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  • Legends of La Cienega event pays tribute to Hollywood

     
    Twenty windows displays, each the work of a notable interior decorator, will pay homage to a stylish Hollywood movie. The dispays are in conjunction with the Legends of La Cienega 2010: Celebrate Hollywood, a two-day event honoring design on the silver...
  • Tonys outrage flashback: 'Gypsy' lost best musical to 'Fiorello!'

     
    Frank Rich and Ben Brantley of the New York Times have both hailed "Gypsy" as the greatest musical in Broadway history, but it got cheated at the Tony Awards of 1960. In part, that was due to tough competition. In the race for best musical, It lost to...
  • From the Vaults: 'His Girl Friday' (1940)

     
    I once read an excellent book about single life that included this recipe for depression: "Go out and rent a movie with Cary Grant in it, come back and put the kettle on." This advice has never failed me. You cannot go wrong with Cary Grant; his movies...
  • Grow an appetite for life's bounty

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • Student films his role model

    Student films his role model
    Jack Winter, a freshman film student at Laguna Beach High School, recently sat down with a local surfer to document his experiences as a volunteer with Surfers Healing, an organization that helps autistic children by exposing them to surfing. The...
  • Theater Review: Everything's coming up Merman at Playhouse

    Of all the since-departed celebrities who've shown up to entertain at the Laguna Playhouse recently (George Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald), none shines brighter than the queen of Broadway herself, Miss Ethel Merman. "Ethel Merman's Broadway," a one-woman...
  • 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes

    'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes
    Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony? A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. B) George and Ira Gershwin. C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND TODAY: Transition Consciousness presents Mukti, shown, an ensemble of accomplished musicians who blend tabla rhythms, flamenco guitar, harmonium, piano, and R&B-flavored vocals, at 7:30 p.m. at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St....
  • Healthier living could cut 2.8 million cancer cases

    Healthier living could cut 2.8 million cancer cases
    LONDON (Reuters) - Healthier lifestyles and better diets could prevent up to 2.8 million cases of cancer each year, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) said on Wednesday, calling on governments to "avoid a public health disaster." The number of...
  • New Yemen cabinet meets; Nobel winner says Saleh wants war

    New Yemen cabinet meets; Nobel winner says Saleh wants war
    SANAA/OSLO (Reuters) - Fighting overshadowed the first meeting on Saturday of Yemen's new unity government, which is trying to avert civil war after a deal brokered by the country's Gulf neighbors for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down. A Yemeni...
  • Goat movement goes on

    Goat movement goes on
    A goat might not seem like an important asset. Most don't own one and never will. However, in Nepalese villages, the introduction of a goat can completely change their economy. Lagunan Rosalind Russell, founder of the R Star Foundation and the "Women...
  • Short films run the gamut

     Short films run the gamut
    Visit Nepal. Follow a 1930s Old West bank robber. Or enjoy animation. You can do all that and more at Laguna Beach Film Society's "August Summer Shorts" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at South Coast Cinema in Laguna Beach. All the films were made by current or...