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The New Nutcracker 

The Nutcracker -


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & Baltimore School for the Arts dancers -

As a child, The Nutcracker was one of my favorite ballet productions. It inspired my desire to become a ballerina and to take ballet lessons in primary school back in Trinidad.
With a fabulous score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet premièred at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on Sunday, December 18, 1892… Read more

Serena Williams is Gorgeous and Fierce on the 2016 Pirelli Calendar 

The 43rd edition of the Pirelli Calendar is causing a stir, ironically, for NOT featuring overtly sexual images as it has been wont to do in previous years.

The 2016 calendar takes, in my humble opinion, a leap forward, by appositely shining the spotlight on talented and accomplished women - among them artists, writers, filmmakers, athletes and philanthropists. 

Iconic photographer, Annie Leibovitz, given a free rein in choosing and capturing the faces, decided on women she admired, including director and… Read more


Remember the thrill of receiving a letter or a postcard in the mail? I mean the mail box outside of your house or apartment. 

Remember the warm glow you felt when you heard the voice of a loved one on the other end of the telephone line?

Better yet, remember the smile on that person's face as you met each other and shared a heartfelt hug?

What about the contentment of curling up with a favorite book, unwilling to budge or be distracted until you got to the very end and learned of the fates of the characters… Read more

New Art Music Video!!! - Fractal Addict by Alicia Saldenha 

RedFire (Fractal Art by Alicia Saldenha -

  Hi Friends,

Drum roll please......

Announcing my new art music video!!! 

Yes, art AND music. 

With my new passion for fractal art, I decided to showcase some of my first digital creations in a movie slideshow, set the the soundtrack of my original music. I'm a beginner in the weird and wonderful world of fractal art, but I love it so much that I have been producing tons and tons of it. I'd like to share some of it with you.

(You can also visit my DigitalRead more

Happy Mother's Day 2015!!!! 


Empress - Happy Mother's Day!!! (by Alicia Saldenha

  When I was a child, I sang this to my mother.
My teachers taught it to the class at our Catholic primary school. 
I thought that it was beautiful and that it captured everything I wanted to say to the wonderful, strong, caring and nurturing lady who worked so hard to take care of me.

M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word that Means the World to Me)
Written by Howard Johnson and Theodore Morse (1915)

M is for the million things she gave me
O means only that she's growing old
T… Read more

Fractalicious - My Digital Art 

AlienOwl (by Alicia Saldenha)

Hi Guys,

I hope you are all well and having a good weekend. I've had a busy week and yesterday I traveled to Gifu, Japan, to sing at a party. So this is my first opportunity to share my new interest with you.

A few weeks ago I discovered a website dedicated to visual art and literature called Deviant Art. Browsing the galleries for pieces that I could possibly use for cover art for my upcoming music, I came across a genre of digital art called Fractal Art.

A fractal is a natural… Read more