While the regulars were having one of the usual conversations in the ‘living room’, Marjorie and her boyfriend entered the smoke lounge and had been enjoying a cigar and drinks at the entrance section for some time, before she shared her happiness with us. 283 more words
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This Wednesday sees the fourth birthday of the Bridge Jazz Club which meets on the first Wednesday each month at Exeter Phoenix. We are celebrating with a latin jazz special and a house band expanded from the usual quartet to a quintet. 221 more words
By Ernest Barteldes
Michael Jackson might have been a controversial figure as a man due to his eccentricity and sometimes bizarre behavior, but nobody can deny his musical genius. 343 more words
What do you do when you’re depressed and you have a 6-8 page paper due tomorrow afternoon that you haven’t even started yet?
Naturally, I cook orzo with vegetable while listening to melancholy, Old-World-sounding Latin jazz music with my door wide open to let some of the steam from the stove out, imagining that I’m a middle-aged Cuban lady named Jimena with a giant mole, wearing a stained pinafore and a faded head kerchief, wistfully dreaming of my lover while my laundry dries in the Havana breeze and the chickens cluck in the distance. 40 more words