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bitter blood

horse battalions

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BEFORE THE NOISE

KEEPING BUSY

Musical Entity, Devoted to Stage, goes Video

“BLUES, BOOZE…” and VIDEO ON DEMAND

legba calls out

leg's long walk lll

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primordial & proud

rise and fall

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miraculous tongue

blues for Billy & Olga

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Musical Entity, Devoted to Stage, goes Video

“BLUES, BOOZE…” and VIDEO ON DEMAND

For more than 20 years, MusicalSoCal.com (MSC) and its predecessor have been producing stage-musical works. Adjusting to ongoing changes among stage, video and film production, MSC is in the process of altering its output to conform to the new reality....
Between sea & sky

Nude

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For Billy Che, who remembers everything

Body political

This body-of-mine is political. This body has been falling apart since 2005. This body-of-mine remains immensely strong. This body-of-mine remains & a beautiful 'chose'. It is necessary to understand that the first experience of the body, for the poor, is...
False spring and ice & things.

Wisconsin Photo Blogger - Things are breaking up around here

It's been a long dreary winter here and frankly I've had enough of it. I'm ready for something different. I shouldn't complain, it's not like it was when I was young and winter meant snow and cold guaranteed. These days...
Jose Feliciano touts Braille while touring

JOSE FELICIANO TIES BRAILLE CONCERN TO LOCAL APPEARANCE

At a pre-arranged meet-and-greet, prior to his concert on February 18 at the Poway Performing Arts Center, guitarist/singer/composer Jose Feliciano mingled with attendees and guests of the San Diego Braille Institute. The meeting, which included admission to the concert, was...
bird’s dreaming

Crow

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