At some point in our lives we all ask ourselves: “Where is home?” Many people that move to a new country find themselves adjusting to their new environments while, at the same time, being nostalgic for their home lands. Our memories of what “home” feels like tends to be tied to nostalgia and is connected only to the […]

ILLUMINATE Film Festival and Sedona Conservatory present DREAMING OF WHALES: Film/Music Premiere & Conversation with Composer Christel Veraart and Russell Fox on Sunday, June 27 at 2 PM PST at Sedona’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Award-winning Sedona-based composer and singer Christel Veraart will discuss the nearly mystical creative process of composing film scores and working with equally creative film […]

Being married to a marine biologist has opened worlds that weren’t known to me before. Among many other intriguing wonders of the ocean world he introduced me to Velella Velella, or as they are known in layman speak, “by the wind sailors”. These intriguing creatures, so I learned, have a small rigid sail that projects […]

RUSSELL LAWRENCE FOX, conductor and music director of the internationally broadcast Hollywood Bowl Easter Sunrise Service 1983-2006, was Founder/Director of Performing Arts for International Relief, Conductor of the Bel Canto Symphony and Master Symphony, Los Angeles, as well as Conductor of the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra. Having served as Board President of the Northern League […]