Archive for October, 2009

The Knees Have it and There is Help on the Way

For all those who are having knee problems and are considering knee replacements, or another procedure which might be of interest (and if it really works, it could be a wonderful thing to consider). So listen up guys and gals: If you have any problems with your knees, read on—this may be of some help. […]

Let’s Learn Bookkeeping Wants to Help!

By Jeanne Berry, CPA Times are tough and a lot of folks are rethinking their skills. With double digit unemployment, people must recreate themselves to be competitive and to get their foot in the door of prospective employers. The media talks about going back to school or learning a new trade but the idea of […]

Changing Buick’s Image with New LaCrosse

Changing Buick’s Image with New LaCrosse

Sometimes the hardest part about marketing and selling a new car is changing how people feel when they hear the name of a brand with negative preconceptions. Remember when the name Hyundai was almost synonymous with “cheap”? In recent years, new Hyundai models have gone a long way toward erasing that perception. For Buick, the […]

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Paul Pondella and Colette Duvall have a unique story. They met and fell in love in June of 2008, and live in Valley Village. Paul is founder and CEO of Tree King Tree Service, Inc. “As a child, I built a three-story tree house in a huge Ash in my backyard, spending most of my […]

Detox, Cleanse & Lose Weight for Mind, Body & Spirit

Detox, Cleanse & Lose Weight for Mind, Body & Spirit

By Jessica Sheppard Toxic build-up in our bodies contributes to a wide variety of health problems. Ridding ourselves of these toxins becomes an essential component of a long-term commitment to weight loss. Why? Not only does cleansing offer the chance for immediate loss of the excess material in our digestive tracts but, also, it contributes […]

Man Your Battle Stations and Draw Your Noodles!

A bastion of upscale cuisine for decades, The Dining Room at the elegant Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena has been playing to packed houses since the arrival of Top Chef Contender Michael Voltaggio whose full-page menu of tasting size portions is a gastronomical success. (Michael’s tender short ribs virtually melt in your mouth). For good […]

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story Run Time: 127 Minutes Not for Children Michael Moore isn’t a historian or a documentarian. He’s a propagandist (“The International,” the anthem for international socialism, is his new film’s theme song). But he leaves facts in ashes in his wake. Moore provides no background, basis, explanation, or context for many of […]

Girls Just Want to Have Fun in “Girlesque”

Girls Just Want to Have Fun in “Girlesque”

With trendy burlesque bars making a huge comeback nationwide and Dita Von Teese as America’s most popular pin-up, Hollywood’s Next Stage Theater presents Girlesque, a ‘naughty but nice’ musical dance revue. Written by uber creative Chris Berube, the show gives “every girl her day and every woman her time” to shine in this enthusiastic, high-energy […]

When Flamenco Met Tango

When Flamenco Met Tango

It was simply a taste of heaven on Earth when the Prima Tango Dance Company & Music Ensemble merged with the Flamenco Dance Company & Musical Group in “Flamenco Loves Tango” at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on Sunday evening, October 25th. A passionate love story between two separate cultures and worlds was told, expressed by […]

Caught up in the madly manic last week before Halloween at my store “Hubba Hubba!”

Caught up in the madly manic last week before Halloween at my store “Hubba Hubba!”

I only had time to schedule one play for review on the weekend. The “wall to wall” costumes are flying out the door daily… which of course is a good thing… but my energy and patience level diminish by the day. I appropriately chose this macabre musical, loaded with quirky ghosts and eerie characters, in […]