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Searching for Sugarman – directed by Malik Bendjelloul

Speaking of movies that are surprising, affirming, and a wonderful look into a creativity-motioned life, Searching for Sugarman, a documentary. Here’s the trailer…

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Mariza!

I’m so in love… and

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Joni Mitchell and me, 1969

I played the album CLOUDS on a record player in my room (small speakers attached, on a turntable that folded down to play and up to store) almost continuously, singing along along until finally my mother would say, Gail! stop! … Continue reading

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Adrift …can sometimes be a gentle place

Thanks to photographer Simon Christen and composer Jimmy LaValle for their love of SF fog

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Art is …passion

Jake Shimabukuro plays the tiny ukulele. He reminds us that it only has four strings. But look at how this instrument becomes an extension of his own life force. For writers, our instrument is the words; but it’s the passion … Continue reading

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