Music Monday: Trane, Space, Revolution, et c.
25 September 2023 | 10:30 am

It feels like most people know that it would have been John Coltrane’s 97th birthday on Saturday and people are starting to gear up for the explosion of music that’ll occur in 2026 when we celebrate his centennial. Like most human beings, I love Coltrane, but I tend to listen to him sparingly. I like…

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Friday Varia and Quick Hits
22 September 2023 | 12:15 pm

There is nothing more soothing than a cool autumn rain pattering on leaves. It seems especially fitting for the eve of the autumnal equinox. Fall has sprung here in North Dakotaland. There are plenty of fall festivities this weekend. Saturday night features both the Ohio State-Notre Dame game and Penn State-Iowa. Saturday afternoon offers us…

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Clell Gannon on the Missouri
21 September 2023 | 12:45 pm

Crossposted with the North Dakota Quarterly blog. As readers of this blog know, I’ve been a bit obsessed with the prairie poet Clell Gannon recently. In fact, I’m working to produce a “centennial edition” of his 1924 book of poems Songs of the Bunch Grass Acres. As part of that process, I’m doing a bit…

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