Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Happy Pi Day!

To celebrate Pi Day, thought it would be fun to share this video, "What Pi Sounds Like"

Monday, March 5, 2018

March 24th in SF, Plant Studios Vibe Light Kickstarter!

Hey Everybody!

Let's have some fun...
March 24th, a Saturday night, we are back at The Saloon in North Beach!
1232 Grant Avenue
Hope you can join us!

Mari Mack on vocals
Pat Duffey on guitar
Arne Frager on bass
Richard Wood on the B3
Roy Blumenfeld on the drum throne

In case you are interested, I've got a Kickstarter in the works. It's not for another album (not yet, anyway, although I might do one for a vinyl release soon, more about that later.)
This is something that I have been wanting to do for a while now! It's a reproduction of the recording warning light from The Plant - this one used to hold court over the doorway to the Studio A Live Room. Hard to believe that we had to leave that building ten years ago at the end of  this month.  Check it out  and let me know what you think!

Would You Like Some Legendary Vibe for Your Music Space?

That's it for now. Hope you have a great day! Sending lots of love your way.



Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Creative Brain

"It's often said that creative people see the world differently than the rest of us -- and a Harvard researcher is providing one answer why."

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Kansas Scrambles to Change Rules After Teens Run for Office

As you may or may not remember, towards the end of Obama's second term, I started a petition on White House dot gov that asked to require all potential presidential candidates to pass a citizenship or civil service test. I still think that is a good idea.

"There are a lot of requirements if you want to vote in Kansas. You must be 18 years old. You need to show a photo ID at your polling place and show proof of U.S. citizenship when you register to vote. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says the state's voter ID laws are among the strictest in the nation.
 But when it comes to the rules about who can run for state office? There are no rules..."

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Recommended Read: Why Uma Thurman is Angry

I'm so glad for Uma that she found the strength to share her story and hope that she will find a way to heal her anger.

We cannot change the past, but we do have the vision and strength to create the future.


Monday, January 1, 2018

Time's Up Legal Defense Fund

TIME’S UP is a unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere. From movie sets to farm fields to boardrooms alike, we envision nationwide leadership that reflects the world in which we live. (more)

January 13th in SF

Happy New Year, everyone!
We have a show this month - woohoo!  January 13th at The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA.
Lineup: Pat Duffey on guitar, Arne on bass, Doug Rowan on sax, Richard Wood on B3 and Roy Blumenfeld on the drum throne. And of course, me in "Mari Mack mode" on vocals.
Hope you can join us! It will be fun.
Until then, keep your chin up, be kind to yourself and others.

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