This Saturday, Sept. 27: Zeptember V

Mulligan’s on the Blue makes it a September to remember during Zeptember V, its annual tribute to Led Zeppelin. Featuring a lineup of artists who’ve drawn inspiration from Zeppelin’s work, local favorites will take to the stage for classic throwbacks. Trish Da Dish will serve as the master of ceremonies. 21+. $25 presale. $35 at the door. […]

Kula Kid #17: “To Everything There is a Season”

let's do the time warp again

“The quality of mercy is not strained. It dropeth as gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed as it blesses both him that gives and him that receives.” – The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare The more time that passes, the stranger the passage of time becomes. Your friendly neighborhood […]

A whirlwind of wonderful… Plans for ZEPTEMBER just get better and better!

Paula Fuga (left) signing uke for ZEPTEMBER at KAOI. Sam Ites (right).

When Scott Johnson of Dogtowne Design approached me earlier this week about being the beneficiary of ZEPTEMBER (an epic tribute concert on Friday, September 24 at Mulligans on the Blue), I was speechless. My shyness in accepting help was overcome by overwhelming gratitude* — not to mention the fact it’s going to be a, well, […]

Birthdays Beats and Benefits

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In 1870, Tiffany & Co. (no doubt for marketing purposes) published passages purportedly of Gregorian tradition, poetically describing birthstones attributed to each month. September’s stanza reads, “A maiden born when autumn leaves / Are rustling in September’s breeze / A sapphire on her brow should bind / To bring her joy and peace of mind.” […]