Political divisions can run deep, and this local one has been festering for years. Santa Monica and Malibu are part … More
Sunday was the first ever Pier Party!, a fundraising event on the Santa Monica Pier at Pacific Park, supporting the … More
Who gets to decide if a person is crazy? Do some people just happen to see the world in a … More
I don’t imagine that the Bard of Avon ever saw a Papua New Guinea Asaro Mudman. But that hasn’t stopped director Darryl Hovis and costume designer Shannon Kennedy from turning the fairies of A Midsummer Night’s Dream into denizens of that Southwest Pacific island forest. Or us from creating a wild new visual approach to the play…
I’ve been pretty involved in our son’s high school. Admittedly, not as deeply engaged as some. But enough to be very aware of the disaster we are wreaking on our children by neglecting the funding of education.
This past year has been the worst I’ve seen in a long time. Here in California, we are ranked dead last in the nation in spending per student. And the effects of this indifference are everywhere.
In education, among the first things to be cut in tough times are arts programs. What a mistake. That’s like … More