March 3rd, 2008

Carousel 2019

Seeds of Culture

On Saturday, The Gryphon and I wanted to try something a little different, so we took the El to the Reading Terminal Market to buy some fresh meat and produce for that night's
dinner, whatever we liked. We browsed the stands to see what intrigued us.


Collapse )


That evening, we had heard from my former belly dancing instructor, Salome, about a musical performance to be held at Swarthmore College, part of a week-long series of events celebrating Arabic culture. This performance featured performer, composer and UCLA professor of ethnomusicology A.J. Racy, who has performed internationally and composed and performed for the Kronos Quartert and Sacramento Symphony, as well as for feature and documentary films.


Collapse )


Sunday, I used the opportunity to get some work done on My Wedding, My Way: Real Women, Real Weddings, Real Budgets.


Collapse )