I saw one of the most stunning productions of Madama Butterfly to date. It’s Robert Wilson’s LA Opera Madama Butterfly. I went into it bracing myself for a nap. It’s such a famous opera and I’ve heard Un Bel Di an umpteen number of times, and in fact, ask anyone about Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and […]Read more "Noh in Los Angeles"
Indulge me a little. So, after a crazy day which started at 10am (hey, I’m a student) with a meeting about the chinese music industry, followed by lunch on campus (unsual pour moi), after which I finished my homework, headed home cuz I had time to eat the rest of the Japanese curry I stewed […]Read more "My first time"
There’s absolutely no street culture in LA. I took a walking tour of the shopping area on La Brea Avenue. It’s pretty hip with lotsa cool boutique stores, and decent patronage in some of the more interesting ones. But, as you can see from the pictures, the streets are pretty empty. Unlike NYC, Boston, or […]Read more "Sights LA – La Brea Ave"
T’was my first friday night out in LA believe it or not. Korean food, followed by Sweet Lady Jane cakes. I LURVE LURVE LURVE CAKE. Yummy, I would do ANYTHING for cake (unless it’s coffee, cheese, or ice cream cake.) And then a stroll through WeHo to walk off the food and overeating. A bit tame […]Read more "Food, Friends and Cake"