December 18, 2013 |
For those considering a deep retreat from oppressive holiday cheer, there's Zach Clark's brittle indie confection "White Reindeer. " Anna Margaret Hollyman stars as Suzanne, a chipper real estate agent and devoted wife to her weatherman husband. Suzanne is in good spirits with her beloved yuletide season in full swing, until her spouse's sudden murder - with nearly a month to go before Christmas - sends her into a grief-stricken limbo. As Suzanne explores unearthed secrets about her husband, she seeks out and befriends a single-mom stripper (Laura Lemar-Goldsborough)
June 6, 1994 |
"I'm so lonely I can't help wishing I were still single," sighs Suzanne, 33, who owns a small dressmaking business. When she met Joe, who is seven years younger, "I knew I was in love," she recalls. Still, to make sure they were right for each other, they decided to live together for six months. "By that time we were positive we knew each other well," she adds. "We had the most lavish wedding and honeymoon. How could we have been so wrong?"
April 1, 1993 |
"There is no precedent--it's just us." They didn't ask to be pioneers, but the Golds, an upper-middle-class Jewish family from New York, find themselves in uncharted moral hot waters in Jonathan Tolins' "The Twilight of the Golds." A meditation on ethics, opera, freedom of choice, and the future of the species sheathed in snappy comedy, this original production from the Pasadena Playhouse is a seamless mesh of script, performance and staging.
June 2, 2010 |
"Are We There Yet?," which premieres Wednesday on TBS, is a sitcom sequel to the 2005 theatrical feature of the same name (mostly bad reviews but pretty good box office). Terry Crews stars as Nick, who has married Suzanne (Essence Atkins), who has two children, Lindsey (Teala Dunn) and Kevin (Coy Stewart). Nick has a best friend named Martin (Christian Finnegan), and Suzanne has a best friend named Gigi (Keesha Sharp), both of whom are around all the time, in the sitcom way of things.
February 8, 1985 |
Dwarf twin boys have been born to a dwarf couple in what Methodist Hospital officials say is an extremely rare occurrence. The twins were born Thursday by Caesarean section to Suzanne and Joseph Was of Helotes, Tex. "We're the happiest parents in the world. I'm proud the kids are dwarfs," said Was, manager of a convenience store. Joseph Michael weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce at birth, and Jacob William weighed 4 pounds, 14.5 ounces.
July 19, 2012
EVENTS SASSAS, the Society for the Activation of Social Space Through Art and Sound, will host a listening party featuring music favored by writers and artists Stephen Prina, Michael Ned Holte and Catherine Opie at the Lloyd Wright-designed home of Suzanne and David Johnson in Brentwood. Dinner and drinks will be served. Location is given upon purchase of tickets. 4 to 8 p.m. Sun. $125 per person. (323) 960-5723; http://www.sassas.org.