March 2021 - Among other things, we're learning new ways of sharing music and the arts in general, and I hope, adapting and improving our ability to inspire and comfort each other over wired and wireless devices. We are learning the difference between important and convenient. We're learning to do things which will be useful even when we've returned to "normal," whatever and whenever that is. I hope we're learning also, what we want to include in the new "normal" and what is best left behind.
Jason Roach is perhaps best known as the thunderous keyboard guy with Coig, but he's an outstanding visual artist too. Have a look at Outer Strathspace Folk Art for an otherworldly mix of bird-sea-music something. I like it so much I even overlook someone's penchant for referring to various bird species as "seagull."
Putep's Tale, by Rhonda Welcome and Chuck Kniffen, tells the true tale of a finback whale that washed up on the shore of Lubec, Maine and how it has become a part of the community. With illustrations by Andrew Long, artwork by Sherry Ashby and performed by Kit Rodgers, the book is brought to life by Maine Public Television.