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Women Staging Alternative to Trump’s State of the Union

SEATTLE – While President Donald Trump addresses Congress tonight, women will be holding their own State of the Union. Groups representing sexual-assault survivors, mothers, communities of color and many more are gathering at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., for the "State of Our Union" – to address gender inequality and offer an alternate vision of the future. Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner,...

Michael Childers Icons and Idols

Michael Childers along with Frank Goldstin presented a new musical, Grab Your Seat -Icons and Idols. This concert was held at the Richards Center for the Arts in the Palm Springs High School on January 18th. This was not the traditional concert but more of a younger upbeat kind of music. The music paid homage to the famous, Janis...

Doomsday Clock now 2 minutes to midnight

A global catastrophe is but two minutes away, according to the Doomsday Clock, which measures, metaphorically, how long the world has left before it succumbs to a man-made disaster. Managed by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, a group of scientists and academics, the clock was moved 30 seconds on Thursday. The clock’s hands had been at two-and-a-half minutes to midnight...

CV REP THEATRE OF RANCH MIRAGE PRESENTS A FOUR CHARACTER MUSICAL GEM

It’s been said that love makes the world go around. So, its love and not climate change that has Mother Nature all upset.  Remember that old TV commercial “it’s not nice to fool Mother Nature” back about ten years or so? Well, we shouldn’t have ignored her admonition. Regardless our actions or hers, the powerful emotion of ’Love’ is...

DELIGHTFUL JULES VERNE STORY “AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” A WINNER AT NCRT

North Coast Repertory Theatre (NCRT) of Solana Beach, CA is gifting its audiences with a ‘master class’ in farce/comedy ensemble acting with its delightful, whimsical, tongue-in-cheek, production of the Jules Verne classic tale “Around the World in 80 Days”. For those of you who are familiar with the eponymous 19th-century novel, you may ask yourself how can a story about...

POWERFUL GERMAN THRILLER BRINGS INTO SHARP FOCUS THE DYNAMICS OF LOSS AND REVENGE

Powerful emotions drive behavior in most of us.  The larger the issue or the event, the greater the emotional response.  If the event is life altering the more erratic and unpredictable the behavior and the outcome will be. Cinema is a potent vehicle for exploring emotion-rich stories and moments. The mobility of the camera along with its unique implementation of...