Archive for May, 2013

Sleepless in Seattle—The Musical, Romantic Comedy at The Pasadena Playhouse Through June 23

Sleepless in Seattle—The Musical, Romantic Comedy at The Pasadena Playhouse Through June 23

The movie Sleepless in Seattle was an instant modern classic, and now the romantic comedy has been turned into a delightful musical. The Pasadena Playhouse will present the world premiere of Sleepless in Seattle—The Musical, running from May 24 to June 23. Heading the impressive cast are stars Tim Martin Gleason as “Sam” and Chandra […]

Weaving the Past: Walter Dominguez and Shelley Morrison

Weaving the Past: Walter Dominguez and Shelley Morrison

The evening was a Valentine to a Grandfather. In fact, it was all about love and passion. “40 years ago we eloped to Reno and were married by a Justice of the Peace. We never had a big wedding and tonight is like that celebration,” said filmmaker Walter Dominguez about his marriage to Shelley Morrison, […]

Shocked! Shocked!

If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s that President Obama doesn’t know anything. I know this because he keeps telling us so. Over and over again. He keeps telling us that he never knew anything about the IRS targeting and intimidating conservative organizations such as The Tea Parties; he says he never knew […]

Theater Reviewers Needed

The Tolucan Times is looking for experienced theater reviewers. Must be available to cover shows on weekends, one or two shows a week. Would need to be available immediately. Please call Alicia Apaghian at (818) 762-2171, or email her at alicia@tolucantimes.com. Please email writing samples. Photographers Needed We’re looking for freelance photographers to take pictures at […]

Awards Celebrate Longevity, Music, and the Mind

Awards Celebrate Longevity, Music, and the Mind

“Tonight honors those who help us live better longer. But this is L.A. so we all lie about our age. I was 14 when I did Knots Landing,” the gorgeous Michele Lee kidded the crowd at the UCLA Longevity Center’s Icon Awards. The fun-loving actress-singer, who I adored in the big screen musical How to […]

The PPB celebrates Michael Feinstein and his love of music

The PPB celebrates Michael Feinstein and his love of music

It was a celebration of music and one of the most dedicated guardians of the American songbook when the Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters honored Michael Feinstein this month. The multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer received PPB’s coveted Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award at the celebrity luncheon held at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio […]

Meet Your Local Vendors at Sportsmen’s Lodge

Meet Your Local Vendors at Sportsmen’s Lodge

By Jennifer Speer Tammy Jerome and her associates team at Coldwell Banker know that knowing your neighborhood businesses is as important to your feeling of community and home as your residential connections. By creating a recurring vendors’ fair for local residents on June 15th they are focused on helping you establish a face-to-face connection with […]

PAWSAPALOOZA Dog Walk-a-Thon and Festival at Woodley Park in Van Nuys this Sunday; Admission is Free!

PAWSAPALOOZA Dog Walk-a-Thon and Festival at Woodley Park in Van Nuys this Sunday; Admission is Free!

PAWS/LA (Pets Are Wonderful Support/LA) will unleash a variety of family and dog-friendly activities at the first annual PAWSAPALOOZA dog walk-a-thon and festival at Woodley Park in Van Nuys this Sunday, June 2. The event kicks off at 8 a.m. with a 1.2-mile walk around Woodley Park with honorary walk leader KTLA personality Wendy Burch […]

Five Summer Camp Safety Tips for Children

By Sifu Nancy Tei Sweltering heat means summer is upon us. If your child is headed to summer camp this season, you may have some anxiety about the long hours they’ll spend wandering the city with their friends and camp counselors. Most children will sail through summer camp without a hitch, but just in case, […]

LA West Landscape

LA West Landscape

By Matt Harris As the summer approaches, many Californians still look to landscape their property. Mr. Whitney West, owner of LA West Landscape, believes that the best landscaping comes from a comprehensive understanding of design, planting, irrigation & construction principles, and clear communication with the customer. Mr. West is formally trained in Landscape Architecture and […]