Rooftop Cinema Club – The Best Combination of Drive-in Movies and Traditional Theaters

Although we live in a time of “peak TV” many folks are finding it fun to get outside the house for their screen entertainment. Despite wobbly box office receipts, traditional ... Continue Reading →

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox @ Belly Up

When I saw the listing for this gig, I wondered why? By the end of the night I think I figured it out. What is Springsteen’s drummer doing on tour? This is what you will ... Continue Reading →

Blinded By The Light

In this moment (which keeps getting longer) of peak music films, along comes the unlikely, true and thoroughly enjoyable story of a British Pakistani teenager who comes ... Continue Reading →

James Blows Away Headliner Psychedelic Furs at The Observatory

Alan Krueger in his excellent book “Rockonomics” goes to great lengths to emphasize the role that luck plays in the musician’s road to success. Had Richards not noticed ... Continue Reading →

Humphrey’s – Best Gigs For the Rest of the Season

The June gloom seems to have lingered into early August, giving pause for thought by many locals accustomed to sunshine all day by now. But regardless of where the sun ... Continue Reading →

What to do With Your Dull Blades? Knife-Aid to the Rescue

About a decade ago we were given a very nice set of knives in a butcher block. Over the years, the butcher block disappeared to make more room on the kitchen counter, and ... Continue Reading →

Awards for “Fosse/Verdon,” “Chernobyl,” comedy underdog “Fleabag,” & more from TCA

 The Television Critics Association heaped honors on an eclectic bunch of outstanding shows, albeit hidden gems, at the TCA Awards 2019. It is often a harbinger of what ... Continue Reading →

Decade of Dudamel at Hollywood Bowl & Concern Foundation at Paramount

The Jose Iturbi Foundation sponsored “A Decade of Dudamel” in honor of his ten years in L.A. Gustavo conducted a special anniversary show, complete with fireworks & ... Continue Reading →