Archive for February, 2011

Escape to “An Evening in Venice”

Escape to “An Evening in Venice”

When families, friends and supporters arrive at Maranatha High School’s “An Evening in Venice” gala on Feb. 26, they will be greeted by a majestic 20 foot fountain and a pristine 2011 Jaguar with a big red bow on top. When the event’s doors open at 6 p.m., guests will leave Pasadena behind and retreat […]

Thomas Realty’s Secret Agent

Thomas Realty’s Secret Agent

Like the real estate market, real estate clients have changed during John Gevorkian’s 22 year real estate career in Burbank. “Clients are more sophisticated and have more sources for information,” said Gevorkian, a past recipient of The Burbank Leader’s “Best Realtor Award.” His expertise in all areas of real estate is what has allowed him […]

America’s Next Great Restaurant Ready for Business on NBC

America’s Next Great Restaurant Ready for Business on NBC

Now here’s something different and maybe tasty. A new reality contest series is coming to NBC on Sunday, March 6, with the premiere of America’s Next Great Restaurant. It’s a show that will have people from every walk of life competing to see the creation of their original restaurant concept. It’s the opportunity of a […]

Annual Spring Card Party and Luncheon

Annual Spring Card Party and Luncheon

The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild will hold their annual Spring Card Party and Luncheon on Wednesday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakeside Golf Club, located at 4500 Lakeside Dr. in Toluca Lake. You can spend a lovely day with your friends playing Bridge, Rummy Tiles, Gin, Pinochle, Mah Jong, […]

John Burroughs High Vocal Music Association Presents Pop Show 32: I Want It All

John Burroughs High Vocal Music Association Presents Pop Show 32: I Want It All

One of the most exciting shows of the year is ready to burst on the scene! It’s time for Pop Show 32: I Want It All! The Burroughs Vocal Music Association continues their amazing tradition of singing and dancing — with dazzling costumes and eye catching sets — for their 32nd year in a row! […]

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

The Palate first encountered Jack and Jeff Williams about four decades ago, when the father and son team launched their first food venture: a super-casual store front café on North Brand Boulevard. The place did well enough at lunch, but in those days you could fire a canon down the empty street in the evening. […]

The Eagle

The Eagle

The Eagle Run time 114 minutes. OK for teenagers. It’s 140 A.D. and Roman Emperor Hadrian is really ticked off. Twenty years previously in Britain in 117, the 5,000 man Ninth Legion marched north into Caledonia (now Scotland) and disappeared along with their golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth. So Hadrian built a wall […]

I was pretty busy on the weekend, with a “trio” of plays to see and “review.”

I was pretty busy on the weekend, with a “trio” of plays to see and “review.”

Dodging the rainstorms… I raced from NoHo to Hollywood, to Santa Monica. Ethel Merman’s Broadway There’s a rousing party going on in town, and you’re invited… RSVP today! For four decades, Ethel Merman was the queen of Broadway stage… having also starred in many TV and film roles, with an impressive array of leading actors […]

The Writer Speaks ‘11 Winner’s Circle from the Three Roses Players

The Writer Speaks ‘11 Winner’s Circle from the Three Roses Players

The Three Roses Players, LA’s premiere new works theatre, is presenting The Writer Speaks ’11 Winner’s Circle #4 shows directed by the amazing Maggie Grant. Her staging flows easily through the four diverse short plays that were showcased at The Crown City Theatre in NoHo. And it seemed like a night full of winners with […]

Women in Shorts at the Working Stage Theater

Women in Shorts at the Working Stage Theater

Women in Shorts is six short plays performed by two remarkable actors: Joanna Miles and Louise Davis. The attractive park set is by designer Thomas Meleck. “Park Strangers,” written by Brian Connors and directed by T.J. Castronovo, sparkles with snappy dialogue between veteran actress Miles and fledgling actress Davis, who first meet as participants in […]