Bowery Boston Presents Marissa Nadler with Faces on Film
Spin called Marissa Nadler's 2011 album "one of the year's most disarming records...a cyclical finger picked beauty that, once you lean into it some, never lets you go," while Pitchfork gave it an "Albums of the Year: Honorable Mention." NPR First Listen called her music "dreamy, melancholy, and utterly captivating." Currently, she is touring in support of her upcoming companion record, aptly called "The Sister" out May 29 on her own label, Box Of Cedar Records.
David Tanklefsky is a musician, journalist, filmmaker, campaign manager, and minor league baseball play-by-play broadcaster, and the lead singer/songwriter of Boston-based folk/rock/jazz band Grimis. In 2010, he traveled to Kenya with Grimis and made a record with AIDS orphans, raising more than $10,000 for the students.
The class is taught by Jenny Hughes. “These are my favorite basic book binding structures, very elegant and beautiful when put together with a few different options for covers, sewing patterns, sizes and complexity.” says Hughes.
Each workshop covers a different technique and students will learn how to make each book, from purchasing the right materials all the way to completion.
Hope Roth is a local singer-songwriter who writes personal but quirky songs with catchy melodies. Her songs aim to capture a moment or a mood, to take something difficult or painful and turn it into something beautiful. You may find yourself humming her melodies long after you have turned your stereo off. Her songs might get stuck in your head, but you will be glad to have them there.
Cupcake Camp is a gathering born from the desire for people to share and eat cupcakes in an open environment. As always, the event will feature thousands of cupcakes from both professional and amateur bakers. Those planning to bring cupcakes must register in advance at CupcakeCampBoston.com.
Cupcake Camp Boston welcomes Whole Foods as its sponsor.
Raised in the South, classical musician turned singer-songwriter Ashley Wells has a sound that appeals to audiences young and old alike. Her mellow voice and carefully crafted lyrics draw listeners in for an intimate experience. In 2010, she released her debut album, Mama's Skirt, showcasing her knack for writing catchy tunes with strong melodies and evocative lyrics.