Archive for October, 2011

10-26-11

10-26-11

  BURBANK Grand Re-Opening Pet Haven is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Grand Re-Opening. Pets are welcome. Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter will be on hand with plenty of lovable dogs available for adoption. There will be raffles, samples, coupons, free training advice, and more! Parking is available at Burbank First United Methodist Church right […]

Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters Salutes Monty Hall and Golden Voices

Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters Salutes Monty Hall and Golden Voices

By Frank Barron A salute to some of Southern California’s best-known radio personalities had a great turnout of 300-plus broadcasting industry professionals at the first Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters luncheon for the new season. Sharing funny and poignant personal on-the-air anecdotes of their days at the microphone were the best in the business. The folks behind […]

“Face the Music“

“Face the Music“

Imagine you spend an hour today chopping wood. You exert yourself and break a sweat wielding an ax in order to produce a stack of firewood that will last you for the next week. Now imagine someone walks up to the stack and takes what they want from it, stealing from you as you rest […]

Great Gifts for Gadget Lovers of All Ages

(ARA) – Have someone on your holiday shopping list who can’t get enough of the latest gadgets? While you might be thinking that it’s tough to buy for someone who always seems to have the newest version of every type of hand-held device, shopping for these folks is easier – and less expensive – than […]

Halloween Carnival for Camp Ronald McDonald Creates Happy Campers

Halloween Carnival for Camp Ronald McDonald Creates Happy Campers

It was a sunny afternoon costume ball on the Universal backlot for the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times’ 19th annual Halloween Carnival presented by Jakks Cares. And like Cinderella going to the ball, the first person I saw was “Prince Charming.” It wasn’t someone in costume, it was ultra-handsome Gilles Marini. If ever there […]

The Ides of March

The Ides of March

The Ides of March Run time 96 minutes. Not for children. Believe it or not, even though this is directed and written by George Clooney (with Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, based on his play), this is not an ideological movie. Clooney plays a Democrat politician, Governor Mike Morris, running for the Democrat nomination for […]

Southern Comforts Provides Romance

Southern Comforts Provides Romance

Southern Comforts contains gentle laughs, romance, and fine performances as it looks at a second chance for love between two mature adults. Wistful and sweetly romantic, the play thoughtfully examines how opposites attract, but then must work to successfully blend those two opposing natures. Gus (Granville Van Dusen), a grouchy New Jersey widower set in […]

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove Shines at The Stella Adler

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove Shines at The Stella Adler

Director Dee Jae Cox and her strong cast and crew offer some great theater with Jane Chambers strongly written Last Summer at Bluefish Cove. A tight knit group of lesbians reunite at Bluefish Cove for summer fun. This summer is different as Lil (Georgia Reed) has a serious condition that forces all to look at […]

Halloween is rockin’ at Hubba Hubba! as crowds of people wander in, and hordes of costumes are moving out!

Halloween is rockin’ at Hubba Hubba! as crowds of people wander in, and hordes of costumes are moving out!

Many thanks to my loving daughter, Dana, who has been helping me on the weekends! Obviously younger than me … and much more patient … she is a blessing in so many ways! Danny and the Deep Blue Sea Noted New York playwright, John Patrick Shanley, has a remarkable body of work to his credit […]

Harbor Starring Matthew Lillard at the Victory Theatre

Harbor Starring Matthew Lillard at the Victory Theatre

Harbor is a new show from playwright-director Jon Cellini at the Victory Theatre Center, called one of the bravest and most prolific production theaters in the Los Angeles area. Adding to the appeal of a great new play are its stars, Matthew Lillard and Mary Thornton Brown. Lillard has a lot of excitement in his […]