Posts Tagged: festival

Young Writer Cold, Too Many Drafts

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You may have encountered the six word story in lit class, Hemingway’s“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Follow us here for a site dedicated to them.

Six-Word Memoirs is hosting the #SixWords Festival on Twitter, June 4th-6th. To kick the event off, Maria Shriver, Katherine Schwarzenegger, and Molly Ringwald will be judging the “Best Advice in Six Words” challenge.

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Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusement Coming Soon

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A brand new festival called Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusement is making its way to Chicago this September, with the aim of reinventing Vaudeville in a contemporary context with some hybrid musical/carnivalesque acts.

If it seems like this is a lofty goal, no worries, there are some guaranteed great performers in the lineup like Bill Callahan and a free “Renegade Craft Fair.” Details here.

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Nordic Track

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My friend Margaret has some good ideas, like DJing a monthly night of Northern indie pop. She might call it Nordic Track. That’s a perfect name, indicating how we would skate to Jens and Beyond. Maybe it will happen someday. For now, we have the San Francisco Popfest 2009.

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