LA theater scene: this Fall super-cool music & comedy at NoHo’s El Portal Theatre

Presenting feel-good crowd-pleasing shows, the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood has something for everyone as people emerge and gather for great entertainment. ... Continue Reading →

Review: The Secret World of Archy & Mehitabel, an imaginative bug & cat tale

 The Secret World of Archy & Mehitabel is a show that lifts your spirits, tickles your funny bone, sparks your imagination, and fills you with wonderment about ... Continue Reading →

A Visit to Seattle – Even if You Are Not a Music Lover

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest have a significant toehold when it comes to American music. The infamous “Louie Louie” (a staple of every rock band ever formed) ... Continue Reading →

LOVE, DOLLY starring Kim Eberhardt, Dolly Parton celebration & costume contest, Sept 25 at NoHo’s El Portal

 Have you ever dreamt of enjoying a day with the legendary Dolly Parton, hearing her songs and the stories behind them, laughing together and sharing secrets? Well, ... Continue Reading →

Jazz guitar great Grant Geissman’s ‘BLOOZ’ CD concert, El Portal Theatre Sept. 24

“This show will capture the sheer joy of making music,” says jazz guitar great Grant Geissman who has a special concert at the historic El Portal Theatre, Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

The Beatles Move Into Collectible Coins

Over the years I have run a series of articles about how The Beatles can solve your Christmas gift giving dilemmas. It seems the four Liverpudlians can still do so, year ... Continue Reading →

Mike Birbiglia: “The Old Man & The Pool” – Mark Taper Forum

I was introduced to the concept of the one man show at The Mark Taper Forum with Spalding Gray’s epic “Swimming to Cambodia” in the 1980s. Over the years, I ... Continue Reading →

Robert Plant / Alison Krauss Deliver at Rady Shell

On a lovely warm evening overlooking San Diego Bay, the once-seemingly-unlikely duo of Alison Krauss and Robert Plant delivered a satisfying set to an engaged audience. There ... Continue Reading →