Lesson learned; allow others to give to you. Don’t block it. Their is grace in receiving.
After 20 years of show-stopping virtuosity, and countless music CD’s released, Westminster has established a reputation for having some of the best hand-bell ringers in the country together with exceptional leadership and musicianship. Bravo!
Here I am with some of my disco buddies, all of us, childless and still having fun on a Saturday night against the city backdrop of hip downtown Los Angeles.
When I lived in New York, I spent a labor day week-end in Philadelphia, with a friend. I had been on the east coast eleven months, and it was an end of summer farewell. I loved the historical points of interest that I witnessed from my window seat as she drove along the Delaware River. She was half- Irish and half- Philippine and classy in every sense of the word. She had a decade on me, and had lived in Italy, serving as an attaché to some dignitary.
While the combination of a Gypsy Mass and Flamenco was unknown to me until yesterday, it was the object of adoration at All Saint’s Parish in Beverly Hills on Sunday afternoon, June 21. Held in the chapel, the venue provided the perfect acoustics for Drew Croon’s Misa Gitana Andaluza.
The toll has reached over 3,700 from the massive earthquake. One of the victims was a man I knew and admired that I had worked with on my short-film, The Trouble with Tonia, Tom Taplin