and now Grace Paley's dead (Max Roach's funeral is tomorrow morning at The Riverside Church) and Arthur Bremer's getting out of prison.
a nice turnout at Housing Works last night for a group reading of Marooned), the sequel to Greil Marcus' Stranded, edited by Phil Freeman. readers included Rob Harvilla, Tom Breihan, Daphne Carr, Scott Seward and Kandia Crazy Horse.
and in case you weren't there . . .
loudest background music: Daphne Carr
shortest segment: Tom Breihan
longest segment: Kandia Crazy Horse
tallest reader: Tom Breihan
most graphic: Scott Seward
most self-deprecatory: Tom Breihan
not yet mentioned: Rob Harvilla
song of the day (surprisingly enough): Violent Femmes' version of Marc Bolan's "Children of the Revolution" (from their Blind Leading the Naked album)
last review CD to arrive in my mailbox: The Apples in Stereo's New Magnetic Wonder
next concert in my neighborhood (and concerts never occur in my neighborhood): the Fiery Furnaces this coming Sunday at Socrates Sculpture Park (just about twelve blocks from my apartment, but I'll probably be in Hoboken)