I honestly never thought in my life that I’d have the opportunity to see the opera Einstein on the Beach live and to be honest, I also never thought I’d sit engaged for 4.5 hours of Phillip Glass without losing my mind.
In anticipation of this weekend’s LA Opera presentation of Phillip Glass’s “Einstein on the Beach” I’ve been reflecting on my past experience with Glass’s work. You might say that I was peer pressured into a love affair with the music of Phillip Glass.
I still remember the day that we found out our third child would be a girl. My husband was always good at being able to tell whether there were boy parts or girl parts but I was never confident in what I was seeing. I was pretty sure that I would have another boy though […]
Our orchestras operate under a model that relies heavily on public funding and over my lifetime (I am 41) there has been a steady decline in support for public funding of the arts. Clearly, there are organizations that have adapted and are thriving but most smaller organizations are not just not thriving, they are struggling and many are failing.
I think one of the most important things you can do for a child is to arm them with the tools for effective communication.
Everyone’s talking about semantic search and the other day someone said to me, “Remember the days when you knew you were doing a good job with your site (or your client’s site) because you ranked high on the first page of Google Search for all the relevant keywords?”
I was fortunate to have had some really great writing teachers in high school. I went to Interlochen Arts Academy as a violinist during my junior and senior years in high school and my teachers were actual writers, many of whom taught writing to the creative writing majors. I learned a ton from them and […]