Category Archives: Arts

Beauty in the Time of Pandemic

Below is a 3:30-minute video of a small but momentous occasion.  My son Aaron—a wonderful musician and talented teacher and conductor—leading the Gage Middle School orchestra, Riverside, California.  He’s been teaching there for 20 years and thousands of students. When … Continue reading

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Everything Is Cool, Everything’s OK

It’s the Christmas season, but of course loss does not stop.  People lose their jobs, their health, their marriages.  They lose their lives or the lives of those they love.  This year I didn’t want to let a milestone anniversary … Continue reading

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Vana Liya: We’ve Got a Brand New Dance

Below is a 7:30 VIDEO of excerpts from a Vana Liya show at the Teragram Ballroom in downtown L.A.  It was the final set of her latest tour, with the latest incarnation of her band.  “I’ve finally found my people,” … Continue reading

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