| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:33 AM
"L.A. Opera on Air" returns to classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) for its seventh season Saturday, beginning with a broadcast of Verdi's "The Two Foscari" (I Due Foscari), starring Placido Domingo (the opera company's general director), Francesco Meli...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Visitors at The 3D Printer Experience in River North can have their body scanned while a tiny machine assembles a small plastic replica of their head in a half an hour. They also can design jewelry on a computer program wear it after a few quick minutes....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The British Panto style can transform a well-worn play, like Cinderella, making it fresh again by injecting some contemporary references, audience participation, songs, dances, jokes and vaudevillian sensibilities. Beginning this Thursday, the Sherman...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Sports Illustrated has a new cover boy. It wasn't really supposed to go like this, but the doubters have become believers in a team that never gave up on itself.
Use any sports cliché you want but this has been a Cinderella season for the Indianapolis...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:09 AM
At the stroke of midnight on October 2, Disney released the Blu-ray Diamond Edition of the studio’s 1950’s classic, “Cinderella.” The offering includes a bonus feature, “The Real Fairy Godmother,” that tells the tale of...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Jessy Schram laughs when I suggest she's the hardest working gal on TV these days, but she shouldn't. In the past two years, she's had plum roles in three high-profile series.
The Skokie native and former Buffalo Grove resident currently can be seen at 7...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Twenty-five years ago I was throwing down shots of Gray Goose vodka, helping to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Glendale Community College. Since it was a rather hoity-toity affair, I borrowed a suit, bought a tie and ironed a shirt. In those days I...
| Oct 31, 2012
Here’s something you may not expect to hear from “Flight” co-star Nadine Velazquez, who’s often included on lists with “hottest” or “sexiest” in the title.
“I just didn’t want to be a face...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:14 PM
After La Crescenta’s enchanting visit from a bear this past summer, we took the time to christen him “Meatball” after his favorite dish, which he scavenged prior to splashing in someone’s pool to cool off. He was captured and moved...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
After the foothills' enchanting visit from a bear this past summer, we took the time to christen him “Meatball” after his favorite dish, which he scavenged prior to splashing in someone's pool to cool off. He was captured and moved to...