Books, Music, Art, Theater, Poems, Local History,
Coaching Hours & Info1-215-755-2406Tuesdays 1- 8 pm
Author Archives: valdeswrites
Fog Off Mount Desert PDF NGA-1 (Federic Edwin Church, 1850, oil on academy board. 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. Private Collection, promised gift, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Maine Sublime: Frederic Edwin Church’s Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount … Continue reading
Still time to join us for: Delight! Writing Down the Pleasures, Wednesdays 2-3:30 pm. April 3- 10- 17-24; May 1-8-15-22, 2013. Call 267-331-9552 or emailmusehouse-center.org Let’s celebrate the small joys in life! This workshop aims to sharpen writing practice by … Continue reading
Thursday, March 28, 6 pm to 7:30, the Fuomo Branch of the Free Library is hosting an introduction to my Writing the Pleasures workshop in the very short essay. All welcome, but please call ahead to register. This is a … Continue reading
Follow me on Twitter or…?.
https://twitter.com/LesleyValdes Dear Friends, Sadly, since mid-September I’ve been off the air on WRTI, 90. 1 FM, a part-time gig I was privileged to enjoy for precisely one decade. I thank you for your listening & reading support. This blog & … Continue reading
Red-Eye to Havre de Grace, Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental + The Wilhelm Bros & Co. Direction and Stage Design: Thaddeus Phillips; Original Score: Wilhelm Bros. Live Arts Festival, Philadelphia, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Sept 7-16, 2012. He thought he was going home … Continue reading
Much Ado About Nothing (Wm. Shakespeare adapted & directed by Peter Reynolds,) Mauckingbird Theatre Company, Off Broad St., at 1636 Sansom St., August 10-26, Reviewed for WRTI, 90. 1 FM. We’re so used to the antics of Beatrice and Benedick, … Continue reading
Queen of Spades (Pique Dame) Opera by Peter I. Tchaikovsky) Russian Opera Workshop, Ghenady Meirson, Music Director & Pianist, Academy of Vocal Arts, Helen Corning Warden Theater, 1925 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Performed July 24, 25, 26, 2012. Review of 7/25 … Continue reading
Cloudburst, A film by Thom Fitzgerald, with Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Friker, Ryan Doucette…Philadelphia Qfest (7/13 & 7/15) Ritz East. It’s a good look, Olympia Dukakis and that beat up hat. She’s steadfast Stella, bad- mouth bull to Brenda Fricker as … Continue reading
We cross the bridge above the greens and blues of Corson’s Inlet The old bridge lifted on its concrete pilings The narrow bridge The Deauville Inn The skiffs & sand bars Herons hiding.