Showbiz history in spotlight with Kiki Ebsen’s My Buddy: The Other Side of Oz at El Portal Theatre

 Kiki Ebsen has a serene vibe as a performer and a person. Yet she has an exciting story to tell, and she tells it well. An accomplished singer/songwriter, musician, ... Continue Reading →

Elton John and the Alliance for Lifetime Income Continue Their “Yellow Brick Road to Financial Freedom” Partnership

I have been watching with interest one of the most intriguing developments in music and sponsorships for the last several years. In 2021 the Alliance for Lifetime ... Continue Reading →

The Flaming Lips Storm Into The Sound in Del Mar

A decade ago North County was treated to an extravaganza featuring the Flaming Lips as part of a striking musical at La Jolla Playhouse.  Last night Wayne Coyne ... Continue Reading →

Black Broadway: A Proud History, A Limitless Future dazzles on PBS

 A joyous atmosphere is created when Broadway stars and young musical theater performers are showcased on Black Broadway: A Proud History, A Limitless Future. The ... Continue Reading →

Golden Age of folk music returns with The Kingston Trio concerts

The Kingston Trio, March 8 & 9 at NoHo’s historic El Portal Theatre, brings back ultra-cool music & memories  One of the most famous bands of the 1950s ... Continue Reading →

The Ferryman at New Village Arts – An Astounding Experience

They say that all politics is local, and this magnificent play drives home the point without ever mentioning the concept. Set in the early 1980s in a relatively unnamed ... Continue Reading →

An Evening of Fine Dning and Magic in La Jolla at Mystique

Varioius definitons of magic have been proffered down the ages, and this one is just about as good as the next: the secret power of appearing to make impossible things ... Continue Reading →

The Puccini Duo: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi – San Diego Opera

Culture across the ages has had a mixed experience with trilogies. The challenge of connecting three stories is that the middle one is inevitably fraught with an incomplete ... Continue Reading →