Bookshelf Report: The Tale of Two Bookshelves From the West Side

The Bookshelf Report is an ongoing series where a Bushwick reader invites us into their home and shares a little bit about the books that occupy their shelves.

Today’s bookshelf (or bookshelves I should say) comes from the West Seattle home of Sheri Fairchild. As you can tell by the pictures below she is in avid reader. She also loves her dogs (dogs not pictured) and has been known to rock the karaoke mic (also not pictured).


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Bushwick Artist Showcase Poster – August 3rd at the Sunset

Here it is folks… the poster for our upcoming Bushwick Artist Showcase, August 3rd at the Sunset featuring Bucket of Honey, Debbie Miller w/ Mozo, and Sean Morse. This design was brought to you by none other than the mighty Travis Young. (clap clap clap etc.)

I hope to see you all at the show. High five.



Bushwick and the Red Badge Project

A few years ago I was the featured speaker at a local high school’s Veterans Day assembly. This was, of course, an egregious error. I was there to accompany the school choir, directed by bandmate Brian Hoskins, in a performance of “Carry On,” a piece I wrote inspired by the stories of a B-17 pilot in World War II. The student-group in charge of scheduling a speaker had failed to do so and, without my knowledge, slotted me in. Gulp.

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Music Inspired by Molly Wizenberg’s A Homemade Life – Free Download

Last April at the Royal Room we performed original music inspired by Molly Wizenberg’s A Homemade Life. It was a pretty spectacular night. Not only was it our first attempt at representing a cookbook in our book club, but Molly Wizenberg herself was in attendance.

Since then, two of Molly’s favorite songs from that evening (she said so herself over on her blog) have recently been recorded in the studio.

Slow Roast My Tomatoes by Debbie Miller
Bread And Wine by Nick Foster and Jazmarae Beebe

You are going to want to spend some time with these tunes – they are pretty great. You can download them for free.

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