Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thomas Bertolacini, Woodworker

Thom Bertolacini makes turned-wood bowls and carved utensils in his workshop in Newark. His experience with wood stretches all the way back to high school, where he frustrated his shop teacher with his tendency to use the dimensions that he … Continue reading

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The Goldmine Pickers, Traditional Indiana Music

“We’re definitely not purists,” agree the Goldmine Pickers, and they refuse that their music be easily categorized into bluegrass or string band, old-time or anything else. “We play Indiana music. From other places.” The Goldmine Pickers bring together consummate musicians … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping Guide

Christmas is coming, but let’s hope you haven’t finished all of your shopping quite yet. Here are TAI’s recommendations for this year’s holiday season, almost 30 local artists and small companies that can help you cross the next item off … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Prince Julius Adeniyi

It is with a heavy heart that I write about the passing of Prince Julius Adeniyi. A descendant of Yoruba chiefs and kings in Nigeria, Prince Julius Adeniyi began learning to play drums by placing his hands on top of … Continue reading

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