Putumayo World Music, known for its CDs of upbeat international music and bright folkloric cover art, is playing a new tune this fall with the release of culturally themed notecards and calendars. The notecards come in sets of twelve and feature the colorful illustrations of artist Nicola Heindl, whose work has graced Putumayo CD covers since 1993. The illustrated calendars focus on holidays around the world. Notecards, $14.95; calendars, $12.95. www.putumayo.com
— Josh Sens