Without Walls Festival 2019: Wonderful and Eclectic

One of the most satisfying projects in San Diego is La Jolla Playhouse’s annual WOW Festival. This year is no exception. An eclectic gathering of performances at Liberty ... Continue Reading →

The Who – It Was Once Only Ten Strings

This is the one band I see with trepidation. The band was invincible for a decade after their first single (“I Can’t Explain” in 1965), and I went all in. Top choice. Their ... Continue Reading →

‘Patsy & Loretta’ gal-pals movie with Megan Hilty & Jessie Mueller on Lifetime, Oct. 19

American’s heartland music just got the spotlight in Ken Burns’ Country Music series for PBS. Now the Lifetime channel is presenting the movie Patsy & Loretta ... Continue Reading →

The CW’s ‘Nancy Drew’ has a sparkling new sleuth Kennedy McMann

The Nancy Drew character embodies a smart girl who is brave and curious, and has a knack for solving mysteries. All that is still part of The CW’s “Nancy Drew” ... Continue Reading →

CBS sitcom ‘Carol’s Second Act’ is Patricia Heaton’s third act

The simple premise of the very funny new CBS show Carol’s Second Act has Carol embracing a new beginning. Patricia Heaton stars as Carol, a woman who starts over following ... Continue Reading →

The Story of Music on Two Islands – Jamaica, Britain, Ska, Reggae and Punk – “Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records”

The film Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records is a tremendous slice into the history of reggae, which means it is a music history lesson of at least two islands: Jamaica ... Continue Reading →

Donny O’Malley – Using Dark Humor to Help Veterans

I had a chance to chat with Donny O’Malley about he helps fellow vets with dark humor. He is the founder of VET Tv, a subscription based media company with a unique business ... Continue Reading →

Van Morrison – On the Road Again, Mercurial and Remarkably Wonderful All At Once

Van Morrison in concert can be a difficult bet. Like other icons late in their career (Miles Davis, Bob Dylan), Morrison seems to ignore the audience. In San Diego last ... Continue Reading →