Category Archives: Arts

Joyous Celebration at Public Library

Friends of the Palisades Library hosted a “grand reopening” celebration at the library, 861 Alma Real Drive on May 21. And it was grand. The library had been closed for nearly two years – first because of the pandemic and … Continue reading

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Revere Middle School to Host Literary Festival on May 19

  The PRIDE Booster Club of Paul Revere Middle School is hosting a literary festival “Literacy Brings Us Together” and a book fair from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. The event will be held at 1450 Allenford … Continue reading

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Steil, Talented Photographer/Teacher, Will Hold Summer Camp

Rick Steil, who worked as a professional fashion photographer around the world, is offering a photography summer camp from June 20-24. Steil, Palisades resident, who wanted to spend more time with his family, came to Palisades High School, as the … Continue reading

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Artist Joe Blaustein Honored at TAG

Artist and teacher Joe Blaustein’s exhibition “No Hesitation: the Art of Joe Blaustein” will be featured at TAG through June 4. Also at the museum will be the artwork of his friends and students “Hangin’ with Joe.” There will be … Continue reading

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The High Costs of Extracurriculars Footed by Parents

For many students, participation in an extracurricular activity is the key to succeeding in high school. That activity gives them a group of friends and a purpose that might not come from the classroom. According to a study in the … Continue reading

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Delicatessen Explored at Skirball Center: “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli”

By LIBBY MOTIKA Circling the News Contributor   I could be accused of chutzpah for kvetching about the schlocky workmanship of that nudnik who purports to be the community’s mensch. Yes indeed, the list of Yiddish words is firmly seeded … Continue reading

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Mikhailovsky Dancers to Perform on the Broad Stage in Santa Monica

Westside Ballet will host a special May 7 performance, with guest dancers not normally seen in Santa Monica. Three dancers, who have recently left Russia will perform. Adrian Blake Mitchell and Andrea Lassakova, of the Mikahailovsky Ballet, will perform in … Continue reading

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Color Guard Adds to Band Performance: Worry the Program Will Be Cut

By CHAZ PLAGER It is 4 p.m. on a Saturday at Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga. It’s 68 degrees outside, but inside I’m sweating. We’re on stage for our performance, “Grave of the Fireflies.” There’s at least 100 people … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Children of Ukraine and a Hospitalized Theatre Palisades Founder

Theatre Palisades Youth Director Lara Ganz is organizing a fundraiser that will support a TP founder, Cindie Wright Banks, as well as children in Mariupol, Ukraine. The youth will be performing “Puffs” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. Tickets are … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Youth Auditions Will be Held for “Newsies”

Theatre Palisades Youth Director Laura Ganz has announced that auditions will be held for this summer’s musical “Newsies.” The musical is based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899.  Residents of New York received newspapers from an army … Continue reading

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