Reminded me of Banana Yoshimoto's All about her (kanojo ni tsuite).
The way both describe the afterlife. And hopelessness of our world, I guess.
But there is the tiny but strong light in that despair darkness.
I think the point is that anyone who was loved like that even once in their life can survive somehow. Like that daughter in Inarritu's movie. That is probably we can definitely pass it along to the next generation. Love.
Most of us are not saint and we all have to struggle to live. We might have to do things we don't wanna do. Even things we are not so proud of doing. But none of that doesn't matter in front of the love of parents and sacrifice they make for their kids.
Maybe it is not true, but at least the movie made me wanna believe that.
I was close to the Hudson for some errands today so I had a quick walk by the river.
Today's dump mild air and salty smell of the water made me homesick like crazy.
This mild cold weather reminds me of the early spring of back home.
We don't realize what is truly important to us unless we thoughtlessly let go and find it in another form again?
I might have not known I loved them like this if I never made my move,
Come to think of it, no matter where I move, I have always made sure my windows face to the east so I will see moon and sun rising just like I did from my home.
I feel like I have come so far but inner me has not moved a step from where I am.
We just decided the music line up for Sunday March 6th..
Not much original tunes this time for a change of feeling.
Instead, I am going to sing French songs, Brazilian, Jazz standard...
For me, it is more challenging as well as exciting !
We are also going to be a part of Anime festival in March...
So please stay tuned for more info!
Anyway, for March 6th, I am gonna do one of Francis Poulenc's melodies with a band setting.
I know Mr. Poulenc hated when others try to arrange his gorgeous music, although it is so tempting because of his jazzy chords.
But who cares. I would love to get spanked if it was for Poulenc!
Had an awesome weekend playing at cafe vivaldi and blue owl.
I am so in love with music.
What else can I say?
He is not much interested in me, probably.
After all, he got Bach, Brahms, the Beatles, and all these giants on his side, so why does he want me anyway?
Music sometimes does love me back once in a while, and that's good enough for me to keep me being love with him probably the rest of my life.
Thank you, if someone is watching us over our heads, for keeping me singing.
There were times I thought I would just give up, and I am pretty there still would be in the future.
So glad that I am here.
Thank you thank you thank you!
See you in March:)
Thank you all for coming out tonight.
Despite the nasty weather, I was so glad to see many of you there this evening.
Tomorrow is another fun day for us. We are playing with Robin's Egg blue at Blue Owl in the East Village. I baked bunch of cake for tomorrow too.
I finally got to realize that pound cake is called so because you use each pound of butter and sugar.
I knew the fact, but I had never made it with such big portion till now.
But they all came out nicely.
So I have to be a good girl and not touch these cake until tomorrow....
Finally Lunar calendar is ending 2010 too. What a relief that I am done with the year of tiger in many ways.
I think I am ready for 2011.
This weekend, I am singing at two different shows.
I am featuring Chihiro Shibayama on Cajon, JR Pinha on Cello and Shogo Samata on Piano/keyboard.
They are quite contrasting setting.
On Saturday, we will be at Cafe Vivaldi, a very old cafe in a heart of Greenwich Village.
Small but cozy. Nicely tuned Grand Piano and good foods.
And it is a free admission show.
Show starts at 6 pm sharp so join us before you go have a fun night the city!
On Sunday, we are performing as a part of this event called Blue Moon.
The coordinator put the music, original foods and ambience together under the magical mood of Blue Moon. With admission $15, you will enjoy music by Yuki and Cuties and Robin's Egg Blue and Food.
I am baking something as well. Also I have to note Blue Owl, the venue's drinks are marvelous.
Hope see you at one of or both shows. You might get sick of me? haha!
Stay warm and loving till then.
Yuki and Cuties
Feb 5th Saturday
6pm Sharp Start. Free Admission.
32 Jones Street
Subway: Get Off on West 4 St Station and take the West 3 Street exit. You will now be on Avenues of the Americas (6th Ave.) Walk to West 4 St. West 4 St. is one way. Walk against the traffic on West 4 St. Make a left on Jones St. We are on 32 Jones St.
Feb 6th Sunday
196 2nd Ave (Btw E12th and 13th St). Take N/Q/R/4/5/6/L to Union Square.