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Cirque du Soleil opens January 17 in Santa Monica

Cirque du Soleil’s famous blue and yellow big top has been unfurled for a week at the Santa Monica Pier, where performances of the production TOTEM are set to begin on January 17  and run […]


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New year, new things to do this weekend

It’s a new year and with it come some new ideas for things to do this weekend. Here’s a FREE event going on tonight (Jan. 10) – a screening of  SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN: This documentary […]


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Cirque du Soleil to open next week in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Cirque du Soleil’s famous blue and yellow big top was unfurled today at the Santa Monica Pier, where performances of the production TOTEM are set to begin next week. The installation […]


Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk)

’12 Years a Slave’ nabs NAACP Image Awards nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a year rich with black-oriented films, nominees for the NAACP Image Awards include “12 Years a Slave” and “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.” “Fruitvale Station,” ”Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and […]


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New Year’s edition of Let’s Talk Tech: The past, present and future

Hey it’s Christian Wheel, and coming up this Saturday afternoon at 5:00 on Let’s Talk Tech: The past, present and future: It’s the end of 2013, so we’ll take a look at the past twelve […]



Which flicks are worth your bucks this holiday?

Film critic William Bibbiani — host of “The B-Movies Podcast” (available on iTunes) and a new web series called “The 12-Days of Killmas” talks with Money 101’s Bob McCormick about the latest films:



Money 101 dips into the music business

How to find the right music teacher and how much do they cost? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with the “Burst Brothers” — Dave Belzer and Drew Berlin (


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So many things going on in Southern California

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its return in Irvine with the premiere of an all-new awe-inspiring production. Totem is a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind. Performances run through December 29 under the blue-and-yellow Big […]



Free ‘Work@50+’ conference tomorrow in Long Beach

AARP’s Inaugural Work@50+ Conference comes to the Long Beach Convention Center on November 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a ground-breaking conference aimed at supporting older workers facing high unemployment and longer jobless […]


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A circus, music and scary things for the weekend

If you haven’t heard of them you may want to check out Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes who will perform under a Big Top featuring a circus, in-the-round performances, beer gardens and a farmers […]




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