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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

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.