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 ensuing years. ... 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 such a rich ... 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 by William ... Continue Reading →

Groundbreaking Program to Help Underserved Cancer Patients

The Ronnie Lippin Cancer Support and Navigation Project, in Partnership with Tower Cancer Research Foundation, to be initiated at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles  Cancer ... Continue Reading →

Let It Be Finally Sees the Full Light of Day

Long considered a documentary of The Beatles at their miserable lowest, we can see more clearly now Out of circulation for decades, Let It Be finally gets a restored and repositioned ... Continue Reading →

Stagecoach 2024 – Full Coverage

  A sell out crowd enjoyed another weekend in the desert, with plenty of hootin’ and hollerin’ to satisfy all lovers of country music. Friday was the weakest of the three days, ... Continue Reading →

Unfrosted – A Romp Through the Seemingly Fictional Breakfast War of 1963

In his TV show, Seinfeld was obsessed with breakfast, and here in his feature film debut as star, director, co-writer, producer Seinfeld distills all that into 93 pretty clever minutes. The ... Continue Reading →

AARP + The Rolling Stones – What A Drag It Isn’t Getting Old

A possible gift to comedians everywhere, the AARP announced last November its sponsorship of the Rolling Stones Tour. This should certainly elicit at least a grin from baby boomers ... Continue Reading →