Archive for February 6th, 2009

Obit: James Whitmore

Friday, February 6th, 2009

OBITUARY

James Whitmore dies at 87; veteran actor brought American icons to life

 

 James Whitmore

 Whitmore poses with his statue at the 2000 Emmy Awards ceremony.
He was named outstanding guest actor in a drama series for his role
as Raymond Oz on ” The Practice.” (Rose Prouser / Reuters)

 

An avid gardener, he also was known as the TV pitchman for Miracle-Gro.

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By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2009

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James Whitmore, the veteran Tony– and Emmy-winning actor who brought American icons Will Rogers, Harry Truman and Theodore Roosevelt to life in one-man shows, died Friday. He was 87.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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Los Feliz Murder Mystery…

Friday, February 6th, 2009

LOS ANGELES HISTORY

On a Los Feliz hill, murder — then mystery

 

Los Feliz murder house

 Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times
The hilltop Los Feliz mansion where Dr. Harold Perelson killed his wife and then himself in 1959. It has sat vacant ever since.

 

Inside a mansion, it’s as if time stopped in 1959 when a doctor killed his wife and then himself. Gifts still sit, unopened. Why?

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By Bob Pool
Los Angeles Times
February 6, 2009

 

It’s a murder mystery that has puzzled a Los Feliz neighborhood since 1959.

 

The criminal-case part was solved quickly enough. Homicide investigators found that Dr. Harold Perelson bludgeoned his wife to death with a ball-peen hammer, savagely beat their 18-year-old daughter and then fatally poisoned himself by gulping a glass of acid.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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Ramon Novarro’s Birthday…

Friday, February 6th, 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Ramon Novarro

 

Ramon Novarro

 (Allan R. Ellenberger Collection)

 

February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968

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Three Sisters…

Friday, February 6th, 2009

 HOLLYWOOD FOREVER MASONIC LODGE

 

 Three Sisters

  

A New Version by Susan Coyne
U.S. Premiere
Directed by Larissa Kokernot

 

Starring Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Vershinin
Featuring Joy Osmanski*, Jennifer Chang*, Aileen Cho and Feodor Chin*
With Tony Amendola*, Tony Aguilar, Corey Brill*, Tom Carey*, Owiso Odera*, Teri Reeves*, Adam J. Smith*, Richard Tanne, Eva Wielgat*

*Member of Actors Equity Association

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 JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 22, 2009
FRIDAYS AT 8PM, SATURDAYS at 2PM/8PM, SUNDAYS at 7PM
OPENING NIGHT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1 at 7:30PM

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In the Historic Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

 

Tickets are $30 and available at www.TicketWeb.com or 1-866-468-3399
Student Rush Tickets and Military Discounts Available at the door with valid ID

Pay What You Can Night, Sunday, February 8 at 7PM

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