Life Is a Trip: The Magic of Transformative Travel

Life Is a Trip: The Magic of Transformative Travel By Judith Fein128 pagesSpirituality & Health BooksAugust 2010(See video clip below.) One famous travel writer, Bruce Chatwin, once asked another, Paul Theroux, what he thought about his work. (This  ...

Kook

Peter Heller, author of "Kook"Photo by Eric Weber Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life and Catching the Perfect Wave By Peter HellerFree PressJuly 2010304 pages There are worse ways to indulge a midlife crisis than to take  ...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: 'Focusing on the Art of Tomorrow' www.aspensantafeballet.com Being a sought-after freelance ballet choreographer has its pluses and minuses. Cayetano Soto, 35, is from Barcelona, lives in Munich, and recently worked in Stuttgart, Germany; Belgium;  ...

Simone Dinnerstein, Self-Made Concert Pianist

Simone Dinnerstein: Success has enabled her to "finally play how I wanted to play."Photo courtesy of Telarc Simone Dinnerstein: Celebrating Her Inner 'Variations' (See Dinnerstein's tour schedule; watch the pianist play in the video below.) Simone Dinnerstein’s rise to  ...

Cavalia, SF

Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Horse and Human Created by Normand LatourelleDirected and visually designed by Erick VilleneuveEquestrian choreography by Frédéric Pignon and Magali DelgadoIn the big top adjacent to AT&T ParkSan FranciscoNov. 16-Dec. 31, 2010 www.cavalia.net Editor’s  ...

Jimmy Webb on Tour

Jimmy Webb: Hit songwriter hits the road Jimmy Webb: Just a Guy From Oklahoma Jimmy Webb has been a successful singer-songwriter for more than 40 years, but it was artists like Glen Campbell, the Fifth Dimension, Elvis Presley, the  ...

The Teen Dancers of ABT II

Calvin Royal III (former ABT II member and now ABT apprentice) partners with Brittany DeGrofftof American Ballet Theatre IIPhoto by Jim Coleman American Ballet Theatre II: 'Best Talent in the World' American Ballet Theatre II may be the farm  ...

Madame Butterfly, Santa Fe

Madame ButterflyBy Giacomo Puccini Santa Fe Opera7/4/10Conductor Anthony WalkerDirector Lee Blakeleyhttp://www.santafeopera.org/Photo: Ken Howard“Spinto” Sopranos are those special singers who have the ability to hit all the high notes with the lightness and delicacy of a lyric voice, but possess,  ...

Breath Made Visible

Breath Made VisiblePhoto: Ken OtterAnna Halprin DocumentaryA Film by Ruedi GerberDocumentary 80 minutesNot Ratedhttp://www.breathmadevisible.com/?lang=enThis is more than a disclaimer. Anna Halprin saved my life. I found my way to her dance space, a studio and deck on a redwood-clogged  ...

Washington Ballet

Washington Ballet Sona Kharatian and Jared Nelson by Steve VaccarielloApril 16, 2010Sidney Harman Hall, Washington, DC"Wunderland” Edwaard Liang“Brahms on Edge” Karole Armitage“Bolero” Nicolo Fontehttp://washingtonballet.org/Kicking off its spring season with an audience favorite—Edwaard Liang’s “Wunderland,” a world premiere— Karole Armitage’s  ...