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  • ‘Such a Joy’

    ‘Such a Joy’

    Roxanne Layton returns to Mannheim Steamroller for year 27 By L. Kent Wolgamott Roxanne Layton doesn’t know exactly how many shows she’s played in the 27 years she’s been with Mannheim Steamroller. But the recorder player knows she’ll be adding about 40 more to that total this year as the orchestra, which plays the classical … Continue reading “‘Such a Joy’”

  • A Rule Breaker

    A Rule Breaker

    Billy Zane’s artwork reveals a free soul By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Billy Zane’s art begins with the spirit of inclusion.  The award-winning actor encourages patrons to interact with his works at his current show titled “Action!” on display at the Speedy Gallery in Santa Monica through Saturday, November 26. The title nodding to the correlation between … Continue reading “A Rule Breaker”

  • Sugar and spice with apple is nice

    Sugar and spice with apple is nice

    By Emily Chavez Picking apples is a much-loved autumn activity in my family. But once we have had our fun visiting the local orchard, we have such an abundance of apples that we can’t eat them fast enough before they turn soft and mealy.  Although I am a fan of apple pie, crumble and muffins, … Continue reading “Sugar and spice with apple is nice”