Category Archives: News

You’re Fly, Like A Bar Fly With BarFly Social Club!

I was lured to Riviera31 at The Sofitel with the offer of free drinks and the introduction to a new app targeted for restaurants and bars called BarFlySC.  BarFly Social Club falls under the purview of apps like Fourquare/Swarm or Tastemade. … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and the Weather

Back in the ’90s, I was the foley stage recordist at Sony Studios. I had met Robin Williams once, when I was at Disney and we had both worked on Hook. He seemed like a very nice guy. A few … Continue reading

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“The Bollocks” A Private Reception for Dennis Morris at Known Gallery

I joined Dawn Laureen and Taquila Mockingbird for one of the more marvelous retrospectives of the legendary photographer of The Sex Pistols, Dennis Morris, at Known Gallery for a private reception and celebration to kick off “The BOLLOCKS” exhibition. I’m sure everyone … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014

There are not a lot of famous people I would shed a tear for, and fewer still demand that I publicly pay them my respects. I was looking forward to seeing Johnny Winter next month with The Edgar Winter Group. I have … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heritage Museum and The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Celebrating: The Squaw Man, 100 Years of Movie Production

  Nothing says “Hollywood” like the Silent Era and the Golden Age of film. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the centennial celebration The Squaw Man by the The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Hollywood Heritage Museum.The Hollywood production of Squaw Man was the … Continue reading

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LA Welcomes Back The Babys With a Gala CD Release Party!

Wednesday night, June 25th, the legendary British band The Babys were welcomed back to the Los Angeles area music scene with a fun-filled party that celebrated the official release of their first album in over thirty years, ‘I’ll Have Some of … Continue reading

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Honda Rockets New Music Out of Torrance with Three Great Bands to Launch Honda Stage

On Thursday, June 11th, Honda made a bold move to connect and brand Millennials. I was invited to join in on the exciting kick off of Honda’s new music platform “Honda Stage“. The whole shindig was opened by Ellen K, … Continue reading

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2014 ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo

On Thursday, after my return form my San Francisco trip I popped into the ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo at the Loews Hotel at Hollywood & Highland to put my hand on the pulse of the art and business of … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Fear & Loathing Under The Golden Arches

Back in 2007, my wife, son and I moved into an old two-bedroom house in Valley Glen, just outside of Sherman Oaks, CA.  I think it was built back in the 1920’s or so.  The floors were all wood or … Continue reading

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“All For The Love Animal Rescue” Charity Cabaret Event Brings A Splash of Broadway to NoHo

“All For The Love Animal Rescue” put one a special Musical Theater “Broadway” flavored event at Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal Bar that echoes one of my favorite annual events, The Actors Fund Tony Awards® Viewing Party. The All For The Love Animal Rescue … Continue reading

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