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After absence, SBBA and youth basketball are back

After absence, SBBA and youth basketball are back

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

My throat is still sore from yelling yesterday. I haven’t been inside St. Brendan School auditorium and gym for a youth basketball game in two years, and I forgot how loud it can get, even with the limited number of spectators currently permitted. Maybe wearing a mask gives the sensation that it inhibits voice projection, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day holiday — food and fun along Fairfax Avenue

St. Patrick’s Day holiday — food and fun along Fairfax Avenue

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to United States Census Bureau data released in 2021, only 3.6 percent of the population of Los Angeles County claim Irish ancestry, and yet a stroll along Fairfax Avenue on March 17 proves that everyone is a wee bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Tom Bergin’s, an Irish pub, is one of the oldest […]

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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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