Remember when the College Admission Crisis was our Biggest Concern?

Remember back, before Covid-19 entered our lives, when the most scandalous thing in our lives was the parents who hired Rick Singer to get their kids in the “side-door” to top schools around the country?

One of the best articles …

5.19.21

May Reading List

Ron Brownstein’s “Rock Me on the Water: 1974 – The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics” is a book that I’ve already given as a gift three times, teeing it up as a first choice …

5.19.21

Making Sandwiches for Homeless Families

Making sandwiches for Angelenos who are hungry is a weekly feel-good project.
5.19.21

Spring Podcast Round-Up

What we're listening to (and have been during the long pandemic).
5.19.21

The Underground Railroad: First Must See TV of 2021

The first "Must See" TV event of 2021 - a beautiful adaption of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
5.19.21

Amy Sherald: See these six paintings before 6/6

Luminous paintings on display until June 6
5.19.21

DREAM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Virtually (2 Ways)

We are awash in content these days and one thing that’s clear after a year of lockdown is that great writing stretches and adapts over time. William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is fresh and relevant right now. Here are …

3.13.21

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

Lotusland

An excellent socially distanced outing in Montecito.
3.5.21