Kaki King's show at the Bowery Ballroom last week was predictably awesome, capped off with a rousing rendition of Bubonix' "Fashion Tattoo." It's nice to see that Kaki is reaching out and exploring different musical genres like, you know, German hardcore.
Check out a clip from the show here.
In other news ...
I received minimal heckling this weekend while I was out and about in Red Sox wear. Probably a lot less than Gino Castignoli.
And finally, for your reading pleasure, here are links to a couple of articles I've come across in the past few days that really held my interest.
First, this depressing piece from New York Magazine about Dr. Ramon Torres, a leading physician in the early fight against AIDS who eventually became a crystal meth addict.
And second, Yvonne Abraham's column in today's Boston Globe — her first after a long maternity leave hiatus — about her personal experience with the naturalization process.
Both really well-written and captivating stories.