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October 2019 Issue

Publication: In Dance

Feature Article: A Tokushima Tradition – Thriving in the Bay Area Under

SF Awakko Ren by Mina Rios 

July-August 2019 Issue

Publication: In Dance

Feature Article: Swing Dance Lives on in the Bay Area by Mina Rios 

September-October 2018 Issue

Publication: In Dance

Feature Article: Find Time and Space with Residency Programs by Mina Rios

Artist in Residence (AIR) program opportunities distinctly designed for dancemakers. 

July-August 2018 Issue

Publication: Sonoma Magazine

Gateway Section: The Sonoma Wine Country Comedy Scene by Mina Rios

July-August 2018 Issue

Publication: In Dance

Feature Article: The San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival by Mina Rios

An in depth account on the global aerial dance scene and the rise of Zaccho Dance Theatre’s bi-annual festival in San Francisco. 

December 27, 2017 Issue

"Arts: Stage on Screen" by Mina Rios

Professional ballet from the comfort of your local cinema

November 29, 2017 Issue

Cover Story

"Feature: Cultural Treasure" by Mina Rios

California Arts Council names downtown San Rafael one of state’s 14 cultural districts

October 26, 2016 Issue

"Arts: Refined Lines" by Mina Rios

Master choreographer Alonzo King trains Dominican dancers

December 9, 2015 Issue

Cover Story

"Feature: Marin Wine Trail" by Mina Rios

The North Bay’s wine country begins just minutes from the Golden Gate

October 24, 2015 Issue

"How Comic-Con spectators combat hotel wars" by Mina Rios

The overnight Game of Woes

July 1, 2015 Issue

Food and Drink: "Whip it good" by Mina Rios

San Rafael’s Whipper Snapper stirs up tapas and sangria

April 15, 2015 Issue

Artist Sanctuary" by Mina Rios

The Headlands Center for the Arts offers artists gifts of time, space

March 11, 2015 Issue

Restaurant Review

"Humming Along" by Mina Rios

Fairfax's Hummingbird Cafe offers a Taste of New Orleans

March 4, 2015 Issue

Special Restaurant Weeks Issue. Cover Story/Collaborative Feature Article. 

"Dish by Dish" article contributions by Mina Rios include Peter Lowell's, Spinster Sisters, and Rocker Oysterfeller's 

April 10, 2013 Issue

"A Golden Affair" by Jasmine Rios

Marin Ballet turns 50

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Published March 13, 2014

DiscountDanceSupply.com Online Magazine/Blog Page

"Dance in Cinema" by Jasmine Rios

Published March 13, 2014

DiscountDanceSupply.com Online Magazine/Blog Page

"More Vintage Broadway Under The Stars" by Jasmine Rios

Published November 23, 2013

DiscountDanceSupply.com Online Magazine/Blog page

“Broadway Under The Stars” – A Fine Vintage by Jasmine Rios

Published October 17, 2011

New York City based E-Magazine. Publisher Robert Abrams.

"The Philanthropy Dance" by Jasmine Rios

 Advice on creating and funding dance company programs in the school

Published August 26. 2010

New York City based E-Magazine. Publisher Robert Abrams.

"Dancing in the Park" by Jasmine Rios

Celebrate Dance Festival in San Diego, CA to be presented August 27-29, 2010

Published June 13, 2009

New York City based E-Magazine. Publisher Robert Abrams.

"A Profile of John Stubbs, Ballet Conductor" by Jasmine Rios

Published June 6, 2009

New York City based E-Magazine. Publisher Robert Abrams.

"San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2009" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2011

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"Philly Plays Spin the Bottle" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2011

LasVegasRestaurants.com

"The Designer Burger" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2011

SanFranciscoRestaurants.com

"San Francisco's Culinary History: Part 1 of 12" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2011

SanFranciscoRestaurants.com

Foreign Cinema Restaurant Review

"Foreign Flavors Under the Stars" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2011

SanDiegoRestaurants.com Review

"Made in New York. Built on Tradition." by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2010

SanFranciscoResturants.com 

"The City's Great Master Chefs" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2010

SanDiegoRestaurants.com

"Supper Clubs: A Surviving Phenomenon" by Jasmine Rios

Published in 2009

SanDiegoRestaurants.com

"Dining Well: Spending Less" by Jasmine Rios

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SAN DIEGO PERFORMER MAGAZINE
(Article samples coming soon.)
Columns/features by AssociateWriter/Columnist J Rios w/the former San Diego Performer Magazine
"Fundraising 4 the Arts" column
"The Birth of ADAM," August DanceAwareness Month
"The Pointe of Conducting"
"Prelude to the Opera"
DANCE SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE
(Article samples coming soon.)
Features by Associate Writer J Rios w/the former Dance San Diego Magazine
"San Diego's Swing Dance Scene" Pt. I & II
"Making Dancers" Pt. I & II, the story of former Bolshoi dancer Maxim Tchernychev and rising star Kiril Kulish of "Billy Elliot" on Broadway.
DANCER MAGAZINE
(Article samples coming soon.)
Features and performance reviews by J Rios for the former Dancer Magazine. 
 
Works from 2007-2009
"Dance Place San Diego - Where Dance Happens"
"Eveoke - On the Rise"
"Destined to Dance"
"The Embodiment of a Legend"
"The Art of the Muses"
"Seeking A Healthy Dance Community" Part I& II
"Infants & Toddlers in Motion"
"Dances of the World Exposed" - San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival performance review
Culture Shock Dance Troupe - performance review
DANCE.COM
(Article sample coming soon.)
The former online magazine Dance.com is a subsidiary of the former Dancer Magazine;founded by publisher Owen Goldman.
Review by Jasmine Rios 
State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara / Rodney Gustafson's "The Jungle Book"