Fashion Abounds at Jazz Fest

| June 26, 2012

Another great night of jazz, people watching and incredible fashion at this year’s  Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest.  I started out my night at Montage where we saw the Pedrito Martinez Group, an Afro-Cuban rumba band.  Lots of fun with drums, percussion, and a great piano player and singer!  They’ll be playing the big tent [...]

Quilts and Embroidery at Jazz Fest

| June 25, 2012

I’m taking the week off from quilting to attend the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest.  But I can’t seem to get away from quilting.  Last night I enjoyed bassist Brandi Disterheft at Max of Eastman Place.  Such a little woman playing such a large instrument, every bit as well as any larger male bassist would.  [...]

Jazz in Rochester

| June 22, 2012

This week is Rochester’s International Jazz Festival.  About 180,00 people attended last year.  If you’ve never been, I encourage you to stop down for an evening, even if just for some of the free outdoor shows.  It’s a good way to get your creative juices flowing.  And while you’re downtown in the East End, stop [...]

Indulge Yourself

| June 6, 2012

We all need to treat ourselves once in awhile.  And what better way to indulge yourself than to treat yourself to a weekend away from all of the stress and pressure of everyday life?  Picture yourself sitting one of these Adirondack chairs looking out over beautiful Canandaigua Lake.  This is the setting at Bristol Harbour [...]