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 →

Madeleine Peyroux Delivers Powerfully Understated Set at Belly Up

Over the course of eight albums (and 22 years), Madeleine Peyroux has deftly woven her jazz inflected stylings with aplomb. On the eve of her next album “Anthem” (due August 31 ... Continue Reading →

What Has Phish Been Up To? Some More Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, New Dates and the Disney Concert Hall For Starters

Phish are like sharks, they need to move…standing still is not an alternative. For 21 years, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream have worked with Phish, jamming on delicious ice ... Continue Reading →

The World’s Most Instagrammed Pool is in Bali – Let’s Party With Fergie

On September 1 the bubbly Fergie will be appearing at Rapture, an amazing gathering at The Mulia Resort in Bali. She will be joined by polymath Mark Ronson, noted globally as a producer, ... Continue Reading →

San Diego County Fair – How Sweet It Is

County and state fairs have a centuries-long tradition of show and tell combined with one-upsmanship. Starting in England where farmers brought in their prize heifers and opportunities ... Continue Reading →

The Father – West Coast Premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre

The North Coast Repertory Theatre has scored a coup in presenting the West Coast premiere of a gripping play. “The Father” tells the story of a man facing the possibility ... Continue Reading →