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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!

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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REVIEW – Rock of Ages – Palo Alto Players

Somewhere in an alternate universe, there’s a Susannah who instead of thrusting mostly unsolicited critical opinions upon her local, theatre-loving audience, she hurls power ballads (and herself) upon a gaggle of drooling groupies. Somewhere (that is most definitely not here … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Finding Neverland – Broadway San Jose

When you order spaghetti in a restaurant and someone asks “How’s your spaghetti taste?” typically the response will be something resembling, “Well, it tastes like spaghetti.” I mean, how do you describe it? Spaghetti is … spaghetti-y. Rarely does one … Continue reading

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