Archive for March, 2009

“The Way of the World” at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre Center

“The Way of the World” at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre Center

Theatre Unleashed presents “The Way of the World” by William Congreve (1700) and is adapted and directed by Colleen Reilly. The play is set in modern-day Los Angeles, with less of the fluff from over 300 years ago, but not entirely. The prologue is delivered in the old stilted language, taking some time for the […]

Week of March 25 – March 31, 2009

Whatever you believe, the world will prove you right. This week offers the chance to decide where you want to be on the scale of optimism to pessimism. Pluto poses ominous questions as he and the sun square off. Mercury enters Aries, and the new moon in Aries follows to refute negativity with a fresh […]

Gooden and Strawberry Wasted Talent

Gooden and Strawberry Wasted Talent

Nothing is sadder than wasting God-given talent, but that’s exactly what Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry did. Each was selected in the first round of baseball’s amateur draft, and after early success with the New York Mets, the pair revived their careers with other clubs. A right-handed pitcher, Gooden was the fifth overall pick in […]

Bruins, Trojans Fall in 2nd Round

Unpredictability makes the NCAA men’s basketball tournament unique, and ripe for upsets. After UCLA’s 65-64 opening-round win over Virginia Commonwealth and USC’s 72-55 shocker against Boston College, the Bruins and Trojans each had their season end the next game. Last Sunday, the 10th-seeded Trojans lost to No. 2 Michigan State, 74-69, behind Travis Walton’s 18 […]

Burbank

New Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Starts at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is the first hospital in the Los Angeles area participating in a clinical trial, treating early-stage breast cancer patients with a technique that neutralizes tumors essentially by “freezing” them. Deanna Attai, M.D., on staff at Providence Saint Joseph […]

Glendale

Glendale Library and Art Center On Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 3 p.m., the Associates of Brand Library and Art Center will host the second concert in its annual music series. The concert is entitled Trio d’Anche: Gems for Reed Trio and Piano, and the performing group will be the Vientos Trio. The Vientos Trio […]

Hollywood

ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood March is ArcLight’s 5th annual “Share the Experience” membership appreciation month! For the entire month, see the movies your fellow cinephiles selected as films you must see at ArcLight. Bring your thirst for films and your ID! All our screenings are 21+ so that you can enjoy a cocktail during the film! […]

Los Angels

From Hate to Hope: Hate Crime Perpetrator and Victim Speak Twenty years ago, Matthew was a young teenager who was disowned by his family for being gay – he now works as a manager at the Museum of Tolerance. Tim was a former neo-Nazi who speaks of his experiences at the MOT. Through meeting and […]

Sherman Oaks

ArcLight Cinemas Sherman Oaks March is ArcLight’s 5th annual “Share the Experience” membership appreciation month! For the entire month, see the movies your fellow cinephiles selected as films you must see at ArcLight. Bring your thirst for films and your ID! All our screenings are 21+ so that you can enjoy a cocktail during the […]

Studio City

To the Market With March comes a crop of locally-grown spring vegetables, including asparagus, artichokes and beautiful spring onions, just to mention a few. Strawberries were hit hard with heavy rain but they are back and better than ever. Kelly Farms is once again at the Studio City Farmers Market; their strawberries are always a […]