TV’s Best, Shōgun wins 4 TCA Awards from TV Critics, & makes history with 25 Emmy noms

  Shōgun, the epic drama set in 1600s Japan that won critical raves and epic ratings for FX, Hulu and Disney, dominated the Television Critics Association Awards.   ... Continue Reading →

FairWell Fest Preview – What Delights to Expect

ADDITIONAL REPORTING PROVIDED BY ELLIE AUERBACH Several years ago, it was quite obvious that we had hit the era of peak festival, and there has been a shake out in the ... Continue Reading →

Review: Tiny Father, a story that reveals how love grows, at the Geffen Playhouse

 TINY FATHER is a potent story about a big surprise— unexpected parenthood. It is excellent at exploring all the emotions, subtly and authentically, as a reluctant ... Continue Reading →

HOPE IN THE WATER offers ocean’s bountiful feast on PBS

  HOPE IN THE WATER is a new three-part PBS documentary series seen on PBS stations and the PBS app starting June 19, 2024.   Environmental enthusiast and actress Shailene ... Continue Reading →

THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE – World-Premiere Musical Opens at La Jolla Playhouse

Another stunning production, not to be missed In the single digit list of the best possible songbooks for a musical biography, that of Johnny Cash certainly belongs. With ... Continue Reading →

A Lovely Return to Camelot at North Coast Rep

On the relatively small stage, the realm of Camelot has been lovingly recreated in North County San Diego. The musical is one of a handful of productions from Broadway’s ... Continue Reading →

Sit Yourself Down For This: City Of West Hollywood Declares June 10, 2024 “Frank Zappa Day”

Yes, you read that right. On Monday June 10 at 4pm West Hollywood Mayor John M. Erickson and two of Frank’s children (Ahmet Zappa and Diva Zappa) will accept the city’s ... Continue Reading →

Ezra – Film Review

The film opens with a stand-up comedy routine that sets the stage for the challenges faced by a separated parents’ with an autistic son. The eponymous Ezra (played grippingly ... Continue Reading →