| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:28 AM
New York jazz singer Hilary Kole was exposed to the Great American Songbook from an early age. In particular, she fell in love with the songs made famous by Judy Garland.
A year ago, she began doing a show called "Over the Rainbow: A Musical Tribute to...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Judy Garland is remembered in "End of the Rainbow" at International City Theatre in Long Beach, A Noise Within presents the Brecht-Weill classic "The Threepenny Opera" in Pasadena, and Deaf West Theatre stages David Mamet's "American Buffalo" at Cal State...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"MOST OF our assumptions have outlived their uselessness," said philosopher Marshall McLuhan.
NOW we are reaching a saturation point in stories about Jennifer Aniston and how she failed to get a nomination for her movie "Cake," and that there's no...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The packaging is unadorned, the artwork rudimentary, the promotion nonexistent.
Yet in an era in which artists feel liberated to produce and distribute their music in their own way — minus record-label intrusion — singer Linda Eder has...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A press release from Random House sent Jan. 4, 1960, proclaimed “a book for which publishers have been angling for years has been signed and sealed.”
That book was “The Judy Garland Story.” The then-37-year-old star of such...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Tester- Tony- and Oscar-winner Liza Minnelli offered a personal message Sunday about her mother, legendary performer Judy Garland, to mark what would have been her 90th birthday.
"Today is a day for celebration. We celebrate the privilege of having had...
| May 20, 2014
Audiences may remember Mark Baratelli as the pill-popping, floor-dropping, hilarious Judy Garland in Wanzie's 2012 Fringe hit "Celebrity Squares."
Well Judy's back in 45 minutes of Judy, just Judy. This improvisational cabaret show will have you...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Joey Luft remembers it well: appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli.
On a recent afternoon, Luft was rewatching the show, his eyes wide and...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Joey Luft, son of Judy Garland, will headline a show about his mother at this year's Summer at the Pasadena Playhouse, the company's annual performing arts offerings. The lineup also includes Mary Bridget Davies, who was recently seen on Broadway...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"CONTROL YOUR own destiny, or someone else will," said entrepreneur Jack Welch.
PEOPLE SEND me the most fascinating things! The other day I received a wonderful photograph of Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe embracing. I love it because it is so dramatic,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:25 AM
On the surface, Karen Mason and Freddy Cole would appear to be polar opposites.
She's ferocious, wringing every drop of drama from every note she sings. He's relaxed, easing his way through ballads and blues with apparent nonchalance.