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When we're not debating the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning, we're often rocking out in the basement.

  • Time Out has an interesting interview about the arts in Chicago with soon-to-be Mayor Emanuel over breakfast.
  • This blog series at NPR reminds me of phrases you might hear spoken incredulously by staff at a record store. I sense a meme growing. Might I suggest #overheardinrecordstores?
  • Watch video of Ha Ha Tonka, Blah Blah Blah performing on JBTV last week. Also an interview with Madina Lake's Nathan and Matthew Leone. Bonus video of a 1995 Metro performance by Mike Watt, Dave Grohl and Eddie Vedder!
  • Also over at the A.V. Club, catch Low covering Toto's "Africa" in their continuing series UnderCover. (Super glad they're continuing that series, BTW.)
  • You're gonna have to dig deep in your pockets to get one of these limited-edition silk scarves designed by Kanye West. Only 100 of each if the five designs will be made, and they'll run you $364 each.
  • PBS Newshour delves into rap music's history after a historic performance by Common at the White House in honor of National Poetry Month (one which proved, if not controversial, certainly some firey Twitter fodder for a day).
 
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Larry Ashten / May 20, 2011 1:11 AM

Poi Dog Pondering is gonna be at the Sheffield Garden Walk, July 23-24. Its gonna be a blast hope everyone can make it. Its $10 donation at the gate, So in other words save your hard earned money and tell them you wish not to donate. they make tons off the sale of beer and food. You will get in anyway for FREE! party hard!

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