You know providence is smiling on you when you play the Newport Folk Festival and find one of your heroes in the greenroom waiting to sing "Happy Birthday" for you.
Midwest Mayhem celebrates its ninth year on May 15 at the City Museum. As a KDHX DJ and music and art lover, it's a highlight of my year.
Where to begin? The City Museum alone is a multi-level, dizzying attraction of slides, wrought-iron climbing structures, curiosities, aquatic life and gorgeous tile mosaics.
It is easy to understand why "Boeing Boeing" became such a popular piece of French theater in the 1960's, with productions spanning fifty-five nations around the globe. Written by Marc Camoletti and translated by Beverly Cross, "Boeing Boeing" has crossed cultural boundaries to reveal and poke fun at universal truths of relationships and romantic behavior.
Off Broadway hosted Steam-Powered Soul: A Tribute to John Hartford and KDHX Benefit on Saturday night. The event featured a seated early show and a standing late show, both of which brought capacity crowds.
Art Attack 4 -- a head-to-head art competition and benefit for KDHX -- took place at Plush on November 2, 2012.