The man says he’s just got a new job. But can’t afford a metro card to get there. Could I maybe…
The man says he came to town with his buddy who got drunk and now he’s lost his wallet and could I maybe…
So much to do. Main concern is this week’s first Awakening concert. Getting out pr. Getting fliers up. Priska has come up with something really good. She’s going to get some prints. When will she be back? What stones have not yet been turned?
In the sanctuary, Thomas Bo and Roland are rehearsing again. Thomas’ prophecy from the refrigerator box again…
Up in the top floor studio, Jeremy has a full house of musicians. A guitar player. A bass player. A tabla player. A dohl player. A drummer. A saxophonist/flautist. Jeremy on keyboards and melodica. And the local king of Hindi rock, Purnash. (http://www.purnashmusic.com/). First time I’ve heard this genre of music. Some banghra. Some mixing of Indian and reggae. Like the Indian subcon musicians from the West Indies. Jeremy wielding a strong hand of direction until it comes out right. I love all this music in the house. They’ve got a gig tomorrow night at the far end of the F line in Jamaica (Queens).
Thomas R has come in from Brooklyn for his weekly volunteer work, plenty of his favorite activity, folding, again.
I go off to visit Rachel. Harder and harder for her to make it into church. And I'm back to church in time for Open Mic.
|Joel and Steve|
Jeremy and Priska have dropped in so when I get up for my set of original New Mexico songs, Jeremy joins me. And it’s good working with him again.
Country Joe is back and when be
performs you can see in his eye he’s on another stage somewhere else as he
sings and dances his way through Kansas City and King of the Road. Pat gamely backing him up.
|Bob and Jeremy|
|Pat O and Country Joe|
Sam, who months ago arrived here fresh-faced from Indiana with her whole clan, is back. Still determined after months of waitressing, but not so starry eyed anymore.
always, RL with his interstitial offerings as the moment inspires and the now
closing time Stay Awhile.
|Sam and Josh|
|Pat O, RL and Steve|
All’s well that ends well.