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My First Published Personal Essay

My First Published Personal Essay

This illustration by Gabrielle Gamboa perfectly captures the spirit of the essay I published today on Narratively as part of “Modern Families” week. It’s a piece about my passion for dancing to hip-hop and salsa, and how that passion has defined much of my adult life, including my romantic relationships. A conventional life of marriage […]

Best burlesque acts in Los Angeles

Best burlesque acts in Los Angeles

Since the neo-burlesque craze kicked off in the 1990s, the Los Angeles burlesque scene has grown into a crowded field of shows, with styles ranging from classic glamour and pop culture parody to vaudeville revival and rock cabaret. Recently, I headed out into the after-dark world of bump ‘n grind charged with a task by […]

The best dance clubs in LA, every night of the week

(I have fallen so far behind on posting news of my recent publications! So, I am trying to play catch-up starting right now…) With the warming temperatures of spring and arrival of daylight savings time, my mind is heading towards all the music and dance opportunities in Los Angeles during the coming months. Recently, I […]