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  • Unique blend of romance, comedy and magic

    The Colony Theater Company just unwrapped an early holiday gift for lovers of sweet romantic comedy — the magic-centric "Bell, Book and Candle." John van Druten's witty play moves quickly and softly, like a black cat sneaking by stealthily in the...
  • In Theory: Dealing with the holiday hustle

    The busiest weeks of the year are approaching, as people hustle and bustle to get ready for the holiday season. Then there is Lobsang Tenzin Negi, a former Buddhist monk who presides over a Buddhist monastery in Atlanta. He teaches a form of meditation...
  • In Theory: Protesting without flames

    A pastor whose plan to hold a Koran burning at his church Saturday has drawn the ire of Muslims and non-Muslims around the world. Up until he decided to cancel the event late last week, the Rev. Terry Jones had rejected the pleas of military officials and...
  • A tall tale about Amelia Earhart

    It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive. But “This Is Different,&...
  • Brothers slam as the Bots

    Brothers slam as the Bots
    “Check, check, check! — I’m checking,” says Anaiah Lei, 14-year-old drummer for the Bots, looking up from his microphone as a soundman adjusts the volume. He’s in a small Silver Lake practice studio with his big brother, 18-...
  • Paintings capture 9/11's chaos

    Paintings capture 9/11's chaos
    On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Denise Bankuti’s phone rang and the caller alerted her to turn on her television. In the days to come, as Bankuti watched the reports, she was moved by the decisions forced upon those in the World Trade Center,...
  • Start the Presses: Memories of New York

    Anniversaries are strange. At once vitally important and arbitrary, they purport only to mark time, but immobility bind us to our past. With that in mind, I want to share a piece I wrote in New York on the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 9/11

    Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. What are your thoughts on this day? I am yearning for the goodness of humanity. I long to stand soft together in silence with people of many nations, our hats in our hands and...
  • Students remember, learn about, 9/11

    Students remember, learn about, 9/11
    Stephanie Eskander has only vague memories of watching the events of Sept. 11, 2001, unfold on television. “[Until] recently I did not know there were four attacks,” the 16-year-old Burbank High School student body vice president said....
  • Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102

    Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102
    Dolores Hope, who throughout her 69-year marriage to comedian Bob Hope oversaw their charitable giving and played a key role in establishing the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, has died. She was 102. In the late 1960s, the Hopes donated 80...
  • Keeping their avant-garde up

    When the history of new music and avant-garde jazz is written, two institutions will figure prominently: Cal Arts and the Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock. The former figures into the monthly offering of the Center’s Open Gate Theatre series in a...
  • Putting a roof over his head

    Putting a roof over his head
    Sprawled across an overstuffed couch on a recent afternoon, PlayStation video game controller in hand, Adam Cartwright looked utterly at home in his one-bedroom apartment in West Glendale. Prior to moving in two weeks ago, he hadn’t slept...