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This Is Who Runs the World in Cirque du Soleil’s New “Amaluna”

Beyonce asked, “Who run the world?” As if in answer, Cirque du Soleil’s latest offering creates a fantastical world of kick-ass female warriors in Amaluna....

This Is What P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour is Really Like

It’s often said that Ginger Rogers had to do everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in heels. A similar analogy can be drawn between P!nk and her diva peers. Who...

Santa Barbara’s Kimpton Canary: Living it Up at the Hotel California

Think you can’t find an affordable boutique hotel with character in Santa Barbara? It took some time, but we found one. And the search was well worth the effort. A two to three...

Did the “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Tour Leave Us Feeling Sweet or Sour?

We head to Willy Wonka’s factory to check out the touring company of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical. But is it a golden ticket? A World of Pure Imagination I...

Nat “King” Cole Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It’s the final night of Nat “King ” Cole’s variety show, and Dulé Hill is playing the star on stage like you’ve never seen him before. Walking a...

Hollywood History Awaits When You Stay at the Hotel Bel-Air

Hotel Bel-Air 701 Stone Canyon Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90077 310-472-1211 hotelbelair.com Is there such a thing as too much pampering? If you’re lucky enough to be staying at the...

Review: Betty Buckley Follows Bette and Bernadette in “Hello, Dolly!”

Betty Buckley is the latest Broadway diva to pick up the baton as irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Levi in the touring production of “Hello, Dolly!” Betty...

“Dear Evan Hansen” Redux: Pasek and Paul Take Their Tony Winner on the Road

When Dear Evan Hansen first opened in December 2016, the unassuming musical about a high schooler with his arm in a cast and a catchy score took Broadway by surprise, in part...

They’re Boyfriends – and They’re Both Playing “Evan Hansen”?

What happens when the leads of the Broadway and touring companies of the same show (Dear Evan Hansen) are dating? The world is finding out. After a brief run at the Ahmanson, the...

What Is Sandra Bernhard Doing Now? From “Pose” to “Sandemonium”!

Comedian, actress, radio host and singer Sandra Bernhard talks to us about everything from how she landed her recurring role on Pose to what to expect when you next see her on...

Darren Criss and Lea Michele Spread Glee

He went on to The Assasination of Gianni Versace, and she went on to star in Scream Queens, but now Glee stars Darren Criss and Lea Michele are reunited on stage in a concert tour...

Why Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Make a Dynamic Duo

Wondering what will happen when Josh Groban and Idina Menzel bring their unique vocal fireworks to a stage near you? Let’s face it, going to a live concert can be a hassle....