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  • City Beat: Chaplin hat among Hollywood treasures on auction block

     
    City Beat: Chaplin hat among Hollywood treasures on auction block...
  • Re-formed 1960s swamp rock band, tribute to 1950s-'60s icons set for Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A version of a classic 1960s rock group recreated by two of its members and a recreation of a 1960s group of actors who also sang were just announced as the newest acts scheduled for Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Creedence......
  • Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream

    Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream
    Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg. The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
  • 'All in the Family: The Complete Series'

    'All in the Family: The Complete Series'
    Rarely has a show changed the face of television as much as producer Norman Lear's adaptation (for CBS) of a British comedy. Carroll O'Connor's unapologetically bigoted Archie Bunker became one of the medium's iconic characters, frequently mixing it up...
  • 'The Carol Burnett Show: This Time Together'

    When variety series were staples of network television, Burnett presided over one of the most popular, and she selected the 17 episodes of the CBS program included in this set. One of the most interesting is an hour that she and her merry cast of...
  • On the Town: Nativity musical blends 'classic' with 'out there'

    On the Town: Nativity musical blends 'classic' with 'out there'
    With the holiday season upon us, the odds are good that some folks may be invited to a party, imbibe a bit too much spiked egg nog or eat a few bad mushrooms, pass out, and experience visions of surreal and bizarre events and characters dancing in their...
  • Spreading Joy Through Music

     Spreading Joy Through Music
    When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it." Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people. Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
  • Matthew Morrison Gleeful To Be Back On Stage

    Matthew Morrison Gleeful To Be Back On Stage
    Matthew Morrison is returning to the stage — kind of. Although Morrison, who stars as earnest, kind and curly-haired teacher Will Schuester in the popular Fox TV series "Glee," has no time to return to Broadway where he began his career, he is...
  • At Glendale Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, Pat Boone says nation needs prayer 'now more than ever'

    At Glendale Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, Pat Boone says nation needs prayer 'now more than ever'
    Sharing stories about how God has touched his life, famed entertainer Pat Boone called on attendees of the 50th annual Glendale Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to let prayer into their lives, now more than ever due to recent acts of mass violence. “...
  • Edna Aliewine dies at 90; Watts community activist founded Christmas parade

    Edna Aliewine dies at 90; Watts community activist founded Christmas parade
    Edna Aliewine, a small woman who left a large imprint on South Los Angeles as founder of the Watts/Willowbrook Christmas Parade and co-creator of the Watts walk of fame, died at her home Tuesday. She was 90 and had lymphoma, her family said. The longtime...
  • Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards

    Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards
    Damien Bona earned a law degree from New York University in 1980 but spent only two years practicing law. As he told the Los Angeles Times in 1986, "I had to choose between a job and an obsession. I chose the obsession." Bona's obsession was the Academy...
  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more. On a recent Sunday night, the...