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June 25, 2009
?A Summer Evening Under the Stars? featuring Fritz Coleman along with members in concert of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, tonight (Thursday, June 25) at 6 p.m. On the colorful, spacious Museum Courtyard overlooking the city, high atop Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Wine and other beverages will be served along with delicious appetizers courtesy of Chin Chin of Beverly Hills, Phoenicia Restaurant, Porto?s Bakery & Café and Shakers Restaurant. Music will be performed by members of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and laughter by well known NBC Weathercaster and Humorist Fritz Coleman.
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April 22, 2010
Who makes you laugh? Peter Sellers, falling off the back of a couch? Jerry Seinfeld, elaborating about ?nothing,? or Tina Fey?s quick-witted banter? Our definition of funny keeps evolving. Comedian Fred Willard cracks me up. He taps into a kind of humor that is universally hilarious. Sometimes just the look on his face has me rolling on the floor. A couple of years ago, I was grooming Fred for a film. As he sat in the makeup chair I said to him, ?Honestly Fred, you haven?t changed a bit in about 15 years.
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By Mary O'Keefe | May 18, 2006
The assembly at La Cañada High School began like most, students lined up to watch a demonstration geared to make an impression. They laughed and joked as they watched fellow classmates portray being in a car accident with a drunk driver. At first, students shouted and yelled at their friends and cheered as more sheriff's cars pulled up, but as the demonstration progressed the laughter and jeers died down. As the teen passenger from one car was placed into an ambulance and the coroner arrived for another the students became almost silent.
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November 17, 2005
Jeff Garcia, Tim O'Rourke and Best of Comedy Time perform Nov. 23-27.There are plenty of reasons to give thanks Thanksgiving weekend as The Ice House serves the best buffet of stand-up in L.A. Everyone will enjoy feasting on the comedy of Jeff Garcia on Thanksgiving Eve and "The Best of Comedy Time" with headliner Tim O'Rourke on Nov. 25 and 26. A native of La Puente, Garcia has been a stand-up comic since the age of 15. His sharp wit...
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By Megan O’Neil | February 4, 2010
It was no small feat for Roy Lanterman to convince his spouse to retire to his childhood neighborhood of La Cañada. In 1915, Emily Lanterman, the daughter of a respected physician and the wife of another, had an active social life in Los Angeles and was loath to give it up. Emily conceded to her husband’s wish on the condition that a large ballroom be included in the architectural design for the family home to built on Encinas Drive....
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February 8, 2007
Laughter filled the air as Town and Gown of USC members enjoyed the provocative program "Laugh and Live Longer" given by physical therapist Joanne Watchie. Good humor and health go hand in hand according to researchers who have documented the health benefits of a positive disposition. Watchie incorporated laughter therapy into her patient care for years to improve both rapport and outcomes. Members of the audience learned the value of finding joy in everyday living to "lighten up" and focus on the positive side of life.
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By Charly Shelton | October 19, 2006
Last Friday, the Crescenta Valley High School and La Cañada High School Comedy Sportz teams held their first match of the year at the LCHS Auditorium. They were victorious over CVHS. Comedy Sportz is a league of exceptionally funny students who make up exceptionally funny things to say off the top of their heads at a moment's notice from suggestions from the audience. Comedy Sportz matches resemble the television show "Who's Line Is It Anyway?" Started in 1984 in Milwaukee, WI by Dick Chudnow.
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April 29, 2010
Students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy put on an emotional performance for ?Steel Magnolias? last month in the high school?s auditorium. Kelly McKenzie, who played M?Lynn, gave a monologue at the end of the play that moved audience members to tears. Lead characters Truvy and Claire, played by Kiva Dykstra and Amarisa Robison, acted well as the comic relief when there was tension due to the tragedy that takes place. Two of the roles were double cast. Lauren Loadvine and Gracie Raymond played newcomer Annelle, while Nikki Zweiback and Nichola Marick played the outspoken Ouiser.
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December 8, 2005
Lydia Jeanne D'Angelo was born on May 27, 1952 in Los Angeles and passed away at her home in Glendale on Nov. 30, 2005. She attended Hoover High School, where she graduated from in 1970, and Glendale Community College. Lydia was the second daughter of a family of five girls and will be remembered for the liveliness and laughter she shared with her family and friends. She is survived by her four sisters, Donna Marie Melby (Randall) of La Cañada, Ruthann Redfern (Rick)
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May 13, 2010
“The Sport of Parenting,” this year’s annual gala and auction hosted last Friday by the Parent Education Program of La Cañada Presbyterian Church, raised about $20,000 for the parenting program. In addition, 10% of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to charitable programs benefiting children. About 150 participants and friends of the program enjoyed an evening of laughter and bidding. The improv group ComedySportz entertained guests at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club after dinner.
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April 22, 2010
Who makes you laugh? Peter Sellers, falling off the back of a couch? Jerry Seinfeld, elaborating about ?nothing,? or Tina Fey?s quick-witted banter? Our definition of funny keeps evolving. Comedian Fred Willard cracks me up. He taps into a kind of humor that is universally hilarious. Sometimes just the look on his face has me rolling on the floor. A couple of years ago, I was grooming Fred for a film. As he sat in the makeup chair I said to him, ?Honestly Fred, you haven?t changed a bit in about 15 years.
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By Megan O’Neil | February 4, 2010
It was no small feat for Roy Lanterman to convince his spouse to retire to his childhood neighborhood of La Cañada. In 1915, Emily Lanterman, the daughter of a respected physician and the wife of another, had an active social life in Los Angeles and was loath to give it up. Emily conceded to her husband’s wish on the condition that a large ballroom be included in the architectural design for the family home to built on Encinas Drive....
ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 2009
?A Summer Evening Under the Stars? featuring Fritz Coleman along with members in concert of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, tonight (Thursday, June 25) at 6 p.m. On the colorful, spacious Museum Courtyard overlooking the city, high atop Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Wine and other beverages will be served along with delicious appetizers courtesy of Chin Chin of Beverly Hills, Phoenicia Restaurant, Porto?s Bakery & Café and Shakers Restaurant. Music will be performed by members of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and laughter by well known NBC Weathercaster and Humorist Fritz Coleman.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | May 18, 2006
The assembly at La Cañada High School began like most, students lined up to watch a demonstration geared to make an impression. They laughed and joked as they watched fellow classmates portray being in a car accident with a drunk driver. At first, students shouted and yelled at their friends and cheered as more sheriff's cars pulled up, but as the demonstration progressed the laughter and jeers died down. As the teen passenger from one car was placed into an ambulance and the coroner arrived for another the students became almost silent.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 17, 2005
Jeff Garcia, Tim O'Rourke and Best of Comedy Time perform Nov. 23-27.There are plenty of reasons to give thanks Thanksgiving weekend as The Ice House serves the best buffet of stand-up in L.A. Everyone will enjoy feasting on the comedy of Jeff Garcia on Thanksgiving Eve and "The Best of Comedy Time" with headliner Tim O'Rourke on Nov. 25 and 26. A native of La Puente, Garcia has been a stand-up comic since the age of 15. His sharp wit...
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