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The Art of the Handcrafted Ukulele

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

They call it "Twitch." It's named for a beloved cat left behind long ago in Richmond, Va., before a seminal move to the West Coast.It's an intricately constructed, handmade ukulele, painted exquisitely in a style that defies definition.

This Is Probably The Best Ukulele Video Ever Made

Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts

Yes, we said it. This is probably the best ukulele video ever made. If you're thinking the claim is a bunch of hyperbolic nonsense, you haven't wa...

Are Ukeleles Cool? | Herald Staff | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

The ukulele has long-struggled with its image -- it can blame Tiny Tim's "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" for that. But lately the diminutive instrument is...