Every year, composer Arthur Jarvinen and his lovely wife, cellist Lynn Angebrandt, host a Fourth of July barbecue at their home. The tradition is to roast a whole pig, Cuban style, under the watchful Cuban-descended eye of percussionist Robert Fernandez. Usually the pig is given the name of a famous Cuban. For some reason, this year's pig was named Trixie.
When Trixie was ready to eat Art called his lucky guests (including myself) to dinner using his simantron. Here's video of Art summoning us to pig out.
"What's a simantron?" Click here for Art's own explanation.
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I accused Art of looking like the bearded Saddam Hussein. This is the face Art made to disapprove of my accusation.
I hope he'll still talk to me after this.
This is Art's Corkscrew.
This is a close up of Art's pants leg.
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