Rent: 20 More Years of La Vie Bohème

I saw Rent when it came to Boston 20 years ago and was invited to see if again this week. I remember crying hard the 1st time I saw Rent. Rent is a rock ‘n roll tragedy set in NYC that faced the AIDS epidemic straight on with beautiful and …

Giselle: Dancing in the Graveyard

Last week, Boston Ballet began their 2019-2020 season with a spiritual force, a physical force, an artistic force and a dramatic force. America’s got talent and you don’t have to sit at home with a remote to experience it. In fact, you cannot fully experience it from your couch. I …

Music Education: Yamaha Music School of Boston

Music education, just like sports, is less about becoming a professional musician and more about the process and skills that we learn along the way. If the path leads to becoming a professional that’s wonderful but not the outcome for everyone. My children studied for several years at Yamaha Music …

Lightening Thief: Everyone Steals the Show

Our house always has books strewn about, especially come summer, and a frequent author in the house is Rick Riordan. The other thing our house has lately is disgruntled teens. When I told my son we were going to see the new musical in town he said okay. When I …