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Art is in the eye of the beholder and the passion thereof time and limitless. The same can be said about Brad Twaddle’s immeasurable energy and passion for Dancing and the Arts.

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Yarn, chain link and community connection

When you hear about public art, it’s usually the monumental kind that attracts attention, like Mount Rushmore or the Statue of Liberty. The backdrops for these works might be bustling cities or magnificent landscapes, but public art, historically, has not found its way into the suburbs. It’s rarely a feature in shopping plazas or residential neighborhoods.


The Music Lives On

Neither of my parents was musically inclined. My mother could not sing, but rather spoke the lyrics to a few songs; while my father, who took violin lessons as a young child, would often croon along with a tune coming from the wooden box in the corner of the living room.   

 


Moving Through Space

All dancers are welcome to explore the incredible expanse of space at Dance Conservatory Seattle. This new dance studio is the brainchild of Joshua Grant, Christopher E. Montoya and Sierra Keith. Located in Seattle’s South Park industrial area, the studio is a huge space that is as large as an airport hangar, yet it has the look and feel of a stage.


Remembering First Seasons

My memories of first seasons started with my family’s move to Yonkers, New York, when I was 6 years old. During the post-war baby boom, many families took advantage of purchasing their first homes and beginning to live the American Dream. And so that was how we came to live in this small suburb. My parents would purchase this—the only house they would ever own.


The Tree, the Bird and the Art

The first line of John Keats’ poem "Endymion" has long been quoted by pundits and other poets.  "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever," wrote Keats. But I wonder if beauty provides lasting joy? I often think of beauty as something we experience in the moment.