Whitney Houston’s Debut Was 35 Years Ago, On Valentine’s Day

Whitney Houston’s estate is trying to position the late singer as Cupid’s muse. Houston was a lot of things, but she was better at the heartbreak songs than the tunes about happy relationships.

EXCLUSIVE! Jazz Great Nnenna Freelon Thanks Ray Charles With New Show, Playing Folsom, Modesto This Week

Freelon talks touring Europe with Charles at the dawn of her career, the new show with Take 6 and Clint Holmes, and the challenge she has for those “of a certain age” to educate the young ones!

Mitt Romney For President 2020?

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” That is my favorite quote from one of my heroes, Martin Luther King, Jr. If it’s true, Senator Mitt Romney more than measures up. I’ve never really been […]

EXCLUSIVE! Ray Charles Tribute Show — A Chat With Emmy Winner Clint Holmes

A new Ray Charles tribute showing is playing to sold-out venues across the country. One of its stars, Emmy winner Clint Holmes, took time out to talk about the tour and Charles’ influence on him.

Michelle Obama Adds Second Sacramento Appearance On April 1 — Tickets Go On Sale February 5

Former First Lady, New York Times best selling author, and wife in my head Michelle Obama’s first scheduled Sacramento appearance on April 1 created such a demand for tickets that my girl did what she does best: she met the needs of her people with a second matinee show, at 3pm. Tickets go on sale […]

Super Bowl Battles — Demi v Whitney and J Lo v Demi, Plus A Barefoot Mamoa and Sacramento’s New NFL Franchise!

With my post Super Bowl hangover behind me — those were some helluva margaritas— let’s get into it. Super Bowl LIV was a spectacle, starting with Yolanda Adams’ display of tone deafness — but enough about her outfit. During her performance of “America The Beautiful,” she stayed mostly in tune, if not for those God […]