Disability

Pompeii: Behind the Scenes

As promised yesterday, here is a fun behind the scenes from the press preview of Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum‘s POMPEII Exhibition.    Several members of the curatorial team from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples setup a display of gladiator helmets: Setting up the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) The Joyous Living. Encasing the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) […]

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Last Man Standing Returns!

Who watched tonight’s season premiere of Last Man Standing? I had a great time at a friend’s home this evening where we ate dinner, played Clue and watched Tim Allen‘s victorious return to the little screen. Filming Experience For those of you who remember my July 16th post, I had the pleasure of attending the filming […]

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Inspecting Carol: A Review

Chandler has directed this nonsensical and zany piece with a quickening pace and fabulous use of all the space in the Hillcrest Center for the Arts’ black box theater. The first act flew so quickly that the audience was hesitant and uncertain if they should get up when the lights rose for intermission.

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Labor Day Thoughts from A Disabled Blogger

The Joyous Living: Thoughts on Labor Day from a Disabled Blogger

Hello. and a Happy Labor Day to you. Do you remember the reason we celebrate Labor Day? Have we forgotten the real meaning behind Labor Day? With all these ‘memorial’ holidays in honor of hard workers in the U.S., we sometimes forget the specific meaning of these days… On Memorial Day (last Monday of May), we remember […]

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Noel Coward’s PRIVATE LIVES is Hilarious!

Ms. Levin whom I found to be a stellar and consummate actor in Little Women the Musical was on fire during the opening night performance. Her feisty and feminist Amanda was quite as I imagine her Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing must have been. And yet at times you saw her layers being peeled back and the hopes and insecurities of a woman in love.

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