We have a few shows tis month in Phoenix and Albuquerque plus a SPECIAL EVENT in Los Angeles. Join us for a celebration in song!
December 5th the Festival of Tales at Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ 10:30am and 12:30 pm
December 6th Sun City Ukulele (private event)
December 15th 10 am Book Signing and Sing Along at Chevalier’s Books, Larchmont Village, Los Angeles CA
December 31 All-ages New Year’s Eve Party Albuquerque Center For Spiritual Living, Albuquerque, NM (ALL are welcome!) 8-10 pm
…and coming in January, MEXICO! The second Uke-Culinary Fiesta in Ajijic. Join us!
Ho Ho Ho!!!!!
Guess who has a big sack of goodies for good little boys and girls? That’s right, ME!
I have my bag packed and will be flying in the Volvo sleigh to the post office on Monday morning to mail out the first 200 ish copies of COLOR-ALONG Ukulele.
The first batch going out to our Kickstarter supporters
We are really thrilled with how they came out, and I think you will be, too.
Is your mouth watering for these tasty treats? You can order from my website. I’ll gladly sign a copy for you and get it in the mail, in plenty time for stocking stuffing or dreidel spinning.
Looking for unusual Holiday cards? Check out El Rey’s selection HERE guaranteed to give you a ho-ho-ho.
The ink is drying and it looks like I will be picking up our newly-minted copies of COLOR-ALONG UKULELE this Saturday. How prescient that we have a show booked for the NEXT DAY at McCabes. Although I hadn’t really planned it that way, it looks like we will be having an impromptu release party!
The hills are alive! Cover image by El Rey
We will be singing songs featured in the book, as well as playing on the world’s largest twister mat and dancing up a storm in California’s coolest under-age mosh pit.
Books will be available and I’d love to sign a copy for you or someone on your holiday shopping list after the show.
Some New Mexicans are adamant about the spelling- CHILE is the good stuff: pedigree Hatch or Chimayo. Chili is the Texas dish, a stew, with meat and beans. Spelling NEVER having been my strong suit, I am agnostic as to how it “should be” spelled. I just returned from NM last night. What’s the first thing I do this morning? Pull some green chile out of the freezer!
Since Ukulele Magazine published my RED Chili (chile) recipe I have had lots of people ask me where to buy good red chile. I found a great source of Chimayo red chile, the BEST in the world, in Santa Fe last week during the Uke-Culinary Fiesta.
We were singing “Celito Lindo” under the water tower at the train station farmer’s market when I noticed the man in the booth next to us singing along. I skipped over, took his hands and we polkaed around. After the show he called me over and invited me to taste the red chile he had ground the day before. Divine! I left the market with a bag of his green and red as well as his card. If you want the REAL STUFF call Chencho!
Thanks for the great photo, David Ward!
We made posole and enchiladas and all kinds of good food last week, we made music and made merry; we made memories. I love these retreats. After each one I come home inspired and happy, with new friendships and songs.
There’s one coming up in Ajijic, Mexico at the end of January. I know we will be cooking with chile there, too. Chili- a great way to escape winter’s chill!