New Production of The Wizard of Oz: Segerstrom for the Arts - February 11 - 23

Posted on Feb 08, 2014

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts proudly presents a new production of The Wizard of Oz, an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic devel... read more

This Year, Make More Time for Fun

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

Hi all!  Can you believe we are already well into January 2014?!  I am optimistic that it’s going to be a great year, and I’ve made... read more

FREE Public Event: Saturday, January 11 - "A Feast For the Nose: The Perfumed Banquet in Old Damascus"

Posted on Jan 07, 2014

Free and open to the public! This Saturday, January 11th at 10:30 AM the Culinary Historians of Southern California present Charles Perry speakin... read more

January 2014 Issue

Posted on Dec 27, 2013

Check your local news stands for the current issue as of January 1. Follies star Maureen McGovern on the cover.... read more

Holiday Events - Now through Christmas Day

Posted on Dec 18, 2013

Hello readers! Check out these fun holiday events going on now through Christmas Day: DESCANSO GARDENS 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, ... read more

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Diahann Carroll - Magically Diverse and Serves as a Cultural Icon

By Nick Thomas

Diahann Carroll is the recipient of the 2014 Diversity Award in acknowledgement of her outstanding presence in film, television, concert halls, and stage. Carroll is the consummate entertainer. So varied and dynamic are her gifts that she continually astounds fans and critics alike with her versatility and magnetism. At 79 she paces herself. Ms. Carroll continues to receive performance requests, however, has the luxury of taking on the ones in which she feels passionate about. Her career has spanned decades, appearing in nightclubs, the Broadway stage, as a Las Vegas headliner, in motion pictures and television. Diahann Carroll is a Tony Award winner, a Golden Globe winner as well as an Emmy, Grammy and an Oscar nominee.

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Domestic abuse and violence have been front-page news lately. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as, a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. It can happen at any age. It can be: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Economic, Psychological.
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Karta Khalsa

Karta Khalsa, age 65, is a yoga and meditation instructor at two yoga studios in Orange County. The Yorba Linda Yoga Body and Soul website describes him as follows: Karta brings 35 years of rich Kundalini experience to his meditation classes. He combines wit and wisdom with inspiration as he expertly guides his students to experience the power and grace of Kundalini technology.

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