Friday, January 17, 2014

DOS ... SkyWatch Friday

Springtime in the winter.
Outside the Red Onion restaurant, Rolling Hills Est. (Jan 2014)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Fancy Footware --- Zhena Folk Chorus at the Exxopolis in Los Angeles

Can you spot my feet?
Find more info about Zhena Folk Chorus at
Zhena Folk Chorus --- Exxopolis, Los Angeles, 15 September 2013

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Ines Thomé: Classical Guitarist at Palos Verdes Library

Ines Thomé, guitar (11 January 2014)
Ines Thome gave an outstanding performance last Saturday at the PV Peninsula Center Library.
"Ines has studied classical guitar since childhood in Germany. In 2013 she completed her masterr's degree with distinction at the Stuttgart State University of Music and the Performing Arts. She is currently a Graduate Certificate Program scholar with the University of Southern California. Since 2011, she has kept a busy performance schedule. In addition to being an accomplished classical guitarist, Ines is a lead electric guitarist with an all-women metal band which has released two albums." (

Ines Thomé, guitar and YuEun Kim, violin (11 January 2014)
Ines was joined by YuEun Kim for the last piece.

The Classical Music Series brings "great music into the library" with a monthly concert through June, is organized by the dedicated young librarian Ashley Kagan, and is sponsored by the Peninsula Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

2 CELLOS & 1 Drummer

What I've been doing instead of blogging... concert going.

The superb and comical Stjepan Hauser (cello), the very talented and sweet Dušan Kranjc (drums), and the handsome and outstanding Luka Sulić (cello) at Nokia Club, Los Angeles, 7 Oct. 2013.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Srećan Pravoslavni Božić --- Merry Orthodox Christmas

Morning sky from our upstairs window (12 Nov 2013)

Monday, January 6, 2014

Preping for an afternoon tea...

... maybe even with crumpets.
My table setting with pastel by Bernard Fallon in the background.