“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” exquisite with Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday

Review: ‘LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL’ starring DEIDRIE HENRY at the Garry Marshall Theatre through June 9.  “Singing was always the best part of living ... Continue Reading →

“Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘N Roll” – Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Steve Van Zandt Testify About the Jersey Shore

Like many who attended the first night of the limited theatrical release of this film, I expected a smorgasbord of live performances from Jersey’s favorite sons. ... Continue Reading →

Echo In The Canyon – A Quietly Monumental Documentary About a Tectonic Shift in California’s Music History

The opening credits cleverly lay out what to expect: a column of legacy artists listed opposite several current acolytes opining on the former’s tectonic influence. Jakob ... Continue Reading →

Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy Opens at The Old Globe

The Old Globe production of Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy is a delightful romp, melding academic pursuits of lost Greek literature and amorous misadventures. With ... Continue Reading →

George Clooney talks about the dark comedy “Catch-22” on Hulu

 The logline for the first episode of Catch-22, the Hulu Original mini-series,  reads—“Young American flyers arrive in war and discover that the bureaucracy is more ... Continue Reading →

Production Update: “Make It So!” Captain Picard returns in new Star Trek series

Sir Patrick Stewart is returning to his Captain Jean-Luc Picard role in the new “Star Trek” series focusing on the stoic man at the Starship helm who put the ... Continue Reading →

4U: The Music of Prince with Symphony

Biology affects all art. In the case of music, of course no rock star lives forever. It will be increasingly rare to see a legacy artist in concert. Many bands that rose ... Continue Reading →

The Church – Recreating Starfish, by the Pacific in Solana Beach

The Church have been road warriors, celebrating the 30th anniversary of their breakout album Starfish, with gigs across Europe, America and of course their home in Australia. The ... Continue Reading →