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Kim-Xuan Nguyen
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Artist in glass, textiles and mixed media, musician and gastronome
Artist in glass, textiles and mixed media, musician and gastronome

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Detail from one of the walnut and glass wall sconces in my upcoming show at Putah Creek Winery tasting room in downtown Davis. My artwork will be up from August 14-September 10. Opening reception tomorrow, Friday, August 14th, 5-8pm, with wine tasting and wine by the glass as well as the last performance (for now) by my band Sweet 100s.
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Davis Music Festival is coming up this weekend. 3 days of music and my bands Sweet 100s and Hollow Point Stumblers are performing, as well as my former band Notorious Shank Brothers and too many friends' bands to list. The festival is still looking for volunteers...see below or contact leah@davismusicfest.com. 2 hour shift=access to the whole festival for the weekend.

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I went to a memorial this past weekend for an amazing person. I only knew him by sight, but many of my friends were close to him. I might not have gone but I was asked to play on a song, and I'm so glad to have been there. It was incredible to see how many ...

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More goats
Having goats is an interesting experience in that they are livestock, but ours are also pets. Our five are fiber goats which already qualifies as a "job" but I keep wanting them to be useful in other ways as well. Our friends who offered us their open pastu...

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If you're in the Davis area, come by the UC Davis Craft Center to see my art show, Impromptu in Glass and Wood. It's up through February 4th and the closing reception is Friday January 30th from 6-8.
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First shearing
I've been lazy about blogging...here are goat photos from the past year:    

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Kids
We have kids! Or Ashley had her kids. Born February 25, 2014, two adorable doelings.

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I got goats!

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Goats!
I can't remember how I first learned about pygoras, but it was about 10 years ago, shortly after successfully graduating from veterinary school without learning much about goat medicine other than "goats are not sheep." However, I had been learning about go...

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My woodworking mentor has a kickstarter project going and needs your help. Please check out his project, back it if you can and spread the word/share the link. Gorgeous local and sustainably harvested woods and beautiful workmanship! I'll be helping out on these if the project goes so please make it go! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/846490537/honoring-fallen-trees-urban-shelving-collection
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