Celebration Theatre's intimate-theater rendition of the musical, The Color Purple, based on Alice Walker's novel, is this week's Pick of the Week. Warm reactions also for a revival of Patrick Marber's Closer, presented by Ghost Players at the Avery Shreiber Theatre; for Malibu Stage's renditi ... More >>
At Allee Willis's party at Ghetto Gloss several weeks ago, Susan Feniger made a caramelly version of Cracker Jack with sunflower seeds, Boston baked bean candy, and salty pork. Pork. Pork. Pork. You'd bite into the stuff, taste the sweetness of peanut brittle, the carbohydrate crunch of the corn, an ... More >>
Daddy's off-kilter musical sensibility isn't all that's rubbed off on the Zappa clan. Moon Unit, Dweezil and Ahmet have shown their dexterity with melody (and even some acting), but Frank Zappa's youngest daughter Diva has a craft that's much more, well crafty.
Zappa's knitted wearables aren't y ... More >>