Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

It was a bit quiet on the blog this week because I had the big web conference for my contracted work.  I have a bit more next week but in general, it’s over and I can get back to being Blogger Allie.  Well, not quite.  I am writing two proposals…

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Tunes for The Weekend
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Tunes for The Weekend

I usually write about music in my monthly newsletter, but life has been really hectic, the newsletter is overdue, and well, music is just too much fun right now to wait. I always love this time of year for new music – the weather is warming, people are getting into…

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Out and About: St. Vincent and Queens of the Stone Age at Merriweather Post Pavilion
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Out and About: St. Vincent and Queens of the Stone Age at …

When I heard Queens of the Stone Age and St. Vincent were going to be at MPP, I was psyched. To many, these artists may not seem like a perfect match, but to me and Karl is was heaven, two of our favorites. And well, I gotta say Josh Homme…

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Ask Allie: Should I Go to Coachella?
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Ask Allie: Should I Go to Coachella?

A friend of mine has an extra ticket to Coachella and asked if I want to go. I’ve never been to a music festival in my life, though I do objectively think I like good music. Is it all going to be “kids” and not my scene? What should I…

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This Makes Me Happy
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This Makes Me Happy

I mean, come ON! Proof that rock isn’t limited to the young. And yes, I still have a mega crush on Eddie Vedder. I mean, come ON!  Thanks to Consequence of Sound for keeping me abreast of things like this. Follow Me | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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Dreaming of Bonnaroo…
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Dreaming of Bonnaroo…

We decided to not go to Bonnaroo again this year. We’ll be attending other festivals, but Bonnaroo still holds a special place in our hearts because it was the first we ever attended. Also for those who have attended Bonnaroo, you can agree it’s a life-changing experience. The heat, the…

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What My Brain Has Been Absorbing – May/June 2013
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What My Brain Has Been Absorbing – May/June 2013

I find when I am uber stressed and frantic about the tiniest thing in life, it’s often when I am not making time for extra-curricular activities. I don’t mean dodge ball or drinking, but books and music and movies and other media. Ways to shut down the hyper chatter in…

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How to Do a Concert with a Bum Leg: Father John Misty at the 9:30 Club
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How to Do a Concert with a Bum Leg: Father John Misty …

Father John Misty and my bum leg. Last photo courtesy The Washington Post. See train arriving on Metro platform. Know going to have to switch at Gallery Place so decide to jog up two cars to be closer to the escalator. Take one step, feel a POP in left calf…

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