LA Games Conference Provides a Crystal Ball

The 15th annual LA Games Conference assembled a sage group of speakers and a diverse audience eager to exchange viewpoints and get a glimpse of where the industry is headed. Here ... Continue Reading →

BeachLife Festival Review

The folks in Redondo Beach allowed the organizers of BeachLife to put together a satisfying three day music festival, mostly on the sand. Despite some breezes cooler than expected, ... Continue Reading →

Long Shot: Seth Rogen Continues His Improbable Evolution

Seth Rogen has become more than we expected. Not only did he and his co-star Charlize Theron act as producers on this film, Rogen rather improbably is approaching the possibility of ... Continue Reading →

Stagecoach 2019: Observations From a Rocker

Stagecoach continues to assert itself as the country’s preeminent well, country music festival. With their usual foresight Goldenvoice booked the talent months ago, and many of ... Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Neon Carnival’s Ten Years – The Hot Post Party for Coachella and Stagecoach

Neon Carnival has blown up, becoming one of the key post-parties after Coachella and Stagecoach. Below are the lists of notables who attended on April 13 and April 26. I had a chance ... Continue Reading →

BeachLife Executive Discusses Building a Great Music Festival at the Shore + Free Live Stream!

With the proliferation of music festivals across the nation, Southern California not surprisingly has a bounty of options. With Coachella and Stagecoach to the east, KAABOO to the south ... Continue Reading →

Peterloo – Shining a Light into a Dark Corner of British History

  In much the same way Paul Greengrass portrayed the deadly way English forces opened fire on peaceful Irish protesters in 1972 (“Sunday Bloody Sunday”), Mike Leigh here dives ... Continue Reading →

Falsettos Opens at the Ahmanson

The opening song sets the stage perfectly “Four Jews in a Room Bitching.” William Finn and James Lapine stitched together two musicals that had debuted Off Broadway four ... Continue Reading →