Archive for July, 2013

RED 2

RED 2

RED 2 Runtime 116 minutes. Not for children. For a film with a cast that includes Academy Award winners Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, along with Academy Award nominee John Malkovich and starring the always charming Bruce Willis, who would have dreamed that the film would be stolen by Mary-Louise Parker? This is […]

Rebecca’s Gamble Weighs Options

Rebecca’s Gamble Weighs Options

Combining excellent acting and thoughtful writing, Rebecca’s Gamble presents arguments for and against cryonics through extremely realistic courtroom action. In a dramatic twist, selected audience members render a final verdict, giving the production a sense of immediacy. Writers Art Shulman and Robert Begam delve thoughtfully into the subject of cryonics, the freezing of bodies after […]

New Nissan with a Funny New Name

New Nissan with a Funny New Name

Auto companies put a lot of stock in brand names. From Mustang to Camry, those franchises are great tools for buyer loyalty, marketing, and overall awareness. Nissan has lots of long-term model names of its own. Altima, Maxima, Sentra, and in recent years, Versa. But for the 2014 remake of the Versa hatchback, they decided […]

It was the perfect ending to Mariano Rivera’s final All-Star Game

The New York Yankees closer, perhaps the best relief pitcher of all time, won the Most Valuable Player award after retiring the side in order in the eighth inning of the American League’s 3-0 win on Tuesday night in New York. It might have been even better if AL manager Jim Leyland sent Rivera to […]

Sweat

At least recently, whenever the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox gather for a romp in the park, one can expect long and tight games. This past weekend at sold-out Fenway Park, the pair played three, with the Red Sox (60-40) taking two, and all were agonizing because they were contested at a snail’s […]

Blue’s Hot

By the third month of the baseball season, the Dodgers resembled a sinking ship, and their Manager Don Mattingly was on the verge of walking the plank. On June 22, there was a remarkable turnaround, as the Blue Crew (50-47) got healthy, added Cuban outfield sensation Yasiel Puig earlier in the month, and since that […]

07-24-13

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Fitness for Everyone

Fitness for Everyone

By Matt Harris ?Considered Burbank’s community fitness club, Burbank Athletic Club has not only reinvented the outdated approaches to becoming fit and healthy, but has also revised the business of gyms. With extremely affordable prices, world-class equipment and personal trainers, owner Greg Bedrossian makes it clear that he is committed to his members, staff, and […]

A Sweet Event: 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival at Rose Bowl Next Month

A Sweet Event: 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival at Rose Bowl Next Month

Mark your calendars: the 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival will be held at the Rose Bowl on August 16, 17, and 18 and is presented by the Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club. The fabulous celebration includes watermelon-carving demonstrations, watermelon eating and seed-spitting contests, a wearable art contest and features nightly prize drawings. Every admission includes free watermelon slices […]

5th Annual Summer Fest at Venice Beach is July 27 & 28

5th Annual Summer Fest at Venice Beach is July 27 & 28

Celebrating five years in Venice, the 2013 Summer Festival takes place July 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1800 Ocean Front Walk. Summer Fest celebrates the summer season and is the biggest two-day summer event at Venice Beach. Plan now for two days of family fun at the beach featuring 60 […]