Expand Your Mind With Art — at Any Age!

Celebrating Act 2™ talks with internationally recognized artist and long-time art teacher, Lyndelle Stonick about the joy of being an artist, the satisfaction of teaching budding artists of all levels and how everyone can and should experience the pleasure of creating an artwork, no matter their skill level. She teaches at a local college in … Read more

Manny Pacheco’s Favorite Famous Movie Lines!

Everyone has their favorite quotes from movies! In this video Hollywood Historian, Manny Pacheco, tests Art & John of Celebrating Act 2™ with selections from AFI’s top 100 list of beloved movie lines. It’s a fun conversation and you’ll enjoy playing along!

The ‘SMITH’ Shows of 1970’s TV

The What? Yes, 1970’s television fare included at least 2 shows with “Smith’ in the title. They’re both worth remembering for completely different reasons–having nothing to do with the titles! Author and TV historian Herbie J Pilato points us to what may be silver screen star Henry Fonda’s only effort at a TV series and … Read more

Transform Your Life: What We LOCK OUT of Our Lives!

When we focus on negative images and thoughts we are essentially locking out good images and thoughts. Naturally this –as common as it is–in not good for us. In this video Steven Campbell, The Brain Whisperer, explains how this all works and how we can control it to transform our life for the better! For … Read more

Films of War: The Human Stories

When film lovers John Coleman and Art Kirsch of Celebrating Act 2™ get together with Hollywood historian, Manny Pacheco, no topic is too off base. In this video John spurs Manny into a discussion about not just film about WAR, but those special movies that use war as a background to explore the humanity of … Read more

Transform Your Life: How to Control Your Self-Talk

We are talking to ourselves all the time–whether we realize it or not. And our Brain believes it all–true or false! So what you say in your self talk is really important. Steven Campbell, The Brain Whisperer, explains how important this all is and how you can replace your viewpoint about life in your self-talk … Read more

Femme Fatale, Lizabeth Scott

The blond, sultry actress with the smokey voice, Lizabeth Scott, was among many classic Femme Fatales in an era of film noir. Was she underrated as an actress? Did she ever rise to the top of the genre? Hollywood Historian, Manny Pacheco, explores her career with Celebrating Act 2™. You may have another Femme Fatale … Read more

Television of 1971 – Season of Change!

TV expert Herbie J Pilato considers 1971 his favorite year of television both from a childhood perspective and from that of an adult expert on TV History. It was a year of great changes–gone were shows like Beverly Hillbillies and Green Acres and newly arrived were shows like All In The Family. If you are … Read more

Bill A Jones: Reinvention As A Way Of Life

Sometimes when circumstances change we need to change as well—to reinvent ourselves! Actor, Singer, Voiceover Performer, Radio Personality and all-around Entertainer, Bill A Jones, shares not only his personal story of overlapping careers in entertainment, but some good advice and survival strategies for anyone who needs change in their life–at any age. Bill’s decades-long success … Read more