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January 4, 2008
It was a dark and stormy night

So, here's the deal: I would not normally come here and tell you about the show my husband's band is playing tonight (kind of tacky to do so, right?), but since there's a chance the show might be cancelled, I thought this might be a good opportunity to advise y'all to check on the status of any show you were thinking about attending.

That said, tonight's Baby Grand and De Luxe show at the Blue Lamp (1400 Alhambra Blvd.) may go dark because, well, the Blue Lamp is dark. Yup, no power. So, you might want to call (916) 455-3400 to make sure it's still on. The show, that is. Who knows, maybe they'll do an accoustic, candle-lit set. Would be very Nirvana "Unplugged," don't you think?

(Side note: I just totally loved getting ready for work in the dark this morning, only to have the power go back on right as I was leaving the house. Nice - and I have the bed head-esque hair to show for it).

To recap: Planning on going to a show tonight? Call ahead to make sure it's still on.

Or, you know, just stay home and watch the season premiere of "1 vs. 100." Normally I wouldn't advise such a thing, but for once, I think the network-TV game show option might be the safer, potentially less painful way to go.

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