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May 2, 1991 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Dennis McLellan is a Times staff writer who covers comedy regularly for O.C. Live!
It's springtime, and comedian Steve Mittleman's attention has turned to baseball. As a kid growing up in Queens, N.Y., Mittleman says, he played ball ("but not too well") and watched the Mets play every chance he'd get. And at 35, he says, he's still like a little kid wanting to be a Major League baseball player. "I think even 90-year-old men think about becoming a Major League baseball player: 'Hey, if I get in shape I'll go to spring training. I'm in Florida anyway.'
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NEWS
May 2, 1991 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Dennis McLellan is a Times staff writer who covers comedy regularly for O.C. Live!
It's springtime, and comedian Steve Mittleman's attention has turned to baseball. As a kid growing up in Queens, N.Y., Mittleman says, he played ball ("but not too well") and watched the Mets play every chance he'd get. And at 35, he says, he's still like a little kid wanting to be a Major League baseball player. "I think even 90-year-old men think about becoming a Major League baseball player: 'Hey, if I get in shape I'll go to spring training. I'm in Florida anyway.'
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 1989 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
On stage and off, comedian Steve Mittleman is the epitome of understatement, which belies the ambition and career drive that have given him, at 33, numerous impressive credits and may propel him to even loftier career heights. His list of credits is as long as Kareem's arm and includes the two top stand-up showcases on television ("Late Night With David Letterman" and "The Tonight Show"), as well as acting work in top-drawer comedy films (Steve Martin's "Roxanne" and Woody Allen's "Radio Days").
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 1989 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
On stage and off, comedian Steve Mittleman is the epitome of understatement, which belies the ambition and career drive that have given him, at 33, numerous impressive credits and may propel him to even loftier career heights. His list of credits is as long as Kareem's arm and includes the two top stand-up showcases on television ("Late Night With David Letterman" and "The Tonight Show"), as well as acting work in top-drawer comedy films (Steve Martin's "Roxanne" and Woody Allen's "Radio Days").
ENTERTAINMENT
January 28, 1999
Comic actor Richard Kline, who starred as Larry in the classic sitcom "Three's Company," headlines "Comedy Nite '99," a fund-raiser for Hillel at Pierce and Valley colleges, 8 p.m. Saturday at Pierce's Main Theater, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Also, comedians Peter Fogel, Wendy Kamenoff, Rachel Lovey, Steve Mittleman and Allan Murray, plus a silent auction, will be featured. All proceeds will support programs for Jewish students at Pierce and Valley colleges. (818) 887-5901. $10-$15.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 23, 1989 | Todd David Schwartz \f7
Improv owner Budd Friedman and his partner, Mark Lonow, are about to bring stand-up comedy right into your home--and you'll be the comic. Look for "The Improv Comedy Game" ($18.95) this summer, in which players "start out as an amateur," Friedman told us, with the object "to become a star." A toss of the dice will determine where a player lands on the board: On a square that accelerates one's stand-up career (example: "You 'kill' at Improv. Budd and Mark make you a 'regular.' Score three points."
ENTERTAINMENT
August 6, 1985 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
Louchlin--who performs tonight at the Laff Stop--isn't a comedian, but his hypnosis act does offer its share of humorous moments. Louchlin will be at the Newport Beach club Tuesdays during August. Wednesday night comedians Robert Aguayo and Joey Gaynor open their four-night stand at the club with different comics emceeing each show. Call the Laff Stop, (714) 856-8762, for show times and more information.
SPORTS
April 18, 2009
The Nick Adenhart tragedy has the attention of a large number of people. How can that fact be best used to make his death meaningful? How about tacking on a $1 surcharge to every alcoholic drink sold at Angel Stadium and using that money to fund the "Nick Adenhart Foundation" and dedicate that foundation to the memory of Nick. Is there anyone who routinely drinks at Angels games unwilling to pay that dollar?
ENTERTAINMENT
September 17, 1992 | KAREN FRICKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
At this point in the autobiographical solo performance game, you gotta have a gimmick. The field's pretty crowded, and it's the rare performer who has anything new to contribute. There's certainly no new ground broken in "Undressing New Jersey (and Other States of Mind)" written by spouses Wendy Kamenoff and Steve Mittleman and performed by Kamenoff at the Court Theatre.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1999 | GENA PASILLAS
Michael B. Phelps, director of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center, will speak on the "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Separating Fact From Fiction" at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Temple Isaiah of Newport Beach. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for others. Phelps will discuss the scrolls' discovery, contents and importance for understanding the formation of Rabbinic Judaism and the birth of Christianity. Rabbi David Rosenberg will conduct a series on Judaism and Interfaith marriages on Thursday and on Dec.
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November 4, 2000 | GENA PASILLAS
The seventh annual Religious Diversity Faire at UC Irvine will go high-tech this year with religious leaders, scientists, ethicists and corporate executives discussing how religion and spirituality are affected by advances in technology. "We're on the cutting edge of a conversation that's just beginning," said Kay Lindahl, coordinator of the Nov. 18 event. Lindahl said the event's organizers have revamped the all-day event, designed to promote understanding among religions.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 6, 2000
"Learning, Exploring and Making a Difference" is a full day of learning experiences along and near the shores of San Pedro offered by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's education staff and volunteers. From 9 a.m. to noon, visitors will learn about coastal sage scrub, native plants and animals, and the benefits of drought-tolerant landscapes. From noon to 3 p.m.
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