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Entertainment Tip’s Of The Week – 2nd Week Of June

Neil Diamond

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor All’s Well That Ends Well — The Theatricum Botanicum continues its celebration of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with this bittersweet comedy that opens on Saturday, June 21.  The beautiful but low-born Helena heals the King, winning the right to marry the man she loves — a count above her station. […]

June 9th, 2014 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent,Van Nuys Entertainment | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week: March 24, 2014

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor There’s Music In The Air The El Portal Theatre in association with Off Broadway Productions (a division of Rock N Roll Inc) will be presenting Country Roads:  A John Denver Celebration from Thursday, April 3 to Sunday, April 13, 2014. Starring Jim Curry, you’ll be entertained with a multimedia musical […]

April 7th, 2014 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week: March 17, 2014

Harmony

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Harmony — A New Musical By Barry Manilow This past week I had the wonderful pleasure of attending the opening night of this musical that tells a true story. The Comedian Harmonists were an ensemble of six young men in pre-World War II Germany who rose from unemployed street musicians […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week — March 10, 2014

Albina Shagimuratova as Lucia in LA Opera's production of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Programs At The Encino-Tarzana Library The public is welcome to these March events at the  Los Angeles Public Library Encino-Tarzana Branch located at 18231 Ventura Boulevard (corner Nestle Ave), in Tarzana. – Monday, March 10 at 3:00 pm:  The Page Turners’  Book Club will discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker […]

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Hurry To See “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor You only have until Saturday, March 1st to see one of the funniest shows that, I think, has been seen in the Los Angeles area for a very, very long time. Yes, I’m still talking about “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” which is appearing at the historic El […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 10-1-12

The Two Foscari - LA Opera

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor The Two Foscari What an evening! My friend and fellow opera lover Blossom Shores and I had the privilege of enjoying this early and less familiar work of Giuseppe Verdi, which opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on September 15.. As the Los Angeles Times critics Mark Swed so well […]

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

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 »

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 »

Entertainment Tips Of The Week

A scene from “La Boheme,” playing until June 2 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Photo by Robert Millard for LA Opera.

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor A Memorial Day Celebration — Horace Heidt Big Band Foundation presents, in honor of  A Memorial Day Celebration –  A Music in the Park Celebration on Sunday, May 27, 2012 from 4 pm – 6 pm at the Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Memorial Park. The Heidt Foundation will present a very […]

June 1st, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

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