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Bob Seger – San Diego 2/25/15

Seger’s decades long appeal is built on the fact he is one of us. In contrast, David Bowie is not one of us, and his appeal is of a different sort. Seger came roaring ... Continue Reading →
Singer Patti LuPone making her entrance in The Ghost of Versailles

Valentine Romance Suite & Ghost of Versailles

Hollywood hotspot, Fig & Olive was the perfect setting to host Doris Bergman’s 7th Annual Valentine Romance Lounge, which honors the 87th Annual Academy Awards.  ... Continue Reading →
Secret Rooms Events (photos by Margie Barron)

Secret Room Events has Beauty Bar & Luxury Lounge for Oscars 1015

It’s party down in Hollywood during Oscar season when celebrities make their pilgrimage to the trendy gifting suites to be pampered and endowed with lots of goodies. ... Continue Reading →
Hal Blaine and Glen Campbell

The Wrecking Crew

We are in the middle of an embarrassment of riches when it comes to music documentaries. In the fine tradition of shining the spotlight on the unsung heroes of the music ... Continue Reading →
Bass-baritone Ildebrando D'Arcangelo is Don Giovanni. Photo by Cory Weaver

Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera: Far More Than Fifty Shades

Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera Occasionally the worlds of opera and film overlap, and such is the case this weekend when both Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Fifty Shades ... Continue Reading →
Chris Hemsworth & Scarlett Johansson at G'Day LA

G’Day LA Gala & Busch Family Foundation Fundraiser

Since this is the biggest award season ever, it would be impossible to announce all the winners,  but the Australian Academy Of Cinema and Television Arts Awards had a ... Continue Reading →
No word yet if Sam Smith's recent Grammy haul will affect the announced order of appearances.

Rock in Rio USA Festival – Las Vegas – May 8,9,15,16

Festivals are popping up in nearly every corner, from the soon-to-be-announced Kaaboo in Del Mar to the sophomore rollout of BottleRock in Napa. It is therefore not surprising ... Continue Reading →
Grammy Gift Lounge with Lash Fary (photo by Margie Barron)

Backstage at the Grammys 2015

The 2015 Grammys started in classic style with hard rock icons AC/DC launching the CBS broadcast with “Highway to Hell,” getting the star-studded crowd at LA’s ... Continue Reading →