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Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

By Pamela Price It was a nonstop desert birthday for one of America’ s classic fitness personalities and “cover girls” from the 1980s, Shari Belafonte. This multi talented…

Powerful Drama Still Resonates With Audiences

Peter Shaffer’s ground-breaking 1975 drama, “Equus”, burst onto the world’s stages like a bombshell winning the 1975 Tony Award for Best Play.  The Broadway production ran for 1209…

“One Night Only” show at the McCallum Theatre

“One Night Only” show at the McCallum Theatre

Michael Childers presented his annual  on April 23rd. The theme was the Traditional Legacy of Broadway as written by so many Jewish Composers, producers and writers. The Jewish…

“One Night Only”

“One Night Only”

The Annual Pre-show Party for “One Night Only” Cast and Major donor was held at the home of Helene Galen on April 22nd. Hostess Helene Galen and host…

Community

Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Any time a theatre presents a Cole Porter musical, expectations run high. After all, we’re…

Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

By Pamela Price It was a nonstop desert birthday for one of America’ s classic…

MARK TAPER FORUM PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE DRAMA “MARJORIE PRIME”

MARK TAPER FORUM PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE DRAMA “MARJORIE PRIME”

Sometimes it’s difficult to label a play in the traditional manner: Is it a drama,…

La Jolla Playhouse Presents World Premiere Drama

La Jolla Playhouse Presents World Premiere Drama

When the world is going through upheavals of all sorts: Global unrest, regional wars, economic…

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage  At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

The lure of show business is magnetic and all-consuming if you’re an alpha male or…

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

When a theatre decides to present a Noel Coward play be it in the San…

World News

US and ‘partners’ launch airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria

US and ‘partners’ launch airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria

The US military and partner nations from the anti-ISIS coalition have launched the first attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon has confirmed. The airstrikes against…

Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

They were the dream girls of an entire generation, goddesses of cinema – now the last living divas are 80 years old! Sophia Loren today, September 20 and  Brigitte Bardot…

Ebola worst-case scenario: Over half a million people infected

Ebola worst-case scenario: Over half a million people infected

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July…

Hats off: Pope’s skull cap raises over $250k on eBay in less than 36hrs

Hats off: Pope’s skull cap raises over $250k on eBay in less than 36hrs

A skull cap worn by Pope Francis which was put on eBay has already gathered more than $250,000 in less than 36 hours. An Italian TV host coaxed…

Obama visits Tokyo’s most exclusive restaurant.

Obama visits Tokyo’s most exclusive restaurant.

It does not get any more unique as: U.S. President Barack Obama has his visit to Japan with a dinner at the legendary Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant in…

Guardian US, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance

Guardian US, Washington Post share Pulitzer Prize for coverage of NSA surveillance

The Guardian US and the Washington Post are among the winners of a prestigious journalistic Pulitzer award. The newspapers shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Reporting…

Malaysia airlines flight carrying 239 people crashed into the sea – unconfirmed reports

Malaysia airlines flight carrying 239 people crashed into the sea – unconfirmed reports

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 carrying 239 people crashed into the sea, reports Vietnamese state media citing a Navy official. The craft disappeared from radars early on Saturday morning…

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Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

They were the dream girls of an entire generation, goddesses of cinema – now the last living divas are 80 years old! Sophia…

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur, columnist and society writer celebrated her 90th birthday. She puts out a weekly column and still has the spirit…

Culture

‘F**k it, I quit’ – Alaska TV reporter resigns on air to fight for marijuana legalization (VIDEO)

A former television reporter for an Anchorage, Alaska CBS News affiliate is for once making headlines instead of reading them announcing her resignation Sunday evening by saying…

Europe

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade…

Corruption

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

US exceptionalism rhetoric poses extreme danger and is reminiscent of Nazi ideals and talk “before and during World War II,” Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said in exclusive…

Health & Wellness

Ebola worst-case scenario: Over half a million people infected

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun…

Internet

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to develop a system that collected millions of images from the webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet users, new leaked…

Global economy

Clinton Initiative 2014

President Clinton hosted the third annual Health Mattes Conference on January 14th. The Clinton Foundation and Tenet Healthcare Corporation sponsored the event. New partnerships and commitments from,…

Freedom of the Press

Obama administration ‘blocking’ information from the press – AP

Uncovering information that should be available to the public has become increasingly difficult under the presidency of Barack Obama, an Associated Press bureau chief says. In some…

Law Enforcement

Rabbi, cop, nurse among 70 arrested in child porn bust

New York City Police and federal authorities have arrested at least 70 people in what’s being billed as one of the largest online child pornography busts ever.…