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March 13, 1992 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once upon a time, in a castle on a hill near a small hamlet, lived a handsome prince. The prince had everything that money could buy, but he was very, very sad and he never, ever laughed. Then one day, the prince met a fetching young man who made him chuckle, and, after some travail, the two lovers lived happily ever after. Not exactly your typical fairy tale?
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March 13, 1992 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once upon a time, in a castle on a hill near a small hamlet, lived a handsome prince. The prince had everything that money could buy, but he was very, very sad and he never, ever laughed. Then one day, the prince met a fetching young man who made him chuckle, and, after some travail, the two lovers lived happily ever after. Not exactly your typical fairy tale?
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June 5, 1988 | JANICE ARKATOV
A different set of "Golden Girls" sprints into action this week, as the newest offering by Louise Page ("Salonika") opens Friday on South Coast Repertory's Mainstage. "It's about a British women's track team," said actress Margaret Marx, who plays one of the runners. "They've been running freely, without corporate sponsorship. Then they get the sponsorship-- which doesn't corrupt their integrity, but it does influence it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1995
The Huntington Beach Art Center will open its store and gallery May 20. The Art Center store will offer books, artist-made books and "zines," similar to magazines or comic books that specialize in a single theme. Artist-made books combine original visuals and writing. The gallery will spotlight Southern California artists. The first exhibit will feature artist Carrie Ungerman's Scribbles and Doodles, a wall display of drawings like those typically found on scratch pads.
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June 21, 1988 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
Telling jokes, singing songs, spinning fantasy and satiric narratives aided by screen projections and soundscore collages, performance artist Linda Albertano and a strange fellow in his '30s who calls himself The Dark Bob offered their alternate perspectives on loose-hinged humor in a shared program Friday at Barnsdall Art Park's Gallery Theatre.
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May 25, 1987 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Performance art is a term meaning different things to different people, so it would be best to use a more specific description for Johanna Went's theater piece, "Monkey Woman's Inferno," offered Friday night at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall. Though something like hooey might be a good start, the thought that kept coming to mind during the show was the old concept about sound and fury signifying nothing.
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March 3, 1985 | RICHARD CROMELIN
In this occasional feature, The Times' pop music contributors will spotlight out-of-the-way albums that have gained a special place in their hearts. "RADIO TOKYO TAPES, VOL. 3," various artists (PVC Records).
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June 29, 1995 | ADRIAN MAHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When entrepreneur Abbot Kinney opened his "Venice of America" on July 4, 1905, thousands clamored to enter the gates of the new resort community of canals and gondolas, pavilions and cafes. In less than 19 months, Kinney had transformed an idle backwater into a vast entertainment playground filled with wild rides, sideshows and carny concessions. Within a few years, additional homes began to spring up around the popular attraction, giving rise to this famous and funky beach community.
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March 10, 1991 | PENELOPE MOFFET, Moffet is a regular contributor to Calendar
Linda Albertano is memorable--for her appearance (6 feet, 4 inches, with bleached blond hair and a very expressive face), for her intense performances and for the curious things she says. "Someone said poets do kind things for a cruel world," she sweetly told an Orange County audience once, "but sometimes I feel I do cruel work for a kind world." She will present two half-hour sets about "love and limerance" at Van Go's Ear Coffee Bedlam, a tiny new cafe in Venice, on Wednesday.
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