SM Library to present Just Strings

The Santa Monica Public Library will present the ensemble Just Strings on Wednesday Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Blvd. The group consists of guitarist John Schneider, harpi [..]

‘Next to Normal’ asks who is crazier, he who receives help or he who hopes for the best

Mental illness no longer holds the same type of stigma as it once did in American society with so many now admitting to receiving help to deal with the emotional struggles of modern life. NEXT TO NORMAL with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music [..]

Stage Page: ‘Wait Until Dark’ thrills audiences at Westchester Playhouse

Community theater group Kentwood Players welcomes the Halloween season by presenting WAIT UNTIL DARK, a suspenseful thriller by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, through Saturday, Oct. 15 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 [..]

Speakers that listen

(NAPS)—Now hear this: You can have a device in your house that looks like art, sounds like your favorite music and listens to your requests. It’s an elegant new twist on audio technology, a speaker that beautifully blends technology an [..]

Turn your late summer barbecue into an elegant soiree

(StatePoint) When planning your summer party, thinking beyond the traditional BBQ will make your gathering even more special for your guests. Here are some creative ways to entertain friends and loved ones during the warmest months of the year. [..]

Stage Page: ‘Drama Queens From Hell’ is a rollicking satire of ‘Sunset Boulevard’ (East of Normandie)

Gloria Swanson is probably best remembered for the role of Norma Desmond in the Academy Award winning “Sunset Boulevard” which has become a classic film noir. So when a third-rate director gets the rights for a re-make, every actress of a [..]

Make summer delectable with California avocados

(NAPS)—It’s summertime, which means it’s also California avocado season and outdoor entertaining is in full swing. Whether celebrating a great American summer holiday or simply enjoying a lovely summer gathering surrounded by fri [..]

Experience the Haunted Queen Mary Ocean Liner in Long Beach

When it comes to vacations, most of us make plans to get out of town. So this year my boyfriend and I decided to take a short vacation and stay in Southern California and visit a few places on our bucket list. After all, this is one place people from [..]

Stage Page: Hershey Felder channels ‘Leonard Bernstein in Maestro’

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the critically-acclaimed HERSHEY FELDER AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN IN MAESTRO from Aug. 10-28. Felder channels the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, drawing audiences deeply into th [..]

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