Archive for 2013

Celebrities Who Left Us in 2013: Part 2

Celebrities Who Left Us in 2013: Part 2

By Jon Konjoyan Toluca Lake’s own Jane Kean, who just a year ago starred in a local one-woman stage show, suddenly passed away last month at age 90. The actress and singer was best known for playing Trixie in the color version of The Honeymooners TV shows. Kean joins a list of the famous who […]

Green Shag Carpet Made Me the Man I Am Today!

The Russian novelist Tolstoy believed that the greatest gift we could give a person is a happy memory from childhood. I’m fortunate to have numerous happy memories from childhood and the ones I most cherish are linked with my grandmother, “Nanny Prize.” From this vantage point in time I now realize what an unusual woman […]

12th Annual Toluca Lake’s Kling Street Kids Are Back!

12th Annual Toluca Lake’s Kling Street Kids Are Back!

(Kids Helping Kids for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles) Monday 12/23 8a—2:30p Tuesday 12/24 8a—12:30p ON KLING STREET (Between Cahuenga & Ledge) Just North of the 134 freeway Some of the highlights include: 10 TONS OF SNOW DELIVERED FOR SLEDDING THE RADIO DISNEY STREET TEAM COMES ON THE 23RD INCREDIBLE SILENT AUCTION (opens on Monday and […]

Salute to Vienna Returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall!

Salute to Vienna Returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall!

Salute to Vienna returns to The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall for a 10th appearance on Sunday, Jan. 5, at 2:30 p.m. This highly anticipated New Year’s Concert, a magnificent re-creation of Vienna’s world famous NEUJAHRSKONZERT, features a stellar cast of over 75 musicians, including European singers and dancers in beautiful costumes. Celebrate with […]

The Hot Shots Comedy Cruise Features dozens of “name” TV and movie comedians….

The Hot Shots Comedy Cruise Features dozens of “name” TV and movie comedians….

Sandra Kuker will host the Hot Shots Comedy Cruise March 15-19, 2014 and wrangle the A-List of Comedians performing exclusively for our cruise clients. This 100 proof hilarious sea adventure mixes luxury amenities and laugh-out loud comedy every day. It’s a unique experience to mix cruising with comedy mayhem and the on-shore sites of Catalina […]

Walkin’ in a Winter One-Hit-Wonderland Entertains

Walkin’ in a Winter One-Hit-Wonderland Entertains

Watching a Troubadour Theatre Company production always brings a smile to the face, and Walkin’ in a Winter One-Hit-Wonderland follows suit. Blending the Troubies sense of anarchic mayhem, frivolous fun, and eclectic pop culture references, the show offers something for everyone from eight to eighty. A walk down memory lane, highlighting video clips and memories […]

Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace Runtime 116 minutes. Not for children. …and into the fire for an unsuspecting person who wanders into a theater not knowing what to expect. This is unremittingly depressing and graphically violent. At times during the first hour, however, I thought I had died and gone to a Terrence Malick movie, so […]

Bringing Back the Cherokee Name

Bringing Back the Cherokee Name

There’s a lot of equity in car names, especially ones that have been successful. For example, Mustang. Ford has used that name continuously on its sporty car since it debuted nearly 50 years ago. Car companies sometimes discontinue car names, but they still renew the trademarks for them, sometimes for decades after production stops. They […]

Justin Tucker told his coach that he could make the 61-yard field goal attempt on Monday night. The other option for Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh would have been to go for it on fourth-and-8 from Detroit’s 43 to get closer. “What can you say about Justin Tucker?” Harbaugh said. “When we got the ball […]

The Tolucan Times NFL Picks Week 16

The Tolucan Times NFL Picks Week 16