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Last weekend (12/1/2012), I had the pleasure of attending the Richmond Flute Fair while I was in town performing with the national tour of "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" at the Landmark Theater (a bit of irony, since in this show, I do not play the flute at all!). I actually had no idea that the flute fair was taking place until late the night before when I saw a post about it on the Nagahara Facebook page. Of course, I HAD to go, and fortunately, the vendors were in the lobby and no registration was needed to visit the vendor tables. The fair was small in terms of number of vendors, but there was an amazingly fantastic array of stock...I was like a kid in a candy store.  (A very, very expensive candy store…) The tables I divided my day between were the Flutist's Faire, (the lovely and fabulous Betsy Trimber, proprietress), which had the largest number of flutes and headjoints, the Nagahara table, which had only 3 flutes and 6 headjoints, but what fabulous flutes they …