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Archive for March 4th, 2006

Busy, Busy, Busy!

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

Saturday I taught a Watercolor Bag class at Little Red Schoolhouse. I had fun with Lisa and Linda and their beautiful color combinations. I got photos of their yarn choices and will show you soon, when I have time to sit at the computer longer than a few minutes.

When I got home from class, we (Brian and I) piled into the car and went to Ann Arbor (just over an hour away) and participated in the Uke-tacular Uke-athon sponsored by the Ann Arbor Music Center (a school that teaches rock guitar or ukulele among other subjects).

The venue was a lovely small space typically used for chamber music, called the Kerrytown Concert House. It’s literally an older house kept up well, in an area of Ann Arbor I know well and adore. It was an enthusiastic crowd indeed.

Kerrytown Concert HouseWe got to hear Peter “Madcat” Ruth who I’d not heard for a while. He plays a mean harmonica which is how I knew his name… but he plays uke just great and did a wonderful, energetic, good-feeling sort of set to start the night off. Wonderful!

Fabulous HeftonesOther performers were The Fabulous Heftones (us), our friends from the Dearborn/Detroit area (a club, they perform as Uke ‘n Sing), Gerald Ross on uke and Hawaiian steel guitar, Geoff Davis, Howie Clark and Howie Vogel from Indianapolis, with a cameo solo vocal by Kathy Gravlin.

UkesOf course a few of us gathered together afterward and jammed past midnight. And I work at noon. So again, photos later. So sorry.

Sunday noon I’m off to Threadbear to teach Polymer Clay beads and buttons class. I have seven students, this is going to be one fun Sunday!

Ukes(Dating this post Saturday since that’s when the content happened. Photos after class…)

Photos (added Sunday in the wee hours): 1 & 2) color combinations used by Lisa (left) and Linda (right) in Watercolor Bag class at Little Red Schoolhouse. 3) Kerrytown Concert House. 4, 5, & 6) Fabulous Heftones, Uke ‘n Sing, and Indiana/Ann Arbor contingent (Left to right, Howie Clark, Howie Vogel, Geoff Davis of Midwest Ukefest, Gerald Ross, Kathy Gravlin).