100 Word Challenge: Music

100 Word Challenge: Music

Tomorrow night, I’m getting dressed up, and a friend and I are going on a Girls’ Night Out. We're attending a concert at the local community college. The last concert I attended was in 2014 when this same friend got me tickets to see Lady Smith Black Mambazo as a Christmas present. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=413645775438150&set=a.139983796137684.27269.100003781930855&type=3&theater Before that, [...]

Vicious violin

Vicious violin

“It is a violent, discordant assault on the ears!” James stomped around Wei’s apartment, his hands pressed firmly over his ears. His heavy footfalls made the vintage LP skip on Wei’s turntable. She put out both arms, grabbing him by the shoulders to stop his pacing. She wanted to put her hands around his neck, [...]

Discordant drums

Discordant drums

They would congregate along the rim of the open-air theater in the city park at night. Before the sun dropped below the tall buildings, they would come in pairs, as small families or larger clans. Some slowly danced to silent music, others performed wild, acrobatic feats of wonder. Colorful, haphazard quilts were spread out in [...]

Sound rises

Sound rises

“Do you hear that?” She tilted her head, trying to make out the sound. “Hear what?” He blew over the top of his coffee cup, trying to cool the scalding liquid. “It sounds like singing.” She swiveled in her chair, seeking out where the music was emanating. Annie and Pete sat outside their usual kaffeeklatsch sipping [...]