer Miss Maya. I like having her up there. No one looks at me for a change.

Go to church

Master T Bone Walker with a great jazz band, including Lloyd Glenn on piano and Illinois Jacquet on tenor. Same as above, plus B.B. King, approx. age 40.

Most Important Story I ever wrote

I didn’t even know I had a digital copy of this story until I stumbled upon it on my hard drive this afternoon while searching for something else. Then I remembered that it was re-run a few years ago in Hittin’ The Note, an Allman Brothers…

Last week's column

THE EXPAT LIFEBy ALAN PAUL Chinese Teacher Veers AwayFrom the Material WorldJuly 20, 2007I'm going to need a new Chinese teacher in the fall, which will be a big change in my life. My "laoshi" Yechen has been a major part of my daily life almost…

Tibetan dancing

Every night in the town square of the... Every night in the town square of the old town of Gyalthang, or Shangri-La, Yunnan , China, people gather and dance. tourists join in but it's mostly locals. The music is a mix of traditional Tibetan…

More Chinese hoops news

Nothing too great, but another Slam Online post about Chinese hoops...

Good God

I love this stuff.