When a comparison friends made years ago resurfaces, I consider the impression I make on others.
Zoë Keating: Investigative Cellist
Experimental cellist Zoë Keating is performing at the Largo in Los Angeles tonight. I first saw her perform on JoCo Cruise Crazy in March 2013, and it completely blew my mind. The fact that her music is heard on the Sherlock Holmes-inspired show Elementary is fitting because Keating is never satisfied with just playing the cello. Instead, she fully investigates her sound, technique, and ability, detecting new ways to create not songs, but symphonic poems, with just her instrument and a computer. I was so completely overwhelmed and inspired by her performance that I wrote this review.
Returning to the Blogosphere
After some time away, I’m making a return to blogging.
Films, Cars, Product Placement, and People at Chevrolet Film Night
I attended what felt like a (stereo)typical night in Hollywood, at Chevrolet Film Night.
I Dunno, What Do You Want To See? . . . Nothing.
There’s nothing to see at the movies these days.
Giving Advice I Don’t Always Follow
It’s always good to be aware of one’s strengths and weaknesses—without using them to beat yourself up or shortchange yourself. One thing I realized about myself, long ago, is that I am very good at giving advice that I don’t follow myself. I have ideas and opinions about things (and who doesn’t), from business and…
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