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LACMA to re-open April 1st!

March 22, 2021

Now here is something worth toasting, in Cultural Cocktail fashion! In most welcome news for Angelenos who have been parched for the arts during the pandemic: LACMA will be reopening on April 1st with advanced online reservations required. For more information…

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Cultural Gems- Bernard Berenson

May 21, 2019

“No artifact is a work of art if it does not help to humanize us. Without art, visual, verbal and musical Our world would have remained a jungle.” Bernard Berenson, I Tatti, Florence, 1952

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Wise Woman: Sarah Bernhardt

September 11, 2018

“Life begets life.Energy creates energy.It is by spending oneselfThat one becomes rich.”          Sarah Bernhardt

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The real reason Jane Austen’s ladies looked forward to courtly dances

September 9, 2018

“DANCING- The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.” ~George Bernard Shaw

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Wise Man: George Bernard Shaw

November 10, 2017

You use a glass mirror to see your face; You use works of art to see your soul.” – George Bernard Shaw Caravaggio, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome

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Happy Fall Equinox to my readers!

September 21, 2017

”Give me a spark o’ Nature’s fire,That’s a’ the learning I desire.”– Robert Burns California Gold Photographed Thanksgiving weekend 2011 Pasadena, CA Photography © 2011 by Leticia Marie Sanchez

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Wise Man of the Day: Plato

August 12, 2017

 “Music Is a Moral Law. It gives soul to the Universe,   Wings to the mind, flight to the imagination,  Charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”

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Wise Man of the Day: Arthur Schopenhauer

May 17, 2017

“I’ve never known any trouble that an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.”-Arthur Schopenhauer

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Wise Man of the Day: Francois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fenelon

January 26, 2017

“If the riches of the Indies,or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europewere laid at my feetin exchange for my love of reading,I would spurn them all.” Francois Fenelon

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Wise Man of the Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes

January 10, 2017

“Take a music bath once or twice a week” – Oliver Wendell Holmes-

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