Category Archives: performing arts

Star Trek improv

I went to watch Phasers on Stun a Star Trek improv group in San Francisco and I absolutely loved it! The actors was so versatile, playing starship crewmembers, aliens, animals, and sometimes even playing two characters on stage at once.This … Continue reading

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Top Hat

I went to see the wonderful musical Top Hat in London for the second time last week. I totally adore this musical! It’s old timey, simple, and just plain amazing. I have a soft spot for tap dancing, I have … Continue reading

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I’ve been invited to join an exciting online design project organised by the Singapore based OuterEdit. Their website hasn’t launched yet, but have a look at their facebook page. It’s a chance for 5 designers/illustrators to work together to create … Continue reading

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Theatre Royal Haymarket

I went to see The Importance of Being Earnest, my favourite Oscar Wilde play, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London last week, and took some photos of the beautiful interiors. I love the paintings they do on the safety … Continue reading

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Don Giovanni

This weekend I went to see Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House in London. It was beautiful, romantic, and also rather frightening. And melodramatic, of course, but that’s what opera is for. I adored Donna Anna, (I liked … Continue reading

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just a minute

I went to a recording of  ‘Just a Minute’ (my favourite radio show ever) last week, at BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place, London. We had to wait in line for a long time, but it was worth it. Nicholas … Continue reading

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Stephan Said album artwork

In my last NY blog I mentioned that I went to a gig of a friend of a friend (Stephan Said) and did some sketches… well, my friend showed him the sketches, he (Stephan) loved them, and asked me if … Continue reading

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New York visit

Hello again, here are a few items of Mariko news from NY… I went to see my ceramic products on display in Tiffanys on Fifth Avenue. Hurrah! They’d sold out of the mugs, which was great to hear. I painted … Continue reading

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