Archive for May, 2013

LILY TOMLIN & THE HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT SUN, SKYE, AND SATISFACTION

LILY TOMLIN & THE HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT SUN, SKYE, AND SATISFACTION

I want to Talk about all the above on a wonderful weekend trip just a few hours away from home. It was a double header, and not at Petco Park! But we did celebrate Lily Tomlin and her humane goodness at the Petco Foundation’s 5th Annual Hope Gala in the fabulous Hilton Bayfront Hotel. The […]

05-29-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS LaBonge Motion to Study Sepulveda Transit Passes Council The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion authored by Councilmember Tom LaBonge this week to encourage the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority (Metro) to reopen consideration of a transit option on Sepulveda Boulevard for the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project. Metro […]

Letter to the New Mayor of Los Angeles

Congratulations! You’ve dreamed The Impossible Dream! You’ve reached The Unreachable Star! You’ve been elected Mayor of the City of Los Angeles! And (can you believe it?) you now have four million constituents! Some of your constituents will ask you to march into hell for a heavenly cause. Others will ask only that you fight for […]

Scholl Canyon Estates Recognizes Vets With Special Memorial Day Ceremony

Scholl Canyon Estates Recognizes Vets With Special Memorial Day Ceremony

By Patty Schaller When Margaret Sanders talks about serving her country during World War II, she can’t hold back tears. They are not tears of sorrow, however, but tears of pride. “I was very proud of my uniform when I was overseas,” she explains. “I was proud to be an American.” Sanders, 83, is one […]

Neile Adams – One Hell of a Ride

Neile Adams – One Hell of a Ride

What can we say, “Neile Adams is strictly divine.” She packed the room with her one woman show at the intimate Cavern Club Theatre in Silverlake, below the legendary restaurant, Casita Del Campo, bringing out celebs and fans alike. Neile was off and running when she hit the stage ala Judy Garland in a gorgeous […]

Montrose Arts & Crafts Festival Is This Weekend!

Montrose Arts & Crafts Festival Is This Weekend!

2013 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Montrose Arts & Crafts Festival, one of the oldest events of its type in California and the largest public event in Glendale. Montrose Shopping Park Association sponsors this two-day festival running this Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 2, from 10 […]

Eighth Annual Lummis Day Festival, Sunday, June 2, Presents the Best of Northeast L.A. Arts at Heritage Square Museum and Lummis Home

Eighth Annual Lummis Day Festival, Sunday, June 2, Presents the Best of Northeast L.A. Arts at Heritage Square Museum and Lummis Home

Los Angeles rock heroes Ollin, folk legend Jim Kweskin with the Crockett Sisters, and gospel belters Little Faith lead a lineup of music, dance, and poetry representing a rainbow of cultural traditions at the eighth annual Lummis Day Festival, Sunday, June 2. The dual-site Festival, one of L.A.’s signature cultural events, runs from 10:30a—7p. Admission […]

Valley Cultural Center’s Summer Concert Series Begins This Sunday

Valley Cultural Center’s Summer Concert Series Begins This Sunday

The Valley Cultural Center’s Summer Concert Series at Warner Center Park runs each Sunday, starting this Sunday, June 2 through August 25 and touches on all facets of music with performances from the Marshal Tucker Band, The Stray Cats with Lee Rocker, and The Doors – Robb Krieger — and other acts. The Summer Movies […]

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Strutting in Hollywood

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Strutting in Hollywood

The Broadway smash musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert will be strutting around the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for three weeks, until June 16. The show is fun and outrageous, telling an uplifting story of three friends on the road trip of a lifetime. Wade McCollum (Tick/ Mitzi), Bryan West (Adam/Felicia), and Scott Willis (Bernadette) […]

After catching a play on Friday night …

After catching a play on Friday night …

My weekend went straight downhill! I struggled emotionally with becoming another dreaded year older … and had some sort of a wicked flu bug! A double whammy! The Women Marriages, divorces, pregnancies, infidelities, gossip sessions, catfights, booze, and tobacco, “fab” fashions, heartbreaks, and romances … and more than a few belly laughs … That’s what […]