The smoke from the wildfires has cleared, and the communities surrounding the Great Smoky Mountains need our support. Here are 10 Reasons to Visit East Tennessee Right Now, complete with photos of the gorgeous scenery and amazing comfort food.Read All Entries
I wrote about Why We Go Out to Eat on Thanksgiving for Huffington Post. What are your holiday traditions?
Sorry, Amy Adams, Emma Stone and Emily Blunt, but this year’s Academy Award for Best Actress is pretty much guaranteed to go to Natalie Portman for her stunning portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy in Jackie.
Not only does she channel the First Lady’s look, mannerisms and, oh, that distinctive voice, but she transforms herself into a woman we all thought we knew so well and reveals a whole other side of her. Her performance is haunting. [Read more…]
As we all know, there are few things as emotionally charged and inherently dramatic as the mother-daughter relationship.
So it’s no surprise that Miss You Like Hell, La Jolla Playhouse’s new, highly-anticipated world premiere musical, is a combination of funny and sad and poignant. Plus, it’s got some great songs. [Read more…]
Check out my USA Today piece, On The Cutting Edge: These Restaurants Allow You To Choose Your Knife, and discover places where the guests aren’t the only ones looking sharp!
Arrival seems like a fitting movie for this election season, and I couldn’t help wishing it had been released before we voted so people could have seen the importance of having a strong, smart woman in charge.
But I digress. [Read more…]
What’s amazing about Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor, now playing at North Coast Rep, is not just how well it’s held up over time but how relevant it still is today. [Read more…]