From Oprah: Yes, that Oprah! Meredith Bryan gushes over the Thanksgiving festivities at the utterly unique restaurant ‘n’ music venue, the Dream Away Lodge in Becket. Included are a couple of Dream Away recipes, too…
From Phaidon: Great Barrington artist Walton Ford is joining the rock ‘n’ roll aristocracy. One of his gorilla paintings – emblazoned with those trademark lips, of course – will serve as the cover artwork for the upcoming Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary greatest hits compilation GRRR!, slated for release next month.
From Rolling Stone: And Walton Ford’s gorilla has jumped off the album cover and onto landmarks in 50 cities all across the globe.
From The Daily Star: Joe Mahoney writes about the new Eight Track Museum opening in Roxbury (Delaware County) on Saturday with grand opening festivities running from 4-8pm with special guests Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club).
From Keep Albany Boring: Andrew has an extensive 77-photo array of shots – mostly of the Electric City Couture’s fashion show – from last week’s “MoHu Takes Flight” kick-off event at the Albany International Airport’s Eclipse Hangar.
From The Times Union’s Arts Talk: Some very cool footage of the Doors backstage at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center from way back in September 1968…
From Saratoga Wire: Thomas Dimopoulos weighs in on the irony of the former Johnny Rotten leading his
band musical corporation Public Image Ltd. into the not-so-wilds of Clifton Park tonight.