One of SMAG's defining aspects has been unexpected artistic partnerships. Fueled by Groomes' restless drive to constantly turn audiences' concept of "art" on its head to create new ideas, SMAG has combined in the past with visual artists, fashion designers, live musicians improvising new works, and more.
Fans who attended this week’s games were delighted to see Barry Larkin in the Dragons dugout. He has been working with the young Dayton team on finessing their skills. When asked what his favorite part of this job was, he mentioned that it was when a particular player did well, and made a point to see that he noticed.
This second Chappys location has 48 beer taps, but according to owner Dave Camplin, " our original location is quite beer-centric, and that works for that location. Here we wanted to expand our drink menu with classic cocktails, like our frozen Pimm's cup, and we have a nice bourbon list and more selections on our wine list. But our food menu is the same, though we'll add some specials as we go."