Monthly archives of “February 2009

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Orwell the blogger

Does anyone else read George Orwell’s blog? I think it’s a brilliant project from The Orwell Prize. They started posting Orwell’s journal entries on Aug. 9, 2008 … exactly 70 years after he began a domestic journal on Aug. 9, 1938. The blog includes both… Read More

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Konono no 1

My dear friend Kat took me to see Konono no 1 at the Black Cat in April, 2007. I fell head over heels for the home-made thumb pianos (likembĂ©), the creative rhythms and the frenetic whistling. Most of all I fell in love with Mingiedi,… Read More

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Mystery solved

Last week, unbeknownst to me, the Westminster Kennel Club held their annual show at Madison Square Garden, just a few blocks from our studio. As luck would have it, I was walking down 7th Ave at 34th St when a vision of pure beauty crossed… Read More