*** BOOK: After the Fall AUTHOR: Dan Santat YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017 *** My younger daughter has many picture books. Some were passed down from her big sister, and some were picked up at library book sales. I purchased some of them, and some are gifts from other people. I’m actually not 100% sure where … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – After the Fall
*** BOOK: Sing and Shine On! AUTHOR: Nick Page YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1995 When I interviewed Nick Page earlier this year, he recommended that I read his book. So I did. *** There are over five million music teachers in the United States and countless more around the world. Sing and Shine On! is for … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Sing and Shine On!
Yang’s ideas are ambitious, and worthy of consideration.
This is a story you will want to know about, and a musical you will want to see.
Anastasia opened last year and seems to be going strong…
Check it out–it’s a short read and a very good use of your time.
*** NOVEL: Lizard Music AUTHOR: Daniel Pinkwater YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1976 *** I had forgotten about this book. When I recently interviewed Steve Sandberg, he mentioned it as a favorite, and a dim memory came, slightly, back to life. I decided to purchase a copy and was pleased to find out that Lizard Music was … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Lizard Music – A Review
The artist Robert Lobe, recently had a one-person exhibition at The West Broadway Gallery, located in Manhattan’s Soho district.
Mikey’s Way, I learned, was founded by a young man, Michael Friedman, who elected to use his Make a Wish wish to start the organization.
*** I encountered Nick Page recently when he was a guest performer (and featured composer and arranger) for a local children’s choir concert. The theater was full of energy, from the students on stage (from fourth grade through their senior year of high school) to the proud family members in the audience. And we weren’t … Continue reading Singing and Shining On – Our Q&A with Musician Nick Page