|A nice article in the January 11th Tribune called “Be It Resolved” says…
New Year, new you, right? We don’t presume to tell you what to do, but we know this: New Year’s Resolutions were made to be broken. And now that you’ve messed up most of yours, we have some that aren’t at all painful. You don’t have to lose weight, join a gym, or drink less coffee. You just have to go out and have fun. Here are the On the Town’s entertainment resolutions for 2008, from our staff and critics.
* Support your local talent. The roster of incredible performances, that do their thing, regularly, right here in town, would boggle the mind. From Fred Anderson over at the Velvet Lounge, and Ken Vandermark at the Hideout, to honky tonkers the Hoyle Brothers and the innumerables Wilco, Sea and Cake, Tortoise…the list goes on.
* Take a chance. No, you don’t know the band. So what? There are more than a few venues with impeccable taste; including the Old Town School, Empty Bottle, and the Hideout. They know even if you don’t. See the entire article