August 12, 1996 |
As much a community project as a performance by the 6-year-old Kayamanan Ng Lahi company, "Lakbay Diwa: Journey of the Spirit" filled the stage of the Luckman Theater at Cal State L.A on Saturday with more than 50 local dancers, musicians, children and guests--all intent on celebrating the centennial of the Philippine revolution with maximum spirit and splendor.
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November 20, 1998 |
Actress Elinor Donahue will sign her book, "In the Kitchen With Elinor Donahue: Favorite Memories and Recipes From a Life in Hollywood," 3 p.m. Saturday at Bookstar, 12136 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. (818) 505-9528. In addition to recipes, this memoir has 200 photos from Donahue's professional and private life. Donahue first burst upon the national consciousness in the role of daughter Betty on the long-running TV sitcom "Father Knows Best," starring Robert Young.
July 28, 1991 |
A splash of color has been added to downtown Long Beach by 12 local artists who have painted boarded-up storefronts with scenes of jazz musicians, children and abstract designs. The project, sponsored by the Downtown Long Beach Associates and the city Redevelopment Agency, has given the 10 vacant storefronts new life as they wait for seismic upgrading and restoration of their facades.
April 15, 1993
A celebration of American Indian heritage will fill Ojai's Libbey Bowl on Saturday to commemorate the United Nations' declaration of 1993 as the International Year of Indigenous Peoples' Rights. The Second Good Red Day, sponsored by the Rainy Mountain Foundation, offers a lineup of musicians, storytellers, children's performers and other activities. The 2 p.m.
February 19, 1998
The Fifth Annual Make-A-Wish Foundation Wine-Tasting and Auction includes drink from vintners Clos Du Bois, Stag's Leap, Clos Du Val, Grgich Hills and Veuve Clicquot and food from restaurants Le Colonial, Chaya Brasserie, Citrus, Coco Pazzo and McCormick and Schmick's.
September 9, 2001 |
A beaming First Lady Laura Bush opened the first National Book Festival on Saturday by hailing it as an "exciting chapter for American book lovers"--thousands of whom turned out to hear a diverse array of prominent authors discuss and read from their works. The event, the brainchild of Laura Bush, was the first major venture by the first lady promoting her signature cause of literacy. But, as with most things in Washington, political concerns also were part of the mix.