Showing posts from January, 2019


              As I have previously announced, AcquaTroupe is up and running and is emerging as one of the more interesting and diversified performing groups of today. I hope you have visited, or will soon visit their website ( Inevitably, any artists who are launching a performing enterprise will think a lot about great performances by others which stand out in their minds. We have been doing a lot of this thinking; recently I asked half a dozen friends to each tell me one outstanding performance -- in the arts, sports, or other public arenas -- that really inspired them recently. Here are the results, in no particular order:                        ***U-2 onstage in California last summer                        ***Alicia Vikander in "Jason Bourne" movie                        ***Boston Red Sox winning the world series                        ***Alysa Liu, just crowned youngest ever (13 yo) U.S. figure skating champion                        ***