It could have been one of her finest hours as a broadcast news producer at CBS, but it was instead career derailment for Mary Mapes.
Legendary guitar innovator Dick Dale, whose hammering, aggressive style revolutionized how the instrument was played and single-handedly pioneered surf music, is sick and tired of being limited to that aspect of his creativity.
From Oct. 11 through 13, the La Cañada High School Theatre Department will present Neil Simon’s 1965 comedy “The Odd Couple,” with a slight twist — the production will feature women as the lead characters, Florence Unger and Olive Madison.
No one’s calling it a major retrospective, but the Luckman Gallery at Cal State Los Angeles is hosting the largest show by artist Walter Askin that has been seen locally in a very long time.
Danny Boyle’s new “Steve Jobs” is at least the third movie about the Apple co-founder to be released since his death.
Unlike most 17-year-olds, Mark Palmer maintains a full school schedule and holds down a job — and has done so for the past four years.