The Tulle Experiment

I’ve spent a lot of time already on this tulle project, so I’d really like it to work… AND IT IS! I took stacks (12 different colors of light and dark) of tulle and wrapped them around these and then cut the rounded edge and the straight bottom: Look at all that tulle! And to … Continue reading

Opera is New

The first opera I ever saw was Carmen at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion during a dress rehearsal.  I went with hoity-toity charlatans who told me repeatedly that this was a ‘good introductory opera’ with an air of disgust for my lack of exposure to the art form.  Now, I hate that opera and everything it personally stood for (not … Continue reading

A Plea for Cultural Education

The taboo subject of race and ethnicity in the country has stalemated progress for equity of access and achievement in racial and ethnic minorities.  The glaring exception to this fact is the Asian populations who are still strife with their own issues, but are on par with whites.  The historical impediments to equal education are … Continue reading