Archive for November, 2005

Shinju

by Michael on Sunday, November 27th, 2005

Shinju by Laura Joh Rowland [2.5/5] In an effort to actually review a book while I still remember some details about it, I’m skipping ahead to the most recent book I’ve finished and reviewing the first installment in Laura Joh Rowland‘s Sano Ichiro mystery series. Set in seventeenth-century Japan, Shinju is the tale of newly […]

Two Susan McKeown shows

by Michael on Saturday, November 26th, 2005

Susan McKeown at the University of Hartford (Hartford, CT) Susan McKeown at Passim (Boston, MA) Last weekend, Jenn and I were lucky enough to see two excellent performances by Susan McKeown. On Saturday, November 19, Susan played at the University of Hartford as part of the WWUH Celtic Airs Concert Series. She had performed there […]

Richard Shindell at The Iron Horse Music Hall (Again)

by Michael on Thursday, November 10th, 2005

On October 29th, Jenn and I, as we’ve done several times before, traveled up to Northampton, MA, to see Richard Shindell perform at the Iron Horse. This time around it was just Richard solo, and he started off his set by doing four covers from among those he’s considering for his next album (which will […]