“The War of Roses” cast with 22 stars celebrating history-making women, at El Portal Theatre March 1 & 2, 2024

  “The War of Roses: The Women. The Voices. The Vote” a theatrical event presenting words of inspiration by the women who made history.  Speaking up for women’s ... Continue Reading →

Nathaniel Rateliff Continues to Sing the Praises of Leonard Cohen

The list of musicians who did their finest work toward the end of their lives is short, but surely Leonard Cohen is near the top of that list. Recognizing the late Canadian’s ... Continue Reading →

Redwood: World Premiere Musical at La Jolla Playhouse

Robust Hymns to the Silence and Then Some In a world premiere performance, Idina Menzel commands the stage with four other superb actors in the bracing new musical Redwood. ... Continue Reading →

Clive Owen drowns in Bogart in France for ‘Monsieur Spade’ on AMC

 Dashiell Hammett wrote the mystery novel “The Maltese Falcon” in 1930. In 1941 Hollywood turned the bestseller into the film noir classic starring Humphrey Bogart. ... Continue Reading →

Bob Marley: One Love – The Biopic That Mostly Succeeds 

Packing the politics, the history, the love and the music into a couple hours remains a challenge   The interest in legacy music cuts across generations. This is certainly ... Continue Reading →

Reaching for the stars NatGeo’s ‘The Space Race’ spotlights unsung heroes

  An uplifting documentary “The Space Race” takes you out of this world and introduces you to unsung space age pioneers. Premiering February 12 on National Geographic, ... Continue Reading →

St Petersburg: The James and The Dalí are the Main Highlights of the Art Scene

The next town south of Tampa has developed a vibrant art scene. Two of the biggest draws are The James and The Dalí Museum. Officially known as The James Museum of Western ... Continue Reading →

Kennedy Space Center – A Great Visit For Space Cadets and Wannabe Astronauts of All Ages

If you are of a certain age, the men who sat atop impossibly tall rockets and rode them into space came home as giants among us. Excellent books and films have leveraged ... Continue Reading →