The Apple Macintosh computer turned 30-years old this past week. Apple has produced a website and short video that looks at some famous Mac users and talks with them about their first Macs and how the machines have changed the way they work. Check it.
Hawaiian-bred musician and ukelele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro stopped by our office while in New York on his tour for a brief performance that was amazing and impressive for its musicianship, range and energy. Shimabukuro has pushed the boundaries of how the ukelele can be played and what it can play. His instrumental cover of Queen’s rock classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” is
nothing short of jaw-dropping.
The awesome pink piano belonging to singer/songwriter Leslie Stevens, front-person of the L.A. alt-country band Leslie Stevens and the Badgers. The piano sits in the living room of a hilltop house and studio near Silver Lake, in Los Angeles, and has been played by a list of accomplished musicians, including Jack White of the White Stripes. The art work on the wall in the last photo below is by L.A.-based artist Elizabeth Valdez, with whom Stevens shares the sprawling creative compound.