WE 3 KINGS "Sinatra, Elvis, Michael Jackson" tribute performers at El Portal Theatre

WE 3 KINGS with “Sinatra, Elvis & Michael Jackson” at NoHo’s El Portal Theatre, Dec. 27 to 31 New Year gala

“WE 3 KINGS” is a wild idea to present the most exciting, entertaining, and extraordinary concert of all time. Of course it features the greatest entertainers ... Continue Reading →
"Wicked" star Chandra Lee Schwartz (photo credit: Joan Marcus)

A Merry “Wicked” Christmas season in LA

  Theater lovers in Los Angeles are having a merry Wicked Christmas with the acclaimed Broadway musical brought back for the holiday season by “Popular” demand. ... Continue Reading →
Timothy Spall as JMW Turner

Art and Code Breaking: Mr. Turner and The Imitation Game

As the year races to an end, the theatres are piling up with a trio of brilliant British biopics. After Stephen Hawking, I wonder who is better known, Alan Turing or JMW ... Continue Reading →
L - R: Christine Tawfik, Rachel LaForce, Paul Jurewicz, Lisa Barber, Adam Schreck, Nick Rees; photo by Kristen Miccoli.

Second City Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue: La Jolla Playhouse

Tis the season for some improv comedy and holiday sketches from Chicago’s venerable comedy theatre. The half dozen performers currently in residence at LJP are nimble ... Continue Reading →
Today: Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Linsey Buckingham, John McVie, Christine McVie (photo by Danny Clinch)

Fleetwood Mac – San Diego 2014

Many decades ago the steady throbbing beat of “Hypnotized” played in a loop in my brain during swim team practice. I knew the British blues band Fleetwood Mac from ... Continue Reading →
Patrick Wayne, Marilou Terpenning, Dan Hay and Anita Swift

Florencia en el Amazonas & John Wayne Cancer Institute Event

The late Daniel Catan was the first Mexican composer to have an opera produced in the U.S  We had the privilege of seeing Rappaccini’s Daughter in 1994; and his  last ... Continue Reading →
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BLVD Hotel & Spa

When looking for a hotel in LA my tendency is to look on the south side of the Santa Monica Mountains. I decided to venture ‘over the hill’ on a recent excursion to ... Continue Reading →
Beverly Hills Mayor with Actresses & Their Pooches on Rodeo Drive

Happy Horrors of Halloween

Being a Scorpio, Halloween has been my favorite holiday since childhood.  Never portrayed the blonde haired, blue-eyed princess; but usually the dark haired villain, witch ... Continue Reading →