New enews, *With, makes its debut

It’s here!  The first issue of our new email newsletter, *With, was sent out today, and will keep readers posted about Lister events, featured training opportunities and other local happenings that can help you learn and connect with colleagues and community members.  (Opps to “hang with”, “learn with”, and more!)  This newsletter is free and … Read more

Call for schedules — Christmas 2012

With all the rehearsing and other holiday activities, churches often forget to share their schedules with us when Christmas comes around each year.  Next week we’d like to again feature a list of special services for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in our Next 7 newsletter, so our readers can plan their family activities accordingly. … Read more

Changes at Sinai

The grapevine is all abuzz, and I’d like to take a moment to clarify a situation that has blossomed into controversy over the past couple of weeks. Many of you have heard through channels that staffing changes are taking place at Sinai Temple in Westwood, effective at the start of the calendar year.  At one of … Read more

Save these dates for 2013

  It’s going to be a big year, with a major milestone, more workshops, great Gatherings, and a new showcase series next summer.   Mark these down now… there are more to come!   Jan 6 — 10th Anniversary Party (register) Jan 14-28 — 2013 Resolution Series (3 workshops) The Social Studio — Teachers Building Tribes … Read more

Pinterest for Listers

Pinterest is an online pinboard – a place to collect and curate the things you love.  Started as a small operation in 2009, they launched for public consumption in 2010, and have become one of the hottest sites on the web in a very short time.  Previously a consumer-only site, designed for fun, businesses around … Read more

Gathered: ‘Otello’ encore broadcast from the Met

As is often the case with our screening Gatherings, we were a small but mighty group in Alhambra on Wednesday.  But those who attend these events always have a great time, and it’s a good chance to hang out, hear some great singing and meet a few new people.  This week’s outing for the Met’s … Read more

Film loves opera… and so we Gather!

Join us for our next Lister “Gathering” this coming Wednesday, July 25 — we’ll meet at 6:15pm in Pasadena’s gorgeous Arclight theater to enjoy the new comedy, “To Rome With Love”.  Woody Allen leads a knockout cast of diverse talent, playing a retired opera director — this is particularly appropriate, of course, in light of … Read more

Best face forward

When was the last time you looked at your Lister profile?  Full membership has its advantages, but if you’re not keeping your profile updated, you’re missing an opportunity, and maybe even missing out on gigs.  Full members’ profiles are searchable and available to contractors and other members, as they seek to fill roles, solos, subs … Read more

You found us!

You’ve stumbled onto the newly relaunched blog at LaurisList.com… We love WordPress for its style and functionality:  this new format will allow us to offer you far more useful blog features, and will give us more flexibility, too.  We’re still tweaking and moving previous posts to this area, but don’t worry:  links you have for … Read more

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