Hot Funky Butt Jazz

Hot Funky Butt Jazz cast: Zena Moses –  Marie Laveau star of the show, Messiah Moses Albert – young Louis Armstrong, Jeremy Phipps – Stringbean Russell, Michael Wolfe – Professor James London, Naa Mensah — Essie. created by the INTERACT ENSEMBLE  directed by JEANNE CALVIT music and lyrics by AARON GABRIEL in collaboration with New Orleans’ musicians ZENA MOSES, ...

Sedona, Arizona

  Sedona, Arizona was on my bucket list and we finally made it happen! To say I fell in love is an understatement. The moment we got home, we booked our return trip for January 2019. ❀ We arrived in the evening and we were welcomed by one of the famous Sedona sunsets. We stayed ...

Mamma Mia! – The Ordway

The Ordway kicks off their 2018-19 Broadway Series perfectly with the Tony Award-winning musical, Mamma Mia!. Incredible show, cast, and music! I know most of the world knows the story but here’s a quick overview. 😉 A cherished story of friendship, love, and family set on a beautiful Greek island where a mother, her daughter, and ...

Carmen – Mill City Summer Opera

Music by Georges Bizet | Libretto by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic HalĂ©vy Experience Carmen under the stars at Mill City Museum! The Mill City Summer Opera is a show that I look forward to every year. It’s such a unique experience. There’s something about being out in the fresh air, in the historic ruins of Mill City ...

West Side Story – Guthrie Theater

Leonard Bernstein would have been 100 this year. His daughter shared a beautiful memory about her father. He believed that if he “just wrote a good enough melody that maybe he could heal the world”. Maybe the world isn’t completely healed but the moment that I sat in the Wurtele Thrust Theater, the music filling ...

Best Friends Day

Today is Best Friends Day! Throughout my life, my pets have always brought me joy, made me laugh and offered so much love and friendship. Best Friends Day is all about honoring our pets. I remember seeing Best Friends Animal Society on National Geographic and thinking….someday, I need to go there. That day finally happened ...

Under This Roof – Guthrie Theater

©photography by LKBachman The Guthrie Theater presents a Full Circle Theater production of Under This Roof by Barbara Kingsley and directed by James A. Williams.  May 4-20, 2018 – Dowling Studio Guthrie Theater has devoted the Dowling Studio space to the creation of theater that wrestles with urgent questions and inspires dialogue. This show definitely does that. ...