It might be inconceivable to an adult, encountering this very successful franchise for the first time, with this the third installment of just why the “Hotel Transylvania” feature films have been so successful; and the first film was the...
It’s no surprise with today’s volatile climate that political discussion, review and comedy seems to have surpassed all other television genres, still expected in the 24-hour news cycle, but now dominating morning shows, and eclipsing any other topical subjects...
Culver City's Veterans' Auditorium has hosted events ranging from bodybuilding competitions, basketball, and roller derby to orchestra concerts, musical theater, and the annual rock and mineral show. It has also occasionally hosted other kinds of rock. One especially notable performance...
The Netflix original series “Harlan Coben’s Safe,” which debuted this month on the streaming service, marks Michael C. Hall’s return to series television. Hall first came to the attention of television viewers’ in HBO’s watershed “Six-Feet-Under,” as David, the...
If there’s one thing that U.K. novelist Nick Hornby knows, it’s all-encompassing obsessiveness. The most recent of his books to be turned into a film is “Juliet, Naked.” Both novel and movie cover the lamentations of Annie (Rose Byrne),...
The first in an occasional series. By now, everyone is familiar with the now overused “Netflix and chill,” (its  “actual” meaning varies based on age, probably). But as streaming and subscription services grow in popularity, more and more options...
It has been an extraordinary few weeks for Carlson Park bassist Steuart Liebig.* On September 18 Liebig, Arts District guitarist G.E. Stinson, Oakland saxophonist Phillip Greenlief, and New York drummer Jim Black gave an intense performance at the Blue...
Boulevard Music not only keeps musicians supplied with strings, picks, and reeds, it offers a place to perform, network and train the next generation. Located south of Culver on Sepulveda, Boulevard Music (www.boulevardmusic.com) offers instrument sales, rentals, and repairs, books...
The Sinner - Season One - Netflix These days, the troubled, haunted and often tormented lead character is at the forefront of a lot of bingeable television series, and this describes USA Network’s now-in-its-second-season series, “The Sinner;” the first season...
Los Angeles is home to some truly world-class soloists and ensembles, beginning with the LA Philharmonic and LA Chamber Orchestra, but tickets can seem expensive, times and locations difficult for families including children or seniors, and concert etiquette intimidating...

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