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The Clubhouse On Second
Friday, February 24, 2017




The cutline in the Straight read : Girl Nobody, HInterland & Anomalous Disturbances display their colourful chopstick skills
 

For the September 18, 2003 issue of the Georgia Straight I had to shoot an assignment that involved at least four restaurant locations where I had to photograph three rock bands together (three different for each restaurant). The idea is that the bands were asked where they liked to hang out. From those answers I picked the locations. It was not quite the age of email so I had to call these bands (they had day jobs) and plead for them to show up at the same time at the location. I believe  that that I did one more in 2005 and then told Mike Usinger (the nut at the Straight) to never call me again for this assignment.

This past Friday, February 24 2017 we were unable to get a reservation at Lombardo‚Äôs  Pizza on Commercia. My friend baroque bassist Curtis Daily (he had been intrigued by the Clubhouse when we found the place closed mid afternoon) suggested we go there with my wife, eldest daughter Ale (visiting from Lillooet) and Lauren, 14. 

We went and it was a felicitous occasion. The place, which Curtis says cannot last much longer, is a nice funky semi dive with an all-around charm. The servers are just right, the beer is good and the food just right. I plan to return.

The Clubhouse Japanese Restaurant




     

Previous Posts
Tina en la Azotea

The Metamorphosis of Inspiration

Peter Breck - Revisited In Modern Times

Legs - I Married my Mother

Sound Holes

Faded - Recovered - Scanned - Delight

El Absurdo Infinito

Miss D, My Chickering Baby Grand & Fuji FP-100C

Lee Lytton III & Friendly & Warm Ghosts

San Valentín



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6/11/17 - 6/18/17

6/18/17 - 6/25/17

6/25/17 - 7/2/17