April 1, 2014

Living Fashion

Mr. Bill Cunningham, the fashion documentarian photographs 
a gentlewoman with admirable everyday style.

February 21, 2014

January 25, 2014

August 16, 2013

April 23, 2013

Hula - The Politics of Dancing

Krista Von Stetten pulled up to the nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden listening to The Descendents soundtrack on ITunes. Hearing it reminded me that I  L O V E Hula and Hawaiian music. The above image is the cover of Award winning historian, Adira L. Imada's Aloha America - Hula Circuits Through The US Empire - a work that maps hula as a cultural and political practice that has enabled Native Hawaiian survival despite missionary and colonial repression.