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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
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.
Choreographer Benjamin Millepied to Work with the Industry's Yuval Sharon
Choreographer Benjamin Millepied to Work with the Industry's Yuval Sharon
Choreographer Benjamin Millepied talks L.A. Dance Project, collaborations and future projects.
Bob Baker: The Man Behind the Puppets
Bob Baker: The Man Behind the Puppets
An L.A. historic cultural monument, The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is considered hallowed grounds by many, consecrated as a place to honor and celebrate the art of puppetry by its namesake Bob Baker.
From Miss Piggy to
From Miss Piggy to "Chrissie:" The Many Characters of Laurie O'Brien
Laurie O'Brien's acting career took a detour into mental health and humanitarianism in the 1970s. Her new one woman show, "I Am Chrissie", draws directly from her experience conducting theatrical workshops in Denver mental institutions.
Electrifying Ordinary Space: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
Electrifying Ordinary Space: Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
As the director of Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, Heidi Duckler's site-specific productions continue to transform spaces around L.A.--and the world--into metaphorical expressions of her imagination.
Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
The dynamic tale of The Joffrey Ballet Company and its founders' first daring leap onto the professional dance landscape in 1956 is chronicled in the full-length feature documentary "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" being released for the first time on DVD June 12 by Docurama Films.
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Community Arts

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