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 …

Forget Flowers For Recital Season: Give Inspiration

Recital season is exciting and maybe a little stressful. Butterflies are pinned into hair and fluttering in stomachs. The tradition is to bring a dancer flowers after the show, but this year I recommend you try something different. A pair of tickets to the ballet. Whatever style your young performer …

Playing the Game: /peh-LO-tah/

All I knew about the performance was that there would be soccer, a story, some movement, and music. I was sold at “soccer” because I have a soft spot for the sport. I lived in France when Pele was king. I fell in love with Bend it like Beckham. Soccer …

Endlings: A Shelfish Exploration

I don’t like to read too much about a play before I see it. I approach books the same way. I like to know the basics and then go in blind. So, I knew that Endlings was about fisherwomen who free dive off a small island in South Korea. I …