After a two year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Coachella — one of the most elaborate music festivals in the world — returned for two unforgettable weekends, April 15-17 and April 22-24.
Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series had a formative hand in my childhood. As I devoured each of the first several books as soon as I could get my hands on them, it was the franchise that taught me reading can be fun.
On April 1, the soundtrack for the independent film “Sophie Jones” was released by Gardener Recordings, which featured a wide range of artists selected by director Jessie Barr, including Grammy-nominated composer Nate Heller.
I wish I was more prepared for the constant stress and anxiety of “Euphoria” before I started the consuming second season which premiered on HBO Max on Jan. 9. As a big fan of the first season I was excited for another unpredictable, emotional rollercoaster of cinematic beauty and new fashio…