Life in Rome – My Attempt to Take Ballet Classes at the “Fame” School

Recently, I wrote about how I was inspired by Garance Doré’s post on the New York City Ballet. Last week I checked out IALS (Istituto Addestramento Lavoratori dello Spettacolo) aka the Fame school in Rome. It was a straight-up disaster. I had signed up for a Beginner’s class.  There were three other women in my … Continue reading Life in Rome – My Attempt to Take Ballet Classes at the “Fame” School

Stromae – The Greatest News Out Of Belgium Since Jean-Claude Van Damme, Waffles, and Fries

Please forgive my geek out over Stromae (aka Paul Van Haver). Last week I was in St. Martin to see my family and in Anguilla for work.  All week my sister, brother-in-law, and I, kept hearing this killer French song… in the car, at beach bars, etc.  The first time I heard it I was … Continue reading Stromae – The Greatest News Out Of Belgium Since Jean-Claude Van Damme, Waffles, and Fries

Weekend Inspiration – Bee Gees – “Jive Talkin'”

I was channel surfing the other day and watched a documentary about the Bee Gees on the History (!) Channel. They were closely associated with the disco era because of the huge success of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. However, in reality they were not disco artists. I’m always fascinated by what inspires creative people.  … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Bee Gees – “Jive Talkin’”