Mary Page Marlowe

Mary Page Marlowe is an ordinary woman, living in US flyover country. (How I hate that term.) She has a couple of failed marriages, loses her job as a CPA, drinks too much, moves from Dayton to Lexington (to the distress of her teenaged daughter), suffers other family tragedies. And  ...

A Farewell at San Francisco Ballet

They call themselves “The Three Musketeers” because they have traveled a long road together at San Francisco Ballet, and before SFB, with Jeunes Ballets de France. The first one picked up the second to arrive at San Francisco International Airport, and the second picked up the third.  ...

Constellations

From Star Trek to Sliders, parallel universes have been a science fiction go-to for years and have the advantage of being based on actual science. When physicists study the quantum realm – think atoms and smaller – they sometimes wonder whether we live in a single universe or an  ...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Performance April 1, 2016 Lensic Performing Arts Center Santa Fe Attending an Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performance is a great way to see what is going on in European contemporary ballet without having to travel there. On Friday there were two dances choreographed by Spanish artists,  ...

770 Godfrey Rd., Villanova PA

http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/770-Godfrey-Rd_Villanova_PA_19085_M37395-59203?source=web As the verdant heart of Ardrossan, Col. Robert Montgomery's legendary 750-acre estate on Philadelphia's Main Line, Albermarle is a property like no other. Its fascinating history as the center for the Montgomery family's equestrian pursuits epitomizes the Main Line's Golden Age. Its transition into a magnificent residence with  ...

Kinky Boots

These boots were definitely not made for walkin’. No siree. If you have been under a rock or otherwise missed the hoopla around the 2013, 6-Tony-Awards-winner “Kinky Boots,” the musical – not to be confused with “Kinky Boots,” the movie — it is the story of Charlie Price (Adam Kaplan).  ...

A Mapplethorpe weekend

It is a long story, but Los Angeles was able to permanently woo the Mapplethorpe archive away from his home stomping grounds of New York, mounting an extensive exhibition which has engaged the resources of both LACMA and The Getty. Britt Salvesen, LACMA Curator of Prints and  ...

San Francisco Ballet

Coney Island’s Cyclone was the scariest ride in Kings County (the jurisdiction more popularly known as Brooklyn), until 1960, when New York City fathers built something scarier: the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (the BQE). In the 1953 film “The Little Fugitive, we meet Joey, a seven-year-old boy who goes to Coney Island  ...