An interview with Fr. John Madden, pastor of St. John’s Catholic Church in Worcester. Fr. John talks about being a priest, organizing a soup line, Dorothy Day, and the Catholic Worker movement.
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Cha-Cha Connor and Bruce “Snow Ghost” Russell interview an all-star panel about Worcester’s punk scene. Featuring: Cathy Cah, Lauren Cain, Kae Collins, Yukiko Fujii, Joanne Hart, Lysie Nagorski, Toni Ostrow, Annie Paquette, Mariah Pariah, Kelley Parsons, and Erin Riley.
Choice clips from the 2009 Worcester Mystery Band concert.
Here’s how Jacob Berendes described Mystery Band in 2007:
mystery band is a worcester activity in which everyone who is interested in being in a band submits their name and contact information (and any previous musical experience) to a central organizer, who then organizes the list of people into however many five or six person bands. these bands are given a certain amount of time (usually 2 months) to have a few practices and write between 5 and 20 minutes of original material that is not a waste of everybody’s time. improvisation is prohibited. participants need not have any prior musical experience, just the desire to be in a band and the ability to step up. mystery band culminates in a series of shows for all the bands that pulled it off.
See also: Mystery Band 2008
Here’s the first episode of a new collaboration between Bruce “Snow Ghost” Russell and Mike Benedetti: The Silver Mountain.