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Category: Chicago

Friday, August 16th

summer in the city

black midi, live, Chicago, 7/21/19

“Ducter”

 

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“bmbmbm”

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Why should I be my aunt, / or me, or anyone?

—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), from “In the Waiting Room”

Sunday, August 11th

sounds of Chicago

Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir (feat. Diane Williams), “Bridegroom Cometh,” live, Chicago

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, August 9th

summer in the city

Stereolab, live, Chicago, 7/20/19

 

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, August 4th

sounds of Chicago

Vernon Oliver Price, “Change My Name,” live (TV show), Chicago, 1972

 

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What function hath the Air?

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 1513 (Franklin)

Sunday, July 28th

sounds of Chicago

This I could listen to all day.

Staple Singers, “Pray On” (R. Staples), live (TV show), Chicago, 1966

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, July 26th

what’s new

Who would’ve guessed this would be so good?

David Crosby (1941-) with the Roots, “Long Time Gone” (D. Crosby), live (TV show), 7/16/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, July 17th

mesmerizing

György Ligeti (1923-2006), Sonata for Solo Cello (1948-53); Mathias Johansen (cello), live

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Friday, July 5th

basement jukebox

Billy Stewart (1937-1970), “Sitting in the Park” (B. Stewart), 1965

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Understanding makes the mind lazy.

—Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000), The Bookshop

Monday, July 1st

summer in the city

Rolling Stones, “Street Fighting Man” (M. Jagger, K. Richards), live, Chicago, 6/21/19

 

Sunday, June 30th

sounds of Chicago

Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church Reunion Choir (feat. Loretta Oliver), “Walking up the King’s Highway,” live, Chicago, 2008

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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