Jul 20, 2013

Sunday Salon: Ann Arbor Art Fair

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At the Ann Arbor Art Fair today in Michigan, we were entertained by this non-aboriginal artist playing one of the didjeridoo musical instruments he makes. The wood's not decorated as a traditional Australian didjeridoo would be. But the music sounded pretty authentic.

There were blocks and blocks of booths in all art mediums - sculpture, glass art, pottery, jewelry, paintings, embroidery, photography, wooden musical instruments, etc., etc. A feast for the eyes. The day was sunny but much cooler than the past few days and so it was fairly pleasant to be outdoors though I did have to wear a straw hat.

Re books, I'm reading Sarah Jio's The Last Camellia for a book tour on Monday. Watch for a giveaway of two copies to U.S. or Canadian residents as part of the tour.

I'm also finishing up an ARC of Todd Borg's thriller, Tahoe Chase, which will be published August 1, 2013. The series is terrific and I'm enjoying this latest book.

Some great books and ARCs came in the mail from Vasilly at 1330V, including The Translator by Nina Schuyler, The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe by Mary Simses; Shorecliff by Ursula DeYoung, Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge by Peter Orner, and Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano. How lucky can you get winning these books! Thanks, Vasilly!

How is your weekend going?


Anonymous said...

Ann Arbor is a city I need to get to on one of our Michigan trips.

Suko said...

I would love to visit Ann Arbor as well. The fair sounds fabulous. Enjoy the remainder of the weekend, Harvee.

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Unknown said...

Great photo! Sounds like a great time. Enjoy!

Mason Canyon said...

The fair sounds like a wonderful way to spend the day just enjoying the sights and sounds.

You have a great selection of books too. I just finished listening to The Irresistible Blueberry Cafe and enjoyed it very much. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on it as well. Have a great Sunday.

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Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Wow! Great book haul. I like the look of The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe....what a tongue twister!

Great looking art fair, too. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

dollycas aka Lori said...

Art fairs are so much fun!! Have a great day!!

Elizabeth said...

Love Todd's books. Love the blueberry book cover.

Looks like such a fun event.

Brian Joseph said...

That arts fair sounds great.

That Didgeridoo is awesome! I would love to hear and watch one played live!

Elizabeth said...

THANKS for stopping by my It's Monday, What are You Reading post.

I visited yesterday, but wanted to stop by again.

ENJOY your week.

Silver's Reviews
My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

bermudaonion said...

I love art shows and that one sounds like a lot of fun!

Tales of Whimsy said...

Love the pic.

I have this book on my TBR. I'm crazy about the cover.

The Bookworm said...

The fair sounds wonderful and your books look good. Especially The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Café. Happy reading!

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