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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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Remembering Taylor Negron*

By Victoria Looseleaf “Hello, my name is Victoria and I’m suffering from PTSD – post-Taylor stress disorder.” That’s because Taylor was like the latest Tesla – on insane mode. He could go from 0 to 70 in less than 3 … Continue reading

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Bring It On…

By Victoria Looseleaf Dear readers: We know it’s been a while since we’ve written anything…here. Of course, we did crank out 10,000 words for various outlets in three weeks before we were struck down with a heinous throat infection on … Continue reading

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Remembering Ms. Rivers & Happy 5775!

  By Victoria Looseleaf We lost another comedy legend when Joan Rivers, whom the New York Times called a ‘comic stiletto quick to skewer,’ suffered cardiac arrest while undergoing a routine throat endoscopy, though how any procedure could be routine … Continue reading

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Fall Forward…

By Victoria Looseleaf After the hottest summer on record, the City of Angels is still heating up – culturally, that is. Traditionally, the fall season begins after Labor Day (we must admit, we miss Jerry Lewis’ Muscular Dystrophy Telethon), and … Continue reading

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Remembering Robin

When we heard the tragic news of Robin Williams’ death on August 11 at age 63 – by suicide, no less – and from our father – we were stunned. It was like hearing about the death by heart attack … Continue reading

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Those Lazy Hazy Days

To quote Judy Collins, “Who knows where the time goes?” We surely don’t. Please forgive us, dear readers, for not having posted one solitary word in July, though our Facebook comings-and-goings were well documented, as were our Tweets, Instagrams and … Continue reading

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