Archive for 2014

The Responsible Way of Saying Goodbye to Your Pet

The Responsible Way of Saying Goodbye to Your Pet

They say that what you don’t know won’t hurt you. But when it comes to what happens to your pet when he or she dies — this adage couldn’t be further from the truth. Veterinary medicine has progressed light years in the last century, but how your pet is treated when it’s passed on is […]

One-on-One with Deejay Extraordinaire Richard Blade

One-on-One with Deejay Extraordinaire Richard Blade

There is no mistaking that cool English accent…One of the most recognizable voices in radio is RICHARD BLADE’s; Los Angeles first heard him on KROQ’s wildly popular morning show back in the 1980s. The UK native also parlayed his British good looks and charm into a very successful and unique career branching out to television […]

The Entertainer Headlines Changing Times

The Entertainer Headlines Changing Times

A caustic look at the parallel declines of the British Empire and the British Music Hall, John Osborne’s The Entertainer examines the changing culture and mores of a failing England and declining community, revealing the shabby underbelly of a struggling nation through fine acting and thoughtful direction. Old-fashioned comic Price presides as headliner over the […]

Triple Feature True Crime Cleveland to Play at the Laemmle NoHo

Triple Feature True Crime Cleveland to Play at the Laemmle NoHo

How does someone get in the movie business? The classic way is to go to Film School at USC or UCLA and then pay your dues, working your way up the ladder. But that’s not the way it worked with Mark Wade Stone. He was born and raised in Minneapolis, thousands of miles from Hollywood. […]

Gene Kelly: The Legacy Returns; Letters From Zora to Follow at The Pasadena Playhouse

Gene Kelly: The Legacy Returns; Letters From Zora to Follow at The Pasadena Playhouse

By Kareem Cervantes Gene Kelly: The Legacy, An Evening With Patricia Ward Kelly returns for an extended run at The Pasadena Playhouse. After a sold-out, limited engagement in early March, Patricia Ward Kelly returns to The Playhouse for three more performances of her tribute to late husband and iconic actor, dancer and director Gene Kelly. […]

Dom Hemingway

Dom Hemingway

Dom Hemingway Runtime 93 minutes. Not for children. Rarely does the opening scene of a film project its quality and entire content, but this one does. If you like Jude Law’s opening monologue, a profanity-laden paean to his male member, you should like what follows. If, on the other hand, you are like me and […]

Lancers Restaurant

For decades, Lancers has been dishing up the tastiest breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The ultimate community mainstay, Lancers is one of the best restaurants in Burbank. Open daily from 5:30 a.m. to midnight, a great meal always awaits you at Lancers. Lancers’ Easter menu is as follows: Roast Leg of Lamb – $12.99 Roast Tom […]

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Rob the Mob (4 OUT OF 5 SWANS): Based on a true story, Michael Pitt and Nina Arianda portray a couple of kids who pick on mobsters by holding them up in clumsy, but effective armed robberies. This is a terrifically-acted, well-paced mob comedy up until about the last 15 minutes when it loses all […]

04-16-14

04-16-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS New Ralphs Fresh Fare Opens in Sherman Oaks A Ralphs Fresh Fare supermarket unveiled its new Sherman Oaks location at 14049 Ventura Boulevard. Ralphs celebrated their grand opening followed by a brief ribbon cutting. The new store will bring jobs to the Sherman Oaks Community by employing about 240 full and part […]

A Luxury Car…From Kia?

A Luxury Car…From Kia?

Sometimes, when you’re the scrappy player in a big game, you have to make a bold move to get ahead and stand out. Think of the bench-warmer on a football team, who’s put into the game to replace an injured wide receiver and goes on to score a game-winning touchdown. That player’s career just had […]