Spring Gift Giving Guide: Hot Tips

The first day of Spring has come and passed, and for me that generally means a sense of gift-giving panic sets in. Not only do most of my family’s birthdays land in the spring, we ... Continue Reading →

Santa’s 2016 List for Mrs. Claus – Best Gifts for the Season

As Santa prepares his lists, the most important one is for Mrs. Claus. Here is what it looks like. Santa has taken special care to prepare a mix of items that appeal to his better ... Continue Reading →

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band

Mick Fleetwood is undoubtedly amazed at the peaks and valleys, the twists and turns his drumming career has traveled. He has lately been bringing it full circle. Starting out in a blues ... Continue Reading →

At Home with Monsters – Maxim Hot 100 – Ping Pong 4 Purpose

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most inventive filmmakers of his generation. Among his internationally acclaimed films are Cronos, The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth.  He ... Continue Reading →

Jayhawks Return to Solana Beach

The Belly Up has long been a favorite venue for the band from Minnesota. They have landed here in various incarnations over the years, including one gig that was billed simply as Mark ... Continue Reading →

Eclectic Father’s Day Suggestions For a Cool Rockin’ Daddy

I am occasionally asked this time of year to suggest a cool Father’s Day gift. With a closet full of ties and slippers, I can understand how difficult the selection process can be. ... Continue Reading →

The Who in San Diego

The two surviving members of The Who have enjoyed an improbably successful and almost endless victory lap. With shows in Anaheim (Sunday 5/22), Los Angeles (Wednesday 5/25), Las Vegas ... Continue Reading →

Best Outdoor Summer Concerts in Southern California – Humphrey’s by the Bay

The two best outdoor concert venues in Southern California are the Hollywood Bowl and Humphrey’s by the Bay. Each consistently offers great concerts, great sightlines and great service. As ... Continue Reading →