Sunday, Sept. 13, Philly: HOW TO MAKE A TERRARIUM, hosted by Allen Crawford (aka Lord Breaulove Swells Whimsy)



Arthur presents

How to Make a Terrarium
with Allen Crawford (aka Lord Whimsy)

Sunday, September 13

Allen Crawford (aka that guy “Lord Whimsy,” pictured below) will host a workshop on building terrarium environments for the coming cooler months. He will show you how to set up your terrarium, as well as explore the different kinds of containers and plants one can use: classic leafy houseplants, desert succulents, and local wild mosses.

Space is limited to 20 attendees. Workshop tickets are available for $10 in advance, $12 day-of-workshop, as space permits. Reserve space in advance by

* sending $10 per guest via PayPal to, or
* handing cold hard cash to Jay or Brooke at 2037 Frankford; arrange ahead of time via email to

This workshop will be held, rain or shine, at 2037 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown (Philadelphia, PA 19125).

Lord Whimsy (full name: Lord Breaulove Swells Whimsy) is author of The Affected Provincial’s Companion, Vol. I, published in 2006 by Bloomsbury. More information on the book is available from; his lordship’s blog, The Affected Provincial’s Almanack: inept smatterings of a wood-tramp, is updated with alarming regularity.



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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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