My indie rock man-crush Bob Boilen and his intrepid producer Robin Hilton are hosting a pair of elections to crown the best album and song, respectively, of the first-half of 2009. There are plenty of good choices on each ballot, though perhaps not all of the ones I'd have suggested. Still, click on over via this link to participate. It'll be good practice for you for when November comes this fall and you can be one of the 47 people that vote in your off-off-year municipal elections.
Moving to Cleveland a couple years ago for work, I soon learned how rich the cultural community around town was. Whether rock shows or poetry readings, edgy gallery openings or string quartets, Clevo has it all. I do my best to bring you some coverage and advocacy about what I think you should check out, support, and exploit.