“Don’t Dress for Dinner” Delights Again

When you have two decades worth of requests for a return engagement, the time eventually becomes propitious to follow through. And what a great way to wind up the 42nd season of North ... Continue Reading →

Kia Carnival – The Ideal Car for a Road Trip, Whether to a Destination Wedding or for Equally Fascinating Excursions

When our daughter decided on a destination wedding, she and my wife swung into gear with the planning. By the time most of the details were set (and we realized the amount of stuff ... 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 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 →