Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia’

Tour Schedule for Super Furry Animals 2008

December 27, 2007

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What could be more Animal-esque than Super Furry Animals? Here’s their tour schedule for the new year.

12/31 – London, ENG – Royal Festival Hall
01/23 – Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s
01/25 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
01/26 – Philadelphia, PA – Starlight Ballroom
01/27 – Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club
01/29 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
01/30 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
01/31 – New Orleans, LA – The Republic
02/01 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre
02/02 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
02/05 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
02/06 – Solona Beach, CA – Belly Up
02/08 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
02/09 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
02/11 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir
02/12 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
02/15 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theatre
02/16 – Chicago, IL – Metro
02/17 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
02/18 – Buffalo, NY – Tralf Music Hall
02/20 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club
02/21 – Montreal, QC – Cabaret Music Hall
02/22 – Ithaca, NY – Cornell University
02/23 – Boston, MA – The Paradise
02/25 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom

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Cat’s Bach is worse than her bite

December 27, 2007

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Philadelphia couple Burnell Yow and Betsy Alexander were in their bedroom when they heard someone – or, rather, something – tapping away on their Yamaha piano downstairs.

“We did not think it was a burglar but it was so weird,” Ms Alexander said.

“We had heard our other cat Gabby walk on the keys in the past, but this was repeated notes. So we got up and ran downstairs and there was Nora sitting in perfect posture with her two paws on the piano. She just sat there and looked at us.

“We praised her and she continued. We were laughing and telling her what a good girl she was. We did not know that it was going to become a habit.”…

…Nora, who is named after the surrealist painter Leonora Carrington, has been playing everyday, without any coaxing, for about a year now and her favourite tune, according to her owners, is Bach Minuet in G.

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