Jul. 23rd, 2007

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(Before I post about today's photo adventures, I want to congratulate Padraig Harrington for his thrilling victory in the Open Championship. Dana and I have cheered for Paddy ever since interviewing him at the Buick Open and realizing that 1) he was a great guy, 2) he's Joey Harrington's (fairly distant) cousin and, most importantly, 3) he sounds exactly like the Lucky Charms leprechaun.)

I originally had plans for the evening with a friend, but the schedule just didn't work, so we decided to reschedule. As a result, I had a chance to take my time with my Tigers story, then walk a mile up Woodward to the Max Fisher Music Center for the 2007 Concert of Colors.

Good Timing: Ran into [livejournal.com profile] shadowriderhope within 30 seconds of getting there.
Bad Timing: Managed to miss [livejournal.com profile] renniekins before *and* after the concerts we were each there to see. She and Hope went to They Might Be Giants, while I went to see Larry Frantangelo's Drum Devils. Missing Ren was more frustrating since I had to cancel our plans a few days ago because of a recurrence of my on-again off-again stomach problems.
Really Bad Timing: Ran into this, while not armed...
I Have No Idea!

The concert was great. An all-percussion group isn't easy to pull off, but if anyone could do it, it would be Larry. By the end of the hour-long show, most of the crowd was up and dancing while Ja Franco sang. They did a drum circle after the show, and they asked me to stay, but I wanted to see Britt, who was finally home after her nine-day camping trip.

(By the way, Britt seems to have inherited my ability with a camera. She took some spectacular pictures.)

After the cut, some random pictures from the Concert of Colors, and from my walks up and down Woodward. There's an enormous set at Flickr.

Detroit Dances... )

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