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  • Top 50 Concerts of 2014

    Top 50 Concerts of 2014
    Sometimes, bigger still is better. There were many great concerts by smaller or lessor-known acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 163 shows I attended this year it’s not a coincidence that mostof the year’s best were the biggest...
  • Fundraiser for a happily ever after at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

    Fundraiser for a happily ever after at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
    The Diamond Angels' “Fairy Tale Ball” benefiting the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital will take place Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at The Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood. The event will reunite the original members of Billy Joe's band, who have not...
  • Shane Burcaw: Helping families with 'No More Nightmares'

    Shane Burcaw: Helping families with 'No More Nightmares'
    It's the next chapter in Shane Burcaw's life. The 21-year-old has a wildly-popular blog, "Laughing At My Nightmare," followed by 500,000 people on the website Tumblr. He just released his first book, a memoir by the same name, and he has an occasional...
  • Shawnee Mountain offers Pocono Food Truck Festival

    Shawnee Mountain offers Pocono Food Truck Festival
    They are driving a new trend in dining across the country. Food trucks featuring everything from ethnic comfort foods to Asian fusion will be on hand at The Pocono Food Truck Festival. It runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Shawnee Mountain...
  • Nadine Kirby: Turn green for muscular dystrophy

    I am pleased to announce that the state of Florida has officially proclaimed August as both Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month and Light It Up Green Month. Florida joins Pennsylvania and Colorado this year in recognizing all nine muscular dystrophies and...
  • A father, fighting ALS, prepares for a walking miracle

    CORONA DEL MAR, California -- Lindsay Nieto remembers it well, the day her father told her he was dying. She still was in high school, and, with her older brother, she met her dad and stepmother at a coffee shop before classes. "They came walking...
  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...
  • Stunning 'Strain,' MDA telethon this weekend

    Stunning 'Strain,' MDA telethon this weekend
    The weekend's highlights include the best episode yet of "The Strain," major college football games and the MDA Show of Strength Telethon. Here are some viewing suggestions: 1. "The Strain," 10 p.m. Sunday, FX Fans of "True Blood" and "The Walking...
  • Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Five myths about ALS

    Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Five myths about ALS
    Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/or donating $100. The success of the viral marketing...
  • Bristol Firefighters Host Boy With Muscular Dystrophy

    BRISTOL — When city firefighters begin their annual fundraiser for muscular dystrophy research this weekend, they'll have a bit of extra motivation: The thought of 4-year-old Justin Bolduc. Justin, a Bristol boy who was diagnosed with muscular...
  • Fundraiser for muscular dystrophy a success

    On behalf of Bethlehem International Association of Firefighters Local 735, I would like to thank all who contributed to the success of our Muscular Dystrophy Association fill-the-boot campaign Aug. 1-8 in front of the fire stations on Broad Street and...