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Notes from the rally — I didn’t go for the politics

Friday, August 16, 2019 Rob Azevedo 5
I didn’t go for the politics. I went for the spectacle.  And it paid in spades.  And it paid off with promise.  What I see on TV night after night as I torture myself on a daily basis, watching all sides of the news — MSNBC to FOX — I came to see that it is quite possible that the news is somewhat bullshitting most of us.   READ MORE
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Aug .17: Catch Senie Hunt at Memorial Field, a gem of a guitarist at a jewel of a venue

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Rob Azevedo 0
The tap and strum, that pluck and pick, all of it going off at once. It was hypnotic to me, soothing, like a chime, a repetitive force that slowly works its way inward.  An unworldly talented young man with many world’s ahead of him to feast on. World’s he’s never seen. World’s he’s loved and lived in. World’s Senie hopes to return to someday. READ MORE
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Review: Katie Dobbins shines with ‘There is Light’

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Rob Azevedo 0
And if anyone else cares to bathe alongside me in Kate’s light, join us at The Bookery on Elm Street in Manchester this Friday May 24 at 6:30 p.m. where you can see Dobbins, Kate West, Nick Ferraro and Jasmine Mann — all incredible songwriters —  joining me as I read from my new book, “Notes From the Last Breath Farm: A Music Junkies Quest to Be Heard,” which is for sale at the Bookery, and on Amazon. READ MORE
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Shall my laziness be unbroken? Quoth the three-eyed raven, ‘Nevermore’

Friday, May 3, 2019 Rob Azevedo 1
Sunday in the city and I’m a hot mess, burned out couch side, copper tongue sagging out the side of my mouth, just trying to figure what to do with my day. So many hours left to kill before the “Battle of Winterfell” begins.  If only I had a barrel of Dragon Glass to sharpen, or a hobby that involved something other than tending to my vices to occupy my time. READ MORE