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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.

Valley Girl Screenwriter Amy Talkington Reimagines An Eighties Classic

In the middle of a pandemic, Amy Talkington offers a breath of fresh air with a vibrant new look at Valley Girl, transforming the...

Experience the Unswerving Musical Truth of “Not Exactly Nashville” by C.M....

In a time of worldwide crisis, here is a brutally honest record of suffering and survival that reminds us that we can get through...

Mikal Gilmore & Elaine Schock Share A Healing Journey In Stay...

“Grace, strength, and perseverance shine through in this snapshot of a human family dealing with the crazy adversities life throws at us.” Willie Nelson By...

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...