Archive for November, 2009

Handcrafted Ceramic Art Sale Nov. 21 & 22 in NoHo

Handcrafted Ceramic Art Sale Nov. 21 & 22 in NoHo

The community of talented artists at Berman Ceramic Arts makes forms from clay used to eat, drink, hold flowers, and also sculpture for viewing. Those ceramic works tell stories of times, places and ways of living that make us each unique, yet part of a greater whole. The clay objects we make, mirror the ways […]

Memories

With age comes an increased awareness of what used to be.  Mental pictures from the distant past grow sharper, more in focus almost than more recent events.  The images are clear; the voices strong and resonant; and the tastes and smells are as keen as ever.  I’ve come to understand that what has gone by […]

Hiroki Kuroda Donates $100,000 To Dodgers Dream Foundation And Thinkcure!

The 2009 National League West Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that right-hander Hiroki Kuroda will donate $100,000 to the Dodgers Dream Foundation, with a portion also benefitting the team’s official charity, ThinkCure! “I’ve lost both of my parents to cancer, and I’d like to help in any way I can to eradicate this […]

“Give A Gobble” Fall Food Drive at Curves

“Give A Gobble” Fall Food Drive at Curves

Curves-North Hollywood is teaming up with Valley Food Bank for our first “Give a Gobble” Fall Food Drive through November 30th.  Donate at Curves North Hollywood and you will be doing something good for you and your community.  To encourage donations, Curves-North Hollywood is waiving the enrollment fee ($199 savings) for new members with donation […]

Rock 101

Rock 101

The School of Rock Hollywood has relocated to Toluca Lake! The school teaches kids music by teaching them “classic” Rock N‘ Roll (AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Who) and having them perform at real rock venues like The Mint, The Knitting Factory and The Whisky. All students get a weekly 45 minute private lesson. The instructors […]

It’s Time for a few new laugh lines

A Canadian, Osama Bin Laden and Uncle Sam are out walking together one day.  They come acress a lantern and a Genie pops out.  “I will grant each of you one wish.  That’s three wishes total” says the Genie.  The Canadian says “I am a farmer, my dad was a farmer, and my son will […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s a holiday classic! And even if you’re a Grinch, you can’t help but fall in love with the Dr. Seuss tale of How The Grinch Stole Christmas, which has been turned into a delightful stage musical. It’s a show about finding the true spirit of Christmas in Whoville, and the whole wonderful little town […]

Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood

I RECENTLY SPOTTED JOHN TRAVOLTA….at the elegant Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. He was sipping wine on a private dining room, having a one on one meeting with another gentleman. Travolta looked very pale in the nighttime lighting and his eyes look so sad, my heart went out to him, as he is still in […]

Ask The Expert

Hello Mr. Lamoureux, I think my dryer hose may be clogged.  How would I know for sure and how would I clean it if it is?  Thank you, Jenny B. Hi Jenny, If it’s been more than a year since you’ve had your exhaust serviced, get it cleaned.  There are several tell-tale signs that indicate […]

The Alfred Hitchcock Legacy Gala Honors USC’s Dr. Daley

The Alfred Hitchcock Legacy Gala Honors USC’s Dr. Daley

By Frank Barron It was a nostalgic night when the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Los Angeles hosted its inaugural Alfred Hitchcock Legacy Tribute Gala, which honored USC Dean Dr. Elizabeth Daley. Several hundred attendees at Universal Studio’s Globe Theatre paid their respects and tributes to the legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and Dr. Daley, who heads […]