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Musical Theatre West Celebrates their 60th Anniversary!

The performing arts have always been grand and wildly celebrated for centuries all over the world, but in the United States, musical theater has been a very popular past time for all types of people since the late 1800s. There … Continue reading

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Independence: Where Will You Celebrate the 4th?

It’s the day everyone’s been looking forward to since the end of May: Independence Day is this Wednesday! Not only is it a day off of work, but it’s also a celebration of what makes our nation great: our independence! … Continue reading

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Olympic Fever: US Women’s Water Polo Team

Do you have Olympic fever, yet? Media coverage of this summer’s Games is just beginning to ramp up, but the fever’s coming a little earlier to Southern, thanks to the presence of thirteen tough and determined women. All but two … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: La Palapa

One day last week I had the pleasure to dine at La Palapa in Belmont Shore of Long Beach. I had been here once before upon the recommendation of a trusted family member, so I was excited to enjoy the … Continue reading

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4th of July Family Fun!

In just a matter of hours, the weekend will be here and the holiday begins!!! How do you celebrate the 4th? Usually my family participates in a cook out and setting off fireworks, but this year appears to be taking … Continue reading

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Loss and Grief Leading to Perspective and Aid for Japan

On Wednesday night a group of us gathered on the beach in Belmont Shore for a candle lit vigil commemorating the recent tragedy in Japan. Arriving after it began, my friend and I came upon the group huddled together on … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Celebrations this Weekend!

Its Mardi Gras time in Southern California! I know, that statement doesn’t quite deliver, obviously any celebrations we could muster won’t compare to the shin-dig going on in New Orleans. However, there are several celebrations and events in the area … Continue reading

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Enjoy Great Music This Weekend!

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without good holiday music! Some of my fondest memories of Christmas with my family includes all of us singing Christmas carols at the top of our lungs or enjoying cherished holiday musicals such as Irving Berlin’s … Continue reading

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