Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Explode In Concert

Back in the day, I had very little overlap with my parents’ musical choices. On a family road trip, Dad took control of the radio (undoubtedly a clunky Delco AM model), ... Continue Reading →

Steve Forbert – The Magic Tree and His Memoir

I was first amazed by Steve Forbert when he strode barefoot onstage when I was head of the concert committee at college. I don’t really recall if he was the opener or ... Continue Reading →

BevCon Los Angeles 2018 – The Gathering of the Movers and Shakers in the Spirits Sector

Judging by the fascinating topics at the upcoming BevCon gathering in Los Angeles, attendees will be shaken not stirred by the stimulating topics to be covered. Folks will ... Continue Reading →

Pato Banton Circles the Globe and Returns Home to SoCal

Banton strode onstage last night in Solana Beach while his band held down a slinky low key melody. He then gave a spoken word intro to the evening. He surprised many when ... Continue Reading →

National Geographic’s Summer Kick-off Party & Celebration of a Beautiful Life

The ultra-glam rooftop of the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills was the perfect setting for an impressive group of network executives, talented performers and storytellers ... Continue Reading →

South of the Border at Puerto Nuevo Hotel & Villas

Sometimes what you want is to escape across the border to enjoy a couple days in a different country, with enough familiarity and enough differences to make you feel you ... Continue Reading →

TCA Awards 2018 celebrate Rita Moreno, Norman Lear, Friends, & TV’s best

 Two undeniable legends, Rita Moreno and Norman Lear, were in the spotlight at the Television Critics Association’s 34th annual TCA Awards when they honored TV’s best.  Wearing ... Continue Reading →

Broadway legend BEN VEREEN at Hollywood’s Catalina Jazz Club Aug. 10 & 11

 Ben Vereen is a song and dance man who makes you feel good as you enjoy his musical talents whether on stage, screen or TV. And folks in Hollywood can enjoy him live ... Continue Reading →