Bob watt


Good-bye, Bob Watt

Published Jan. 6, 2012

Controversial poet and painter Bob Watt passed away this week at the age of 86.


Avant Garde inducted many into local counterculture

Published March 1, 2005

The Avant Garde Coffeehouse, upstairs in the French Moorish building at 2111 N. Prospect Ave. shone bright for six years, providing a home for musicians, poets and artists. After six years, it rocked a little too hard for some neighbors, who helped shutter it in '68.