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A feel-good family funeral

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review two Broadway transfers, Chicken & Biscuits and Is This a Room. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Douglas Lyons’s “Chicken & Biscuits,” the third of an unprecedented eight shows by Black playwrights that are set to open on Broadway this season, bills itself as “a feel-good comedy that will feed your soul.” This production, which is extremely well directed by Zhailon Levingston, originated at a theater in Queens but was forced to close after less than two weeks bec...
Tags: Art, Fbi, Queens, Broadway, National Security Agency, Wall Street Journal, Ajblogs, Emily Davis, Dana, BRIANNA, Michael Urie, Lucas Hnath, Lyceum, Douglas Lyons, Tina Satter, Zhailon Levingston

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 30-Oct. 7

  Tickets go on sale to the public on Oct. 1 for “Carved” at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. The walk-through event with hundreds of hand carved pumpkins and other installations runs Oct. 11-31. In the photo, taken on October 24, 2019, what do you see first? (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 30-Oct. 7.   EVENTS   Harvest Festival, Original Art & Craf...
Tags: Books, Local News, Movies, Music + Concerts, Restaurants Food and Drink, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Events, Food, Halloween, Museum, Restaurants, San Fernando Valley

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 23-30

  Mayuka Yamamoto’s “Little Dog” oil painting is part of her exhibit “Monochrome, Apples and Animals,” Sept. 25 to Oct. 30 at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery)     Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 23-30.   EVENTS   Maiden Family Fun Night and Fundraiser: Family-friendly outdoors event with bingo, dinner, music by David Brookings, children’s craft station and vendors,...
Tags: Books, Local News, Movies, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Events, Halloween, Health, Local History, Museum, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 16-23

  Kelly Berg’s “Ring of Fire,” acrylic on canvas, 2016, is part of the “Environmental Reflections: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation” art exhibit through Dec. 5 at Pepperdine University in Malibu. (Photo courtesy of Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art/Pepperdine University)   Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 16-23.   EVENTS   Mystic Universe at Wisdome LA Immersive Art Park: Immersive art ...
Tags: Books, Local News, Movies, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Charity, Comedy, Dining, Environment, Events, Halloween, Museum, Restaurants, San Fernando Valley

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 9-16

  Flags honoring people killed in the attacks on September 11, 2001 at Pepperdine University’s Alumni Park, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA, Monday, September 8, 2020. The university honors those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, with its annual Waves of Flags display. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 9-16   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, California, Mexico, La, Mike Malone, America, Los Angeles, General Motors, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Glendale, Ford, Sydney

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 2-9

  Gerald C. Rivers, Mark Lewis, Franc Ross and Christopher W. Jones in a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. The play runs on Sept. 5 and other dates through Oct. 30. (Photo by Ian Flanders)   Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 2-9.   EVENTS   Circus Vargas: “Mr. V’s Big Top Dream” is the theme. Hours: 7 p.m. Sept. 2; 4 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3; 1, 4 and 7:30...
Tags: Hollywood, Iraq, Mike Malone, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Glendale, Paris, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sydney, Broadway, Elton John

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 26-Sept. 2

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood perform their “The Scared Scriptless Tour” on Sept. 24 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University in Malibu. (Photo courtesy of     Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Aug. 26 to Sept. 2.   EVENTS   Music Center’s Dance DTLA: Have fun learning new dance steps during “Motown Night,” 7-11 p.m. Aug. 27 (plus a free art works...
Tags: Books, Local News, Movies, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Charity, Comedy, Community, Events, Food, Local History, Museum, Pet Adoption, San Fernando Valley

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 19-26

Susan Contreras’ “Winds of Change” is part of the “Within These Walls” art exhibit, Aug. 20-Sept. 26, at Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Newhall. (Photo courtesy of Susan Contreras)   Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Aug. 19-26.   EVENTS   Toy Train Expo: The Train Collectors Association holds the event, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 20 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 21. Free to see operating toy train layouts and listening...
Tags: Books, Local News, Movies, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Events, Fairs And Festivals, Food, Museum, Restaurants, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

This Week In Running: May 17, 2021

The post This Week In Running: May 17, 2021 appeared first on iRunFar. Here we go, again, Monday! This week’s results recap picks up the best from Australia, Italy, Oregon, and lots of other U.S. regional highlights. [Editor’s Note: As you return to racing, we hope you’ll research and follow regulations and recommendations in your running-related travel. Here’s our science-based article on how to lower COVID-19 risks as you travel and race.] Ultra-Trail Australia — Katoomba, Australia Thanks ...
Tags: Florida, Usa, UK, Texas, Australia, France, US, Sport, Running, New Zealand, Finland, Jordan, Nevada, Vermont, Hall, John Kelly

Classic Meets Colorful in this Tulsa Family Home

So many of us dream of renovating an older home. One with good bones and stories of generations past baked into the very floorboards beneath. Where families have grown, love has outlasted time and the pure workmanship is something to awe inspire. Honoring the old while embracing the new is exactly what Emily Davis Interiors and Our Haus Studio set out to achieve with this stunning renovation in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If you love older homes and crave the beauty of vibrant color, this is a home tour yo...
Tags: Wedding, Interiors, The Blog, Tulsa Oklahoma, Emily Davis, Kacey Gilpin, Tulsa Family Home

