The monthly ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY luncheons in Fort Walton Beach are always a treat. The food and company are tip-top, and the guest speakers’ areas of expertise often extend far beyond the boundaries of paint on canvas. Recent luncheons have included a ceramic artist (Skip Deems, pictured here), as well as kaleidoscope, birdhouse and mandolin creators. The next one is set for Wednesday, July 25—more info in this issue’s Art Events.
Five hours and change of spot-on Allman Brothers Band concert recordings make up CREAM OF THE CROP 2003, a set that offers no repeats and fine covers of Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice” and Derek and the Dominos’ “Layla,” the latter played loud and fast like it oughta be. I’m convinced that every show this particular lineup recorded is worthy of my precious ear time.
The first season of Netflix’s GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, which was a real ‘80s TV show I was fortunate enough to see during my formative years) was great, but I like the second season even better. More drama, more character development (especially for Liberty Belle), more relevance, more wrestling… what’s not to love?
YES: THE STEVEN WILSON REMIXES is a glorious five-LP vinyl box set of the band’s “classic” period, punchier than the last round of CD reissues and tweaked just enough that longtime fans will notice little things here and there. And, no, I still don’t “get” TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS…
- Gulfarium Unveils New Dune Walk
- News from the Gumbo World – Throwdowns and Fresh Starts
- NWF State College Techies Honored
It’s Not Augusta National
By Charles Morgan III The beach that runs the length of the Panhandle of Florida was once known for its soft, snow-white sand. It is now getting recognition for the threatening...
The music-loving portion of the Beachcomber community—most of us, I’d say—got some devastating news early in the week when we learned that the talented young vocalist Buddy Brumit died in an automobile...
Towne: The Records That Changed Our Lives
Jon Decious: While there must be at least 100 records that have changed my life, looking back I think Garth Brooks’ Ropin’ the Wind might be the one responsible (to blame) for...
Thursday, April 11 AJ’S, Destin WILL & LINDA, 4-8 PM (Bimini Stage) CHASING JAYMIE, 6-10 PM (Tiki Stage) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (Bimini Stage) AJ’S ON THE BAYOU, Fort Walton Beach CHRIS HAYES, 5-9 PM AL’S BEACH...
Corner Wine Bar Offers Medley of Contrasting Tastes, Textures
I’ve been a fan of Vin’tij since it opened more than 20 years ago in Miramar Beach. In case you haven’t been for a while, they’ve moved from their more modest location...
NOW OPEN SEED LIBRARY Walton County Coastal Branch Library, Santa Rosa Beach 850-267-2809 The library welcomes the community to participate in the “Community Seed Library” located next to the New Books section....