Features and Press Releases

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre Infuses Aerial Magic with a Story of Overcoming Abuse in World Premiere of xoxo moongirl

  “I come from a broken home, where chaos, domestic abuse, and fighting was a daily routine. I firmly believe that stories like this need to be told, and they need to happen now. This is how I’m choosing to use my voice in an era where sexism, bullying, and abuse is rampant. Bad things happen… Continue reading Almanac Dance Circus Theatre Infuses Aerial Magic with a Story of Overcoming Abuse in World Premiere of xoxo moongirl

Features and Press Releases, Theatre Reviews

Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

Ego Po Classic Theatre culminates its ambitious staging of John Guare’s epic Lydie Breeze Trilogy with the opening of Madaket Road.  It is a long and complicated walk through the past. Guare has written mind bending and heartbreaking twists and turns throughout. Leaving the audience to piece it together for some time after they leave… Continue reading Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

Features and Press Releases, Parental News and Reviews

ScreenFreeParenting.com: Offering Preach-Free Screen-free Alternatives

As the working mom of two little ones, 4 and 6, I admit that I am guilty of getting some down time by letting the kids watch their iPads. Is it a crutch? ABSOLUTELY. Am I willing to give it up? ABSOLUTELY NOT. I have read how screens could be detrimental to young kids. I… Continue reading ScreenFreeParenting.com: Offering Preach-Free Screen-free Alternatives

Features and Press Releases

Nightcap Cabaret presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW in concert April 24th & 25th

  Known for their song cycle cabarets, Nightcap Cabaret is proud to present their first full length musical in concert on April 24th and 25th at L’Etage Cabaret with Salman and Cunningham’s Next Thing You Know. Next Thing You Know is the story of four New Yorkers as they laugh, love and drink their way… Continue reading Nightcap Cabaret presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW in concert April 24th & 25th

Book Reviews

“LEGEND OF SUMERIA” is a hard science graphic novel series with genetics in control of the future

First off, when you start reading this graphic novel, make sure to have a bookmark present. I made the mistake of starting without one. Considering there are no page numbers, you can imagine how much time I wasted trying to find my place again in a graphic novel with over 250 pages.  Anyway, "Life ·… Continue reading “LEGEND OF SUMERIA” is a hard science graphic novel series with genetics in control of the future

Music and Concert Reviews

Pop-country newcomer Kalie Shorr “Awakens” the genre

  In songwriting, “hooks” come in different forms. There’s the melodic hook, of course – the one delivered by the vocalist, and often includes the song title. There are musical hooks – a guitar lick, a bass line –repeated throughout the song that you just have to hum. But rarer than those, especially in an age… Continue reading Pop-country newcomer Kalie Shorr “Awakens” the genre

Features and Press Releases, Theatre Reviews

“A playground for imagination, creation, mischief and magic” with Much Ado About Nothing at Villanova Theatre

I love watching Shakespeare done well, so I was ecstatic watching Villanova University’s production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. Director James Ijames in the program tells us he wanted to create, "a playground for imagination, creation, mischief and magic.” He challenges the audience to engage their imaginations in this wondrous world of Messina.  James continues,… Continue reading “A playground for imagination, creation, mischief and magic” with Much Ado About Nothing at Villanova Theatre