Tuesday, December 18, 2018

401 results for 'california'

Same Time, Next Year

By DLFerguson, published on Feb 11, 2009

...that I have managed to sit through mainly because they’re somewhat different from the usual romantic comedy in terms of story and acting I submit for your approval SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR

George (Alan Alda) and Doris (Ellen Burstyn) are staying separately at the same California resort inn on the Monterey coast one weekend in 1951. He’s there on business to do the taxes for a client who owns a winery and she’s there because her husband and her kids are visiting her mother-in-law. The mother-in-law cannot stand Doris who she thinks tricked her son into ... (more)

Tags: movie, california, valentine's day

Guys And Dolls

By jamiebarefeet, published on Feb 2, 2009

...emotional attachment that comes along with this is mind-boggling.

Imagine if you were socailly incapable of having a romantic relationship, or even dating for that matter. I'm sure thinking about that doesn't bring great feelings to mind. Now imagine you hear of a small company in California that has created a product call "Real Dolls" that are, in a metaphorical sense, the prescription specifially made for your handicap. Would you go for it? Would you risk any possibility of human companionship for a doll? These men would.

Real Dolls will soon be intorducing... (more)

Tags: california, gay, sex

Requiem For A Dream: The Decline Of American Values

By john robertson, published on Jan 18, 2009

...has been areal democracy!

In churches and chat rooms across America these days, you can hear the claim that "the majority" has spoken, and therefore only "anarchist liberals", "militant gays"and "activist judges" would dare tochallenge what "the majority" has deemed to be fair in California. What the majority of people in chat rooms and churches don't seem to understand is that our country is not that simplified type of democracy; nor is that the vision our founding fathers had. They saw democracy as another form of tyranny, and ifthey were alive today to surf the net and watch... (more)

Tags: san francisco, california, hollywood

Ball Drop??? Who Needs It!

By Kim, published on Jan 5, 2009

Thousands may have watched with festive flair in temperatures of 4 degrees while the infamous ball descended in Times Square, New York, but in Los Angeles on a foggy and cold New Year's Eve we had our very own innovative transcend into 2009.

The Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, California presented a celebration which captured and warmed a sold out crowd on the final night of 2008.

There was the magic of music, camaraderie, celebration, champagne, tasty hors d'oeuvres, soul connection, and unlimited elation.

A breath-taking and illustrious Guitarist, Kenny Burrell was on hand... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, hip-hop, california, music

A Thread Through History By Way Of Quilts

By Kim, published on Nov 24, 2008

The Black Quilters of Southern California showcased the quilts of many of its artists on November 23rd at Cal Poly Pomona at the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery. Quilt making is a creative art form which has captured the hearts of many individuals from diverse backgrounds.

This exhibit is hosted by Donald Bernard.

Over the past 20 years or so it has emerged in Southern California. The Black Quilt Makers is a group of artists presenting quilts with themes ranging from African traditions to American culture, family unity to... (more)

Tags: california

Irreverent Musical To Roast San Francisco Seeks Talent.

By SF Follies, published on Nov 20, 2008

...out for San Francisco. Only a San Francisco setting could do the Follies justice!

Although the show is risqu's233; at times with definite attitude, it is by no means mean-spirited, and in fact celebrates San Francisco. Included in the SF Follies Hit List, are over 300 SF and California personalities, businesses, landmarks and institutions. See who'ss name or portrayed in the show at:

Bisceglie notes, We are actually sending VIP invites to anyone named on the hit list to come and see the show for themselves. Some of... (more)

Tags: san francisco, california, music, restaurant

The Gay Tea Party

By Lumiere, published on Nov 18, 2008

...out in mass numbers to flip the Republicanswitch to Democratic and elect Obama, it seemed for a moment as though our country took ten steps forward for equality. Yet at the same timethe United Statestook three steps back as theGLBT communitylost the marriage ballot and adoption rights in California, Florida and Arizona.

In the year 2000, California voters passed Proposition 22 whichprevented the state from recognizing gay marriageby a margin of 61.4% to 38.6%. Eight years later on Election day fully 48% of Californians rejected Proposition 8.The numbers were notenough, but it... (more)

Tags: new york, california, gay, lesbian, sex, obama

The Bible Is Not A Smorgasbord

By D. E. Carson, published on Nov 6, 2008

...– especially when anti-Christians want their way.  Anti-Christians love to run around and say or do whatever they want and then justify their actions when rebuked by saying, “But Jesus says to love one another.”

The most recent case in point here is the recent amendment to the California, Arizona and Florida state constitutions, all of which place the institution of marriage squarely in the heterosexual column.  Opponents of California’s Proposition 8 call it all sorts of vile and evil things.  It’s a case of the pot calling the kettle black.  Homosexuals want to be... (more)

Tags: religion, christianity, jesus, california, hollywood, santa monica

Onyx Cafe 10th Anniversary Poetic Revival, 11/9 - Echoplex

By T. Conboy, published on Nov 5, 2008

... with Hubert Selby Jr., Aram Saroyan, Marvin Bell, William Minor, Holly Prado and Clayton Eschlemen. He co-founded the original Hollywood/Los Feliz Poetry Slam Team in 1997, later winners of the National Slam in 2004 and 2005. In addition Martin served as Poetry Editor for USC’s Southern California Anthology (2003-2004). Martin’s work has been translated into four languages (German, Italian, Croatian and Estonian) and he has toured Europe extensively with the poetry troupe Poesie United (sponsored by German & Croatian Arts Councils and the U.S. Embassy) performing his... (more)

Tags: los angeles, san francisco, atlanta, france, jazz, california, hollywood, music

Many In Body, One In Mind

By wolviela, published on Nov 5, 2008

...I say minority, because I believe that America needs to move forward with this thought process of race. America has finally caught up with the rest of the world. Presdient- elect Obama is not black, nor is he white, he is a human being.

I find myself fortunate to have grown up in California, Oakland to be exact, which allowed me to interact with many diverse cultures and look at people as good or bad. As I look back, I just started school in a fairly new era of non-segregation. My best friend at 8 years old was black boy who played ice hockey. I thought it was cool he played ice ... (more)

Tags: hockey, california, obama

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