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ENTERTAINMENT
December 23, 1999
"The Center of the Universe," a play for teenagers about the tragic consequences of intolerance and prejudice, will be presented by Steve Cisneros' Phantom Projects educational theater troupe at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and $7. Information: (562) 902-0119.
NEWS
April 18, 1991
Officials hope that a new name will bring more success to the city-owned theater, which they have renamed the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. The City Council has agreed to pay $4,000 for signs to replace ones with the former name, La Mirada Civic Theatre. "We changed the name to heighten awareness of the theater," City Manager Gary Sloan said. The other hope is that the new name will attract more big-name talent, he said. The city spent $3.
NEWS
October 12, 1999
COSTUMES Opera costumes are on display until Dec. 3 at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Free. 919 Grand Ave., L.A. Info: (213) 624-1200. CONCERT The La Mirada Symphony opens its 1999-2000 season on Saturday at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m. Free. (714) 521-2786. WINGS The Santa Barbara Air Show and Road Race Reunion runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Santa Barbara Airport. (805) 692-6010.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 1998 | DARYL H. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Henry, I have a confession," Eleanor of Aquitaine says to her husband, King Henry II. "I don't much like our children." That line, from "The Lion in Winter," always draws a laugh, and the laugh is always tempered by understanding--for the audience sees full well that Eleanor and Henry's greedy, duplicitous, rage-filled children are exactly what Mommy and Daddy have made them.
NEWS
October 28, 1990
You remember that familiar face: twitching black eyebrows framing those rolling eyes, circled by glasses. There was a brushy, sometimes oversized mustache, often a bow tie, and that ever-present cigar. He had a comical leer and his wit was tart. You mused at his wisecracks with contestants as he hosted the TV game show "You Bet Your Life." It was Groucho Marx, puffing into your living room set all through the 1950s.
NEWS
November 29, 1992 | EMILY ADAMS
Evil stepmothers. Abandoned children. Eating lots of sugary sweets and killing witches with glowing red eyes. Once upon a time in a land far away, when the Brothers Grimm were cranking out nightmarish fairy tales, these may have been proper subjects for children's stories. But most parents these days look for gentler fare.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2001
* "American Impressionists Abroad and at Home, Paintings From the Metropolitan Museum of Art," opens Jan. 27 at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park. Through April 22. $3-$8. (619) 232-7931. * LACMA's "California Underground Thursday" series continues Jan. 25 with avant-garde films concerned with water, power and land. Bing Theatre, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., $5-$7. (323) 857-6010. * The David Parsons Dance Company performs Jan. 24-25 in Campbell Hall on the campus of UC Santa Barbara. $13-$25.
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