Most of the time I’m alone. And when I say alone, I don’t mean lonely. There is a big difference. Loneliness is being void of context – disconnected, and socially unfulfilled. I’ve been lonely. I’ve stared it in the face, and waited for it to blink. There’s crispness to loneliness that is hard to define […]
Foreword and gratitude Friends, I have just finished reading Hungry Hearts and — oh my goodness. My stomach may be hungry but my heart is full and my soul is nourished. Food is such an important part of my life. Food isn’t just fuel to me (and I know there’s a degree of privilege for me […]
ART EXHIBITS Arata Fine Art Gallery: Phillip Venable and Judy Neal, through July 14; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; 637 First St., Benicia. https://aratafineartgallery.com. Arts Benicia: “Enchanted Realms: Metaphors of Natural Design,” through July 7; open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during exhibitions, 991 Taylor St., […]
It is the last week of June we are quickly reaching the halfway mark of the regular season in baseball. Despite seeing some teams now facing reality that they are not heading to the playoffs, there are still plenty of teams battling for the playoffs. Note though a team can go quite easily on a […]
At Valley Review, it’s our goal to provide the most complete listings of live music events taking place in the Fox Valley. Are we missing something? Are you hosting a show? Email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get it onto the calendar. July 2: John Harmon, Cannova’s, Neenah, 6 p.m. Appleton City Band, Pierce […]
250. David Bowie – “Space Oddity” 249. Air – “Sexy Boy” 248. Animal Collective – “My Girls” 247. Beastie Boys – “Intergalactic” 246. Jimi Hendrix – “Voodoo Child (Slight Return” 245. Babyshambles – “Fuck Forever” 244. Manic Street Preachers – “Motown Junk” 243. The Beta Band – “Dry The Rain” 242. PIL – “Public Image” […]
The Bunnell City Commission takes up an appeal of its zoning board’s vote shuttering the cold-weather shelter run by volunteers at a Bunnell church, the Flagler Humane Society has a fund-raiser at the Elks Lodge.
On Monday, the final round of the 2019 College World Series will begin. Since then, the start of a 64-team tournament has been reduced to two teams participating in the national final in a three-tier series. Sometimes the story writes itself, and in this case the juggernaut-versus underdog vibes are there for the pick. On […]
Hello! How are we halfway through the year already?! I found this over at Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them and thought it would be fun to do it again this year. I hope you enjoy and feel free to join in!
Several years ago on this blog, I mentioned personal visions and curiosity about the pure primary colors blue, red, and yellow. I was very young, maybe four-years-old or younger. The only memories I have of that period in life was that obsession about the three colors. As I reminisce about this, it seems strange that […]
Let’s set the record straight: when Briannagh Dennehy becomes the next global sensation, an It-girl on every cover, songs on #1 on every Billboard, just remember that Dasha and I called it first. Actually though, anyone could’ve called it. It’s not hard to see why. As an up-and-coming singer, songwriter, and actress, Briannagh manages to […]
Another great week of live in the Bay Area. Here are some suggestion for this week.. Monday July 22nd Club Deluxe 1511 Haight St, San Francisco 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Showtime… The High Tide Trio is a sensational super instrumental band featuring Mitch Polzak on guitar and bass, Hank Maninger on guitar and bass, and Les […]