On the 6th December 2017 Parione9 Gallery unveils “Homeberries”, Ixie Darkonn’s solo show, part of the first edition of “I Dreamk it: I Dream + I Drink”
Bello is a beautiful new video by Monica Menez
Written and directed by Monica Menez
Production by Ironic View Films
A nymph’s body in repose, eyes softly closed in flowers and dew, sets the scene for “Exquisite Corpse”. Unclear if she is dead or dreaming, the mystery hangs over the six songs on Roxanna Walitzki’s debut EP, veiling the gauzy French poems in captivating ambiguity.
It’s an combination of club music and string orchestra and spatial vocals of Maria Magdalena – European singer, violinist and composer. It’s the music of our times, directed to sensitive people, as well as those who love intense club rhythms and unusual, even cosmic, space in music.
Trailer for the project
I was born in Santa Barbara, CA and raised in a rich(er) suburb of the county, (Montecito) so that I would qualify to attend the public school there, which was reputed for its great teachers and academic aptitude. Both of my parents struggled financially to keep me there, as we were definitely not wealthy, yet living among some of the most monetarily endowed people in the world. This set up some sociological issues for me early on- issues that still crop up in both my music and activism from time to time. But the point of the struggle was a good education and I certainly had that.
After winning a full-ride scholarships to Cal Arts for musical theater at 12, I participated in a concert, performing an excerpt from Les Miserables (directed by the extraordinary Gloria Menedes). I’d never performed for such a large audience at that point and received my first standing ovation that night. more » “Huma Kali – Exclusive MIROIR Interview”