Scott Worthington

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some 2016 favorites

Concert (tie)
Berlin Phil. Mahler 7 (August, Lucerne Festival)
Steve Coleman and Five Elements (December, The Blue Whale)

Pastry
Croissant from a retired French baker in the Lucerne public market

Recording
Michael Pisaro/Reinier van Houdt: the earth and the sky (erstwhile)

Cat
mine (obviously!)

Book
Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy by Gabriella Coleman
[not published this year, but I read it this year]

Visual Art (tie)
Agnes Martin (LACMA retrospective)
Toba Khedoori (LACMA retrospective)

Dessert
Pear Cranberry Crumble pie at Pie Hole (special mention that this is nearly historic as their pumpkin pie, my favorite kind of pie, was also unbelievable)