Monday, October 27, 2014 9:46 — 0 Comments
Dina Martina is amazing, just watch this clip: She will be performing her Christmas Show at Re-bar in Seattle 11/28 to 12/31. It is one of the most delightful ways to spend the holiday and, personally, it was one of the best performances I’ve ever seen. To whet your appetite for the show, The Monarch had a chance to ask Dina a few questions. Enjoy! Do you make your own clothes? If you could have one person in the world to make some dresses for you, who would it be? I prefer to call them “costumes”, and while I’m […]
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:09 — 0 Comments
Hello and welcome back to Three Songs to the Head where we share three songs that moved us, three songs we love, three songs we can’t get out of our heads! Today, we’re featuring Thunderpussy, KAIROS and Tangerine. Enjoy!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:47 — 0 Comments
A few months ago, the beautiful Watt sisters of Seattle Living Room Shows and Seattle Secret Shows came together with The Monarch to put together the first-ever Stoop Sessions. The sunny afternoon featured the music of Kris Orlowski, Ravenna Woods, Evan Flory-Barnes, Joel Myers and Caleb Thompson. The day was filmed by Tos Fackenthall and the video was edited by Jonathan Baab. Very graciously, American Music in Fremont helped to support the event, as well. Here, now, we have the 24-minute video of the day to share with you. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:22 — 0 Comments
I woke up this morning in Fort Stockton, Texas. The Super 8 Motel room’s air was cool, and smelled faintly of dried vomit (by-product of a previous tenant). Our cockroach companion still lay cooling himself in the porcelain tub, where we left him last night. I couldn’t stop thinking about him for an hour as I was falling asleep last night – between dreaming that my bedsheets were infested with a swarm of cockroaches, or that I was transforming into a 5 foot bug myself (in Kafka ‘Metamorphosis’ style), I had a hard time letting myself drift off. Despite all […]
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:02 — 0 Comments
In the title poem of her collection, Self-Storage (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2012), Rebecca Hoogs writes, “It’s unreal the way I keep returning to places/like this one, distant from where I live/and in ruins, yet where I live.” She’s speaking of Hadrian’s Villa, the 2nd century Roman emperor’s country estate.
The answer isn't poetry, but rather language
- Richard Kenney
One Super Important Question For DJ Bobbi Rich
October 28th, 2014
Bobbi Rich is a lovely party animal. She is the host and creator of the fabulous show, Hangin Tuff, which brings bands into a nautical-themed, Pee-Wee’s Playhouse-style taping where Bobbi throws plastic crabs at them, offers the show’s signature Hangin Tuff juice and, generally, parties down. THIS is all why we had to ask her one Super Important Question.