Independent Artist Spotlight: Ahmed Sirour

As promised, This and That With Calandra is committed to supporting independent music and spotlighting independent artists. Our first spotlight is my interview with artist Ahmed Sirour. Ahmed Sirour is a native of Brooklyn, NY and self-taught keyboardist/pianist with no formal or informal music training, learning how to play in his early 20s by listening…

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FOTD: Purple Haze

Well it’s been a while since I posted anything on makeup, so here’s a new Face of the Day…I call it Purple Haze. Seems that purple has become my signature color this summer, so I’ve been playing around with all the purples in my collections. I wore a purple print dress to church today and…

Music Notes: Support Independent Music

Being a lifelong music lover, I must admit that I never thought much about independent music and independent artists until the past year or so. In my mind, I always defined indie music as a genre of “alternative” or “non-mainstream” music. I thought of indie artists as folks who sold their music out of the…

Support Independent Music

Being a lifelong music lover, I must admit that I never thought much about independent music and independent artists until the past year or so. In my mind, I always defined indie music as a genre of “alternative” or “non-mainstream” music. I thought of indie artists as folks who sold their music out of the…