I have been playing the flute my whole life (since I was nine) and I realized I never gave it a second thought to use anything other than the original case my flute(s) had come in. How could I have not investigated the options of fashionable, functional flute bags—even musicians should have a bit of pizzazz when it comes to their gear. Andrea Fisher’s designs range from eye-popping to subtle to “blingy!” These flute bags are gorgeous, and I intend to show mine off at my very next performance.
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What do you get when you put Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown, and Keiko Matsui together on the same bill for A Gospel According to Jazz Christmas Concert? Two hours of incandescent, ingenious, musical magic that suffuses the spirit.
Phil Perry’s vocals float with a heavenly lightness mingled with an unfathomable lavishness of soulful romance, so with each note this artist exposes his inner being. He sings about . . . love. No matter how many compositions that Phil Perry has sung on this topic, his interpretation and technique emerges fresh, probing the mysteries, delighting the senses.
On the evening of December 3, 2016, Kaylene Peoples performed a Romantic Bossa-Nova concert in the cozy atmosphere of The Mouse House Studio, located in Altadena, CA. The wooden high-beamed ceilings created a cathedral feel, while her five-piece personnel accompanied her that evening.
With less than two weeks to go in the 2016 presidential election, it seems like a forgone conclusion. The experienced liar will most likely defeat the unqualified con man with the bigoted throng. Well, that’s one way to look at it. The other is to say history will be made […]
On September 24, 2016, I watched Terry Steele perform a legacy show in honor of one of my favorite vocalists (Luther Vandross) at the Holden Theatre in Los Angeles. Steele is the singer/songwriter responsible for the Grammy-winning single “Here and Now.” After I heard about this upcoming legacy performance, I […]
It was popular last season and it is popular now. Vintage looks never really leave the runway and they are perpetually in style. I know summer is technically over, but we all travel and if you’re planning to cross borders and go to the equator or some other tropical, exotic […]
Let’s talk about personal style. I was on an airplane for 12 hours just last week, and as I loaded my carryon above my seat, I looked around and noticed all the different fashion worn on the plane. The very opposite hair colors, tattoos, jeans, flip-flops, boots, and handbags were so interesting. […]
“Our production of Anaïs, A Dance Opera is a hybrid performance, incorporating music, theater, and dance to tell the story of this writer who is one of the most famous diarists of our time. She [Anaïs Nin] was part of the Café Culture of the 1930s with her friends Pablo Picasso […]
On Friday, July 29, 2016, I met and interviewed Parisian painter Michael Stervinou at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival held at the city’s Modern Art Museum. We spoke about his involvement in one of the film, The One 3: Horror Sex Fashion, of which three of his paintings were used in a very unusual way. Dressed in a classic navy shirt and jacket, and topped with a whimsical leopard bowtie, Stervinou created his own fashion statement.