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John Lavitt lived on the Greek island of Patmos, studying with the late American poet Robert Lax, after graduating with honors from Brown University. John’s published work includes three articles in Chicken Soup For The Soul and over 550 articles for The Fix . Find John on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

The Pasadena Playhouse’s Production of The Father Is Heartbreakingly Poignant

Alfred Molina and his supporting cast come together to render a tragic, yet bravely defiant investigation into the fractured memories of a good man...

Gregory Porter Revives Royce Hall With Rousing Vocals

Grateful for UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance’s offering, a thrilled and cultured audience celebrates the vocal stylings of Gregory Porter and his virtuoso...

The Lights Of The Kirk Douglas Theatre Dim To Honor A...

Marking the passing of Kirk Douglas, the Center Theatre Group dims the lights of the beautiful Culver City theatre named after the legendary actor...

Epic. Fun. Mesmerizing. The Cottons Trilogy Will Take Your Breath Away

Part 2 of a Trilogy of Graphic Novels, Cottons: The White Carrot by Writer Jim Pascoe and Artist Heidi Arnhold is a Polished Fantasy...

Inspired Execution Shows the Lasting Power of “The Unseen Hand” by...

Double-billed with “Killer’s Head” at The Odyssey Theatre, the measured craziness of Sam Shephard’s “The Unseen Hand” illuminates the complex chaos of the 21...

Taking A Traditional Journey With Sting On The Last Ship

A bit old-fashioned with moderately stale tropes, this heartfelt musical at the Ahmanson Theatre shows how the sudden closing of an English shipyard affects...

Stone Temple Pilots (STP) Overcome Dual Tragedies To Celebrate The Music

One Day Before Valentine’s Day 2020 at the Saban Theatre, Stone Temple Pilots (STP) will defy the dark shadows of the past by celebrating...

Earthquakes In London at Rogue Machine Theatre Shakes Up Venice

Mike Bartlett’s drama about a family rocked by environmental catastrophe is staged with an undeniable immediacy by co-directors Hollace Starr and John Perrin Flynn. By...

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein & Cellist Matt Haimovitz Perform at The Wallis

At the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, virtuosos Dinnerstein/Haimovitz come together for the “Then and Now” program that pairs Beethoven and Philip...

Berlin Brings New Wave Transcendance to The Canyon Club

At The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, the 40th Anniversary of the classic new wave band, will be celebrated as Berlin performs on February...