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Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON Comes to Music Circus, 8/5-10

The musical theatre classic Brigadoon, with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner , is the fourth show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Arts, Ballet, Theater

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise

Officer Luis Ortega, left, watches as LAPD officers head to the City Council chamber as the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the union that represents 9,900 rank-and-file officers, rally and attend the council meeting in Los Angeles to call for a "fair and equitable contract."


Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA

The Washington Post

How The Hill judges beauty

May the debate begin as to whether Meredith Raimondi , a scheduler for Rep. Betty McCollum , is justifiably placed at the last landing spot on The Hill's annual classic, " 50 Most Beautiful.


Related Topix: US Politics, Betty McCollum, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Blog News, Representative Eric Swalwell, Washington, DC, Sports

Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Review Online

Ian Tuttle: Keep Talking, Joan

If we heard they were digging tunnels from New Jersey to New York, we would get rid of Jersey."


Related Topix: Fashion Police, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Terrorism

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Family fights for brain injury services after son's tragic death

The family of a little boy who died after being struck by a car have established a charity for children with brain injuries in his honour.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

"Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Woody Allen, Pop/Rock, The Producers, Musical Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Mastermind behind East L.A. bank heist using a fake bomb gets 14 years

A robot and bomb squad were brought to the seen of a Bank of America where a robbery occurred in East Los Angeles on September 5, 2012.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Huntington Park, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

Protesters wave to motorists on the Wardlow Road overpass of the 605 Freeway in Long Beach on Saturday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Long Beach, CA, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Pat Rice: Coming soon: Volusia County Council debates Consider this...

Consider this your personal invitation to attend a series of political debates The News-Journal is sponsoring in advance of the Aug. 26 primary elections.


Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Stetson University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Big jump in number of millennials living with parents reported

More young adults are living with their parents or grandparents in multigenerational households, according to a Pew survey.


Related Topix: California

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Why you should buy African contemporary art now

The contemporary art coming from Africa today is as varied and exhilarating as from any other place in the world, says Chibundu Onuzo.


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Nigeria, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, second from left, wraps up his speech as AFT secretary-treasurer at the convention.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Nice, CA


EMMYS: British Continue To Invade Acting Categories

Cor blimey, the British aren't coming - they're here to stay. Including Ricky Gervais ' surprise Emmy nomination as Lead Actor in a Comedy series for Derek this morning, there are 15 nods for Brits in the acting races this year.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Downton Abbey, Luther, Sherlock

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Payday lender will pay $10 million to settle consumer bureau's claims

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Ace Cash Express of using illegal tactics to pressure borrowers with overdue payday loans into taking out new loans to pay them off.


Related Topix: Irving, TX


EMMYS: Analysis - 'True Detective',...

In the months leading to this year's Primetime Emmy nominations, a lot of attention had been focused on HBO's decision to enter the eight-episode True Detective as a drama, Showtime switching Shameless from drama to comedy series after three seasons, and Netflix entering Orange Is the New Black as a comedy after submitting it as a drama for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Shameless, Comedy, Downton Abbey

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Here are your Emmy nominees a Here are your Emmy nominees a Actor Jim...

Actor Jim Parsons has been nominated for best actor in a comedy series for his role on "The Big Bang Theory."


Related Topix: Jim Parsons, Don Cheadle, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Saulnier: For the best summer action movies, a DVD time machine

So far, it's been a pretty crummy season at the movies. No matter how many millions they rake in, massive misfires like "Terminator: Revenge of the Fallen" give summer blockbusters a bad name -- and make you nostalgic for the great releases of years past.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Celebrities, Roy Scheider, Jurassic Park, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Short, Independence Day, Drama Movies, Jeff Goldblum

Central Western Daily

Orange Express: Thursday, July 10

Flow Mountain Bike posted this video a month ago showing off Orange's existing trails.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to premiere in Nigeria

In this file photo taken on Thursday, May, 17. 2012 and released by Yellow sun ltd, unidentified actors act in a film ''Half of a yellow sun'', an adaptation of novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book, in Calabar, Nigeria.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

VFX Vet Marc Weigert Joins Method Studios As President

Marking another change in the visual effects business, vet Marc Weigert has been named president of Deluxe's VFX business Method Studios.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Independence Day, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Anonymous, White House Down