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It must be great to be in a band that releases albums regularly, tours to support them, and gets invited to play festivals, contribute songs to soundtracks, and even write scores for movies. But what does one do between gigs? Literally, Senon Williams takes watercolors along with him when touring with his band to fill downtime....

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If you even just skim my posts, you know that I have traveled far up the coast to visit tide pools and even further to see my favorite bands. This weekend, we did both just 30 minutes away from Downtown L.A. in San Pedro! How great was it to see our friends in Bombón play a...

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This weekend I got to spend some time in Chicago with my friend Tim Hugh. In my past life as a magazine editor, Tim would get Eric and me speaking gigs that went along with the Asian American Showcase film festival that he oversaw. How did we meet? I don't exactly recall but it was...

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Libraries are quiet places where introverts hide out to read crusty books in dusty corners. They are safe spots for kids to hang out after school until their parents pick them up. They are a refuges for homeless people. I go there regularly to borrow books and DVDs (I'm a Luddite, I know) and our...

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Quebec City is about as close as you can get to France without leaving North America. Maybe that's why the Hergé Museum in Brussels sent a selection of its choicest materials to the Museum of Civilization. Some of the first pieces on display are tributes to the creator of Tintin, not one but two busts and...