Celebrate Commercial Fishing, America's Oldest Industry!
Join us in New Bedford, America's largest commercial fishing port, to learn about the men and women who harvest the North Atlantic. Walk the decks of a scalloper, dine on fresh seafood, mend a fishing net and watch a Coast Guard rescue demonstration. Experience the workings of the industry which brings seafood from the ocean to your plate.
- That's their copy. I can't think of anything more to add, except that Sharks Come Cruising will be there, doing the chantey punk thing.
- Not to forget the lubbers, it's Chariho RI's Rotary Club's Swamp Yankee Days Festival. It'll be plenty noisy out theah on Crandall field, Ashaway. Heah's hopin' they keep the chair caning and jonnycaking down to a dull roah.
- Dumb as a bag of antlers.
- Did I mention that Wanda Jackson was nominated to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Well. she was. So there's something to look forward to, January '09.
- Best Art Museum show in New Bedford opens tonight. Besides showing Sig's "controversial" mural at Gallery X, who's holding a reception for the Members' Exhibit tomorrow. Home Grown: 10 From The SouthCoast gives painters Dave Baggarly, John Borowicz, Jason Duval, Ben Shattuck, Carolyn Swiszcz, photojournalists Pete Pereira and David Walega, sculptor Mark Parsons, glass artist Hoyt Hottel III, and John Cox, graphic designer, the whole of NBAM to show what the SouthCoast produced before it was called The SouthCoast.
- Because they're are all making money in that creative economy that you've been hearing so much about. And for the most part, right here. Where they're actually the only people who are working. Now, if only the rest of the economy could work creatively.
- Is it still raining?