Archive for 2014

African-NAFCA Live at Saban Theatre of Beverly Hills on September 13th

The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards, commonly known as The African Oscars, are U.S. awards for achievements in the film industry. The NAFCA Special Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit […]

Put on the Slacks

Put on the Slacks

Note to all men, stop with the suit jacket worn with jeans look already. It’s a phony, studied, self-conscious look that’s been done to death. It’s also a schizophrenic look. Why be only half dressed up? What’s the point? If you want to dress up, wear a suit or a sport jacket with slacks, if […]

Stellar Talent Always Part of CART’s Repertory

Stellar Talent Always Part of CART’s Repertory

Turning 100 is special for anyone. But turning 100 and delivering a great performance in a lead role in a classic play surrounded by a stellar cast of veteran stars of stage, screen and television is truly spectacular. So congratulations Norman Lloyd on your once-in-a-long-lifetime achievement! Actually, Norman Lloyd won’t be turning 100 until November […]

Synagogue for the Performing Arts Celebrates High Holy Days at Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City Beginning Sept. 24th

Synagogue for the Performing Arts Celebrates High Holy Days at Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City Beginning Sept. 24th

The Synagogue For The Performing Arts is the original Los Angeles area entertainment industry Synagogue, founded in 1973 by members of the local show business community. The original membership — actors, screenwriters, and behind-the-scenes professionals in the diverse fields of the performing arts — shared a desire to worship together unencumbered by the pressures and […]

Dynamic Duo: Franklyn Agency and Laura Fletcher-Ritchey Present Top Show Sept. 14th

Dynamic Duo: Franklyn Agency and Laura Fletcher-Ritchey Present Top Show Sept. 14th

Veterans to the entertainment industry, Audrey P. Franklyn and Laura Fletcher-Ritchey will launch their dynamic Professional Singers Show Sunday, Sept. 14th at the posh Rain Club 12215 Ventura Blvd., Studio City , CA 91604. David Bacaar, formerly of the Platters (1980’s), world traveled, brings his standard performance which has left fans standing. Top 40 recording […]

What’s In A Name?

I don’t know my paternal grandfather’s first name. His birth certificate says, “John”, but his baptismal certificate says, “James” while his death certificate says, “Joseph.” He was thirty-three when he died and my father, his son, was just seven. Oddly, my father never could recall his father’s name and nor could my grandmother, even though […]

09-10-14

09-10-14

TOLUCA LAKE Celebrating California’s Birthday September 13th! On Saturday, September 13th, from 5 to 8pm, Councilmember Tom LaBonge will join Campo de Cahuenga in celebrating the birthday of California! The Campo de Cahuenga is the birthplace of California, where John C Fremont and Andres Pico met in 1847 to sign the agreement ending the Mexican-American […]

Toluca Lake Garden Club Celebrates Their History

Toluca Lake Garden Club Celebrates Their History

Toluca Lake Garden Club (TLGC) member, Leosia Shirley-Wentick, celebrates her 100th birthday. Her love and knowledge of gardening has been an inspiration. Leosia has a large variety of beautiful camellias in her garden that she and her husband have cloned and named throughout their years together. Her camellias are always the highlight of the centerpieces […]

Step Jones’ XOXO Vapor Bar In Sherman Oaks: A Healthy Alternative To Smoking

Step Jones’ XOXO Vapor Bar In Sherman Oaks: A Healthy Alternative To Smoking

By Step Jones XOXO Vapor Bar is your safer alternative to smoking. Vaping has changed my life, and has changed the lives of many people who smoke cigarettes. When I was growing up in the 1950’s, gays were in the closet. Today smokers are in the closet. Yes, most of us would like to quit […]

Like, OMG, Dan Carlin!

By Jamie Ferguson Well hello again, everybody! Welcome to the second installment of my ongoing investigation into today’s misunderstood and probably overrepresented “youth.” Glad you could make it. Surprise! Today I have a POINT! I’m here to delve more deeply into the subject I briefly introduced last time: podcasts. (I’m not going to explain what […]