The first little nibble of ShockolaD

I had been up early that day and in a totally different part of town working on a project taking place out at the Shakespeare Restaurant, owned by another friend of mine, located on Lublinska Street. It had been drizzling on an off all day long, that twenty-eighth day of May. I was a little…

Pre-ShockolaD – but just as sweet working out some deals for charity

Between the time I had first met Dana at Liviy Bereh underneath the L’viv Opera, a few days had gone by, but during that time I had arranged accommodations for some employees of a friend of mine who were coming into town on Wednesday morning and had been running around meeting with journalists and trying…

Made in ЮА [UA]…. the long road to Liviy Bereh (Lviv)

It has been some time since I have actually sat down and written anything, but it does not mean that my life has not been filled with a great number of musical events. On May 20th I was sitting in one of my regular haunts when in comes an old friend of mine, Mykhaylo [Mis’ko]…

A funny thing happened to me at the Top…

Well once again I have found the energy and reason to write something related to music. Even though the Eurovision Song Contest is just around the corner, I’ve become fatigued by all of that hoopla. In fact I lived through it for the period it was here in Ukraine as the the English language Web…