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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 »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 2-27-12

Albert Herring LA Opera

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Albert Herring Comes To La Opera Opening Saturday, February 25 is the Benjamin Britten comic opera “Albert Herring.” Based on Guy de Mausassant’s short story “Le Rosier de Madame Husson” (Madame Husson’s Rose King), the action takes place in England, where Lady Billows is organizing the May Day festival. Usually […]

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 2-20-12

BB King at Hollywood Bowl

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Tips Two weeks ago I shared with you the Weekend Spectaculars that have been scheduled for the Hollywood Bowl Summer Season 2012. This week it’s Jazz at the Bowl and a couple of the Bowl’s Special Concerts and Events. The Wednesday night jazz concerts will begin with a salute to Miles […]

February 20th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 2-13-12

Placido Domingo as Simon Boccanegra

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Tips LA Opera’s Simon Boccanegra LA Opera’s company premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” opened last Saturday and, unfortunately, will only be here for six more performances through Sunday, March 4th. Giuiseppi Verdi, along with librettist Francesca Maria Pave, first produced the opera in 1857 when it was not well received […]

February 13th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 2-6-12

Norah Jones

By Jean Strauber; Entertainment Specialist The next couple of weeks I will be sharing with you information I have received for the 2012 Hollywood Bowl Summer Season. And, it promises to be a good one. This week I’ll feature the Weekend Spectaculars and four Sunday Sunset Performances. Weekend Spectaculars will be on Fridays and Saturdays […]

February 8th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 1-24-12

Clybourne Park

By Jean Strauber Family Programs at the Autry Family programs are in abundance at the Autry museum which is located in Griffith Park (across the parking lot from the LA Zoo). On the first Sunday of the month, you and your family are invited to learn about the diverse Native American cultures. There’s Story Time […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 1-6-11

Monty Python's Spamalot

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Thanks to the California State Parks Foundation, Los Encino State Park now has a dedicated page for people who wish to keep this gem, located in the heart of Encino. Please visit calparks.org/los encinos to make your donations. I have lots of theater happenings to report this week… AT THE […]

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

Entertainment Tips of the Week 1-9-12

The Autry Museum

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Next Monday will be the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and the schools are closed. What to do? Here are four suggestions: THE AUTRY MUSEUM The Autry will be opening its doors on Monday, January 16, 2012 to remember Dr. King, who was one of the most influential and respected […]

January 10th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 1-2-12

Hal Holbrook

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor AN EVENING WITH JOAN The Reprise Theatre Company is presenting “An Evening with Joan Rivers” for one night only on Monday, January 30 at 8:00 pm at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. Rivers is an entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent as an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, […]

January 4th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 12-26-11

The Klezmatics

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor FIRST FRIDAYS Beginning January 6, 2012 and running through June 1, 2012 will be the popular after-hours series which features live music, cutting edge authors, lively science discussions and curatorial tours at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez will return in the DJ Lounge […]

December 26th, 2011 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

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