Music rang through the shops as choruses from Wonderland and Third Street elementary schools’ choruses performed on Larchmont Boulevard at the Annual Holiday Open House on Sun., Dec. 8.
Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre will present its 13th annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Luckman Theatre at Cal State L.A. Sat., Dec. 7 through Sun., Dec. 15. Nearly 130 dancers, ages three to 21, will perform alongside former Russian ballet star Marat Daukayev, dancing the role of Drosselmeyer in the holiday classic. Three local […]
Janine Stange performed throughout her time as a student at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, N.Y., and since then, has released two albums. But singing the national anthem—the first song she sang publicly—is what has given her the greatest joy. “It’s just something I’ve always done ever since high school,” said the Long Island native […]
Steve and Joanna Vernetti had been eating at Girasole since they moved to the neighborhood 10 years ago. Steve, who has a background in the food industry, dreamed that one day he might own the restaurant. The opportunity came true recently when Sonia Tolot decided to step down. Sonia, widow of the restaurant founder/owner Ermanno […]
I have never been a dog person. I never understood why people were crazy for their dogs, showing their photos around and letting them sleep in their beds. My family had a dog when I was growing up, but I don’t really remember her being a big part of our lives. Sammy just lived in […]
Derrick Schreck has purchased, Tom Bergin’s Tavern, the 77-year-old landmark at 840 S. Fairfax Ave., after it had been closed for nine months for restoration. A Carthay Circle resident who lives a half-block away from Bergin’s, Schreck had been a regular for many years. Schreck’s partner Jordan Delp is general manager. He has worked at […]