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Oakland close to Horizon League entry

Oakland University has scheduled a special Board of Trustees meeting for Tuesday where it’s expected a move to the Horizon League will be discussed and voted on. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 41: Was So Much Younger Then…

"Toe-kay-o!" After our Stonehenge trip in the early afternoon we made our way north to the island where Lemmy from Motorhead (and Hawkwind) was born. I forget the name of it, but it is in Wales. We checked into the room and since it was Friday night, we went out for a pint. Ben, Kyle, […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 40: Stoned

This morning began with a stop at a lasting memory of my first U.K. tour, the restaurant known as Little Thief. Actually, it’s called Little Chef, but back in ’03 it was dubbed ‘the thief’ because of its high prices. Well it seems the thief has cleaned up its act, and the club sandwich wasn’t […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 39: Brighton Rock

With BBC 4 Radio as my soundtrack, I am in the front seat of Lester with Ben at my right, driving to Holyhead, Wales. A few days ago we left Europe’s mainland and took the Eurotunnel, flying underneath the English Channel. The hotels in the mainland can be quite interesting. Kyle discovered a weird quirk […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 36: Follow the Slutty Brick Road

I’ve just finished lunch/dinner and am backstage in Dusseldorf, Germany. All the German gigs are sold out, and this is the biggest crowd of the tour, I think it is 7,300. Having a post-wurst smoke at Lucullus Yesterday was a day off in Hamburg, and boy did we make use of it. After Ben and […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 34: Crossing The Big Spit

The European tour began for me with a departure from Detroit to Heathrow Airport in London. For the others, it began earlier with them driving to New York City and then flying to Heathrow. Picking a French Girl's Nose A lot of thoughts were moving around my head — it’s been seven years since The […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 33: Everybody’s Connected (So, Can We Stay at Your Place?)

Ah August, 2012!  A time bereft of political advertising and Valverde melt-downs (well, fewer of both).  These were the giddy days that saw The Sights hurtling back from The West Coast and into the bosom of the Motor City.  Today, The Sights are destroying audiences in Germany and, to get you caught up, we present […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 32: Be Present

When we last heard from our intrepid band, they were wrapping up their second 2012 swing to the West Coast in support of Tenacious D.  In the interim, The Sights had a triumphant homecoming, Shades became incapacitated, Jerry Sprinter was sold to pay for bagels and a few blog posts were stranded along the way. […]

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For $2.8 million, this Parade of Homes entry more than delivers as a ‘vacation home’

Cottage Home, which specializes in building half a dozen or so lakefront homes a year, has created a woodland haven that combines the style of an old-fashioned lakefront cottage with the latest amenities. Full News here – Oakland Business

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 31: Europa!

We’re somewhere in the state of Washington. It’s not important exactly where; no, the important thing is that Jerry Sprinter is heading east: home. Jerry Sprinter in Burbank With Jerry tilted in this direction many thoughts come over me. But first, Jarrod and I witnessed one of the most beautiful interactions between men. Shades was […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 29: Can’t Explain

It’s early. As usual, the only one to be awake before me is Shades. We’re in LA, and he’s run off to check on some things he’s left here. That isn’t some cover for a drug run, the man actually has stuff here. I have no idea what, but, you know, the man and his […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 28: Jamming with the Peacekeepers

Jamming with the Peacekeepers Uptown Theater, Kansas City We woke up Tuesday morning after the St. Louis gig at the Schwab manor and made our way to the next gig with Tenacious D: Kansas City. The last time The Sights played Kansas City was on our first tour in 2000 when gas was something ridiculously […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 27: They’re Gonna Hang Your Picture, Up There On That Wall

They’re gonna hang your picture, up there on that wall… The Sights in Tulsa We’re driving through Missouri on our way to Kansas City for tonight’s gig with Tenacious D. We’re passing a beautiful countryside and Ronnie Lane‘s first solo record is our soundtrack–it’s a perfect cocktail for the afternoon. Dean backstage in Tulsa We […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 23: Lick On, Levon

Lick on, Levon… Baranek's got no A/C Today  is Wednesday, and as Exile on Main Street is coming through the speakers of Jerry Sprinter, it feels like a good time to write. What doesn’t feel so nice is the lack of A/C in Jerry (the rear is out and the front alone won’t do the […]

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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 24: I Got Me A Rock ‘n’ Roll Nurse

I Got me a Rock ‘n’ Roll Nurse… The Hi-Tone We arrived in Memphis at the Hi-Tone early and loaded in. After gorging on an excellent pizza on the house Kyle, Dean, Shades, and I went over to Jack Yarber‘s a few blocks away. Jack is a Memphis institution– the Oblivians, Compulsive Gamblers, Cool Jerks and […]

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