Treasure Island Festival – Day Two

September 30, 2008

Words and Photographs* by Luke Pimentel, Editor

September 30, 2008

*except where noted

I arrive at the island Sunday, feet and back still sore from the epic marathon of the night before.

My mood is bright, though, because today’s schedule boasts one of the better single-day lineups of any festival this year.  Plus – now that I know my credentials work – I have my full cache of lenses available to capture the action.

Take it away, journal…

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Treasure Island Festival – Day One

September 29, 2008

Words and Photographs By Luke Pimentel, Editor

September 29, 2008

Alfred Hitchcock used to call San Francisco the “Paris of the United States”.  He said it with good reason; if you’ve ever been to S.F., you’ll know it’s often more difficult to find a bad view than a good one.  From the headlands at the foot of the Golden Gate to the top of Lombard Street to the beaches of Sunset, the city is a virtual Candyland of urban visual delights.

Until quite recently, though, one of its very best views was one of its least-known.

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The Growing Wonder of Jenny Lewis and Conor Oberst

September 26, 2008

By Andrew William Smith, Editor

Photos by Landin E. King

September 26, 2008

We were too young to see the Rolling Thunder Revue with Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, but we bear witness to the growing wonder of Conor Oberst and Jenny Lewis, who just completed a series of dates on a double-bill of delicious implications.

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Dear Science Drips Beauty On Its Haunting Trip

September 24, 2008

By Katya Rosil

September 24, 2008

The highly anticipated new album by TV on the Radio, Dear Science showers us with eleven tracks that surpass the already impeccable energy of the previous album Return to Cookie Mountain. Taken as a whole, the stunning variety on Science surprises the listener.

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Community, Rock, & Rhetoric

September 18, 2008

By Laurie Britt-Smith

September 18, 2008

Editor’s Note: Here, we continue to publish the work of Dr. Laurie Britt-Smith and her exploration of Bono’s rock-n-roll rhetoric. In this installment, she provides the background needed to understand the concept of a Discourse community as explained by James Paul Gee. We hope that folks who have been following this series of posts will study this one carefully as it will set up the next series of articles.

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