June 2011

I have chosen to defer to the table of contents this month, as we continue preparations for Saturday, June 25th, a date which marks our largest concert ever. If you live within three hours of West Michigan, be certain you make it to this performance. Tickets are available here. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity… More

Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson started painting portraits because of a fascination with mug shots. “It was my method of painting… mugshots that I was given by a cop turned actor, Dennis Farina, who was confused as to why I painted ‘those scumbags.’ He gave me his career’s worth of mugshots from the Chicago PD.” That was over 30 years ago. Today, Anderson’s craft is well-honed; here we present a collection of his “yellow portraits.” More

May 2011

This month, author A. Manette Ansay joins me to discuss her life and writing, we stream Chris Bathgate’s beautiful and harrowing new album, Salt Year, Papercuts’ Jason Quever strips it bare to record two rare acoustic tracks, Laura Powers and Simon Perchik debut stirring new poems, Scott Hightower reviews Cynthia Hogue, and much more. Our… More

An Evening With The Clarity (II)

An Evening with the Clarity Saturday, June 25th 2011 – 7:30PM Howmet Playhouse, Whitehall MI Music: The Great Unknown Singing in the Abbey Fred Thomas Readings: John Hemingway Michael Tyrell $2 Microbrews Tickets are $10.00 and are available here or by calling 231.670.7033   Credit Cards Accepted Single Ticket (1) $10.00 More

Christian Stoll

EPIC The expansive and brilliant photography of Christian Stoll documents the vast scope of urban and commercial expansion and paints a striking picture of humanity. View more of Christian’s work here. Christian Stoll is a freelance photographer with one foot in New York City and one in Düsseldorf, Germany. Stoll’s photography has been a major… More

Sarah Walko

Sculpture & Boxes Sarah Walko is a creator of highly detailed creative works, all of which possess potent symbolic undertones. Using items like matchbooks, bat wings and moss, Walko’s thoughtfully composed works are not only rich in symbolism, but also quite pleasing to the eye. View more of Sarah’s work here. Sarah Walko is a… More