While Kris and Kelvin were leading a workshop for Inazuma Taiko Maz and I prototyped a new workshop format with Christian, Jean-Francois and Sandra of Arashi Daiko – the wine bar improvisation workshop. It basically works like this: share a great bottle of wine, talk endlessly about the nature of creativity and art then end with an impromptu vocal improvisation after the wine has been finished. It’s only a prototype workshop but the results from the first were amazing and we’re looking forward to trying this again! Thanks to Amie for her recommendation. If you are into food Amie is a great food writer and has a blog on her restaurant recommendations and culinary explorations at: multiculturiosity.blogspot.com.
I can trace my love affair with wine back to a single meal I had at Glutton’s when Makoto Ono was the chef. (more…)