M Street Coffee Supports the Arts

February 11, 2012 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Andrea McClain, owner of M Street Coffee in Sherman Oaks, graciously hosts an annual Student Piano Gig for Pastimes for a Lifetime,…

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Genise Carr – Student Success Story

February 3, 2012 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 3 Comments

It was a treat to hear from my former student, Mrs. Genise Carr. When I learned of her new art business…

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The Facebook Fan Page

October 3, 2011 Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Several years ago, Pastimes for a Lifetime launched its Facebook page to showcase students’ artwork, art shows and piano concerts, building…

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1st Anniversary • Student Art Showcase

September 16, 2011 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 0 Comments

September marks the first anniversary of Pastimes for a Lifetime’s solo student art shows hosted by Dr. Victor Helo at his…

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Arcadia Fine Arts Gallery Interview

April 19, 2011 Art, Featured, Guest Spot 1 Comment

Arcadia Fine Arts Gallery was founded in 1998 with the goal of showcasing contemporary, representational artwork.  They continue to preserve that…

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Barry Wehrli of Wehrli Publications

April 19, 2011 Featured, Guest Spot, Piano 5 Comments

It is a pleasure and privilege to interview this accomplished musician, composer, arranger, teacher, publisher, and ….. husband.   My students…

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Experiencing Art in Unusual Ways

April 19, 2011 Art, Featured, Piano 0 Comments

As an art teacher, I have been asked, “What is Art?” many times over the years.  After giving this much thought,…

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Product Review • Taklon® Paint Brushes

April 19, 2011 Art, Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Did you know….. Pastimes For A Lifetime has a fully stocked Student Store on the premises!  The latest in paints, brushes,…

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