Newport Beach encounter the Peter Cetera experience

Peter Cetera, former frontman, lead singer and The Voice of Chicago, treated the intimate crowd of…

Smooth is the theme at the 31st Long Beach Jazz Festival

LONG BEACH, CA-The 31st Long Beach Jazz Festival did what it was meant to do: make…

Chicago and REO Speedwagon pushing boundaries at the Forum

INGLEWOOD-CA-Two Classic Rock bands “keep pushing” on. REO Speedwagon and Chicago teamed up for a concert…

A redemptive ray of light shines brightest in ‘The Color Purple’

COSTA MESA, CA-In 1985, producer Steven Spielberg rocked us with a smoldering examination of racism, sexism,…

The stage power of ‘Hamilton’ is second to none

COSTA MESA, CA-The Broadway hit musical Hamilton doesn’t waste time in taking your breath away. If…

An incredible evening with Audra McDonald

COSTA MESA, CA-I was looking forward to the treat of seeing Audra McDonald perform at the…

Inhaling the splendor of the Dance Theatre of Harlem

SANTA MONICA, CA-There are many forms of artistic expression. The combination of dance and music allows…

The magic of Alvin Ailey lives in dancer Matthew Rushing

COSTA MESA, CA-Matthew Rushing sees performing in the arts as a calling. The dance universe is…

‘Cagney: The Musical’ is an ode to a Hollywood legend

Actor Robert Creighton was born to play the part in a staged musical about the life…

Whitney Houston’s music resonates in ‘The Bodyguard’

COSTA MESA, CA-Love conquers all. Everyone loves a good love story. We all like great music…

Race, romance is center stage in Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington

LOS ANGELES-The entanglement of a love affair or a close friendship is always up for interpretation…

The Verdi Chorus: 34 years of good music

The Verdi Chorus continues their 34th season with their spring concerts entitled “All’s Fair in Love…

Ahmanson Theatre’s joyous romp ‘Into the Woods’

LOS ANGELES-Any musical production that has the name Stephen Sondheim attached to it is usually a…

Pat Metheny wows with UCLA performance

LOS ANGELES-Jazz guitar virtuoso and living legend, Pat Metheny, was the chosen one to kick-off the…

Beyonce pour out her ‘Lemonade’ on LA

LOS ANGELES-There was excitement brewing at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.  No, it wasn’t Dodgers pitching…