Jewish Journal

Catch & Release

By Joy Bennett

August 10, 2015 | 6:29 pm

This evening I tried the new Catch & Release fish restaurant in Marina Del Rey, a wonderful place.  Very fresh ingredients, lovingly prepared.  Friendly staff, too!

  • Ricki and the Flash

    By Joy Bennett

    August 10, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    We went to see Ricki and the Flash over the weekend, Meryl Streep was terrific!  Is there anything she can't do?  She makes so-so movies good and good movies spectacular just because she's there.  Rick Springfield was great, too!

  • Bru’s Wiffle Place

    By Joy Bennett

    July 22, 2015 | 2:56 pm

    Today for lunch I tried Bru's Wiffle Place, a cute and unique place in Santa Monica on Wilshire near 24th Street.  They have all sorts of dishes with waffles, burgers, chicken, desserts, and serve alcohol, a yummy place. Not open for dinner though, and it does get crowded!

  • LA Film Festival

    By Joy Bennett

    June 8, 2015 | 11:47 am

    The huge Los Angeles Film Festival runs from June 10th to 18th, check it out at lafilmfest.com.  Also, I saw Spy over the weekend, another great hit for Melissa McCarthy!

  • Dances with Films

    By Joy Bennett

    May 13, 2015 | 12:57 pm

    The excellent film festival in Los Angeles, Dances with Films, runs this year from May 28th through June 7th in Hollywood.  They have an expertly curated selection of independent films and outstanding panels all for reasonable prices.  For more information and to find out about discounted advance tickets, visit danceswithfilms.com.

  • Heffron Drive

    By Joy Bennett

    May 1, 2015 | 1:04 pm

    I went to see the band Heffron Drive at the Mint in Los Angeles last night -- good show!

  • LA Jewish Film Festival

    By Joy Bennett

    April 17, 2015 | 11:38 am

    The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival is starting soon!  It runs from April 30th to May 7th at various venues around LA, and it's an excellently curated... More.

  • Mikky Ekko

    By Joy Bennett

    April 3, 2015 | 12:25 pm

    Last night I was happy to see Mikky Ekko at SONOS Studio -- he's a talented singer/songwriter who really gives every song his all.  Good show!  Visit mikkyekko.com for more information.

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