Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Given the roaring success of the first film (released exactly a decade ago) and the never-seeming-to-close musical, the arrival of the filmed sequel is hardly a surprise. Not surprisingly, ... Continue Reading →

GB Roof Garden Restaurant – Undoubtedly the Best Meal and View Within Range of the Acropolis

The Acropolis has long been the center of life in Athens. Its role as the city’s vibrant hub evolved from a functioning palace of gods and royalty, to its visual epicenter today. ... Continue Reading →

A Midsummer Dream List of Concert Evenings

Don’t look now, but we’re past the halfway mark of July. There are still plenty of great summer concerts in Los Angeles. Here ten gigs that are sure to deliver a great evening. Roger ... Continue Reading →

Black Duck Garden – Cheeky Dining and Décor in the Heart of Athens

I have noticed a recent trend of restaurants juxtaposing culinary, design and architecture elements. Others probably commented on this trend earlier, but I first became delighted by ... Continue Reading →

Dinner in the Sky – A Rare View of the Acropolis

You are in Athens, and you are ready for something new in the city that prides itself on its ancient heritage. You come out of the Kerameikos metro stop, and immediately you ​see ... Continue Reading →

Opening Night – A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

North Coast Rep is closing out their 36th season with its biggest production. With a fine cast and able musical accompaniment, David Ellenstein has directed a great production of this ... Continue Reading →

Revisiting the Greek Islands of the Cyclades Aboard the Galileo

It was 21 years ago that we happened upon the opportunity to sail on the Galileo as part of our honeymoon. Our daughters arrived a few years later, and over the years they heard our ... Continue Reading →

Drunk Shakespeare – Off Broadway

Proving that Shakespeare’s work is malleable enough for almost anything, along comes Drunk Shakespeare. Proving that at least the lead actor is indeed starting with four quick shots ... Continue Reading →