El Portal Theatre “Ain’t down yet!” great shows coming, Troubies & more

 Hold on to your tickets! An entertainment treasure, the El Portal Theatre has great fun shows coming to get things back to normal and make people happy this Fall  “I ... Continue Reading →

Garth Brooks gets Gershwin Prize March 29 on PBS, all-star concert filmed 3 weeks ago

Garth Brooks may delight in singing his signature song ‘Friends in Low Places,’ but he’s not fooling anybody. Brooks has lots of friend in high places, enough ... Continue Reading →

Podcast Magazine – A Combination That Makes Perfect Sense

I am always fascinated when seemingly disparate elements come together to form a perfectly logical result. The latest example I have seen is the recent launch of Podcast ... Continue Reading →

You Are Sheltering In Place – Now What?

The edicts have come down from on high, we are ordered to shelter in place. What alternatives do we have? I have gathered a few for your consideration. My buddies in Napa ... Continue Reading →

PBS offers at-home ‘classes’ on TV for kids as coronavirus spreads in USA

 Our world has been turned upside-down with the current coronavirus health crisis that Trump was slow to acknowledge in the U.S. (in this reporter’s opinion). Inaction ... Continue Reading →

Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington — hot in ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ on Hulu

Hulu’s production ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ starts March 18 with Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington scorching the small screen   The new eight-episode ... Continue Reading →

Apple Farm – Luxury Accommodations and Rustic Charm in the Central Coast

The Central Coast region of California is a relatively undiscovered gem, especially for those who gravitate to the state’s big brand destinations of San Francisco, Santa ... Continue Reading →

FLY Lands at La Jolla Playhouse

This production took me by surprise during its opening evening at La Jolla Playhouse. I am not a choreography guy, but the dancing is as good as I have seen. Captain Hook ... Continue Reading →