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  • 'Le nozze di Figaro' is don't miss it delightful
    Second installment of 'Live from the Met,' 'Le Nozze di Figaro,' is delightful
    Saturday, October 18, 2014, was the second opportunity, this season, for opera fans all over the world to view a live production from the Metropolitan stage in New York City, Mozart's,Le Nozze di Figaro. It was sublime. There were no weak...
  • Halloween at the museum
    Halloween at the museum
    Halloween is almost upon us and the ghosts and goblins are ready to play! Tired of the same old party you've been attending year after year? Want something spooky and entertaining but don't want to step inside one of those overpriced...
  • LUNGevity Foundation honors Donna Karan at New York gala
    LUNGevity Foundation honors Donna Karan at New York gala
    LUNGevity Foundation brought together researchers, survivors, and funders for Wednesday night’s Celebration of Hope Gala at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. The event celebrated the extraordinary progress in lung cancer research that gives...
  • Halloween scene
    This week around Buffalo: October 20th through 26th, 2014
    Local Restaurant Week – Monday, October 20th through Sunday, October 26th at restaurants throughout the Buffalo-Niagara region. The 12th annual Local Restaurant Week celebration features meals for $20.14 – it could be lunch, dinner, a...
  • Jeff and Melody Leibow present the 4th Annual NF Hope Concert
    'Jersey Boys' star Jeff Leibow presented the 4th Annual NF Hope Concert
    On Sunday afternoon, 'Jersey Boys' star Jeff Leibow presented the 4th Annual NF Hope Concert in his fight against Neurofibromatosis, one of the most common genetic disorders and affects more than 100,000 Americans. One in 2,500 are born...
  • Maggie, The Honorable WomanMaggie, The Honorable Woman
    BBC Home Entertainment offers a sleighful of great new DVDs
    Whenever BBC Home Entertainment shares new with you, we whoosh! send it off to you, dear readers.Here, between me, you and a zillion other people, is news on some great must-have DVD sets.Father Brown: Season OneMark Williams stars as Father Brown...
  • Joanna
    Oscars short list for Documentary Short Subject includes Poland's 'Joanna'
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today in a press release the short list of films that are now contenders in the field of Documentary Short Subject for the 87th Academy Awards. This list of eight films was narrowed down...
  • Does your kids look like a Rock Star contest at Denver's Hard Rock Cafe
    Hard Rock Cafe Denver hosts 'Kids Rock Star' contest
    Hard Rock Cafe's across the globe are introducing a new fun event for kids of all ages. Launching October 20, 2014, the "Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?" contest will host these fun events for kids and their parents at various...
  • The Great Fatburger Kitchen Cook-Off
    The Great Fatburger Kitchen Cook-Off
    Fatburger is an all-American West Coast burger chain known for its over sized burgers. This month they are launching “The Great Fatburger Kitchen Cook-Off” and are encouraging Fatburger fans everywhere to participate. The competition...
  • Pirtates and Snoopy
    Pirates and Snoopy! WOW!
    Yesterday I had the great good fortune to have a very special date. My handsome great grandson and I went to the Santa Rosa Symphony’sfamily concert at Weill Hall in Rohnert Park. Any visit to Weill Hall is special and when it’s...
  • Halloween Nightmare!
    Halloween Nightmare Part! This weekend at the Farmhouse Mansion in San Francisco
    Is your costume ready? The countdown to Halloween is officially on! A big (charitable) bash is happening this weekend, and it just so happens that you are invited.Dr. Rick knows how to throw a party and it is going down this weekend. The annual...
  • Eight young actors to win Nadia Matthews Acting Scholarships
    Eight young actors to win Nadia Matthews Acting Scholarships
    Nadia Matthews has announced that eight scholarships will be awarded to young actors who show outstanding abilities in the field of acting. In a press release, she outlines the program."Nadia Matthews Acting Scholarships Awards and...
  • Actors Point's 'Father of the Bride'
    Actors Point's 'Father of the Bride' a frantic take on charming source material
    Let's be perfectly honest. 1950's classic "Father of the Bride" film starring Spencer Tracy as the Stanley Banks, befuddled father of of soon-to-be-married Kay (a stunningly gorgeous then 18-year-old Elizabeth Taylor), was as...
  • Borgen's cast is talented . . . and pretty
    Nordic noir continues with Borgen (and, yep, the complete series!) and Unit One
    On Tuesday, October 21, 2014We've said it once.We'll say it again.MHz Home Entertainment has released more top-quality international television programming designed for American audiences. Highlighting two extraordinary offerings from...
  • Give a hoot for Eeylops Owl Emporium
    Give a hoot for Eeylops Owl Emporium and other Harry Potter creatures
    Harry Potter certainly had some magical powers. But we wonder if he knew how all those wonderful and wacky creatures came to life in all those flicks.We learned the secrets with Harry Potter: The Creature Vault (Harper Design, $45), the first book...