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Stevie Wonder – American Icon

There is no doubt that one of the pre-eminent living musical geniuses is Stevie Wonder. From the streets of Saginaw to the heights of popular and critical acclaim, Wonder ... Continue Reading →
Look for these if Spinal Tap ever does a follow up documentary.

The Music Business is Far From Dead – NAMM

Most of the attention is about the slow agonizing death of the record business, but the fact is that the music business is alive and while. Even if you no longer buy CDs, ... Continue Reading →
Steve Carell & Adrian Brody at BAFTA Tea Party

BAFTA Tea Party & Memorial for Francesca Hilton

The British Academy of Film & Television Arts, Los Angeles celebrated the 2015 Awards Season with their annual Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel. This is one of the ... Continue Reading →
Producers Chuck & Ava Fries with Erica & Vin Di Bona at Caucus Awards

Holiday Happenings, Boyhood & Caucus Awards

This holiday season was a merry one indeed.  Among the events we attended were Suzi & Fred Wehba’s Singing Soiree at their Green Acres Estate, featuring a 20 ft. ... Continue Reading →
Doesn't this TV sound great?

Consumer Electronics Show 2015 – What is Hip

The annual gathering of the tech cognoscenti occurred last week in Las Vegas. I will gather here some general observations, and in future installments I will dive more ... Continue Reading →
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Sound Man – A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . . By Glyn Johns (Blue Rider Press / Penguin)

If you were the type who devoured everything when a new record came out in the late 60s and into the 70s, you scoured the liner notes. A name that kept popping up during ... Continue Reading →
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Sirtaj Hotel, Beverly Hills

I have a growing affection for the boutique hotel that is situated on the edges of the main thoroughfare. One of my latest such discoveries is the Sirtaj Hotel, which is ... Continue Reading →
Comedians Joe Piscopo, Jay Leno & Dr. Inderbir Gill, at USC Urology Event

USC Urology Event, Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors & Night of 100 Stars

More than $2 million was raised when the USC Institute of Urology honored Derrick Hall, President of the Arizona Diamondbacks major league baseball franchise received the ... Continue Reading →