How Valentine’s Concert ‘That’s Amore’ is Helping the Fine Arts Scene in San Luis Obispo

Chances are that most people reading this have never attended an opera in their lives. What was once one of the most highly-esteemed and popular art forms is now scarcely appreciated, particularly in the United States. In fact, only a recorded 1,657 opera performances occurred in the United States in the 2015/2016 season (via Operabase). This… Continue reading How Valentine’s Concert ‘That’s Amore’ is Helping the Fine Arts Scene in San Luis Obispo

How Carnival Tourism affects Brazilian Samba Dancers

As January comes to an end, people are excitedly preparing for the upcoming music festival season. One of the largest, most extravagant events in the near future is Brazil’s Carnival, most popularly celebrated in Rio de Janeiro (amongst other places). According to the Rio Carnival website, the event is 5 days long and happens in February before… Continue reading How Carnival Tourism affects Brazilian Samba Dancers