Bill Dudley



Palm Springs Follies (Photo courtesy of Michael Hixon)

‘Palm Springs Follies’ Rocks Your Christmas Socks Off

It is the 23rd and final season of the legendary Palm Springs Follies. The extraordinary holiday show is not to be missed. Singers, dancers and comedians from Hollywood and Broadway’s long and rich history are [...]


Photo by Michael Hixon

Snow In Arizona?

When people think of Arizona, they think of intense heat, giant cactus trees, and spring training. However, Northern Arizona can get quite cold this time of the year. I just returned from my annual Christmas [...]


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JFK Assassination: Was It Really A Conspiracy ?

I was a small boy 50 years ago today, November 22,1963,  when our youngest President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. This event not only shocked all of America, it changed our country forever.  Everyone who [...]


Photo by Michael Hixon

William Shatner Back In Space?

William Shatner performed the first of three SoCal shows supporting his new self conceived music album, ‘Ponder The Mystery.’ Find out what Bill Dudley thought of the show!


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The Hollywood Sign Turns 90: Icon Or Neighborhood Nemesis?

When I originally came to Hollywood, one of the very first things I did was head to the hills to see The Hollywood Sign. This is a tradition that has gone on since that captivating [...]


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‘Muscle Shoals’: It’s In The Water, And The Music

Since the late 1960′s, some of the most dynamic music to command the world’s attention, has been created in a small Alabama town that is nestled along the Tennessee River, in the foreground of some [...]


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Linda Ronstadt: ‘Simple Dreams’ Of An Iconic Career

Linda Ronstadt is one of the most diverse vocalists of our time. She has performed Rock, Jazz, Big Band,Pop, Country, Mexican Folk, (semi) Punk Rock, and even Classical & Opera. You may remember when Linda [...]


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Abraham Lincoln: From Railsplitter To Rushmore

An excellent exhibition of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln is currently on display at The Ronald Reagan Museum in Simi Valley.


Bill Dudley and Chris Levister at Jazz In Blue Jay In Lake Arrowhead.  Photo by Michael Hixon

All The Colors Of Jazz In Blue Jay In Lake Arrowhead

The beauty of the late summer sun setting among the trees near gorgeous Lake Arrowhead, is commandingly  enhanced by the bright sounds of Jazz in Blue Jay. Nestled atop one of the Blue Jay’s busiest [...]


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Why Leave Town When There’s So Much To Do Right Here in L.A.?

I love to travel, but is such a hassle with heavy airline security and high fuel costs, that I decided to stay home for my birthday this year. Here here a number of interesting things [...]