Travis, James and Kevin are talking about their recent trip to Colorado Springs Comic Con with Altered Reality Entertainment Content Director Elijah Montoya! Learn more about about the growth of CSCC over the last few years, some notable celebrity stories from the weekend and hear more about Travis's panel!
Also! - The Magic Wheelchair with Austin St. John of the Power Rangers - Favorite cosplays from the weekend - Rare consignments and finds - Elijah talks about moderating celebrity panels - Elijah's worst fanboy moment - Being in the room with Stan Lee - Rhode Island Comic Con 2019 expectations - Chevy Chase inspires Travis's brother
Travis, James and Kevin are talking everything about the excellent decade that was the 80s! What is having a resurgence, what has maintained their value and what unexpected items from the era currently hold value in today's market? -
80s Fashion Resurgence - Vintage Concert T-shirts - Star Wars toys - GI Joe - Transformers - Cassettes making a comeback? - Lacquer furniture...
Providence, RI: WaterFire Providence announces the details for the full lighting on Saturday, September 14, 2019. sponsored in part by Alkermes; the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals; and Rally 4 Recovery RI; in partnership with the RI Department of Health; and the RI Department of Corrections. With additional support from Gilead, CVS, Rhode Island PBS, and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare. Sunset is at 6:57 pm. The fires will be lit shortly thereafter and burn until midnight. The Rally 4 Recovery celebrations at Turk’s Head Plaza will open at 4:00 pm and include Arts Fairs, Food Vendors, and Special Performances with other events starting at 5:00 pm. In respect to the Recovery Month celebration, this WaterFire lighting is being presented as a dry event. On behalf of all of those in recovery, WaterFire Providence thanks you for your support and understanding.
WaterFire for Recovery – National Recovery Month 30th-Anniversary Celebration – 4:00 pm in Turk’s Head PlazaThis year is the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, Rally 4 Recovery RI has partnered with WaterFire Providence to host an honorary WaterFire lighting on September 14th that will include a rally held in the Turks Head Plaza of downtown Providence. The rally will start at 4:00 pm and will feature different food vendors, resource tents, and non-profits who will provide information on addiction and recovery. The rally will conclude at sunset with a procession to the river and lighting of the fires. The resource fair and live music will go throughout the night, continuing to make it a destination for visitors.
On the night of September 14, there will be no alcoholic beverages served because we are committed to standing behind those in recovery.
WaterFire Walking Tours, take a walking tour with our knowledgeable interns and volunteers to get an inside look into the history, theory of design and management of WaterFire. Tours begin at 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00 pm; book now by making a reservation waterfire.org/walkingtours. For a donation of $15 registrants will walk the length of the canal with a tour guide and land at the basin just in time for the lighting.
The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza, in partnership with Bryce Studio, is happening again on Washington Street from 5:00 - 11:30 pm. This outdoor artisan fair will showcase some of the great artwork created in Rhode Island featuring mediums such as glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more. The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza will offer visitors the opportunity to support the local arts economy by purchasing work by Rhode Island-based artists.
Visit the WaterFire Marketplace on Canal Street and help light up Providence. Support WaterFire with a donation or a purchase of locally designed apparel, glassware, and gifts. Pin where you are from on Map Center’s maps and watch glass blowing by Gather Glass.
The Starry, Starry Night Installation will shine brightly in Memorial Park. Join thousands of WaterFire visitors in Memorial Park where the public is encouraged to add their own light to the night. For a small donation to WaterFire, make a wish upon a star or place your very own message and luminaria candle lantern in the park. The park will be aglow with hanging blue stars and a constellation of twinkling luminaria candle lanterns below.
WaterFire Signature Performers & Attractions will include:
WaterFire is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement, and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy. The powerful work of art is installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence as a moving symbol of Providence’s renaissance. To learn more about WaterFire or make a donation visit https://watefire.org or https://www.facebook.com/waterfireprovidence.
There are 4 full fire dates remaining for the 2019 season: September 14th, September 28th, October 5th, and November 2nd.
Travis, James and Kevin are getting ready for Colorado Springs Comic Con and are talking all things conventions! What to expect, how to get ready and how best to navigate your convention experience!
ALSO: - Convention exclusive items - The hierarchy of comic conventions - Pinball Conventions - Other types of conventions - Kevin fondly recalls his cosplay experiences - Celebrity interactions
The Wickford Art Association is seeking an experienced event planner to serve as Festival Coordinator of the 58th Wickford Art Festival, to be held on July 11 and 12, 2020.
The successful applicant will serve as the face of this award-winning event, working with the Board of Directors and volunteer committees to plan and implement all aspects of the festival. This is a part-time position from November 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.
Recently named Rhode Island’s Best Art Festival (Rhode Island Monthly), this prestigious event features more than 200 juried fine artists and draws crowds of up to 75,000. Interested candidates can access the full job posting on the Wickford Art Association website wickfordart.org (http://wickfordart.org/art-festival-2/)
The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.
