Category Archives: Arts

Palisadians Had Standout Moments at the Emmy Awards

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Sunday’s Emmy awards in Downtown Los Angeles began with host Cedric the Entertainer rapping about the virtues of television as he took the stage. Others in the star-studded audience got out of … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Recall – “Don’t Leave”

(Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams, came out on September 14 and was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: It’s Forever

(Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams, which comes out on September 14, was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin … Continue reading

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“Wait Until Dark” Thriller Opens Friday at Theatre Palisades

The first live Theatre Palisades production since the onset of Covid-19 is “Wait Until Dark,” a suspenseful play by Frederick Knott. Opening on Friday, the play runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through October … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Playing with Fire

(Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in March 2020: sending a weekly … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Out of the Woods?

(Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in March 2020: sending a weekly … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Anti-Vaxxer Blues

(Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in March 2020: sending a weekly … Continue reading

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Holly Sidell’s Hit Solo Show, Deconstructing Holly, Comes to Hollywood Fringe Festival

  Holly Sidell shared her story of surviving breast cancer in an online show, “Deconstructing Holly,” in December. Then she said, ““While undergoing cancer surgery to remove my lady parts, I floated in the space between life and death.” Sidell … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Blasting into Space

(Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in March 2020: sending a weekly … Continue reading

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“Bad, Bad Thing” Available on PodcastOne

It was a serendipitous meeting with writer/director Barbara Schroeder at the Palisades Farmers Market in June. Years before, this editor had interviewed Schroeder when her documentary film “Talhotblond” had opened in 2009. It was a fascinating tale of an internet … Continue reading

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