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LOCATION: Los Angeles

FACEBOOK: Facebook/ariel.carpenter

WHAT INSPIRES ME: My kids

FAVORITE PLACE TO GET AWAY IN MY AREA: There are so many cool hidden public stair hikes in the area. One of my favorites is La Loma in Pasadena.

FAVORITE WRITERS: Phillip Roth, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jodi Picoult

ARTIST/CREATIVE YOU’D WANT TO HAVE LUNCH WITH: Mikhail Baryshnikov

MOST OVER-HYPED ARTIST: Coldplay

PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR WRITING: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours or Beck’s Mellow Gold

WHY I LOVE WHERE I LIVE: South Pasadena is where serious artists, nice people, a few celebrities and great coffee shops collide to create the perfect neighborhood.

Recent Articles
After Recovering from Car Accident, Dancer Catherine Round Gives Back
After Recovering from Car Accident, Dancer Catherine Round Gives Back
For the third consecutive year, Catherine Round will hold a dance benefit, "Love, In Its Many Forms," to raise money for the hospital that guided her to recovery.
Preserving the Legacy of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater
Preserving the Legacy of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater
Robert Battle, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is devoted to creating a platform for the work of emerging artists and acclaimed choreographers.
Danielle Agami Brings Israeli Dance Craze to L.A.
Danielle Agami Brings Israeli Dance Craze to L.A.
Danielle Agami has been spreading the gospel of Gaga, a distinctive movement art form out of Tel Aviv, Israel, across Los Angeles.
The Sacred Styles of MARA
The Sacred Styles of MARA
Mythili and Aditya Prakash's new work, MARA, is based on the sacred style of South Indian dance known as Bharata Natyam.
Passing the Balanchine Baton: LAB's Next Generation of Dancers
Passing the Balanchine Baton: LAB's Next Generation of Dancers
Balanchine Festival 2013, hosted by the Los Angeles Ballet, celebrates the work of George Balanchine, one of the greatest choreographic masters of all time.
From Inglewood to the Main Stage: The Evolution of Matthew Rushing
From Inglewood to the Main Stage: The Evolution of Matthew Rushing
Hailed as one of the country's most acclaimed modern dancers, Inglewood native Matthew Rushing talks about his new role role as AAADT's Rehearsal Director.
Joffrey Ballet Reconstructs 'Le Sacre du Printemps'
Joffrey Ballet Reconstructs 'Le Sacre du Printemps'
The Joffrey Ballet returns to Los Angeles in February with performances of "The Rite of Spring," one of the most influential works of the 20th Century.
'The Nutcracker' Gets an Angeleno Update
'The Nutcracker' Gets an Angeleno Update
With its 7th annual production of "The Nutcracker," Los Angeles Ballet is expanding its reach with 13 performances across Southern California.
AXIS: Celebrating the Diversity of Movement
AXIS: Celebrating the Diversity of Movement
Starting on Oct. 26, the Music Center introduces the AXIS Dance Company, a so-called physically integrated dance company, which features dancers with disabilities and non-disabled dancers.
Jacques Heim: Diavolo Exploring New Ground
Jacques Heim: Diavolo Exploring New Ground
Jacques Heim, artistic director of L.A. based Diavolo Dance Theater, talks about his company's latest work, Transit Space, which has its west coast premier at the Broad Stage on Friday, September 28.
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