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Month: June 2015

Shaw’s Cove

Shaw’s Cove

We had planned to go to Shaw’s Cove on Memorial Day weekend, but the late night club music upstairs (a recurring problem with the new renters up there) put a stop to that. Snorkeling requires a lot of energy, not to mention a long drive, and neither can be done on three hours of sleep. So, we had to patiently wait for the next opportunity. I convinced a friend from work and his wife to join us. Unfortunately, the surf…

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Sufjan

Sufjan

Sufjan Stevens came to the Dorothy Chandler to play back-to-back shows in early June. Unlike the Age of Adz, something most Sufjan fans would rather forget about, this concert was a return to the tender genuine Sufjan we’ve come to know through his music. The set included every song from Carrie and Lowell, turning most of the songs into a much punchier and orchestral arrangement than the sparse album recordings. For most of the songs, sadness still pervaded, and once…

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