Archive for the ‘dreamer’ Category

Today, whilst helping my husband with some flyers for his latest jazz workshop in the local arts centre, I tripped on a beautiful story. In our neighbouring suburb, there is a certain street, coincidentally called Mint Street, as with our acoustic keyboard/bass duo. And on this street was a little corner crafts shop called ‘Stitcher’s   Read More …

[This article covers the background to Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang).] I first met Calvin at a cafe that used to stand along South Bridge Road, Singapore. I had a lot of original jazz material that I wanted to put together with a quartet I had envisioned, called White Noise. Broun Cafe proved to be   Read More …

Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang)

[refer also to “Background to Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang)] In the artist’s own words: “pang is an art practitioner based in Singapore whose works are made up of the ordinaries in life, solitary interludes and encounters with people. Along with his art practice, he documents his existence through photographs, drawings and writings.” (This article’s   Read More …

INSPIRE#4: THE BIG ISSUE

After missing out on 2 issues of Inspire because we finally found a nice place in Perth!), I thought i might make it up with not 1, not 2, nope not 3, or 4, but 5 inspiring stories. You might also be interested in the face of all the moving, and the lack of a   Read More …

inspire#3: Julian Lozada

Julian Enrique Lozada: BBoy, Dancer, Choreographer, Singer, Percussionist, Entertainer, Band Leader, Dreamer The 3rd oldest in the family of 5, Julian (pronounced ‘You-lee-and’) and his younger brother Jorje (George, pronounced as ‘Hor-hey’), started their first steps in dancing at age 7 and 9. (Jorje and Sharlot makes up the other half of the ‘Traveller Band’.)   Read More …

inspire#2: Sara Martinez

Julian Lozada and Sara Martinez are our Venezuelan friends who perform as the half of a 4-piece band “Traveller Band” in Q-Bar at Shangri-La, Qingdao, China. When I first started dancing years ago, it was my trying to get in touch with my creative side when i went on a long vocal sabbatical. But little   Read More …