| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One thing that Ebenezer Scrooge does not get is a good night's sleep. That's because pesky ghosts keep appearing with reminders that he needs to reconsider his grumpy life. Ever since Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol" in 1843, audiences have...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Robin Adell McIntyre
June 27, 1918 - November 3, 2012
Robin Adell McIntyre passed away peacefully in Newport Beach on November 3, 2012 at the age of 94. She lived a full and happy life!
Robin was the eldest child of Helen and Sydney Rule and...
| 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 14, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Is Disney dropping the new controversial image of Merida from "Brave?"
The redesigned sexier image of the spunky princess that has drawn the ire of parents (including me), is no where to be found on Disney's Merida Web page.
Meanwhile the other 10...
| 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 9, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Drama Desk, Obie, and Lucile Lortel award-winning director Mark Brokaw will stage the world premiere of Carly Mensch's "Oblivion" in the Westport Country Playhouse 2013 season, the second recent world premiere at the theater following this seaon's...
| 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...