What to do With Your Dull Blades? Knife-Aid to the Rescue

About a decade ago we were given a very nice set of knives in a butcher block. Over the years, the butcher block disappeared to make more room on the kitchen counter, and the knives ... Continue Reading →

Awards for “Fosse/Verdon,” “Chernobyl,” comedy underdog “Fleabag,” & more from TCA

 The Television Critics Association heaped honors on an eclectic bunch of outstanding shows, albeit hidden gems, at the TCA Awards 2019. It is often a harbinger of what programs will ... Continue Reading →

Decade of Dudamel at Hollywood Bowl & Concern Foundation at Paramount

The Jose Iturbi Foundation sponsored “A Decade of Dudamel” in honor of his ten years in L.A. Gustavo conducted a special anniversary show, complete with fireworks & featured ... Continue Reading →

Jurassic World–The Ride a mega-thrill at Universal Studios Hollywood

The new “JURASSIC WORLD—THE RIDE” opened at Universal Studios Hollywood, adding to Universal’s world of fun, food and fantastic entertainment “Jurassic World” just got ... Continue Reading →

WORLDZ Announces Its Next Stellar Lineup

I have written often and fondly about the eclectic nature of WORLDZ. The array of speakers is remarkable, the inspirational results are noteworthy and the experience is memorable. In ... Continue Reading →

The Royal Ballet Takes on L.A. & La Traviata Takes on the Roaring 20’s

To add to the drama of opening night of The Mayerling at our Music Center, we were surprised to the effects of the 7.1 earthquake vigorously shaking our 3rd row center seats. But nothing ... Continue Reading →

El Capitan – The Venue of Choice for Full Bore Film Enjoyment

When a film breaks box office records, two things are certain: it is appealing to a broader demographic than just kids and it is showing at more than one theatre.  At this point, “The ... Continue Reading →

Magic & Variety on The CW with Penn & Teller, Masters of Illusion, The Big Stage

 America’s Got Talent on NBC isn’t the only game in town when it comes to spectacular magic acts and a variety of entertainment. Also on the summer viewing schedule are ... Continue Reading →