NYC Ballet

NY City Ballet is touring to So Cal. Orange County Center for the Performing Arts through this weekend, LA Music Center this next week. We went to see them today. Fabulous, simply fabulous. 2nd row seats; the woman next to us told us that the people who sit there are season ticket holders, musta had […]

James Lileks went to the Mall of America Sunday, but he didn’t tell the REAL story

In today’s bleat, James Lileks tells of his trip to the Mall of America. On Sunday. So close, and yet so far. He got a duvet, he had an interesting random encounter. All written in that breezy James Lileks bleat manner, beginning with, “It’s a sin to spend such a day indoors.” But he didn’t […]

Got Swing?

Today’s title was a phrase that I saw on a few tee shirts at swing camp. I’m catching up a bit on various weblogs after several glorious days away from a net connection (though I inquired for details at all the shops in Avalon that had “Internet Access” signs. One of ’em ? next door […]

Happy Feet

I’m back from dance camp, with a sunburn, happy feet (more or less.. my right ankle sometimes has other things to say on that score) and tons of pictures. In fact, I’m in much better shape today than I thought I’d be for classes all day followed by dancing at night. Here are a few […]