Month: April 2013

admin April 30, 2013

No Rocking Chairs Yet is the perfect segue to Rina Torri’s longtime career as a feature story writer for numerous magazines and newspapers on the east coast as well as in the Midwest. In addition, she has directed public relations for a small city government and subbed as an English teacher in both private and […]

admin April 29, 2013

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement marking the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: “Today marks the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, an event that claimed 1.5 million lives. Able-bodied men were massacred or forced into labor. Women, children, the elderly and the sick were sent on death marches that spanned hundreds […]

admin April 29, 2013

Music and joy reigned when the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) honored legendary composer and beloved American musical storyteller Richard M. Sherman and LACC advocates and benefactors Mary Blodgett and Carlton Calvin at its annual fundraiser, Gala Bel Canto, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion’s Grand Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The […]

admin April 29, 2013

Discussion & book signing with Dr. Adilifu Nama In celebration of Free Comic Book Day, an annual event held the first Saturday in May throughout the United States, Dr. Adilifu Nama, who is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Loyola Marymount University, will discuss and sign copies of his book, Super Black: American Pop […]

admin April 29, 2013

When I visit a city like San Francisco, I like to stay at least a couple nights. But I recently had the opportunity to fly there for the day to be a part of something really cool – the grand reopening of the city’s historic, world-famous Exploratorium. Located at Pier 15 in the heart of […]

admin April 29, 2013

“UCLA is honored to present to Los Angeles audiences an exciting selection of films that vividly illus-trates the breadth and excellence of Czech Cinema. The program features everything from a tale of magical realism to a police procedural, a caper film, and much more – all generously ladled with the wry humor that marks the […]

admin April 29, 2013

The Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, considered one of the world’s leading children’s choirs, spotlights the music of Benjamin Britten at two performances of its annual Spring Concert on two consecutive Sundays, May 5 and 12 (Mother’s Day), 2013, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The renowned chorus, led by Artistic Director of Anne Tomlinson, performs […]

admin April 29, 2013

Ontario Mayor Paul Leon attends his first meeting following appointment The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) Board of Directors welcomed its newest member – Ontario Mayor Paul Leon Wednesday. Appointed by the city of South Pasadena for a four-year term, Mayor Leon joins the nine-member board as its newest member at […]