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Entertainment Tips of the Week 9-17-12

Dance to the Music

By Jean Strauber,Entertainment Editor Palm SpringsFollies Returns! Beginning November 1 andplaying through May 19,the Palm Springs Follies is presenting its newest edition,“Dance to the Music!” (Scenepictured above.) From the stroll to the twist to disco, the Follies is dancing them all. Live and in glorious color starring the Follies’ Legendary Line of Long-Legged Lovelies and […]

September 17th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 7-16-12

Descanso Gardens

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor AT THE REAGAN LIBRARY On July 27, the public is invited to a Rock and Roll Summer Celebration at the Reagan Library from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Just put on your blue suede shoes for a fantastic evening of dining and dancing to rock and roll classics performed by Ronnie […]

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

A Fall 2012 Visit To Cuba

Bay of Pigs

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor The president and CEO of Friendly Plane, Kevin Callaghan has announced their Fall 2012 visit to Cuba. The cost per person is $3,395, plus $500 estimated charter airfare from Miami. Here’s the itinerary: Day 1: Arrival in Miami and make your way to the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Later, when everyone […]

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 5-27-12

Book of Mormon

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Dance At The Music Center The final presentation of the ninth Season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center will conclude with the Bolshoi Ballet’s Swan Lake, to be staged at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for only five performances beginning June 7. This popular ballet will be staged […]

June 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Touring Utah’s Beautfiul Canyonlands

Utah Canyonlands

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor In 2004 I had the real pleasure of visiting the Utah towns of Moab, Price and Vernal on a Canyonlands, Dinosaurs and Outlaws tour. We gasped at the beauty of Arches National Park, oohed and aahed at the petroglyphs and pictographs etched so many hundreds and thousands of years ago, […]

May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 5-14-12

Kennedy Center The Follies

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor There’s music in the air in the L.A. area… The Follies As you walk into the renowned Ahmanson Theatre during this run, you’ll look at the stage and observe the ragged bunting hanging from the proscenium, the boxes draped in the same black bunting, which is also covering all the […]

May 14th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

A “Top Secret” UFO Discovery Tour of Arizona and Nevada

UFO and Area 51 Tours

By Jean Strabuer, Travel Editor Top Secret Tours has scheduled a second UFO Discovery Tour of Arizona and Nevada. Departing April 13-21, 2012 this tour includes the following: DAY 1 Arrive in Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and travel to Petroglyph National Monument. Archaeologists have estimated there may be over 25,000 petroglyph images (an example is […]

April 13th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 4-9-12

Children at Theatre West

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor A Night Of Laughs And Song! Theatre West has done it again. Once a month Theatre West and Executive Director John Gallogly are presenting “The Laugh Pack,” created by comic Bruce Fine. With a friend I attended the Saturday, March 31st program. What a hilarious evening! Bruce Fine (pictured, right) […]

April 9th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Travel Tips of the Week 4-2-12

UFO tour Roswell

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor It was in 1947 that a man named Kenneth Arnold, a skilled and experienced pilot, reported seeing nine unusual objects flying in a chain near Mount Rainier, Washington. His description of them being “flat like a pie pan”, or “saucer-like” gave birth gave birth to newspaper reports of “flying saucers.” […]

April 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 4-2-12

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor MAMMA MIA! Want a fun evening for you and your family? Then, head over to the historic Pantages Theatre in Hollywood to see the Smash Hit Musical based on the songs of ABBA, MAMMA MIA! Leading the cast of 30 is Kaye Tuckerman as Donna Sheridan, the independent single mother […]

April 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

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