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Daily Archives: 04/29/2008

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Feist On Colbert

It’s coming up on nearly a year since the Summer Of Feist®, and although all the snarky, idiot music blogs are so over her and all, The Reminder is still one of my favorite records of last year. Non-stop touring has obviously seasoned her voice

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Tonight: Black Hollies And Britpop

Jersey City’s Black Hollies are incredible. They fuse all kinds of dark, Nuggets-era psychedelic white-boy soul with Black Rebel/Brian Jonestown fuzz and stomp. They’re also not afraid to rip insane solos at inappropriate moments. And that’s a pretty goddamn perfect band name, actually. They’re at

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Adam Liptak Strikes Again

This time with a commentary on race and the death penalty. I’m starting to love this guy. In today’s Times, Liptak examines a forthcoming study by the Houston Law Review on racial disparities in the application of the death penalty in Harris County, Texas. He

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Oooh, Spicy Pig!

From ProvidencePalate.com: “For those who haven’t heard. Farmstead Lunch has opened it’s doors, at 223 Westminster St., in beautiful Downcity, Providence. Locally made pate? Rhode Island Soda? Spicy mustards, pickles and condiments? Cured meats? Artisan cheeses? It’s is all there.” (read more)

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to do tonight

Playing at the Hi-Hat tonight is Mark Olson, one of the founding members of the Jayhawks. The show starts at 7PM with openers, the ‘mericans, playing an acoustic set. This is a classy joint people — no sneakers, no t-shirts, no hats. C’mon, dress up.

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Finally… it’s coming!!!

Long-awaited, much-rumored, and deeply-desired. TJ is coming to L’il Rhodie! From the Projo: Offbeat grocery-store chain Trader Joe’s will open its first Rhode Island supermarket on Bald Hill Road this fall. Known for its Hawaiian-shirt-wearing employees, $3 bottles of wine and inexpensive, gourmet-style goods, Trader

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Best Day Ever!

The new Portishead album is out! And the Santogold album! And my brakes didn’t give out on my drive to work this morning, even though I totally thought they were about to! But what could be better than listening to new music while driving around