This Week’s Shows: Oct. 7-13

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Desert Daze, the Band Camino, Cones, Robert Ellis, Lido, Brittany Howard, Dropkick Murphys, Bad Religion, Grandson, Idles, Daniel Norgren, GoGo Penguin, Joshua Radin, Twin XL, Georgia, Odessa, Nocona, Crumb, Angels & Airwaves, K.Flay, Alec Benjamin, Son Volt, Olivia Gatwood, Too Many Zooz, Faye Webster, Mallrat, Trapdoor Social, Boy & Bear, Neon Indian, Pete Yorn, Lana Del Rey, Sofi Tukker, Reik, Snow Tha Product, Rival Sons, Morcheeba, Dear Boy, El Ten Eleven, W.I...
Tags: Preview, Against Me, Aldous Harding, Alec Benjamin, Alice Smith, Angels & Airwaves, Babymetal, Bad Gyal, Bad Religion, Bad Suns, Badflower, Bastille, Bellsaint, Bleached, Blessthefall, Bob Dylan

Possible radiation at Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon might be one of the world’s greatest natural wonders and an incredible tourist attraction, but it seems that there’s something pretty disturbing going on at the park’s museum collection building. Apparently, three five-gallon plastic buckets brimming with uranium ore were stored in the building between the year 2000 and June 18, 2018. According to the New York Times, “About 550 people tour the collections each year, mostly by appointment.” The radioactive material was only d...
Tags: Travel, New York Times, Radiation, Grand Canyon, All, National Park Service, National Parks Service, Emily Davis, Stephenson, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Arizona Department of Health Services, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Geiger, ELSTON, Grand Canyon Radiation

Step Inside a Fresh and Classic Tulsa Home

If you love fresh, fun fabrics, chinoiserie and the prettiest wallpaper ever, then you are in luck! Emily Davis Interiors designed a classic home in Tulsa that's all at once gorgeous, on trend and totally kid-friendly.
Tags: Wedding, The Blog, Tulsa, Emily Davis, Classic Tulsa Home, Kacey Gilpin

Chamber Of Commerce Warns WH Against NAFTA Withdrawal 'Debacle'

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a “political and economic debacle” that would cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs. Talking with reporters Friday, John Murphy, a senior official with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the chamber would work to rally support for the trade deal and against the administration’s hardline demand for concessions from Canada and Mexico. The ...
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, America, Ap, Canada, United States, American Farm Bureau Federation, Trump, Nafta, John Murphy, Emily Davis, U S Chamber of Commerce, Atlantic Council, United States Canada, Lori Wallach

Reports: Trump's Own Nominee May Have Committed... Voter Fraud In 2016

President Donald Trump’s commission to look into his claims of illegal voting in the 2016 election may have to start pretty close to home. Jeffrey Gerrish, President Donald Trump’s pick for deputy U.S. trade representative, may have voted illegally in the 2016 election, the and Washington Post reported on Wednesday. The New York Times first , citing three unnamed Democratic congressional aides, that the Senate Finance Committee was briefed on the matter Tuesday. Gerrish moved from Virginia to...
Tags: News, Maryland, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Emily Davis, Senate Finance Committee, Electoral College, White House Trump, Esme Cribb, Robert Lighthizer, Jeffrey Gerrish, Gerrish

19 Women React To The Messy, Imperfect 'Girls' Finale

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Tags: News, Brooklyn, Huffington Post, Ray, Emily Davis, Adam, Rebecca Carroll, HANNAH, Hannah Horvath, Grover, Marnie, Jenna Amatulli, Shosh, Ella Dawson, Gabriella Paiella, Loreen

Tonight in L.A.: Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Shins, Japandroids, Pure Bathing Culture, the Japanese House, Lady Lamb, Chastity Belt, the Molochs, Jungle Fire, Terry Malts, Hey Violet, Salt-N-Pepa, Café Tacvba, the Beta Machine, Darkest Hour

Friday’s Los Angeles concerts: ► Red Hot Chili Peppers do the last of three sold-out shows at Staples Center, with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue opening. ► Japandroids rock a sold-out show at the Fonda Theatre, supported by Craig Finn and the Uptown Controllers. ► With their new album “Heartworms” out today, the Shins visit the El Rey Theatre. ► London synth-poppers the Japanese House plays a sold-out show at the Teragram Ballroom, with Balise Moore opening. ► Portland duo Pure Bathing Cult...
Tags: Music, London, Microsoft, America, Los Angeles, House, Portland, Salt-n-pepa, Zano, Preview, Staples Center, Glass House, The Molochs, Jungle Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Darkest Hour

