Arts Central's latest campaign "Life begins at 9" and indeed this wannabe was hooked for 1.5 hours.
First on the menu was The Food Lover's Guide to Australia, an absolutely wonderful 30min collage of sights & sounds in an avid appreciation of all things to do with gourmet cuisine, done in a way that's both pleasing and modern that can only be Australian.
Pretty nice sounding bullshit there huh?
I was simply captivated, especially to the short Food Art segment which was virtually a pornographic mtv portrayal of how canapes is prepared.
Listening to Marsalis' essential yet oft neglected fundamentals of learning to play an instrument reminded me of all the instructional books I used to read.
While hearing that Hadyn trumpet concerto being played brought to mind an SSO concert I'd attended years ago with my pubescent ACS horn section mates.
And suddenly an intense remembrance of my love for music flooded my soul...