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Mr. Gnome
Mr. Gnome
Mr. Gnome
 

Mr. Gnome Goes It Alone

 
December 15, 2014
 



Earlier this year, the avant metal act Mr. Gnome released its new album, The Heart of a Dark Star, to wide acclaim. According to the band’s press release, “[Singer] Nicole [Barille] and [drummer] Sam [Meister] are back in their...

 
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Barney Taxel
Barney Taxel
Barney Taxel

Barney Taxel began seriously exploring a beloved garden cemetery with cameras in tow in 2000. The commercial and fine art photographer had to whittle down thousands of color and black-and-white images to arrive at the roughly 2...

 
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Chris Allen
Chris Allen
Chris Allen

For years, singer-songwriter Chris Allen led Rosavelt, a Cleveland, Ohio-based band that drew equally from Uncle Tupelo and from Tom Petty. The group split up in 2004 after a good long run (it would eventually reunite a few yea...

 
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Quincy Troupe, photo by Jerry Jack
Quincy Troupe, photo by Jerry Jack
Quincy Troupe, photo by Jerry Jack

An American poet and journalist, Quincy Troupe has a long, distinguished career. In addition to writing several poems that have been anthologized, Troupe has authored two books about Miles Davis. He penned Davis’s autobiography...

 
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Woolamaloo sails international waters
Woolamaloo sails international waters
Woolamaloo sails international waters
 

Sailing takes Jim Away to Erieau

 
September 23, 2014
 



Back in the mid-90’s, I met a woman who had just landed on her first trip to Cleveland. Her flight circled out over Lake Erie – like they often do – before landing at Hopkins. After getting a good look at Lake Erie and later ex...

 
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14MojoGurus
14MojoGurus
14MojoGurus

Influenced by the glam rock of the ‘70s, Mojo Gurus — Kevin Steele (lead vocals, harmonica), Doc Lovett (guitar, vocals), Vinnie Granese (bass, vocals) and Sean Doyle (drums, vocals) — revel in rock ‘n’ roll abandon on their br...

 
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Jamie Marks Is Dead
Jamie Marks Is Dead
Jamie Marks Is Dead

In 2007, writer Christopher Barzak won the Crawford Award for his debut novel, One for Sorrow, the coming-of-age story of a teen who sees the ghost of a dead schoolmate. The book was turned into a film, Jamie Marks Is Dead, whi...

 
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#ThisisCLE Music Now (Obnox photo by Bryon Miller)
#ThisisCLE Music Now (Obnox photo by Bryon Miller)
#ThisisCLE Music Now (Obnox photo by Bryon Miller)

Photographer Anastasia Pantsios has shot everyone from AC/DC to Van Halen. Currently, she runs the Space:ROCK gallery (15721 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, Ohio) for Cleveland Rocks: Past Present, and Future, a non-profit organizati...

 
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Record Store Day at Blue Arrow Records
Record Store Day at Blue Arrow Records
Record Store Day at Blue Arrow Records

April 19th is Record Store Day. This will be the seventh one and it gets bigger every year. Many local stores are taking part this year. We talked with Pete Gulyas, the owner of Blue Arrow Records & Boutique (16001 Waterloo...

 
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Buzzard Film Logo
Buzzard Film Logo
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Dave Jingo grew up in Canton, Ohio. The soundtrack to his adolescence was provided by iconic Cleveland radio station WMMS 100.7FM. A lifelong rock fan, Dave hopes to pay homage to themusic that moved him and the frequency that ...