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Music | Dave Page

New Neko Case

Just checked Rhapsody and the new Neko Case album, Middle Cyclone, is out. So far, favorite track is “Don’t Forget Me”. Good stuff. Note: The last track, “Marais La Nuit”, is 30 minutes of frogs singing. Sounds like our backyard in the...

High School Musical – Woodstock Opera House

Bette and I attended the Woodstock Children’s Summer Theatre performance of HSM at the Woodstock Opera House in Woodstock IL. We have attended many events there, by far this was the loudest — not the show, but the audience. We went to the 2PM show with two...

Recital: Steven Rausch

Steven continues the tradition of talented Rausch boys with his senior recital at Woodstock High School. Claire de Lune was magnificent – I closed my eyes and kind of floated along. The Barbershop Sweetheart was perfect – what a group. She’s Got a...

Dance Therapy Recital

On 10 July Bette and I attended the Faculty/Student Benefit Concert for the Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department of Columbia College, Chicago. Why? We responded in late spring to a letter from Alexandria, a local DMTC Master’s candidate (who...

R.E.M. at United Center

Bette and I left Woodstock to pickup Jeff and Susie in Huntley at 4, leaving plenty of time to get downtown. We thought. We got on I-90 and after zipping down to Elgin, it just stopped. We thought we might have time to stop in Oak Park for some Robinson’s Ribs, but it...