Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away

The sound of birds, free from the constraints of gravity or society, were Buddy Guy’s first musical influence. John Lee Hooker was his second. This lovingly assembled documentary ... Continue Reading →


As we begin to enjoy a glimpse of life back to normal, one of the steady delights are summer evenings at North Coast Repertory Theatre. Whether it is comedy or music, there are several ... Continue Reading →

“Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not be Televised)”

    1969 was the year of the most famous music festival. But we now know that 100 miles south, over the course of six weeks a once-forgotten music festival was also a pivotal ... Continue Reading →

Park 1039 – A Mandatory Visit When in San Luis Obispo

  Folks understandably think of SLO as a college town, which is logical. Some folks may therefore eschew the town when seeking culinary excellence in the Central Coast, which ... Continue Reading →

Becoming Dr. Ruth – North Coast Repertory Theatre

  Most folks in America know Dr. Ruth as a short, sharp sex therapist who encouraged us to ‘pleasure our partner.’ This one act, one actor, one set character study is a witty ... Continue Reading →

Immersive Van Gogh Comes to Los Angeles

  In a venue that has seen many great works of art, mostly audio and some live (I’m thinking back to the mind boggling Paul McCartney show I saw there with my daughter), a truly ... Continue Reading →

Return to Normal? Yes! Summer Concert Hot Tips 2021

Yes, it appears that with a healthy dollop of optimism (and a bit of trepidation) we are moving toward a summer concert season. The venues are starting to fill out their calendars, ... Continue Reading →

Spring Gear 2021

With any luck the fresh breath of spring is at hand, and the shackles of Covid are loosening. Here are several items that are accelerating my shift into spring time. CLIQ Chair In ... Continue Reading →