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Museum restaurants present art on the plate and off

Museum restaurants present art on the plate and off

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s been said that art feeds the soul, and indeed, entering an exhibit to find a wall full of playful Yayoi Kusama polka-dots or a row of color-saturated David Hockney paintings can make one’s heart leap. More and more often, museums also aim to feed the stomach with excellent menus in a beautiful space. This […]

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Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

During a recent visit to the Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT), Los Angeles’ famed puppet theater, Brookside resident Vivian Gueler took note of something she hadn’t previously clocked. An organist was playing “upbeat, old-timey music” on an ornately detailed and colossally-sized theater organ. Situated to the left of center stage, it appeared to be a […]

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This sport’s roots are in entertainment, but it still hurts…

This sport’s roots are in entertainment, but it still hurts…

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Think rugby’s tough? Try playing it on roller skates. Welcome to the world of ladies’ banked-track roller derby, where players go by names like Skatey Perry, Speedy Wonder and Princess Slaya. “Everyone has a derby name,” said Mojo Mayhem, a jammer for the Los Angeles-based Derby Dolls Juniors’ All-Star travel team. Accompanying those derby names […]

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Modern, Tudor ages mix in Feb. 19 choral concert

Modern, Tudor ages mix in Feb. 19 choral concert

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Five new commissions by choral composers will be performed at this year’s Golden Bridge choral concert at All Saints’ Episcopal Church Beverly Hills, 504 N. Camden Dr., Sat., Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. “This year features world premieres by five superstars of the Californian choral world,” said Suzi Digby, conductor and artistic director of the […]

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Girl Scout Cookies are coming to town!

Girl Scout Cookies are coming to town!

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

You know things are getting back to normal when Girl Scouts sell their cookies on Larchmont Boulevard. Look for the iconic boxes starting Sun., Jan. 30 through Sun., March 13. That gives you many weeks to choose, purchase and repurchase your favorite Girl Scout cookie. Are you a Thin Mint fan or do you lean […]

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‘Enchanted Strings’ tells of Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater

‘Enchanted Strings’ tells of Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pull back the plush, red curtain to see behind the stage of puppet theater in Los Angeles, from its early days to its wonderful, tangled world today in a new book, “Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker Marionette Theater.” Described as a 176-page “love letter dedicated to our treasured Los Angeles institution,” the book introduces the artists, […]

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