October 21, 2010
The cheeky radio troupe Firesign Theatre revives its four-way yukfest (featuring stalwarts Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Phil Proctor) for a West Coast tour of its new show, "I Think We're All Bozos on This Bus," including an L.A. stop at the Barnsdall Art Theater. 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. $40-$60. http://www.firesigntheater.com.
February 1, 2013 |
Gardening fans and plant lovers go behind the scenes at some of the best known gardens on the East Coast. Botanic, public and estate gardens in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., are featured on this 10-day tour as well as some attached to historic homes in out-of-the-way places in Pennsylvania and Maryland. The Gardens of American History begins in New York City with a private tour of the New York Botanical Garden, which includes its greenhouses. Then participants travel by bus to private estates turned public gardens in Pennsylvania: Chanticleer gardens in Wayne and Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square.
April 25, 2010 |
Just took a great day tour in Glasgow, Scotland, with the About Scotland tour company. The wonderful driver, Ian, took five of us in a Mercedes minivan and will customize a day or multi-day tour for you. About Scotland Walking & Tours, Glasgow, Scotland, 011-44-808-225-0-224, http://www.aboutscotland.net About $45 per person. -- Joyce MacConnell, Lancaster
July 4, 2010 |
If you want to see Napa in a new light, take an "edutainment" walking tour and discover the historic buildings, the river and a brew pub. History can be entertaining, at least the way George Webber tells it. It's a fun two hours for the entire family. Napa Walking Tours, (707) 694-5097, http://www.napawalkingtour.com; tours at 10 a.m. daily; $20 per person, 16 and younger free. Debra Renick, Ventura
January 19, 2014
Re “Russell Johnson, 1924-2014: The professor, voice of knowledge on 'Gilligan,'” Obituary, Jan. 17 Russell Johnson, also known as the professor on TV's “Gilligan's Island,” sadly has passed away. And even though the show has been over for decades, each time one of the original stranded seven passes on to that little island in the sky, it brings back such memories. Bill Spitalnick Newport Beach More letters to the editor ...
January 27, 2012
'Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour' Where: Staples Center, 1111 South Figueroa St., L.A. When: 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; new shows added Aug. 14-15 Price: $50 to $175 Info: (213) 742-7326; staplescenter.com