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JUNE 2020 ISSUE #97
JULY 2020 ISSUE #98
SCHOOL OF ROCK
Mention SCHOOL OF ROCK to the average person and images of the delightful 2003 film starring Jack Black come to mind. But to Mark Munson of Brainerd, Minnesota, School of Rock has become a significant passion in his life. That passion is to provide a place where kids from age 10 to 17 can make their rock and roll dreams come true.
After retiring as a chiropractor in 2000, Mark Munson finally had the time to indulge himself in the activities that are most important to him; family, woodworking, fishing, and music. Mark started his...
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A CHARCOAL, WOOD, and STUFF
When I was in high school I had taken some art classes, but I was going to be an athlete, football player. And then I blew out my knees and my career was over. I was washed up, I couldn't do that anymore. After high school I didn't really have a plan, so I went into the army as a cryptographer but I also talked my superiors into letting me do a mural. I think I ended up doing three murals for the Army during my time.
When I came back to...
SWITCHING IT UP, KEEPING THINGS SPICEY
Doug La Rue was drawing from example from the beginning. Born into a family of artists he was exposed to a wide range of creative expression from a very early age. The raw organic nature of Painting and Sculpture expressed by his mother Sharon La Rue an oil painter who created landscapes and portraits. His sister Sheri La Rue who owned an Art gallery in McKinney, Texas spent many years traveling the festival circuit selling art, Sculpture and handmade jewelry and now is an Art Teacher. Doug learned the technical aspects of photography and design from his father Edward La Rue, a structural Engineer Designer noted for his work in Aeronautics, Transportation and the Helium Industry. His father’s friend Dan Coleman a photographer, who studied and worked with the great Ansel Adams, introduced the art of printmaking to Doug when he was 12 years old...
CINNANON SHORE - CONCERT BY THE BEACH
Radney Foster grew up in two worlds – herding cattle on horseback at his grandfather’s East Texas ranch in the summers and hunkering over a transistor radio in West Texas hometown, listening to border radio. “My house in Del Rio was a mile from Mexico, so I heard everything growing up – from country to conjunto.” That hybrid of influences may be why...
KODY'S RESTAURANT & BAR
3rd COAST FOODIE
Kody’s is probably one of the worst kept secrets in Port Aransas and I mean that in the best possible way! Ask any local where to eat and they’ll list off a number of places but those lists always start with Kody’s because it’s that good! Not only is Kody’s kid friendly – I mean really they have an 18-hole miniature golf and video games – their kitchen is open until 1AM. Yep an outstanding place to...
Walk This Way
Do you know who Aerosmith is? If not, have you been living under a rock? The band began in the early seventies and soon dominated the decade. British bands like The Rolling Stones, The Who and Led Zeppelin had a run for their money when this American band matched them in power, intensity and notoriety. Aerosmith’s philosophy is best expressed by lead vocalist, Steven Tyler: “Kick ass and leave a footprint.”
After the quick rise to fame in the...