Archive for the 'Musicians' Category

Triple Attraction in ATX – Friends, Fun, and PBS Kids

Published on July 2, 2015

Tweet I love that my married life and motherhood have begun to have annual traditions. The springtime months are always a whirlwind – April brings Easter and My Perfect Husband’s birthday with the Critter’s birthday immediately after, then Mother’s Day, and then I travel to a different city every year for the PBS Annual Meeting. […]

Summer Wedding Weekend in New Orleans

Published on July 8, 2014

Tweet Since I have been missing New Orleans an awful lot lately, I was thrilled to receive an invitation to a wedding from my friend Danette and her longtime love Randy. Met through mutual friends in Los Angeles, I’ve known Danette since I lived in New Orleans, where she brought her musician friend Phil (who […]

Steve Songs gives the Bloggers Musical Love

Published on May 15, 2013

Tweet I am just speechless over the song that Mr. Steve of PBS Kids wrote for us bloggers! He included all of our blog names!

PBS and Chris Mann – Perfect Pairing

Published on November 12, 2012

Tweet . . Y’all know my history with Chris Mann, and you know how much I love PBS, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when I got the invitation from Barbara at One2One Network to attend the taping of his upcoming PBS Special! I went to Sony last night and watched and listened […]

When I LOVE to say “I told you so” – Chris Mann kills it on “The Voice”

Published on February 5, 2012

Tweet Remember my post last year about my “date” with Chris Mann? I sat with four people at Genghis Cohen and he played his heart out for us, even though we were such a small group. I am so happy that I got to know him now, because he is now on the road to […]

PBS Press Tour and Meeting our Idols

Published on February 2, 2012

Tweet I always am thrilled to attend the biannual PBS Press Tour. You may have read this story about how they got me out of the “daughter doghouse” forever with the spectacular performance by her lifelong idol Tony Bennett, but there was so much more. I was fortunate to visit for a while with Lesli […]

Mendelssohn’s Mystical Landscapes with the LA Philharmonic at Disney Hall

Published on December 7, 2011

Tweet We were quite the culture vultures recently as guests experiencing the Toyota Symphonies for Youth production of “Mendelssohn’s Mystical Landscapes” at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The event promised to be a great outing for the family and did not disappoint! I was unsure if my almost five year old Critter would be able to […]

Rock School rocks out with Dave Stewart at AnQi

Published on September 19, 2010

Tweet Back to school is the theme of my life this week. Sunday was Rock School, Monday was preschool. I joke that I can just as easily raise a successful rock star as I can as a successful banker or lawyer – if you have a child that shows talent in music it’s all in […]

A Mom’s view: Yoko Ono at the PBS Press Tour

Published on August 15, 2010

Tweet I was initially invited by the amazing folks at PBS to their annual fall press tour to get a preview of their new kids’ programming. I LOVED the new shows and will tell you all about them before they air. I have to say, though, that being invited to sit about fifteen feet from […]

My “date” with Chris Mann!

Published on April 15, 2010

Tweet See the whole broadcast! As I mentioned in my previous post, My Perfect Husband and the Critter had boys’ night last night so Mom could go check out this Chris Mann person as the final event of the 5 Minutes for Mom Ultimate Block Party ’10. Immediate reactions? He is disarmingly charming, smolderingly handsome, […]