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Royal Ballet performs Cinderella at OCPAC - Review

Royal Ballet performs Cinderella at OCPAC - Review From beginning to end, the Royal Ballet's version of Cinderella is enchanting. It begins with a lively and bubbly opening number.

Napoleon Dynamite - Film Review

Napoleon Dynamite - Film Review Napoleon Dynamite and company are quirky and often bizarre, "....Will you bring me my Chapstick? My lips hurt real bad!"

The Royal Ballet Comes To The Center In One Of Only Two U.S. Engagements

The Royal Ballet Comes To The Center In One Of Only Two U.S. Engagements Britain's famed ballet company performs Sir Frederick Ashton's fairytale ballet Cinderella and Peter Wright's romantic Giselle

Travel Back in Time with "Broadway: The Golden Age" - Review

Travel Back in Time with "Broadway: The Golden Age" - Review "Broadway: The Golden Age" celebrates and documents a time when the theatre was one of the most popular forms of entertainment. This film truly takes the audience back to a unique time in the history of theatre, when it was immensely popular, and incredibly original and entertaining.

De Lovely - Review

De Lovely - Review De Lovely does a top-notch job depicting the glorious days of one of America's beloved song writes Cole Porter.

B.B. King wins The Polar Music Prize

B.B. King wins The Polar Music Prize The Stig Anderson Music Award Foundation of The Royal Swedish Academy of Music presents The Polar Music Prize 2004 to B.B. King and Gy? Ligeti.

The Reagan Library, Simi Valley

The Reagan Library, Simi Valley Just 30 or so minutes from LA's ever-busy streets and highways, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Astrid Lindgren - Beloved Swedish Children's Author

Astrid Lindgren - Beloved Swedish Children's Author When I was invited by the Stockholm Visitors Board to cover the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards I had no idea of the wonderful enlightening events which lay ahead of me.

Sweden's - Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Sweden's - Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award It does your heart good to know that there are governments in the world who value children. The government of Sweden is one of those outstanding institutions...

Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera For all you photography buffs out there (I count myself with you), the Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom digital camera has something that definitely makes it's zooming capabilities ultra: a big lens.

"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"

"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" THIS JUST IN…
Melodrama and slapstick at its finest. A frolicking good time for one and all. In theaters July 9th.

"Next in Line" Review

"Next in Line" Review The set is simple, the story straightforward, and the acting fair. S. L. Stebel and Charles Rome Smith's adaptation of a Ray Bradbury story falls a bit short of the tail of "love, longing and lurking death" that was promised.

Oklahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

Oklahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center The corn may be as "high as an elephant's eye," but the cornfield is definitely a field of dreams in this new production of Okalahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.

deseo 23 premieres their autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections

deseo 23 premieres their autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections On the historic rooftop of the Gerry Building in downtown L.A. the autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections of deseo 23 were premiered at a splendid fashion show and brand launch.

Portfolio 2004: AIU Fashion Show & Animal Avengers Benefit Gala

Portfolio 2004: AIU Fashion Show & Animal Avengers Benefit Gala I always like the win-win-win. Tis one of life's supremely satisfying scenarios when, simultaneously, many parties benefit -- and this benefit party, put on by AIU and Animal Avengers, enabled just that.

Kenny Loggins at the Greek - A Review

Kenny Loggins at the Greek - A Review The marquee reads "Kenny Loggins" "Crosby Loggins". Saturday June 12th the top recording artist and son perform in Los Angeles' Greek Theater.

The Ballett Frankfurt - Review

The Ballett Frankfurt - Review The Orange County Performing Arts Center, in partnership with the Los Angeles Times, strives to "bring the best in dance to the community." The 2003-2004 season is no exception. From the Kirov Ballet to the American Ballet Theatre, excellence is the standard.

Sony ICD-BM1 Digital Voice Recorder

Sony ICD-BM1 Digital Voice Recorder Sony's SCD-BM1 professional-level digital recorder is a full functioning dictating machine that can accommodate up to 345 minutes of recording with the supplied removable 16MB Memory Stick.

LA's HOT "Do it yourself" restaurant

LA's HOT "Do it yourself" restaurant In a fusion of Korean charcoal barbeque and Japanese-style meat grilling, Gyu-Kaku (meaning "horn of the bull" in Japanese) has taken Los Angeles by the horns.

Vs. Theatre Company Launches Its Agural Production With The West-Coast Premiere Of Keith Bunin's "The Credeaux Canvas"

Vs. Theatre Company Launches Its Agural Production With The West-Coast Premiere Of Keith Bunin's "The Credeaux Canvas" VS. Theatre Company is a newly formed company dedicated to producing original works, west coast premieres or rarely produced plays.

Tourism to Stockholm has never been better

Tourism to Stockholm has never been better Tourism to Stockholm has never been better. In fact, the number of visitors to Stockholm is increasing like never before.

19th Annual Chez Melange "For Our Children" Food & Wine Festival - Review

19th Annual Chez Melange "For Our Children" Food & Wine Festival - Review Twas a very hot day in the great South Bay, and it wasn't even yet the merry month of May! But hundreds of lovers of gastronomical delights braved the heat to attend the annual "For Our Children" food and wine fest, and were glad they did.

My visit to the Ice Hotel, an unbelievable Winter Wonderland! Day One

My visit to the Ice Hotel, an unbelievable Winter Wonderland!  Day One I recently took a once in a lifetime trip to Sweden. I visited Stockholm for a few days and then went to experience the Ice Hotel in Kiruna. I am reporting on this amazing trip in a series of feature articles beginning with my trip to Kiruna and the Ice Hotel.

The magic continues! The 28th anniversary revival production of AUTHOR! AUTHOR!

The magic continues! The 28th anniversary revival production of AUTHOR! AUTHOR! Arguably the longest-running Jewish musical in Los Angeles theatre history, this heart-warming production entertains young and old alike!

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid. It's the 2004 MTV Movie Awards Nominees!

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid. It's the 2004 MTV Movie Awards Nominees! 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' Tops List With Six Noms 50 First Dates and X2: X-Men United are Tied with Four Noms Each MTV Movie Awards Airs on June 10th at 9PM (ET/PT)

OCTIV Launches Volume Logic For Itunes Windows & MAC

OCTIV Launches Volume Logic For Itunes Windows & MAC Pump up the Volume with Real-Time Digital Remastering for iTunes Now with Support for Windows, Mac, & the Griffin PowerMate USB Knob for Easy Volume Adjustments

Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Comes To The Center For The First Time

Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Comes To The Center For The First Time Rodgers & Hammerstein's landmark musical OKLAHOMA! comes to The Orange County Performing Arts Center for the first time ever June 15-20 in Segerstrom Hall.

Event Review: L.A. Fashion Week - Spring 2004

Event Review: L.A. Fashion Week - Spring 2004 L.A.'s recently-wrapped "Spring Edition" of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week took place from March 29 to April 2, and what a whirlwind it was.

"SNOWHITE" has been so successful, it has been extended through September 26

"SNOWHITE" has been so successful, it has been extended through September 26 The world premiere Santa Monica Playhouse musical "SNOWHITE" has been so successful in is initial run that it has been extended through September 26.

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Launch of Coca-Cola C2

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Launch of Coca-Cola C2 ... the great taste of Coca-Cola with half the sugar, carbohydrates and calories

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