The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

                          On a slightly chilly night in December, 2019, a light rain began to fall on an outdoor stage at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, but that most certainly was not enough to stop the long-awaited student fashion show I was about to witness. The music commenced and got progressively louder as models, two at a time, crisscrossed through the large audience which…

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Guido Raimundo: Visionary Cinematographer

Guido Raimundo: Visionary Cinematographer

Creative individuals are often optimistic and enthusiastic visionaries who lead us into the future, and, recognizing that, I have always had a soft spot in my heart for such innovative blithe spirits. I never tire of engaging with those who inhabit this realm and I even take delight in being in their orbit. It is quite rare to find the spark of such creativity in the young, but indeed I detected it upon meeting cinematographer…

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Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

SUE WONG is a study in contrasts. She appears petite, yet possesses a commanding presence and grand energy that fills an entire room. While there is power and strength in her designs, there is a romantic fantasy and poetic lyricism that informs her work. The elegant economy of her gestures belies the strength and determination with which she had managed her business for over three decades. This collision of polar opposites creates the frisson that…

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Doris Bergman: The Doyenne of the Style Lounge and Party

Doris Bergman: The Doyenne of the Style Lounge and Party

It is the morning of the day of Doris Bergman’s eagerly anticipated Style Lounge Party at the prestigious Fig and Leaf Restaurant in West Hollywood, a few days before the Oscars ceremonies of 2019. There is excitement in the air as Doris, a legendary producer of such events, is personally greeting all the sponsors who have shown up for another of her gifting parties. She has been producing these affairs for eleven years and always…

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A Bright New “A Bright New Boise”: InHouse Theatre Production Infuses Light Where There is Darkness

A Bright New “A Bright New Boise”: InHouse Theatre Production Infuses Light Where There is Darkness

For Tickets & Information please visit: www.InHouseTheatre.com Production runs until June 30th in Los Angeles. Appeal of the Play and the InHouse Approach Desperation.Bleakness. Isolation. Despair. Faithlessness. Disrespect. Meaninglessness. Hopelessness. Hysteria. If I left something out, Samuel D. Hunter certainly did not in his play A Bright New Boise.  Given these givens, it is hard to imagine how lively, exciting, and stimulating a performance of this play InHouse Theatre presented on June 9, 2018 in Los Angeles. …

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