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Gwar 06/14/2010

Gwar came to town, and I was fortunate enough to get a really close spot to the stage, there might have been 7 feet between me and Balsac, the Jaws of Death!

The Last Days of Jackpot!

UPDATE:

Jackpot is gone.

UPDATE 04/14:

The Jackpot is closing, but probably not any time soon. I spoke with owner Michael D’Amelio, and he wanted to stress that while the guys that work there had a good laugh at “the internet rumors”, there were no plans to close it down.

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Proto-Summer Beach/Dance Party at Jibarra

This past Friday saw another installation of the themed dance parties with DJ Yes! sputnik and others that have been taking place in various venues in Downtown Raleigh. Hosted by Jibarra, this particular one was beach-themed and celebrating an early arrival of summer–which proved ironic considering the cool breeze and drizzle that was over the area.


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