July 8, 2012 |
On a typical game day, Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti is in his Dodger Stadium office or around the premises from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m. That's the only way Colletti says he has known how to operate since scuffling from a childhood in a poor but tight community in Chicago to now directing the National League West leader. But Colletti, 58, has also long felt the tug of his late father, Ned Sr., who died 30 years ago of lung cancer at age 51, leaving a profound message to the son that, "It's always so much better to give than receive.
June 11, 2012 |
Theater lovers in Los Angeles watched the Tonys together Sunday night at the Tony Awards Viewing Party, a benefit for the Actors Fund, at the Skirball Cultural Center. Although most viewers on the West Coast couldn't see the show until 8 p.m., party-goers watched the awards show live as it happened in New York on three giant screens. During commercials there was live entertainment. And when the show ended, the audience had its own awards ceremony, when Annie Potts presented Jason Alexander with the Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement.
June 6, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Doug O'Neill; former Gov. Jeb Bush. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Chris Rock; Jada Pinkett Smith. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Jerry Weintraub; Casey Anderson; Melissa Rycroft; Joe Walsh. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Jessica Chastain; Emeli Sandé performs; Chris Byrne; Neil Patrick Harris.
September 27, 2010 |
Even before Jason Alexander, 51, became a household name playing George Costanza on "Seinfeld" in the '90s, he was an accomplished song-and-dance man in New York, scoring a 1989 Tony for best actor in a musical for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway. " An occasional stage presence in Los Angeles, Reprise Theatre Company's artistic director stars in its revival of "They're Playing Our Song" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse from Sept. 28 through Oct. 10. You've been artistic director of Reprise for more than three years, but you rarely perform with the company.
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April 27, 2010 |
Actor Jason Alexander, who played George Costanza in the long-running "Seinfeld" TV series, hit a teenage bicyclist Tuesday in Mid-City, police officials said. The collision was reported shortly after 7:15 a.m. at Wilshire Boulevard and June Street. The 14-year-old boy was on his way to middle school when he was struck. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition. Los Angeles police took an accident report and are investigating the incident, but Alexander was not cited.
March 28, 2010 |
There isn't a poker text in the world that would encourage you to play Q-7, even suited. But like all things in poker, it depends -- on your opponent, your stack, your position and the odds you're getting, among other things. Sometimes, as former world champion Greg Raymer showed in 2009 at the $10,000-buy-in World Series of Poker main event at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, you get a good price to play a dicey holding into a surprise hand. With blinds at $250-$500 plus a $50 ante, Jason Alexander, the actor who portrayed George Costanza on "Seinfeld," raised to $1,600 from under the gun. A player in middle position called.