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Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Tisha Cheney

February 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Dance!! & Eat Tacos, a benefit to support a local crisis care program, was held at the Maltese Saturday night.The fundraiser included a taco bar courtesy of a nearby restaurant, Tacos Borrego, and live DJ music.The purpose of this event was to help support the local organization Crisis Care Advo...

Black Fong pumps up the funk at The Maltese

Black Fong pumps up the funk at The Maltese

Tom Sundgren

August 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A red curtain backdrop lit up by stage lights cut through every other color on stage when the soulful Black Fong hit the stage for a Pride celebration.The intro tune kicked off with a dreamy, spacey feel with prominent and clean guitar chords. Lead vocalist and guitarist, Jack Dammit International, ap...

Cammies: Indie/Experimental Showcase

Cammies: Indie/Experimental Showcase

Amanda Rhine

April 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The word “experimental” has a tendency to raise a few eyebrows, and when it’s referring to a genre of music there is bound to be some skepticism when one doesn't know what to expect.Friday night, The Maltese Bar & Tap Room hosed the indie/experimental section of the 2015 Cammies, and any skepticism was replaced with pl...

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Tom Sundgren

February 24, 2015


Filed under Q&As

West By Swan will be coming forth with its experimental rock music at Monstros Pizza on March 20. Bassist Greg Hopkins discusses background influences, the dynamic of the band, where they have been and what is in store for them. What are some of your guys' artist or band influences? Greg: Well, we're older. So you know, a lot of Fugazi. D.C. bands....

Burlesque dancers get ‘unconventionally sexy’ at Malteazers’ performance

Burlesque dancers get ‘unconventionally sexy’ at Malteazers’ performance

Kristen Moran

October 6, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries

For The Malteazers, burlesque shows are about more than just leopard leotards, pink bras and silver heels.“We don’t want to make anyone uncomfortable about what they came to see. We keep it light-hearted and fun," said Betty Ren, one of the troupe managers and dancers. "Being sexy should be fun. It shouldn’t be this big thing that pe...

Q&A: Wanderers & Wolves

Q&A: Wanderers & Wolves

Jeffrey Fox

October 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

The Orion chatted with the musicians of Wanderers & Wolves about their band name, creative process and sound after their performance at the last fall A.S. Productions "Nooner" on Wednesday in Trinity Commons.The Orion: How did you all meet?Christian Crandall, guitarist: I met Joe a few years ago an...

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