Lindsay Hill & Nick Caceres – If Not For Kidnap

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Lindsay unfolds a thick stack of pages. “Don’t panic, the text is very large,” he says and everyone laughs. The poetry is excellent, and the crowd is enthusiastic. Lindsay’s phrases are lyrical and the sounds he chooses are beautiful. He strings together clever scenes that make the audience break into laughter several times.


I have never heard Nick Caceres before. His band, Gratillium, is with the Tender Loving Empire label. Listen to Nick’s song, Henry Ford’s Streets, below:

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It’s nice to find a backyard that is so visually poetic.


I find a small garden and some bonsai trees.


The front porch is dark but people still talk and laugh. Nick stands along the railing and waits for a friend to drop off a replacement guitar because he broke a string from playing a strong first set of songs.


The reading series takes place every last Tuesday. More info on the If Not For Kidnap website. See you next month.

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Q&A with If Not For Kidnap & A Song by Vikesh Kapoor

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