This Week’s Shows: March 6-12

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Spoon, Korn, Tashaki Miyaki, Vallis Alps, La Bouquet, Helado Negro, Midnight Sister, Geordie Kieffer, the Diamond Light, Benjamin Booker, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dr. Octagon, Bash & Pop, Six Organs of Admittance, X Ambassadors, Night Talks, Half the Animal, Thrice, Isaiah Rashad, Blackalicious, Charlie Wilson, Bebe Rexha, Bon Jovi, Milky Chance, Dude York, Naomi Greene, Goon, Leah Capelle, Big Thief, Saba, Abby Travis, the Drums, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, J...
Tags: Preview, Abby Travis, Alex Lahey, Andrew McMahon, Ann Wilson, Bash & Pop, Bebe Rexha, Benjamin Booker, Big Thief, Bird Concerns, Blackalicious, Bon Jovi, Cafe Tacvba, Charlie Wilson, Chastity Belt, Chief Keef

Tonight in L.A.: Polartropica, Avi Buffalo, Cellars, Oyster Kids, Alicia Witt, Yung Gleesh, Ballerina Black, Gangus, Emily Davis & the Murder Police, the Rare Occasions

Los Angeles concerts for Thursday: ► Synth-pop quartet Polartropica headlines the Glitter Ball at the Hi Hat. The benefit for Eagle Rock Planned Parenthood features Mini Bear and Cassandra Violet, along with dancers, a raffle with cool prizes and, of course, glitter. ► Avi Buffalo headlines the Bootleg Theater, joined by Wistappear and Bright Whistles. ► Cellars headlines a free show at the Echo, joined by Saro, Banta and Dzang. ► And Oyster Kids play the Long Beach Art Theatre, joined by This W...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Preview, Cellars, Ballerina Black, Polartropica, Molly Malone, Catalina Club, Emily Davis, Observatory, Avi Buffalo, Cassandra Violet, Pappy Harriet, Yung Gleesh, Oyster Kids, Wistappear

This Week’s Shows: Jan. 2-8

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Warbly Jets, Draemings, Fan Fiction, the Absurd, Kyle Morton, Wilderado, French Vanilla, Dream Phases, TV Girl, Flying Hair, Shit Giver, Nick Valentini, Spirit in the Room, Jason Heath, Sister Nancy, Polartropica, Avi Buffalo, Cellars, Alicia Witt, Xavier Wulf, Moon Honey, Gone Is Gone, Kane Brown, the Devil Makes Three, Puscie Jones, John Isaac Watters, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Reverend Horton Heat, Best Coast, Brainstory, Brass Box, Brujeria, Pastel Felt, MNDR, Kat Mc...
Tags: Music, Featured, Los Angeles, Dave, Preview, Alex, Max, Best Coast, Cellars, Jules, Missing Persons, Draemings, Brainstory, Ty Segall, Travelers, Polartropica

Ferguson Officer Investigation Shows Just How Far The Police Force Has To Go

FERGUSON, Mo. ― Two years after a police shooting drew national attention to this St. Louis suburb, the Ferguson Police Department is struggling to fill open positions on the force. And an investigation into its latest recruit shows just how difficult that process can be. In 2014, the year Officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, the Ferguson Police Department had 54 sworn police officers. Now, it’s down to 39 ― six black men, two black women and 27 white men. The city’s head p...
Tags: Twitter, Texas, Kim Kardashian, News, White House, City, United States, Davis, Ferguson, Michael Brown, Darren Wilson, St Louis, Doj, Huffington Post, Justice Department, Ferguson police department

Organic Nature Inspired Alabama Wedding

Amanda and Tyler’s Alabama wedding was a beautifully organic event that incorporated so many elements that were special to them. Both the bride and groom enjoy being outdoors and nature walks, so their stunning ceremony site, overlooking Monte Sano Mountain, was the absolute perfect choice for them. They incorporated lots of personal touches in their wedding ceremony, including a hand-tying ceremony, the bride’s grandmothers as the “flower ladies”, and the groom’s grandfather as the ring bearer ...
Tags: Alabama, Green, Wedding, Classic, Rustic, Amanda, Emily Davis, Tyler, Matt Carroll, Real Weddings, Off White

Young motorist unlawfully used disabled badge 'in her dead nan's honour'

Weeping in the dock, 21-year-old Emily Davis admits lying to police and acknowledges she had no entitlement to use the badge [Author: Agency]
Tags: Agency, Emily Davis

After 'happily ever after'

A modern twist on several beloved Grimm's fairy tales takes the stage at The Center for the Arts this month, continuing weekends through Jan. 31. Into the Woods, a Stephen Sondheim classic and Broadway favorite, tells the story of the Baker and his Wife, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood and what follows after "happily ever after." The cast, directed by Renee Robinson , features center newcomer Hailey Ray as the Witch; Patrick Kramer and Alexius Frost as the...
Tags: Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Cinderella, Jack, Baker, Grimm, Cinderella Rapunzel Jack, Renee Robinson, Hailey Ray, Patrick Kramer, Alexius Frost, Emily Davis, Dwayne Benn

Johnstown Breeze Front Page News

BreezeNation reader Emily Davis sent us this picture recently by email. "We love looking at this page in the Breeze," she wrote.
Tags: Emily Davis, Johnstown Breeze Front Page News