The Future – Magic at the Geffen

Hands down, the best Zoom adventure I have had this year came from a theater in my neighborhood, The Geffen Playhouse.
3.5.21
A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

What We Keep Getting Wrong About Fame

A peek at three docs we've been talking about in 2021 -- "Fake Famous" and "Tiger Woods" and "Framing Britney Spears" - mothers, don't let your babies grow up to be famous!
2.25.21
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Minari’s Quiet Confidence

Empathy and humor abound in a quiet tale about the farming dreams of a Korean American family in the 80s.
2.21.21

Undine, for the Wharton Win

My book group met on Zoom from April to December last year, and we’ll likely be doing the same for most of 2021. Struggling at the end of 2020 to choose a cheery title, we turned to a time-honored trick. …

1.24.21

(We Need More) Poetry in General and Amanda Gorman’s poetry in Particular

One of my favorite things about reading the LA Times morning newsletter is that a poem is delivered with the news each day. I try to take a moment and read it because I want to support the effort to …

1.23.21

2 Top Rock ‘n Roll Docs

Nostalgia is an excellent quarantine cure
1.23.21

Wide Open School

Where to go for learning help, virtual field trips, and life skills during the pandemic.
1.23.21

Climate Crisis: From the Mouth of Babes and Nonagenarians

Urgent calls from Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough
1.3.21

Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

A story of two Black sisters from the south by an LA author
7.11.20