May 12, 1988 |
Longtime stage, screen and TV soaps star Macdonald Carey, 75, is receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts today--for poetry. The bestowal, by the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, which similarly honored actor Jimmy Stewart last week as part of that state's "Year of the Arts" celebration, coincides with the release of Carey's third published book of verse. Carey, longtime regular Dr.
June 9, 1988 |
How does it feel to grow old? I don't know. I guess it makes you more aware of when you're wasting your time or maybe just more aware and just a little choosier about how you spend it ... --Macdonald Carey In a cluttered, cozy roost on Benedict Canyon Drive dwells a born griot . In another time or place, the griot --the storyteller, the one with the fine, resonant voice--would spin his yarns under the baobab tree, or in the agora.
September 25, 1991 |
Carey Recovering: Actor Macdonald Carey, 78, recovering from lung cancer surgery performed last week, has been moved from intensive care and will be in St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica about five more days, a spokesman said Tuesday. A statement from his surgeon was optimistic about Carey's rapid return to "Days of Our Lives," on which he has starred for 26 seasons.
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April 22, 1993 |
About 140 people have sought services at the new Macdonald Carey East Valley Mental Health Center this year, according to officials. The East Valley area was left without any mental health services in June, 1989, when the county, in a budget crisis, closed down the East Valley Mental Health Center in North Hollywood. The new center opened in December at 11631 Victory Blvd.
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September 12, 1990
Despite protests by another Jewish group, Chabad of California officials took in a record $6.15 million on their 10th annual "L'Chaim--To Life!" telethon Sunday. Entertainers including Jon Voight, Jan Murray, Sally Kirkland, Richard Benjamin and Macdonald Carey appeared on the seven-hour program, broadcast live on KCOP-TV. Officials of the ultra-Orthodox sect say the contributions will be targeted for drug rehabilitation, elderly, immigrant and homeless programs.
June 17, 1989
For reasons known but to the Muse, the Los Angeles poetry scene, long dormant, has begun to burgeon again, most notably under the inspirational aegis of a group called Poetry in Motion. PIM has attracted not only a host of prominent California poets but the sizable support of celebrity votaries as well, many of whom join in the readings, some from their own body of work. Having outgrown its regular Tuesday night sessions at the ultrachic Helena's, PIM recently moved to Heartbreak Cafe, only to overflow again and decamp to Cafe Largo.