February 29, 2008 |
Iago is notorious not just for making Othello run amok with jealousy. He's also a brazen scene stealer, offering an actor abundant opportunities to eclipse the play's tragically duped protagonist. In the Theatre @ Boston Court's all-female take on "Othello," a co-production with the Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company, Iago actually deserves title-character status.
September 30, 2004 |
Cheer up girls, help has arrived. It's come to my understanding that many of you Cute Los Angeles Women (CLAW) are frustrated -- and from all accounts, a tad hostile over the lack of suitors in this town. Despite the fact that you're smart, pretty, interesting, warm, funny, serious, dazzling, sensitive, carefree and vegetarian -- you just can't seem to attract a single guy with a decent credit score who's not currently on trial for aggravated assault. Worry not.
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September 12, 2004 |
For 10 years, Laura Robles has held two jobs while raising three children, working toward her bachelor's degree and planning for law school. The juggling of work, school and child-rearing weighed on the single mother. Her financial load got lighter, though, when she received a scholarship from Ebell of Los Angeles, a women's group that has been helping people like Robles since the 1900s.
September 3, 2000 |
Fred Couples got his first look at Lost Canyons Golf Club in its nearly completed state and the 36-hole layout in Simi Valley knocked his socks off. Couples, 1992 Masters champion, is a consultant on the project with famed course designer Pete Dye. "Pete Dye is a magician," said Couples, who lives in Santa Barbara. "What he's done here is build a remarkable golf course. I've been here a couple of other times and looked around a little, but this time we went over darn near every hole.
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February 27, 2000 |
She was one of a handful of determined Los Angeles women who overcame personal hardships and the 19th century's endemic sexism to win a place in the medical profession. In fact, Rose Talbot Bullard's perseverance against an all-male medical establishment ultimately made her the Los Angeles County Medical Assn.'s first female president. It was a measure of her singular achievement that no other woman would fill that post for another 90 years.
February 6, 2000 |
Look who blew into town. The LPGA is bringing big-time golf to Wood Ranch Golf Club for the first time since the over-50 crowd huffed and puffed and complained its way through the GTE Seniors tournament in 1987 and 1988. Howling winds, undulating greens and narrow fairways had the likes of Arnold Palmer and Bob Charles pledging never to return. But that was then and these are the ladies.