Tuesday, August 16, 2011

"Donde Estabas Tu?" / "Where Were You?"

Art! Music! Food! Fun! From 2-10pm at Mackenzie Hall.
Here's an intriguing outdoor event for your weekend entertainment... and it's FREE!

COMMON GROUND ART GALLERY, a non-profit, non-juried, artist-run gallery, is celebrating it's 25th ANNIVERSARY on SATURDAY, AUGUST 2Oth, 2011, at MACKENZIE HALL, 3277 Sandwich St, on Windsor's historic west side. And you're invited to the party!

The music roster is fabulous! Some of the Snark's favourite local musicians will be performing in the gazebo located in the small park tucked just behind Mac Hall. There will be wholesome and delicious BBQ on the front terrace (vegetarian options available), and a great big retrospective art show in the little gallery that could.

Twenty-five years is an incredible achievement for a non-profit, volunteer-driven arts organization, and after hosting more than 500 art shows in this town, COMMON GROUND really does deserve to be celebrated.  A quarter century of tenacity!

The party runs all day -- from 2 o'clock until 10 o'clock.  Come out for some artsy good fun!

The Snark playlist for TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011.
(Artist/SONG/Album, etc.)

Jose Silva -- UNCORRECTED (Rise Ashen remix) -- Uncorrected (2011, Balanced House)
Trio Bembe -- DONDE ESTABAS TU? -- Oh My Soul (2011, MFM)
George Manury -- DEAR ARLENE -- George M. (2010, VStuff)
Dubmatix, feat. Ammoye -- LOCK DOWN -- System Shakedown (2010, Fontana)
Roman Stewart -- WHILE I WAS WALKING -- Trojan Reggae Brothers Box (2003, Trojan) [orig.1982?]
Centro-Matic -- AGAINST THE LINE -- Candidate Waltz (2011, Undertow)
Gasper Lawal -- ERONU -- Ajomasé (1980, Cap Records) [Thanks to the very interesting blog "No Condition Is Permanent"]
Diamond Dust -- DOWN THE COAST -- Diamond Dust (2011, Diamond Dust)
Triodes -- CHICKEN STRUT -- Chunked (2009, Modica)
Sugar Minott -- THIS WORLD -- Stand & Give Praise: Roots Reggae (2010, Trojan) [orig. 1979]
An Isotope -- THE CHARMS OF ROUTINE -- Glass Bridges (2011, An Isotope)
Scritti Politti -- CONFIDENCE -- Early (2005, Rough Trade) [orig. 1979]
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra -- (I'VE GOT) BEGINNER'S LUCK -- The Essential Collection (2006, Avid) [orig. 1937]
The Locusts Have No King -- LAST NIGHT IN MY FAVOURITE BAR & THE REPERCUSSIONS THEREOF -- Come One, Come All (2010, The Locusts Have No King)
Bassnectar -- THE MATRIX -- Divergent Spectrum (2011, Alpha Pup)
Googoosh -- BEMOUN TA BEMOUNAM -- Googoosh (2011, Finders Keepers)
The Schomberg Fair -- CAN'T GO HOME -- Gospel (2009, Hi-Hat)
Tubax -- L'UOMO PILA -- Il Mondo Stava Finendo (2011, Mega Sound)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings -- HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO WAIT FOR YOU? -- Daptone Gold (2009, Daptone)
Creation Rebel -- SPACE MOVEMENT SECTION 6 -- Historic Moments, Volume 2 (1995, Restless Records)

Thanks for listening!

Here's the show link, if you want to hear these songs right now.
This link is available for a limited time (from about a month to six weeks from the original broadcast date).

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