Monthly Archives: July 2012
By Margaret Hedderman Ouray is “The Switzerland of America.” Yep. They went there. But don’t let their odd choice of a slogan fool you, Ouray is quickly becoming one of my favourite small Colorado towns. And it has nothing to … Continue reading
You may think that running a hit blog followed by readers in the low zillions is easy, but actually it requires a lot of time and hard work. The three of us also have individual pursuits in addition to day … Continue reading
Today’s theme: Scandal! Sarah Geo Next week: All out.
Thank you. This has been very encouraging. —Tom Waits, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Speech
By Sarah Jost From 1 June to 9 September, London’s National Theatre is hosting Inside Out, a series of events both in the theatre itself and outside in its courtyard and graded terraces. The Pop-up Workshop features costume and puppet-making … Continue reading
Gather yourselves together, warm up your ears, and give this installment of the Urchin Mix Tape a good listening to! Skatorna Last weekend I attended the Angsjöns Musikfestival in northern Sweden and saw a performance by the exquisitely-voiced Skatorna aka … Continue reading
By Geo Ong Now that Prince is legendary, it’d be interesting to consider a time when he wasn’t. Not many of us were present, of course. We were around, but we didn’t know outright that Prince wasn’t famous because we … Continue reading
This week’s theme: A Matter of Fact Margaret Geo Sarah Next week’s theme: Scandal. UMail us your scandalous shots for next week’s High Noon Urchins.
He showed the words “chocolate cake” to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. “Guilt” was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: “celebration.” -Michael Pollan