dimland radio 5-30-20 show notes

George Floyd Perhaps you’ve heard that name. Sure, you have. And you know the significance of the name. George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer while he was resisting arrest by lying on his stomach, on the ground, his hands cuffed behind his back, and three cops holding him down. One of theContinue reading “dimland radio 5-30-20 show notes”

dimland radio 4-13-13 show notes

Star Stuff One tough little girl! I was commissioned to do a portrait of one tough, little girl.  She’s been dealing with a bad ticker and set of lungs since before she was born.  I finished the portrait some weeks ago, but it wasn’t until earlier this week that it finally arrived at its destination. Continue reading “dimland radio 4-13-13 show notes”

dimland radio 8-21-10 show notes

No sexual innuendo on my show. Ever. (At least not so far) I was cool once Legendary Minneapolis nightclub: First Avenue It’s true! There was a time when I was hip to the cool music and the supercool Minneapolis night club, First Avenue. (If you saw the Prince movie ‘Purple Rain’, you’ve seen the nightContinue reading “dimland radio 8-21-10 show notes”

concert memoirs pt. 46 – urban guerrillas

Urban Guerrillas (Minneapolis band) This is it. The last installment of my concert memoirs. I’m ending it with the band I had seen the most of any band I’ve ever seen, the Urban Guerrillas. The Urban Guerrillas are among the most local of all the local bands I’ve seen. I mean that they didn’t getContinue reading “concert memoirs pt. 46 – urban guerrillas”

concert memoirs pt. 45 – cold side bands

I have mentioned a few times through this series that I used to work at Cold Side Silkscreening ( http://www.coldside.com ). Cold Side has been printing t-shirts in the warehouse district of Minneapolis since 1976. It’s been seriously struggling over the last few years and is in danger of going under. It’s a pity becauseContinue reading “concert memoirs pt. 45 – cold side bands”