Featuring performances by multi-platinum artist Colbie Caillat, rock icons The Bangles, Grammy nominated saxophonist Mindi Abair, guitarists Orianthi and Richie Sambora, the event celebrated women in music.
A pack of Howling Monkey guitar picks arrived at the office. I wound up with two of them, and Brad Tolinski — or was it Paul Riario? — got a nice red one. Howling Monkey picks are unique because they are handmade in Batavia, New York (Wait, there's more!), out of a nut found in South America called the tagua nut, also known as "vegetable ivory."