Displaying items 13-24 of 76 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next >
A walled and gated Encino estate that has been home to actors Al Jolson, Kirstie Alley, Katey Sagal and Charlie Sheen at various times has come back on the market at $6.95 million. Updated in keeping with its architectural history, the 1934 traditional...
Lynda Dresher's mother always told her, "You're never too old to reinvent yourself." So it's no wonder that, now 60, she is leaving Congregation B'nai Torah in Highland Park, where she has served as cantor for 11 years, to begin training to become the...
Tags: Music, Human Interest, Judaism, Joan Baez, Family
The Top Five Winter concert Chambersburg Area High School concert band presents a diverse program on Thursday, Feb. 28, including sea chanties, a French tone poem and and a Russian patriotic piece. Doors open 6:45 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m. Chambersburg...
email@example.comA Greencastle tradition continues Thursday as the Rescue Hose Co. kicks off three nights of hilarity and song with its annual minstrel show. This year’s show, “An Al Jolson Minstrel,” will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:...
1. Another season of 'Think Theater' On Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., Contemporary American Theater Festival Producing Director Ed Herendeen, pictured, and special guests, Joey Collins and Joey Parsons will announce the five plays to be presented July 5 to...
Tags: Arts and Culture
Staff WriterAl Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death. At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s...
Chicago Tribune reportersThe presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have pledged not to run political ads Sept. 11, out of respect for the terrorism victims. Which means there are 64 other days when you can count on being deluged with ads before Election Day. 1...
In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation. In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...
They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
Tags: Italy, Heart Attack, Glenn Miller, Obituaries, Coca-Cola Co.
Rescue Hose Co. No. 1 Inc. of Greencastle announces its 78th Hobo Minstrels season for 2013 with chorus practice beginning on Sunday, Jan. 6. Anyone wishing to volunteer and sing in the chorus should come to the first practice at the fire station...
As Sir Robin carols merrily to King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot, "In any great adventure, if you don't want to lose...you won't succeed on Broadway if you don't have any Jews." Eric Idle's cheeky lyric, which unfailingly generated knowing...
Special to The TimesEncino, named after the Spanish word for the shady oak trees that have graced the land for hundreds of years, retains a strong sense of its place in San Fernando Valley history. Beginnings The Gabrielino Indians settled in the area, which was a...
Sep 10, 2010 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 26, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 22, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| SFL
Sep 2, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Feb 26, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 30, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 14, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
Dec 31, 2012 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Jul 17, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Al Jolson topic gallery.