Who’s Afraid of the Bix Bad Beiderbecke? A Non-Threatening Conversation About Jazz
January 31, 2018 • We always look for an excuse to roll out Watkinson’s beautiful piano. Hartford has an amazing jazz history, and Colin has a lot of jazz musician friends. We’ll have a little onstage jazz party. Talk about what makes jazz jazz. Invite the audience to sing. Teach the audience to scat.
The $12 Potato Chip—And Other Horrors April 4, 2018 • In 2016, a Swedish brewery offered for sale artisanally prepared potato chips. $59 for 5 chips in what looks like a jeweler’s box. They sold out. Crazy, right? But be honest: have you gone to more than one place looking for just the right coffee bean or golden beet or ...something? Meanwhile, behind all this posturing, what do Americans really cook and eat?