Category Archives: Royal Appreciation

ANNOUNCEMENT – SILICON VALLEY SMALL THEATER VENUE 2014-2015 HONOREES

The theater can be one of the most supportive, cathartic, safe and miraculous spaces. It can also be a pit of never-ending, narcissistic, eye-rolling bullshit. But mostly, it’s a sanctuary of the most wonderful kind.  The process of mounting a show, no matter … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT – SILICON VALLEY SMALL THEATRE AWARDS 2013-2014 Honorees

Another year of local theater in intimate settings has come and gone and the panel had a  generous amount of awesome to choose from. Despite some sad headlines and major changes to the larger, local cultural landscape, the fantastic news is; there … Continue reading

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Musing/PREVIEW – The Soul Stirring of Visual Art & the upcoming Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Event in San Jose

I know it doesn’t seem “right” but, if I’m totally honest (and I think you know I usually am) I don’t understand or really like probably 95% of the visual art I’ve seen. I’ve been lucky enough to see some world-class … Continue reading

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MUSING – The Influence of Film and the Impact of Cinequest

No doubt there are a lot of people who LOVE movies. There are, I’m quite confident, many people who see far more movies and know much more about them than I do. Films haven’t moved me more profoundly (or even … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT- SILICON VALLEY SMALL THEATRE AWARDS – 2012-2013 HONOREES!

And, so another 12 months has gone by and another meeting of the SVSTA panel has taken place. This year I’m told brought very strong feelings and divided the group, making it exciting to select honorees albeit difficult to agree on … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Vladimir Gorbach – GuitarFest 2013 – South Bay Guitar Society

The Classical guitar station on Pandora has been a bit of a saving grace for me the last few months. It’s my go-to relaxation and motivational background music these days. The score of my internal monologue if you will and the lullaby … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT- SILICON VALLEY SMALL THEATRE AWARDS – 2011-2012 HONOREES!

Before you scroll down to see who this year’s honorees are… who am I kidding….go ahead and skip down, I’ll wait…. just make sure you come back up here when you’re done. (Insert hold music). NOW, that I have your … Continue reading

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