Dave Nantais

In All Things
May 10, 2012
A good friend sent me a link to this video mdash he included no descriptive comments that could have biased my opinion nbsp In fact I had no idea what it was about prior to viewing nbsp As it began I immediately thought this was either a trailer for the next mediocre Marvel Comics film
In All Things
February 16, 2011
nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Last night I attended an excellent presentation about Spirituality and Parenting hosted by Krista Tippett host of the public radio show On Being formerly Speaking of Faith Tippett rsquo s guest was
In All Things
July 28, 2010
When rock and roll music was born in the 1950s it was performed primarily by young people for young people A number of those young rock stars have grown old yet they continue to play vital exciting rock music It is sad for me as a fan however when rock musicians I admire pass away As more ldq
In All Things
June 18, 2010
Kudos to David Alire Garcia for his enlightening article ldquo The Greening of Detroit rdquo As a Detroit resident I have not only witnessed the impact of community gardens on various neighborhoods but I have experienced it first hand as well My wife and I tend a plot in a Detroit community g
In All Things
October 30, 2009
In my last post on In All Things I mentioned that Time magazine had purchased a house in Detroit so they could cover the city s news up close and personal The latest blog entry by the Time writers focuses on U of D Jesuit High School and Academy my alma mater nbsp The blog writer dubs UD High th
In All Things
October 16, 2009
America readers may be interested to know that Time Magazine recently purchased a beautiful 6 bedroom house on Detroit rsquo s east side for under 100 000 where a few of their reporters will reside for one year covering the changes in Detroit good and bad brought about by the declining auto indu
In All Things
August 26, 2009
In the summer time we all scream for ice cream as the childhood rhyme goes nbsp But occasionally there are other reasons to scream especially for those who front rock and roll bands The New York Times nbsp recently reported nbsp that a new nbsp album called ldquo Favorite Recorded Scream rdqu
In All Things
June 29, 2009
Yesterday I attended a concert performed by the band King rsquo s X a favorite of mine for over 15 years I have seen the band at least a dozen times and they never disappoint King rsquo s X is a hard rock band comprised of three very accomplished musicians Their sound has been described as the
In All Things
March 24, 2009
Just as people of faith travel to holy places through the world such as Lourdes or Mecca music fans also recognize the sacredness of certain locations One such righteous locale is Austin Texas home of the annual South by Southwest SXSW festival nbsp My wife and I were SXSW rock and roll pil
February 09, 2009

Many people don’t know that Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. was also a great songwriter. He helped write several tunes for singer Jackie Wilson, including the hit “Lonely Teardrops