Journalism

Jeff Buckley

I had the honor of interviewing singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley in November, 1994 at The Point in Atlanta, GA. The interview ran in “Ink 19,” originally an alternative print music magazine out of Melbourne, FL.

I sure miss Jeff”s voice, music and spirit. He was incredibly gifted, as was his dad, the late Tim Buckley. We lost Jeff in May of ’97. And what a tragic loss it was. This is a scan of the article. I need to find the original so I can embiggen it (Flickr fans will get that term…).

Photo taken backstage before the show of Jeff (left) and, I believe, Michael Grondahl backstage at The Point.

Jeff Buckley and Michael Tighe

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“Drinking Liberally – Dunwoody” to Host a Progressive Election Night Event

“Drinking Liberally – Dunwoody” to Host a Progressive Election Night Event

Drinking Liberally chapters in Atlanta and Dunwoody meet co-founder Justin Krebs during his book tour.
Drinking Liberally chapters in Atlanta and Dunwoody meet co-founder Justin Krebs during his book tour for 538 Ways to Live, Work and Play Liberal.

Democrats, liberals and progressives living in the Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and surrounding area are invited to an election night party hosted by the Dunwoody Chapter of Drinking Liberally.

Join kindred spirits and watch the election returns Nov. 6, 8 p.m. to midnight, at Firkin & Gryphon, located at 4764 Ashford Dunwoody Road Northeast in Dunwoody. TVs will be tuned to election coverage and the menu offers a great selection of nosh and, oh yeah, Firkin has a bar. (You did notice the “Drinking” part in the chapter name, right?)

Drinking Liberally (DL) is part of a national group called Living Liberally, which is dedicated to creating communities around progressive politics. Through various social activities and events, the organization promotes engagement in politics and facilitates collaboration among other progressive organizations.

Originating in New York City, the original DL club pulls in progressives weekly to chug and chat at Rudy’s Bar & Grill in Hell’s Kitchen. There, you can get a pint of Rudy’s Blonde for $2.50 and free Sabrett hot dogs, all the while promoting “Democracy one pint at a time,” DL’s motto. And just to note, the group’s once-a-week gathering is the only thing listed on Rudy’s online events calendar.

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