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Julia Child Remixed :: Keep on Cooking!

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“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” ― Julia Child Keep on Cooking! What makes a great chef? Well, training and technique of course. Plus a great love of food A generous personality, and The ability to invent. Hot chocolate truffles. Meltingly addictive, Hot chocolate truffles, Hot chocolate truffles, Balls of […]

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The Exes in My iPod :: Lisa Mattson

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  The Exes in My iPod, the debut novel by Lisa Mattson started started as an autobiography, but was turned into fiction due to the threats of litigation by one of the exes. And you thought you were the only one that picked winners. The book is classic chick lit, and not recommended for those […]

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ATO Records Spring Music Sampler 2013

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“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Make no mistake, it must be spring  if ATO Records is releasing their new music sampler. In exchange for your email address you get ten songs to enjoy for free. Click on the album covers to navigate to the ATO Records website. 1. Caitlin Rose – Only […]

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Repeal Day Mix Tape

vintage Prescription Form for Medicinal Liquor issued under the National Prohibition Act for license to drink alcohol during Prohibtion

“We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us. ” — Thomas Jordan Jarvis “Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.” — Al Capone  If you’ve spent any time around the Wine Harlots, you know Repeal Day is near and […]

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Raise Your Glass

photo still from the Pink video Raise Your Glass where Pink is dressed in a khaki shirt and a polka dot red and white headscarf kerchief like Rosie the Riveter from the Wolrd War Two promotional propaganda posters

“Raise your glass if you’re wrong in all the right ways.” — Alecia Beth Moore, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster via YouTube video courtesy of  Pink & Sony Entertainment  ©2010

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Famous Harlots in History: Sally Bowles

publicity still of Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles in 1972's Oscar winning movie Caberet. It show Liza as Sally in her black stage outfit dancing in a red spotlight against black curtains.

“I’m going to be a great film star! That is, if booze and sex  don’t get me first.” — Sally Bowles “Oh God, how depressing! You’re meant to think I’m an international woman of mystery. I’m working on it like mad.” — Sally Bowles  “Does it really matter so long as you’re having fun?” — […]

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photograph of Milos Karadaglic playing guitar on white sand with a blue sea in the background. Debut album Guitar Copyright Olaf Heine courtesy of Deutschegrammophon

Summer is a time of relaxing with friends on the patio on sultry nights. And music is a key component to any get-together. Wine Harlots have been enjoying the debut album of Miloš Karadaglić, Mediterráneo a haunting disc of classical guitar. Miloš, raised in Montenegro, spent his youth with long summers by the Mediterranean Sea. This music […]

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Vienna Teng

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Wine Harlots are tremendous fangirls of Vienna Teng.  We first encountered her several years ago when she was opening for Duncan Sheik.  It was as sweltering humid San Diego summer evening; the temperature in the venue was hotter indoors than outside.  Everyone was miserable in the heat, and looked worse for wear.  Not Vienna.  When […]

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Kim Crawford Music Lounge

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“I certainly aim to produce wines with a distinctive character and a natural, uncluttered taste.  All the signs are that such wines are readily appreciated by an increasingly discerning wine-drinking public.” — Kim Crawford “A key element in our success is that we’re part of that urban scene, which certainly helps keep our brand hip, […]

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