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Balloon 411

Somebody wake Mommy up:  She fainted.  One minute we’re singing “Happy Birthday” to a 2 year old , and the next moment, what sounds like a gunshot, echoes through the car.   501 more words

Stills from "Waylaid"

A few weeks ago, a friend from Portland posted a video of his band that he captured entirely on his iPhone. That inspired me to start experimenting a bit with video (as a break from all the Hipstamatic photography I’d been doing for the past couple years.) 149 more words


TEDx Salt Lake City

Look what I found!

Africa Heartwood Drum & Dance Ensemble performed at TEDx on Sept. 20th. Of course, I can hear myself and immediately begin finding fault, but I just have to remember that day. 218 more words


Salif Keita and the "Djembé" quest (part 1)

Once upon a time in real time Border’s bookstore offered a CD listening station where you could listen as much as you liked. I always bought a CD and one day became smitten with Keita’s “The Mansa of Mali . 723 more words

Salif Keita



For the entire class last week, I was trying to think of the name of the Lakota group that’s an approximate equivalent to the Korejuga, from the Malinke tribe in the region of Guinea in Africa. 619 more words


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What on and coming up for the Central Coast Ukulele Club

Friday 21st November – Sunday 23rd November 2014

we are heading north west to The Upper Hunter Valley and camping out at Denman.  240 more words

Party Flower

I was a part of a tribal acoustic band. It’s nighttime and we’re all in a construction yard. There are half built concrete buildings surrounding us where we begin to play. 351 more words