Archive for March, 2010

Bold New Style for Small Hyundai

Bold New Style for Small Hyundai

Hyundai has definitely come a long way in the past ten years or so. From a kind of laughing stock of the automotive industry, to a major player in the business, Hyundai has now gained the respect of the press, consumers, and even other car companies. The key has been major strides in quality, backed […]

Welcome to the Obamanation

One of our most optimistic presidents, Ronald Reagan, once said, “It’s morning in America.” Well, things have changed.  I’m not so optimistic these days, so I’ll just say: It’s MOURNING in America, and things will never be the same again. We now live in a far different country than we were living in before Sunday […]

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild presents “Run for the Roses”

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild presents “Run for the Roses”

The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild will celebrate 65 years of dedicated service to the Medical Center as they present “Run for the Roses,” a luncheon and fashion show to be held on Saturday, April 10th  at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. The festivities begin at 10:30 a.m. with “Chances of the […]

Surprising Sail

Surprising Sail

I want to talk about an unexpected vacation, a prize, so to speak. From out of the blue, into the blue… Last week David and I flew to Ft. Lauderdale, went to the perfect hotel to spend a gorgeous night and a superb day before boarding our prize: a week on the Costa Atlantica setting […]

Hollywood’s film & TV stars do Broadway

Hollywood’s film & TV stars do Broadway

Why is “A Night at Sardi’s” an unforgettable event? Besides the hundreds of famous faces on the red carpet supporting the fundraiser, there were dozens of luminaries there to entertain. They hosted, introduced and performed show-stopping Broadway numbers from “Cabaret,” “Chicago,” and other Kander and Ebb musical classics. It was certainly a show that provided […]

Spotlight on Performing Arts Workshops

Spotlight on Performing Arts Workshops

A Children’s Performing Arts Company Performing Arts Workshops is a leading provider of quality after school and summer camp programming, working with public and private schools for over 20 years. At PAW, students are coached by knowledgeable, skilled instructors in a wide array of subjects such as Musical Theater, Dance, Voice, Guitar, and Photography, just […]

Take Time to Smell the Roses At Fleur De Liz

Take Time to Smell the Roses At Fleur De Liz

Welcome in spring at Fleur De Liz, an elegant and couture florist in Sherman Oaks. This designer florist can create the perfect party centerpiece and arrangements.  Joseph has arranged flowers for VIP clients, celebrities, and television shows. The best part of discovering Fleur De Liz is the shop itself! You must experience this charming floral […]

Still a Victim?

In my last column I made an appeal to Democrats to be a lobby and not a victim. So, have you made the transition yet or are you still content to be completely discontented? The readers of this column have an advantage and know something that at this moment is still unknown. While I write […]

Roy’s Restaurant, the festive Hawaiian fusion place in Woodland Hills, has introduced a fresh twist on happy hour.

Roy’s Restaurant, the festive Hawaiian fusion place in Woodland Hills, has introduced a fresh twist on happy hour.

They call it the “Aloha Hour,” and from 4:30 til 6:30 on weekdays, a half-dozen tropical snacks and featured wines by the glass are specially priced at $5 each. Among the “Aloha” treats are lobster pot stickers in a spicy miso sauce.  (6363 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Woodland Hills.) Can you top this? Katsuya Glendale […]

Two plays to review for you this week…

Two plays to review for you this week…

One a world premiere, and the other penned by a long-respected playwright… strangely, both contain a wee peek of male nudity… “Sweet Sue” This is a most unusual and entertaining play. Cleverly written by A.R. Gurney (known worldwide for “The Dining Room”), Mary Tyler Moore and Lynn Redgrave starred in the 1987 Broadway production. Four […]