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The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix: A Fascinating Celebration of Music

If you’re a music enthusiast or you play an instrument or two, the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix should be on your immediate to-do list. This two-story gallery celebrates all things musical and is loaded with an astounding assortment of instruments from all over the world. 623 more words

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Reverence Rocks!


Namaste Glowing, Glorious, Green Growing Beauties of Life & Light!
We are back from our spring break adventure road trip to Arizona ~ the state of amazing cacti, rock mountains, and THE premier museum of musical instruments! 839 more words

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What’s in my Phoenix, Arizona Travel Journal?

I’ve never been a huge fan of the Southwest. I prefer cool weather, lush vegetation, and lots of bodies of water over spiders, cacti, and heat, even if it is “dry heat” as we are constantly reassured by those who call The Grand Canyon State home! 875 more words

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The Anti-"Must-See": Littler, weirder Museums in Berlin

“Must-sees” are dumb and there is no such thing. While sometimes I’ll check-out a “must-see,” I generally prefer finding spots and sights that are actually interesting to me aside from culturally codified check-list items. 454 more words

Travel

Doug Clifford's 1969 CCR Drum Kit on Museum Display

SKF NOTE: The photo here shows Doug Clifford in concert in 1969. However, there are no details on the displayed drumset cited in this news report. 186 more words

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Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead at MIM

It is that time of year when family and friends gather to celebrate deceased family members. One of the many common traditions is skull face painting. 46 more words

Arizona

Farewell Joe Bethancourt

Yesterday afternoon I attended a memorial concert at the Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix.  They have a fine theater and about 250 folks showed up to see over 60 musicians, arranged in 25 different acts, perform songs in honor of Joe Bethancourt. 273 more words

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