Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tajikistan, Cyrus the Great, Pomegranate and Walnut Stew at Avesta Persian Grill


"Assyria, Greece, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Central Asia, parts of India, Cyrus hoped, would roll over, or spread their legs in exchange for favorable terms as tribute-paying satrapies and vassals."

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Mick Jagger at the Menil Collection, Marcello’s Cafe, and Bobby Keys’ Saxophone


"...I categorically avow that Keys’ Pythian saxophone solo in “Can’t You Hear Me Knockin” is the finest sax arrangement in the history of Rock n roll..."