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Times Critic Kenneth Turan ‘Predicts’ the Oscar Winners,  From “1917” and Sam Mendes to Zellweger and Phoenix  

By BILL BRUNS and SUE PASCOE L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan made his annual appearance at the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club meeting on February 4 to give his seasoned predictions about this Sunday’s Academy Awards. “One reason we like … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Art Show and Meeting

Artist Shirley Peppers’ art will be featured in the Palisades Library community room, 851 Alma Real. The opening reception is 5:30 to 7:30 on Friday, February 7 and the show will run through February 28. The Pacific Palisades Art Association … Continue reading

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A Singing Valentine Gift Is the Perfect Solution

Your special loved one doesn’t want jewels or more material possessions. Your special loved one doesn’t want chocolates, because they’re watching their diet. Your special loved one doesn’t want flowers, because they grow year-round in Pacific Palisades. So what does … Continue reading

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Palisades Symphony to Play February 9; Nonprofit Seeks Donations to Meet Rising Costs 

The Pacific Palisades Symphony, conducted by Joel B. Lish, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 8, at the Palisades Lutheran Church, 15905 Sunset Blvd. Admission, as always, is free. The orchestra will play Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Suite No. … Continue reading

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Claire Nordstrom to Sing at The Draycott on Selected Evenings

Pacific Palisades resident Claire Nordstrom, a recent graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music, will again perform at The Draycott, starting on Monday, February 3. Many might remember that Claire sang the National Anthem at a Seattle Seahawks home … Continue reading

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If Collis Huntington Had Carried Out His Palisades Plan . . .1919 Exhibition at the Huntington

LIBBY MOTIKA Circling The News Contributor Photos: Courtesy The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens It’s interesting to imagine what the Huntington Palisades would be today if Collis Huntington’s plan to establish a private estate on the bluffs above … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Palisades to Honor Co-Founder Delores Stevens This Wednesday  

Chamber Music Palisades will celebrate Delores “Dee” Stevens’ career and her 90th birthday at its concert this Wednesday, January 15, at 8 p.m. at St. Matthew’s, 1031 Bienveneda. The evening will feature presentations, special gifts, appearances and tributes from world-class artists … Continue reading

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Free Jazz Concert Sunday at Lutheran Church

World-class jazz for the Palisades community will be presented this Sunday, January 12 at 5 p.m. at the Palisades Lutheran Church, 15905 Sunset Blvd. The event is free, but donations will be accepted. There is free parking. On vocals is … Continue reading

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Violin Maestro Daniel Shindarov Performs Again at Gevorkyan’s Home in the Palisades 

  The Russian-born, internationally renowned violin virtuoso, Daniel Shindarov, 95, performed classical favorites at a Pacific Palisades home on   December 8. “He doesn’t mind playing in a small place, when he knows people love hearing him,” said Shindarov’s wife, … Continue reading

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Paul Revere Middle School Students to Present One-Act Plays on November 15

         You’ve seen the fabulous PaliHi play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in Nighttime.” You were the first in line to see “Ruthless! The Musical” presented by Theatre Palisades. You don’t want to drive downtown for … Continue reading

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