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Dogwoods and Chopin

Another new painting, they seem to be coming as fast and furious as all the seedlings, with the warm weather. Dogwoods, oil on canvas board 10″x8″ 2009. To go with it, the brilliant Evgeny Kissin playing Chopin’s Waltz in E … Continue reading

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A couple of new paintings for spring

The colors outside are intoxicating. My current work seems to be more free and less angular, maybe it’s the softness of spring.   The first painting was created from a sketch of my backyard in early morning. Later while painting … Continue reading

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New painting and Verlaine

My friend Phil, who lives outside Paris with his lovely wife Sally- and is a savant about art, poetry and music – said that my newest work reminded him of a Verlaine poem. Now knowing that Paul Verlaine was one … Continue reading

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Play your own thing

…is the title of the DVD ‘A Story of Jazz in Europe’. I’ve been watching a slew of these inspiring disks about jazz, generously bestowed on me by a friend who worked at Rainbow Media. This one featured unfamiliar (to … Continue reading

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Down to Earth

Saturday Jan. 24th, from 3-5pm at the Down to Earth benefit for the local Buy Fresh, Buy Local chapter being held at the West Chester Historic Society, I’ll be speaking on a panel about local food production with other experts … Continue reading

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Cheek to cheek

Ella and Louis singing Irving Berlin. Compliments of Dave Winer’s site, whom I discovered from my recent Twitter meanderings. His quote: ‘So the Internet is a history and heart machine. It’s love and life. Flirting, dancing, swing, and yeah kisses.’

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