Archive for June, 2012

One Year Free HOA Dues at Tavira House

One Year Free HOA Dues at Tavira House

Tavira House is offering one year of paid Home Owners Association (HOA) dues for all 2-bedroom residences with offers accepted by June 30. This is a special limited time offer that can save you thousands at one ofTolucaLake’s most sought-after condominium communities, so visit today. Tavira House features a collection of spacious homes and luxurious […]

The Venus Transit: A Q&A with Dan Koehler, Associate with Yerkes Observatory at the University of Chicago (Part 1)

Patte:             Dan, thank you so much for inviting me to spend the day with you at this magnificent, once-in-a-lifetime event. Can you explain what we are about to see? Dan:                Patte, it is a pleasure to have you here and I am very excited to share this wonderful event with you and your readers. A […]

I only caught one production to critique on the weekend, and I must say this …

I only caught one production to critique on the weekend, and I must say this …

The largely African American audience in attendance was absolutely gorgeous! Beautifully dressed, stunningly classy, and loveably gracious … I felt a bit like a “hick from the sticks”! Jitney Written with “true to life” grit by August Wilson, this was one of ten plays he wrote in his “Pittsburgh Cycle,” over the course of the […]

The Little Dog Laughed Strips It All down at the Secret Rose

The Little Dog Laughed Strips It All down at the Secret Rose

A handsome film star who is in the closet — Michael. His fling with a male prostitute — Alex. The fling becomes a thing — oh dear. The male prostitute has a girlfriend — Ellen. Ellen has a secret.  The actor’s agent who sees love as just another means for stealing focus — Diane. The […]

Vintage Burbank Fosters Peace of Mind and Inspires Vibrant Living

Vintage Burbank Fosters Peace of Mind and Inspires Vibrant Living

For Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, and Short Term Care, Vintage Burbank, a Vintage Senior Living community, nurtures a lifestyle of friendships, family, and overall vibrant living. Located at2721 Willow St.inBurbank, Vintage’s staff provides individualized attention to each resident in order to ensure complete health, comfort, and dignity. The day’s schedule is also planned […]

Rave’n About Poe at Hollywood Fringe Fest 2012

Rave’n About Poe at Hollywood Fringe Fest 2012

One of the hidden gems of the Hollywood Fringe Fest 2012, with offerings eclectic and innovative, quite like its predecessor, the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival, is Edgar Allan Poe Must Die! A Writer’s Journey. This one hour play was presented at late night time slots, and also closing weekend. Crude and raunchy, of edgy HBO […]

A Fabled Chamber Opera at Pasadena Playhouse

A Fabled Chamber Opera at Pasadena Playhouse

You don’t have to be an opera aficionado to enjoy Aesopera, a pentaptych chamber opera inspired by the fables of Aesop in concert, recently enjoying its run at the Pasadena Playhouse. But an interest in lyrical opera and musical theater, ala the style of Sondheim, certainly does help. Like fine wine and vintage antiques, the […]

To Romewith Love

To Romewith Love

To Romewith Love Runtime 110 minutes. OK for children. Has there ever been a movieland renaissance as refreshing and vital as that experienced by Woody Allen since he transferred his locales for his movies to Europe? He continues, after visiting London(Match Point, 2005), Barcelona (Vicki Cristina Barcelona, 2008), and Paris (Midnight in Paris, 2011) with […]

Offense Gone South

This isn’t the time to panic, but some concern is needed after the Dodgers (43-30) lost two of three games to the host Angels, and were swept byOaklandon the road. What’s distressing is the lack of offensive punch, but this should change once power-hitting All-Star center fielder Matt Kemp returns after the All-Star break. Last […]

Love – Loss — Laughter

Love – Loss — Laughter

I want to Talk about wonderful people, those who continue to share the love … and those that were loved. Some wonderful people arranged an evening at theTelevisionAcademylast week to fulfill a last wish of Bob Stewart. Bob wanted to throw a party. And so he did…. Bob Stewart Bob Stewart was a party, a […]