IL SOGNO DEL MARINAIO
Let’s be honest here — no matter what the name of the band is, people are probably going to refer to it as “Mike Watt and the other guys.” Watt, bassist/co-founder of the Minutemen and Firehose, is the obvious draw here. His bass is the driving force to the atmospheric music which also offers a backdrop to some of Watt’s gravelly, spoken-word style of lyrical presentation.
Using photographs, poetry and film, artists de’Angelo Dia and Shaun El C. Leonardo have created an exhibit based around a former boxer whose career has gone from glory to gloom. In the exhibit, we see the boxer in an abandoned gym with punching bags and debris on the floor around him. This former “macho” man sits with no punches to be thrown, as the exhibit makes a statement about the kickback associated with pain. (Anita Overcash) Free admission
Featuring jazz/ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan. Free
Hear David Cobb explain how corporate persnhood affects you and the political system. Cobb is a founder and member of the national leadership team of Move to Amend and a former Green Party presidential candidate. Cobb is also an attorney and speaks all over the country on the issues of Corporate Personhood and money in politics. free
Based on the Disney Film and adapted from the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs. $12 and up
Andy McKee is one of the world’s finest acoustic soloists. After receiving over 20 million views collectively for his Youtube videos which were posted by the independent record label “Candyrat”, Andy’s success is a testament to the changing nature of the music industry as well as people’s desire for something new and interesting to listen to. At one point, Andy held the #1, #2 and #3 positions for Top-Rated Videos of All Time on the hugely popular website. His videos are still among the highest rated on Youtube. Consequently, Andy has performed to sold out shows all over the world. Prices Begin at $22.50http://blumenthalarts.org