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A Year of Shock, Awe & Art

By Victoria Looseleaf If it weren’t for the unfathomable results of the 2016 election – with the winner henceforth referred to as “he whose name shall not be spoken” – this year actually did have a number of marvelous and … Continue reading

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A Hollywood Love Story: Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher

By Victoria Looseleaf While we were writing this yesterday, the unthinkable happened: The winsome, beautiful, supremely talented and loving mother, Debbie Reynolds, died, one day after her equally brilliant daughter, Carrie Fisher. This is our tribute to a Hollywood Love Story … Continue reading

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A Day of Remembrance & Revelry

By Victoria Looseleaf A giant bouquet of a celebration, one filled with music, dance, poetry and heartfelt joy, El Día de los Muertos Festival has been an annual tradition at Seven Arrows Elementary since the school’s founding in 1999 by … Continue reading

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Falling For Dance…& Other Art Forms

By Victoria Looseleaf We love fall, no matter that here in Los Angeles the trees don’t turn colors (no fair counting the jacarandas), and there is very little nip in the air. For that we head East, or at least … Continue reading

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Creating Beauty Together

Craig Urquhart, a friend for many years, is recognized as one of the most important original solo pianists today. To date, he has released nine CDs and a DVD performing his original music. Craig has been The New Jersey Music … Continue reading

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MO.MEN.TUM, A Dance Concert

By Victoria Looseleaf Webster’s defines momentum as “the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity; the impetus gained by a moving object.” Madeleine Dahm, an international artist with three decades of experience … Continue reading

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So Much Art, So Little Time…Hello, 2016!

By Victoria Looseleaf It’s been quite a year, 2015. Amid all of the glorious highs, there were, however, a number of nadir-like lows – personally, globally, politically and the like. But we carried on in our humble tradition of dance/theater/film/art/music/opera/party-going! … Continue reading

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Vissi D’Arte Vissi Valencia

By Victoria Looseleaf Jonesing for anchovies in foam? How about attending Aida in a theater that’s been likened to a blend of seagoing vessel and spacecraft? Then there’s the spectacular Valencia Cathedral that not only houses Renaissance frescoes by El … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season…For Revelations

By Victoria Looseleaf Choreographer and dancer, Alvin Ailey, who founded Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958 and created his masterpiece, Revelations, two years later, died in 1989. But his company – and the iconic work that has been seen … Continue reading

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Naughty And Nice

By Victoria Looseleaf Greetings, dear readers! To say that it’s been a while is an understatement, but we thought we’d get back into the blogosphere by blabbing about, well, us. Ending the year on a high, we’re ecstatic to announce … Continue reading

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