Tag Archives: JACQUES HEIM

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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Again With the (End-of-Year) Lists

By Victoria Looseleaf It’s become a tradition (of sorts, as we haven’t listed in several years), so here’s ours for the Best Dance of 2013, fashioned after our, er, beloved Los Angeles Times Tweet-centric style. And why the hell not, … Continue reading

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Au Revoir, Iris

By Victoria Looseleaf Are we surprised that the $100 million debacle known as Cirque du Soleil’s Iris is set to close January 19? No, not in the least. What was intended to be a permanent show (okay, a 10-year run … Continue reading

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Dancing For Dollars (And Other Tidbits)

By Victoria Looseleaf Now that February is over – and with the Oscars telecast finally marking the end of awards season (check out our before and after takes on Hollywood’s biggest night) – we’ve got other things on our minds … Continue reading

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Diavolo Does It Again

By Victoria Looseleaf …and this time in its home town. It’s been too long since Diavolo, one of Los Angeles’ premiere dance troupes, performed in Southern California. Founded in 1992 by artistic director Jacques Heim, the company did strut some … Continue reading

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Cirque du Shekels

By Victoria Looseleaf There’s been so much written on this multi-billion dollar operation, that we really don’t wish to spill any more ink on the subject. (Is it even a publicly traded company, and if so, we should definitely have bought … Continue reading

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Love’s Labor (Day) Lost

By Victoria Looseleaf Being a freelance, er, human, and never having had what one would rightly call ‘gainful employment’ (a steady job with benefits, retirement fund, any kind of security), The Leaf’s concept of Labor Day has always been a … Continue reading

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