A Gentle Reminder
Fret not. Release regret.
Everything you did (or didn’t do) until this moment right now prepared you for this moment, right now.
Vista, the little Sunset Square “capillary” street we live on, runs North-South between two major “artery” boulevards, Hollywood and Sunset. Because there’s a school at the end of our block, diverting traffic around the block to the East or West, Vista Street is inconvenient for those in a hurry. Most drivers take a more direct route, one that runs uninterrupted by elementary education.
Almost all day and night it’s eerily quiet around here. But Monday-Friday, a couple of…
Two new vocal recordings — one from a likely source, the other not — remind us that genuine vocal artistry brings delight not quite like anything else. The human voice, malleable and expressive and colorful, vibrates with genuine (and profound) feeling on “Close Up,” by Sara Serpa, the celebrated singer, known for her angelic tone,...