Automotive / Las Vegas / Travel

Unexpected delight & disappointment: 2012 North American International Auto Show and 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

I know everyone is anxious to talk about the big “Mahler Project” that the Los Angeles Philharmonic is putting on, but before I do this, I must digress.  While music is a huge interest of mine — certainly the biggest one that applies to this blog —  I have many others as evidenced on the menu … Continue reading

Auditions & Appointments / Las Vegas / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical / Travel

News of Mr. Hooten and Miss December: how the LA Phil may have found a new Principal Trumpet and CKDH a new favorite blackjack dealer

Long before the closure of Interstate 405 allegedly threatened to end the world as we know it, I had planned to spend this past weekend with family and friends in Las Vegas.  High temperatures were a surprisingly mellow 98-degrees in the shade,  so days were spent outside at the Mandalay Bay lazy river with cold … Continue reading