October 26, 2015

As promised, here is the first entry of a blog: LUZ UPDATE

What I’ve come to realize more fully in the last few days is how much it means when a mother is supported by other women in the arts. This…

October 27, 2015

"There’s a group of rising artists who strongly reject the all-or-nothing, children-versus-art premise. Motherhood, they argue, has increased the complexity of their work and intensified their perspectives, whether or not their subject matter is domestic life. And they believe that…

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November 2, 2015

Since many of you have commented on your enthusiasm for the Luz Hatchfund video, I decided to use this LUZ update to reflect on the “mini” project that jumpstarted the campaign. The Luz video was an investment of time…

November 9, 2015

This morning, I was walking down University Blvd. when I crossed paths with Suela. Perhaps it is because she doesn’t quite remember who I am or perhaps it is because we didn’t really need to exchange more than smiles, but…

November 16, 2015


I'm so excited to announce the artists who have just been confirmed for Luz!!!!!! Please help support this project (and these artists) by contributing to our hatchfund: http://www.hatchfund.org/project/luz Thank you so much to these amazing musicians/dancers who believe in this project. Each…

November 23, 2015

Making a list of all the things you are grateful for is a good exercise, and I certainly have a long list I can make that would help give me an appreciative perspective. Counting your blessings is good for more…

November 30, 2015

Even though Luz is dedicated to mothers in the arts, I’m very blessed to share that an amazing dancer and father will also be presented in this project: the phenomenal Manuel Gutierrez. Manuel is one of the most generous and talented…

December 3, 2015

I got a new pair of black shoes in the mail today, just in time for Lluvia Flamenca tonight!!! But rather than show them off, I thought it would be better to photograph my old ones instead. These old beatup…

December 7, 2015

I’m excited to announce the first of several events for Luz!!!! Though a tour will happen in early 2016 (info available on Hatchfund) a special event will happen in Tucson on TUESDAY, JAN. 5 at Unplugged Wine Bar to: 
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December 11, 2015

Had a wonderful interview with dancer/artist/mama, Yvonne Montoya this morning for #‎StoryCorps! We talked about what it means to balance life as a performing artist and mother... we laughed, we cried (well almost), and we probably should have danced for the microphone! Jajajajajaja…

December 14, 2015

First, I need to express this one idea... It has been raining blessings lately. Like a blessing storm blew in. Like God wants me to have no doubt that His plan is in motion. Amazing things are happening. I'm so…