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MY SPRING VISIT TO SNUG HARBOR FARM IN MAINE

A couple of weekends ago I was thrilled to have been invited to Snug Harbor Farm on the coast of Maine for a book signing. A gem of a specialty nursery. and worth a visit if you can make it - just an hour and a half north of Boston. We have some wonderful nurseries and sources for plants and accessories here in the Northeast but one, in particular, is quite extraordinary. Snug Harbor Farm located in Kennebunk Maine is one of the more special places worth a visit in you ever find yourself ...
Tags: Boston, Lifestyle, Maine, New England, Barney, Tony, Northeast, Matt, Matt Mattus, Kennebunkport, Snug Harbor, Kennebunk Maine, New Bedford MA, Snug Harbor Farm, Tony Anthony Elliott, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge


Music and meaning, the Marsalis way

Marsalis with President Drew Faust before the event. Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer “In a few minutes, we are going to talk about improvisation. You are about to see it,” Harvard President Drew Faust told the crowd at Sanders Theatre on Monday evening as jazz great Wynton Marsalis took up his trumpet. The acclaimed musician, bandleader, composer, and instructor didn’t disappoint, jamming with members of the Harvard jazz community in an impromptu rendition of Charlie Parker’...
Tags: America, Harvard, University, Cambridge, New Orleans, Jazz, Lincoln Center, Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Faust, Charlie Parker, Greenblatt, Ellis Marsalis, Snug Harbor, Sidney Bechet, Drew Faust


APPLY HEAT: “HOT CLASSICISM” (KRIS TOKARSKI, ANDY SCHUMM, HAL SMITH) IN NEW ORLEANS, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

I’ve posted a good deal by this very satisfying band: Kris Tokarski, piano; Andy Schumm, cornet and clarinet; Hal Smith, drums, here, here, here — and a few other posts.  You could search them out without too much fuss. Because to me this music … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, New Orleans, Jazz, Irving Berlin, Albert Wynn, Snug Harbor, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman


MORE FROM “HOT CLASSICISM” — KRIS TOKARSKI, ANDY SCHUMM, HAL SMITH — at SNUG HARBOR, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

The trio of Kris Tokarski, piano; Hal Smith, drums; Andy Schumm, cornet and clarinet, called HOT CLASSICISM, is one of the most consistently satisfying jazz groups I know. Here are a few more delights from their chamber recital in New … Continue reading →
Tags: Bliss, Jazz, Albert Wynn, Jelly Roll Morton, Snug Harbor, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places, Hal Smith


TRIO SONATAS FOR CLARINET, PIANO, and PERCUSSION, OPUS 9.25.16: KRIS TOKARSKI, ANDY SCHUMM, HAL SMITH at SNUG HARBOR

No, not Cortot-Thibaud- Casals, or any more formally garbed trio.  Rather, another visit to the marvelously melodic world of Hot Classicism, the trio of Kris Tokarski, piano; Andy Schumm, cornet and clarinet; Hal Smith, drums, described here. One of the pleasures … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, Don Murray, Benny Goodman, Frank Teschemacher, Snug Harbor, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman


AT THE STOMP, AND THEY CERTAINLY DO (Part One): KRIS TOKARSKI, ANDY SCHUMM, HAL SMITH at SNUG HARBOR (September 25, 2016)

It was just magical: twice during the 2016 Steamboat Stomp, a new favorite CD came to life in front of my eyes.  The CD — above — features Kris Tokarski, piano; Andy Schumm, cornet and clarinet; Hal Smith, drums, playing … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, New Orleans, Jazz, Jelly Roll Morton, Snug Harbor, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places


Foodie Picks in Upstate New York's Finger Lakes

This list of picks is based on a week's tasting expedition across upstate New York's Finger Lakes region, however bear in mind that the area we covered only includes Ithaca, Owego, Hammondsport, Watkins Glen, Trumansburg,  and Corning New York . Let's start with my two top picks from a pure foodie perspective: Coltivare in Ithaca and Hazelnut Kitchen in Trumansburg. Coltivare Restaurant Located in the heart of Ithaca, this farm-to-fork New American restaurant offers fresh and creati...
Tags: Travel, New York, Turkey, Glendale, Brazil, Buffalo, Elvis, Huffington Post, New York State, Worcestershire, Jonah, Nashville Tennessee, Upstate New York, Sahara, Romano, Mediterranean Salad


Friday, Sept. 23 Filming Locations for Notorious, Chicago Fire, Madam Secretary, Blindspot, The Blacklist and more!

Here’s a look at some of the movies and TV shows filming on location on Friday, Sept. 23: Filming in California TV Series: Notorious  Stars: Piper Perabo Location: 5901 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles (7:00 PM – 2:00 AM) TV Series: Lethal Weapon Stars: Damon Wayans Location: 1206 Maple Ave, Los Angeles (6:00 AM – 4:00 AM) TV Series: Bones Stars: David Boreanaz Location: FOX Studios, Los Angeles  Be sure to check Twitter throughout the day for more updates, too! Filming in Illinois TV Series: Chicago Ju...
Tags: New York, Movies, Geena Davis, California, Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, Queens, Illinois, Staten Island, Paul Giamatti, Priyanka Chopra, Taylor Kinney, Jaimie Alexander, Damon Wayans, Donnie Wahlberg


IT’S TIME TO STOMP (Steamboat Stomp, September 23-25, 2016)

Today is the first day of class, so I handed out papers for my students to read and a questionnaire to fill out.  But turnabout is fair play: my friend, Professor Hal Smith, sent me some pages worthy of deep … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, James Evans, Palm Court Jazz Cafe, Tim Laughlin, Snug Harbor, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places


Don’t Wear Black to Cafe du Monde (& Other New Orleans Travel Tips)

Long before I'd ever set foot in New Orleans I'd heard the phrase "don't wear black to Cafe du Monde" enough times to take notice. Once upon a time, that bit of advice had to be explained - the beignets are covered in piles of powdered sugar, you see, and it's nigh unto impossible to eat them gracefully without looking like your cocaine recovery program isn't going so well - but these days a few photographs of the fare on offer at Cafe du Monde is enough to underline the wisdom of the advice wit...
Tags: Featured, United States, Grocery Stores, New Orleans, Louisiana, North America, Gene, Disney World, Mardi Gras, Don, Jessica Spiegel, Wagner, NOLA, Tulane, Loyola, Slidell


Best bets for a Staten Island Saturday: From Bowie to the blues

Bowie is for the children too. On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Staten Island Children's Museum in Snug Harbor will organize some activities for kids inspired by the music and films of the late rock icon David Bowie.
Tags: Staten Island, Bowie, Snug Harbor, Staten Island Children s Museum


Stage review: Harbor Lights' 'West Side Story' is oh so charming, especially with dinner option

See the Harbor Lights Theater Company present the classic Arthur Laurents/Leonard Bernstein musical - with ambitious new "dinner theater" and "brunch theater" options. When: Nov. 8, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Nov. 9, at 2 p.m., Nov. 13, 14, 15 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 16 at 2 p.m.; Nov. 20, 21, 22 at 8 p.m; and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terr., Livingston; Snug-Harbor.org . [Link to media]
Tags: Leonard Bernstein, Harbor Lights West Side Story, Harbor Lights Theater Company, Snug Harbor Cultural Center Botanical Garden, Richmond Terr Livingston, Snug Harbor



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