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Jan 03 stuff we like, music, freebies, Best of 2009 by jessibird | Comment (1)
I am sorry to do this, really, but my lists of favorites are in flash format, and this blog editor won't publish them, so:
to see my top 10 music albums, runners-up, and favorite free albums, visit jessibird.net.
Thanks, and here's wishing you a happy new
Jan 02 stuff we like, music, latin music, jazz, healing harp, freebies, folk music, Best of 2009, beauty, acoustic music by jessibird | Comment (0)
The biggest musical revelation of 2009!
I've been trying to tell anyone who will listen about the Free Music Archive, where the music is legitimately free and good. Don't just take my word for it, though:
Nov 20 Videos, vampires, Movies, isnt it obvious, feminism by jessibird | Comment (3)
Some of my best friends are Twilight fans. I have nothing against them, but I won't bother to read the books or see the movies.
However, I did get a huge kick out of seeing one person's vision of how Buffy the Vampire Slayer would act, if she ran into Edward:
Now tell me if you think Edward is a
Oct 16 really good food, local color, downtown by jessibird | Comment (0)
I'm very happy to report that the Cafe Campesino kiosk on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz has been allowed to stay! There had been some doubt, but the cafe's customers signed a petition in droves. I suspect that helped the city decide in favor of Dina Torres, the owner.
Hooray! ¡Ándale! Go and get your nourishing, affordable and absolutely scrumptious
Aug 15 Live Music by jessibird | Comment (0)
Anybody up for some gorgeous singing from a Malian pop star? The Rio Theatre website says:
Habib takes some unique approaches to playing the guitar. He tunes his instrument to the pentatonic scale and plays on open strings as one would on a kamale n'goni. At other times Habib plays music that sounds closer to the blues or flamenco, two styles he studied
Jul 01 wonders of nature by jessibird | Comment (1)
Massivesoundz has posted some amazing photos from Antarctica of icebergs and frozen waves. They're in the massivesoundz profile. Go
Jun 09 music, downtown by jessibird | Comment (1)
One day, after buying a sunflower at the downtown farmers' market, I parked my bike to hang out and listen to the Zimbabwean marimba band. (Add "bouncing dorkily to traditional African rhythms" to the list of stuff white people like!)
Normally I'd pass them by, finding the repetitive tunes extremely boring. Yesterday was different.