Tag Archives: Arts Walk

NOWfest Japan

Imagine yourself sitting in an Asian oasis…which turns out to be the home of the Japanese ambassador to the United States. You are sipping a glass of saki and dining on sushi and tempura amongst the well-dressed and well-funded benefactors … Continue reading

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In the Wild

Get a load of what came into the shop yesterday. It’s a Yanigasawa bronze tenor sax! A good friend and awesome player, Will Tynch, brought this baby in for a tune-up. All I can say is…WOW!!! Now Yo wants leopard … Continue reading

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At the Edge of Infinity

On Saturday night we celebrated the birthday of our good friend Marianne by attending a Gala at the Hirshhorn Museum. It featured an amazing exhibit, called “Infinity Mirrors” by Yayoi Kusama, which is up and about to move on. These … Continue reading

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Fraternal at Twins

Last night Yo and I went to Twins Jazz club on U Street with our hip hop dancing, filmmaker friend, Zohar. It seems crazy we’ve never been there before being that it’s about a 10 minute walk from our pad. … Continue reading

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Winning Science Fair Project

Remember this? Well, I have been experimenting with the removal of the green crystalized funk off and on for a while now, seeking the perfect stripper to come to my aid. I finally found the right one: Aircraft Stripper! You … Continue reading

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Revelry in DC

Last night Yo, Ava and I went to see a performance of the Washington Christmas Revels, a Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice. I knew  about them when I was living in Portland, but never had a chance to see them. There are … Continue reading

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Last night we were invited to a holiday show at the legendary Birchmere, a dinner music club that’s been hosting bands in Alexandria, Virginia for 50 years. The headliner was Big Bad Voodoo Daddy…and they were both BIG and BAD, … Continue reading

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