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November 9, 1990 | GAILE ROBINSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jon Planas is a painter. His works on canvas are owned by Ivana Trump and Cher. His other patrons, from the ranks of the bold-faced names in the gossip columns--Allan Carr, Robin Williams, Sandra Bernhard, Bob Geldof and Deborah Harry--wear their Planas originals on their backs. That's because Planas paints jackets--tuxedo jackets, bombers, whatever style his clients favor. (Madonna chose a bolero style with embroidered lapels and painted with roses spilling from an Art Deco vase on the back.
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November 9, 1990 | GAILE ROBINSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jon Planas is a painter. His works on canvas are owned by Ivana Trump and Cher. His other patrons, from the ranks of the bold-faced names in the gossip columns--Allan Carr, Robin Williams, Sandra Bernhard, Bob Geldof and Deborah Harry--wear their Planas originals on their backs. That's because Planas paints jackets--tuxedo jackets, bombers, whatever style his clients favor. (Madonna chose a bolero style with embroidered lapels and painted with roses spilling from an Art Deco vase on the back.
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MAGAZINE
July 11, 1999 | Michele Botwin
At 2:30 a.m., when most night-crawlers are finding their way out of local bars, mixed-media artist Jon Planas is just walking in. With a gym bag slung over his shoulder, Planas makes the rounds at West Hollywood clubs Rage and Revolver, where bartenders save the night's Absolut vodka empties for him. He even scavenges through recycle bins in dark alleys, armed with a flashlight and wearing gloves, to pluck out some choice bottles. But he's not interested in getting back a 5-cent deposit.
NEWS
January 24, 1992 | GAILE ROBINSON
More signs of the changing spending habits of the rich and famous: Recently Paula Abdul was seen shopping in the Sherman Oaks off-price undies store, Lingerie For Less. And not just window shopping, reports a store spokesperson. The top-of-the-pops diva dropped nearly $300 in less than 20 minutes on silk pajamas, a Christian Dior robe, and some silk chemises. She also signed up to be included on the store's mailing list.
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November 24, 1994 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Miss Kitty flies down a hallway, skids around a corner, ricochets off a wall and vaults into the men's restroom, eluding the redhead with the Russian-French accent who beckons: "My boo-boo, my mooshky, come here, my dahling." What Miss Kitty doesn't know is that Nadia Sutton, who is trying to find a foster home for the furtive fur ball, has mastered this game of catch the cat. Sutton, after all, has two of her own and as executive director of PAWS L.A.
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November 11, 1994 | BEA MAXWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
T he upcoming holidays, occasions for festive gatherings of families and friends, can be sad times for those who are homeless, out of work or ill. Many of the agencies that provide assistance and care go all out to brighten the season for children, the elderly and the needy. Volunteers and donations make it possible. We couldn't include every agency, so if you don't see your neighborhood or area of interest listed, contact county or city volunteer agencies.
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