In 2009, the music-cum-art venue the Bubble was the first to inject life into the burgeoning downtown arts neighborhood that now houses Radio-Active Records and Laser Wolf. (Technically, the great migration of black-donning, tattoo-fawning, militant-eyewear-wearing types began with vanguards the Mudhouse and Far Out Records, but those closed more than 15 years ago.) Unsurprisingly, the Bubble was a popular gathering spot when it opened and continued to be into 2010. Interest in the spot waned, however, as new ventures opened and as the logistics surrounding events seemed... More >>>