Trombone Shorty Scorches With Three Sold Out Nights at Belly Up

If my memory serves, The Belly Up does not often do multi-night gigs. But when they do, it is memorable. On the first night of a sellout three night run, Trombone Shorty treated the ... Continue Reading →

Ohana Festival – Preview of a Fine Music Festival on the Beach

Ohana Festival has steadily built its reputation as a music festival that is manageable in size, perfect in its location and noted for its eclectic list of quality artists. Ohana Festival ... Continue Reading →

The Sorting Room nightclub has great mix of talent at The Wallis in Beverly Hills

An intimate nightclub atmosphere to enjoy great talent. That’s The Sorting Room at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. This summer the popular place ... 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 →

Father’s Day – Hot Tips For Cool Rockin’ Daddies

It is never too early to contemplate what to get for Father’s Day. Unlike the advice my wife gives me for Mother’s Day (“don’t get me anything that plugs in”), ... Continue Reading →

The Wanderers – World Premiere at The Old Globe

One of the best written, most clever and tightly constructed plays I have seen this year premiered at The Old Globe Theatre. Written by Anna Ziegler and ably directed by Barry Edelstein, ... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Dance Dress Donations at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego 

One of the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day is donating dresses for girls via the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego. Underprivileged girls from the San Diego area ... Continue Reading →