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About Artsalot

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

Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival 2020 Preview – Princess Picks

What time is it? It’s nearly time for Cinequest  time (March 3 – 15)!  I’ve ordered a fresh parallel universe with lots of extra hours and a veritable plethora of coffee to keep me fueled for a fantastic 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Top 2019 Theater Memories – The Year of Unexpected Surprises!

This year I saw a lot of theater and while timing wasn’t in my favor to complete reviews for much of anything I saw, I was struck this year by the number of really delightful surprises. 2019 was the year … Continue reading

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REVIEW- VOLTA -Cirque du Soleil

Each Cirque du Soleil is an enjoyable night out to be sure and each that I’ve experienced so far (6 or 7 by now) typically contains many essential cirque components. The parts that make up the whole include high-caliber, vivid … Continue reading

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PREVIEW – Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival – Princess Picks 2019

It’s here, it’s here (almost!) The countdown to CINEQUEST and no sleep has begun!  It’s nearly time (March 5 – 17, 2019) to see some fantastic films as part of some of the most enthusiastic audiences you’ll ever find. My film … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Something Rotten – Broadway San Jose

As I sat down to Broadway San Jose’s Something Rotten on Tuesday I had only the very slightest sense of what I was about to see. While I rarely prime my experience with research or perusal of the music and … Continue reading

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REVIEW – On Your Feet – Broadway San Jose

Broadway San Jose’s On Your Feet; The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical, exploded in to San Jose Tuesday with a spectacle and a half of dizzying lights, electric hip-twisting dance, percussions for days, proper diva vocals, and a story … Continue reading

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REVIEW – The Revolutionists – Town Hall Theatre Company

There’s a lot of subtext when we talk about Community as it pertains to theater. Indeed, there can be the suggestion of air quotes associated with this particular descriptor and in some cases, community attaches a meaning decorated with gentle excuses … Continue reading

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