Pageant re-creation of Edward Percy Moran’s “Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to General George Washington.”
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Media Preview Night for Pageant of the Masters—an 82-year-old production based out of and born in Laguna Beach, CA—where famous works of art are recreated as “living pictures” using actual people.
If you’ve never been to a showing, first, let me preface this post by saying that seeing photos and reading about the event here do not do it justice.
Pageant of the Masters is an inexplicably cool program best experienced in-person. (more…)
Let me just say, this awards luncheon blew me away. It wasn’t because of the gorgeous Hotel Irvine ballroom, aglow with chandeliers and hundreds of people. Or the chic suits and secret service-like demeanor of some of the women and (surprisingly) men in attendance. The impression was made by a few common themes—themes that seem to keep popping up wherever I go, whatever events I attend, the past year. (more…)