World Premiere – Maragritaville

Jimmy Buffet is one of a handful of artists who have been able to transcend their original work and move into various other avenues. By developing his Parrothead following in concerts ... Continue Reading →

An American in Paris – Dominion Theatre, London

Undoubtedly some of the best experiences (concerts, theatre, restaurants, etc) are when you enter with medium expectations but the production over-delivers. That was the case for An ... Continue Reading →

Jude Law in ‘Obsession’ at the Barbican, London

The novella whence comes this production has been visited several times before. It started as James M. Cain’s crime novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, published in 1934. Banned ... Continue Reading →

Coachella 2017 – Complete Coverage

First off, the Coachella vibe was great, as always. That is undoubtedly concern #1 for the producers of the festival. For those interested in a perspective about the infrastructure ... Continue Reading →

T2 Trainspotting Film Review

Danny Boyle continues to amaze. His direction of the sequel to his thrilling original is confident and at times masterful. Dabbling with sequels is a dodgy business. The gold standard ... Continue Reading →

At The Wallis in Beverly Hills– music, dance & great performances

This Autumn the Los Angeles theater scene was launched with a big “bang, bang” thanks to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presenting the ultra-impressive For ... Continue Reading →

Van Morrison and Tom Jones – Hollywood Bowl 2016, a Desert Trip Preview

In a delightful pairing of singers, Tom Jones and Van Morrison delivered a stirring double bill at the Hollywood Bowl. It was the night before the second weekend of Desert Trip, a timely ... Continue Reading →

Dolly Parton – Pure & Simple & Live

It has been a while since I attended a concert where a significant number of folks stepped up their attire to reflect the artist on stage. One fellow looked exactly like Woody from ... Continue Reading →