Travis, James and Kevin are celebrating a years worth of podcasts by catching up, talking shop and sharing stories about recent finds and collecting news!
James' Ironfish Auctions update - Czech bohemian art class - A collection of Civil War letters - The upcoming comic book sale - How does Marvel handle The New Mutants movie? - Travis gets his car running - Kevin's '72 Corvette - Travis appreciates Nicolas Cage
Let’s face it – there are so many reasons to love Miami. But above all, moving to this amazing city means you can get out any time and have a great time. Miami offers amazing food, great beaches and finally – exciting nightlife. It’s a place where parties are happening all the time. However, among all these DJs, people are often in search of a live show they can enjoy. Here’s the guide on where to find great live music in Miami and have an amazing time with your friends!
Why live music is the best way to have fun?
Going to live music concert has amazing benefits. It is a great way to spend time whoever you go out with – your friends, long-time partner, recent date, a family member. Either way, it’s a nice way to bond with the person you go out with and have an exciting dancing session. Furthermore, listening to live music is known to reduce the stress in the same way music affects exercise motivation.
So, if you’ve had a rough day at work, hit one of the live music places in Miami and forget all about it. You’ll have the chance to improve your mood, meet new people and escape from your everyday monotonous routine. Pick a day and visit the best places to hear great live music in Miami and hear some great artists.
What are the best places to find great live music in Miami?
As we mentioned, Miami is all about nightlife. However, many bars have DJs playing music, so people are often trying to find high-quality live concerts. Here’s where to look for some good night-out places and listen to quality music.
Ball & Chain Miami
If you are looking for great live music sessions and tasty food, Ball & Chain is the place to visit. This place has been well-known in Miami since it was established a long time ago – in the 1930s. Located in Little Havana, this amazing bar offers great cocktails, live music and DJs nights and even salsa dancing sessions. One of the top choices when it comes to finding great live music in Miami.
Hard Rock Stadium
It’s hard not to mention the largest concert venue in Miami. If you want to find great live music in Miami, look no more. Hard Rock Stadium hosts the biggest world music stars, so it’s the perfect place to see your all-time favorite singer or band. Furthermore, this place is amazing if you are a sports fan, too – best local football and baseball games are held exactly at this stadium.
If you are into R&B and hip-hop music, you’ll love the stage of Bardot. It is a cool and relaxing place which serves great drinks and enjoy amazing live music shows all year long.
Looking for a relaxing night of jazz music and tasty food? Look no more – the right place is located in Wynwood, Miami. The location suits this venue, since both of these have that artistic and lively vibe that’s perfect for long summer nights filled with great music. What’s great about this place is that they have live music every night, so be sure to check their music schedule.
Located in Allapattah, this place breeds local music which is not so easy to find these days. So, if you are interested in what Miami’s local musician have to offer, be sure to check this cool place where you’ll definitely have fun whenever you go.
Another Wynwood location which offers two stages – outdoor and indoor. This bar is popular among locals for being a great live music show venue and also for serving tasty cocktails and beer.
Moving to Miami?
If you’ve been visiting Miami for traveling or going out – you may start to think about moving here and having all these amazing places close to your home. Moving to Miami can be an exciting life event and a great way to find a better job and meet new friends and co-workers. Whatever is the reason for moving, be sure to prepare for the relocation process and choose the best local relocation options. One way to make everything easier is relocating to the Miami area with professional help - the best option for a smooth and easy move. Here’s how to relocate to Miami the safest way possible.
Find the right home
First things first – find the right home. Start your search by picking one of the best neighborhoods in Miami, considering your lifestyle, job, etc. Next, pick a home according to your budget and needs. Think about the commute time, and find a place closer to your job, so you can have more free time to go out and enjoy Miami’s live music scene.
The safest way to move to Miami is by hiring a professional moving company who knows the area very well. One example is definitely Moving Kings Van Lines FL. You want to hire someone who’s familiar with the area and can provide you with the safest and fastest relocation services.
It’s important to pack wisely if you want to save time and money when moving. First of all, you need to declutter your home and move the things you really need. Next, pack everything safely and label each box, so you can avoid unnecessary costs if some of the items are damaged. And finally, pack room by room, so it’s easier for you to unpack once you arrive at your new Miami home.
Miami is the city that offers everything you need – good housing, job opportunities, entertainment choices. That’s why so many people love living here. The ways to have fun are many, and to find great live music in Miami is easy if you know the best places to visit. Enjoy your music nights in this exciting city and have a great time!
Travis, James and Kevin are talking with their friend (and militaria expert) Jeff Shrader! Jeff gives an overview of medal and militaria collecting and why it can be a problematic business as well as why it can be a tricky type of collecting to break in to!
Also: - What drives the value of a Purple Heart? - Specialization of military collections - Most common types of things collected - Stability of the militaria market
Tony Jones Show #210 - With music from Castle Black, Jenn Vix, Deer Tick, The McGunks, The Callouts, Ravi Shavi, Damone, The Sheila Divine, Silverteeth, and Tammy LaForest.
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