Afternoon Bites: Brontë in Miniature, Lonnie Holley’s Art and Music, Will Oldham’s Beer Songs, Bowie Collaborations, and More


“Perhaps best known as a visual artist, Holley began his artistic endeavors in the late ‘70s as a sculptor, carving two gravestones from scavenged foundry stone for his young nieces who had recently died in a house fire. He branched out into painting and found-material collage, using discarded scrap metal, wire, wood, and whatever else he was able to haul. A creative polymath, Holley released Just Before Music in November 2012 on Dust-to-Digital, his first recorded work to see the light of day.” Nate Knaebel on the music and art of Lonnie Holley.

Happy sixth birthday to WORD!

In craft beer/indie rock crossover news, Will Oldham recorded two songs for Dogfish Head.

Kathy Fennessy on the filmmakers of the LA Rebellion.

Inside Charlotte Brontë’s romance novel in miniature.

Ben Ryder Howe on his uncle, the novelist Charles Newman.

Douglas Wolk finds David Bowie’s most notable collaborations.

Tim Horvath chatted with the Other People Podcast.

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