Bones, Bones & Bonfires

The Mad Maggies’ mascots are a tiding of magpies and “Death” – our memento mori beanie baby. As you can imagine, Death especially enjoys this time of year. He suggested I post these fascinating celebrations of things skeletal. • The oldest instrument discovered is a flute made from the wing…

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We came. We saw. We made out.

Already 2009 has been busy. Our first gig of the year was at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. This was our triumphant return to this venue and boy did we make sure that people got a taste of what they had been missing. Tara Linda organized “Wild Accordion Women” (co-produced with Down…

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