Archive for 2014

I caught two highly entertaining productions on the weekend. As different as they could possibly be… but both WINNERS!

I caught two highly entertaining productions on the weekend. As different as they could possibly be… but both WINNERS!

Always…Patsy Cline Written and originally directed by Ted Swindley. A triumphant two character show and a NON-STOP DELIGHT from start to finish… my cheeks still ache from smiling! It is the heartfelt true story of an unlikely relationship between a lonely single mother in Houston, and a world famous country music star. Their relationship lasted […]

The Tempest

The Tempest

The Tempest is Shakespeare’s most sublime piece, set on a charmed island. It is fey world, where spirits and sprites are as much a part of the landscape as the soil. The story starts with a shipwreck. The passengers make it safely to shore, and in better shape than before. How can this be? Because, […]

Munted Shows Resilience of New Zealand People

Munted Shows Resilience of New Zealand People

Employing the actual words of survivors of Christchurch, New Zealand’s 6.1 earthquake on February 22, 2011, Bare Hunt Collective’s production of Munted (Busted) is a thought provoking, powerful play about hope, humanity, and survival. The nonfiction piece features outstanding performances and thoughtful composition that tells witty, touching, and moving stories of people facing tragedy and […]

Glamping – In the Backyard

Glamping – In the Backyard

(BPT) – It’s time to put those booties away ladies – it’s officially sandal season. With longer days and warmer weather, you and your girlfriends can share laughs and stories under clear blue skies and beautiful starry nights. Glamping – glamorous camping – has been named one of the five hottest trends in girls’ getaways […]

The Valley Relics Museum Presents the Official 10th Annual Nation ‘Day of The Cowboy!’

This is a cowboy event hosted by real cowboys and cowgirls; a fun-filled day for the whole family. Accept no imitations! Attractions include: Live performances by legendary singer/songwriter Steve Hill. Also featuring the Rob Staley Band. This is country music at its finest! You’ll meet, greet, shake hands, and share stories with some of your […]

Prepping for a Party: Make-Ahead Appetizers Make Summer Entertaining Easy

(BPT) – Don’t let the first “ding-dong” of the doorbell catch you up to your elbows in dirty dishes and half-finished appetizers. For your next party, prepare your appetizers ahead of time with these simple tips and recipes: “Let’s not reinvent the wheel. Take items you already know how to make and turn them cool […]

Family-Owned Luna Mexican Restaurant and Night Club Thanks You!

Family-Owned Luna Mexican Restaurant and Night Club Thanks You!

Luna Mexican Restaurant and Night Club wants to thank you for your patronage! Luna offers great dishes of authentic Mexican food, and a friendly staff that is ready to serve you and your family members to make sure your dinner experience is pleasant. We would also like to invite you to try our famous dishes […]

Keeping Kids Stimulated All Summer Can Help Prevent the Summer Learning Slide

(BPT) – For most kids, the final school bell signals a break from learning and a focus on summer fun, but for parents it often means an uphill battle to beat the “summer slide” in their child’s learning. Significant knowledge and skills gained during the previous school year can be lost if children don’t participate […]

Montrose Food & Brewfest Offers Beer, Music, and Fun — All for a Great Cause!

Montrose Food & Brewfest Offers Beer, Music, and Fun — All for a Great Cause!

Spend an afternoon in the heart of Old Town Montrose at the Montrose Food & Brewfest happening Sunday, July 27th. Presented by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, this beer garden event offers guests unlimited sampling of micro and craft brews and bites from local restaurants on the 2200 block of Honolulu Ave from noon […]

Expert Tips for a Delicious Grilling Season

(BPT) – There are four distinct seasons in the United States: the holiday season, road construction season, hunting season, and what some argue is the best season of all, grilling season. What was once a special event for summer holidays has turned into a regular activity for millions of Americans. Yes – it’s time to […]