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‘Happy Birthday,’ Sondheim; Should we ‘Send in the Clowns’?

‘Happy Birthday,’ Sondheim; Should we ‘Send in the Clowns’?

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sunday, March 22, was Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday. I am sure that Mr. Sondheim celebrated with a few friends and colleagues — imagine being on that A-list — but the big celebrations for the nonagenarian icon of the American musical theatre were cancelled due to the coronavirus. In Los Angeles that meant cancelling productions of […]

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Read e-books at libraries, Chevalier’s is delivering

Read e-books at libraries, Chevalier’s is delivering

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Public Library has closed Central Library and all 72 branches, including our local John C. Fremont, Fairfax, Memorial and Wilshire branch libraries. While the library is closed, no late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen with no penalty. Librarians will remain available to provide […]

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Takeout, delivery, creativity put food on the table during COVID-19 isolation

Takeout, delivery, creativity put food on the table during COVID-19 isolation

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The other day last month I attempted to do my grocery shopping before work. Not so long ago, it was perfectly reasonable to expect that one could run into the store, grab a package of chicken breasts and a bag of Brussels sprouts, pay and go in short order. Not so in these times of […]

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See art, visit area museums, virtually

See art, visit area museums, virtually

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just because museums are closed doesn’t mean patrons can’t still experience a stroll through them virtually, and from the comfort of their homes. Following are some of the virtual experiences that museums have lined up for their online visitors. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures does not officially open until this coming December; however, pieces […]

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Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unlike the little house in Disney/Pixar’s movie “Up,” Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub won’t be at risk of a balloon bouquet lifting it off to the great unknown. But the Tudor-Revival-style structure, which has weathered several openings and closings in its 84-year history, feels like it’s from another era, being threatened by growth and looming high-rises […]

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Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The weather in Los Angeles has been all over the temperature map recently, but we’ve had enough unseasonably warm days that it was with great anticipation that I headed to Drago Ristorante, the Sicilian-leaning eatery in the Petersen Museum, to try dinner on their new patio. At least that was my hope. In fact, even […]

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