Portraits at Open Stage

Frankie Stiletto with her favorite swordGood morrow, fellow travelers. I hope the day finds you hale and hearty! This day’s post is just a swift monologue; nothing to move Earth and King. Mayhap a little movement. Occasionally I have a moment while at Open Stage to create portraits of inhabitants of that wondrous realm. Sometimes requested, and sometimes I request. There are many glorious denizens of this world between Normal and Circus Freaks, and ’tis truly a joy to make photographs of them. Continue reading


Life at…Attack of the Spooky Stage!

Carved Pumpkins with the Open Stage logoOH MY GOD WHAT A NIGHT! Have you ever been to a Spooky Stage! It’s truly a glorious, gory-ous, scary-ous experience! I am in awe over the creativity and effort that went into the costumes and outfits and makeup and…everything! This year, as tradition dictates, the show was extraordinarily fulsome and long-legged. It was completely worth it, and if you didn’t stay ‘til the very end, you missed a very special Open Stage treat! I stayed, and was appropriately exhausted on Tuesday, but it was SO worth it! So, let’s dive right into the goings-on of the night!

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Just Fabulous Belly Dance at State Fair of Texas

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The State Fair of Texas 2014 is now a memory. Just Fabulous Belly Dance had the good fortune to be one of the cultural dance troupes in front of the Hall of State, performing on October 4. Here are some photographs from those performances, as well as a video of their first performance of the day. I’m leaving you with some good memories of the State Fair this year! :) Continue reading