Blockbuster Movies About Art — that even non-art-lovers will want to see

It’s movie season! And not Oscar-contender season, but summertime — good ole fashioned blockbuster, crowd-pleasing movie season. This year we’re talking Jurassic World, Pixar’s Inside/Out, Magic Mike XXL, a new Terminator and Mission Impossible, plus (my favorite so far) Melissa McCarthy’s Spy. … Continue reading Blockbuster Movies About Art — that even non-art-lovers will want to see

Lessons from Storytelling

Last week, I performed in a storytelling show at the Cupcake Theater in the heart of Hollywood. Seven different women got up on a stage and told seven different stories – some funny, some heartbreaking, all true.   Last month, my husband and I attended a storytelling show at the Getty Villa in Malibu, where master storytellers told classical myths to a rapt audience – as though we were all back in ancient Greece, sitting under the stars, listening to the tales of our creation. These two events reminded me of why we tell stories, written or spoken. It’s not to … Continue reading Lessons from Storytelling