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Your personal Princess, spreading her love of the Silicon Valley Arts and Culture Kingdom! Your former Princess of Artsopolis, welcomes you to Artsalot!

REVIEW – Luzia – Cirque Du Soleil

I’ve been trying to figure out for the last week how to express my feelings on Cirque du Soleil’s most recent touring show, Luzia. How to do Luzia justice in words when it is such a visual and aural dessert. … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Disgraced – San Jose Stage

All you theater pieces providing a pleasant escape from the angry buzzing clutter of real life and a temporary break from discouraged, rage-engaged, politically charged Facebook feeds, take a step forward. Ah-ah-ah, NOT so fast Disgraced at San Jose Stage. … Continue reading

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REVIEW – A Day in Holywood, A Night in the Ukraine – Palo Alto Players

Low on plot and high on shtick, Palo Alto Players’ production of A Day in Hollywood A Night in the Ukraine, is a truly peculiar, motley mix of old Hollywood tunes and vintage Marx Brothers. While maybe not the most … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Kinky Boots – Broadway San Jose

High on pomp, sparkle and sass, Broadway San Jose’s Kinky Boots strutted into Downtown on Tuesday with the energy and attitude befitting the award-winning show. It’s a show of spectacle, timely reminders of acceptance,  and of course the kinkiest of … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Annie -Broadway San Jose

If you’re involved in theater in any way, you don’t make it to age 41 without seeing Annie a few (dozen) times. And, if you’re like me, each time you go you’re both reminded how “fun” the show is and … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Night Alive – San Jose Stage Company

San Jose Stage usually sets up a win for me, but The Night Alive, was sadly, not company I found much value in keeping. A play billed as a sort of modern Irish nativity play, I failed to find a … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Geeks Vs. Zombies – The Pear Theatre

I spend what I’m sure most would consider an inordinate amount of time planning for the Zombie Apocalypse. This is not a concept (read: eventual presumed circumstance) that causes me any type of anxiety mind you, on the contrary; true … Continue reading

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