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September 17th, 2014
If you were among those who liked last year’s production of “Every Christmas Stories Ever Told (And then some),” directed by Los Angeles-based Drina Durazo last season, then the Edison Theatre has another treat this month.
The eagerly-awaited sequel to "Sharnado" premiered last night on the SyFy Channel. Reviews have been â€¦ mixed. But part of the fun came from seeing which celebrity would pop up next. In fact, there were more celebrity cameos in "Sharknado 2" than a Quentin Tarantino movie.
Which was your favorite?
“Whoa! Who turned up the heat?”
“Fido, you have a short memory. It’s summer.”
“And who turned on the boom-box?”
“Once again Old Boy, you seem to have forgotten. Didn’t we go through this last year? And the year before that?”
“I don’t remember anything! I’m a dog! Hey hey hey hey!”
Having lost an opportunity to host another “Oblivion”-type motion picture project and with commercial shoots on the downswing, Mono County is fighting back.
Four years ago Bishop writer and teacher Eva Poole-Gilson set out to write something different than her usual repertoire of poetry and journalism. Her play “Who’s Lying Down In Your Heart?” was recently given a grant to tour funded by the California Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
When she began writing, Poole-Gilson had recently joined Playhouse 395, taking a plunge back into the world of theatre by acting in several productions and even writing a one-woman show.
Are you ready for a little mystery?
Allison McDonnell Page masterfully directs Anthony Shaffer’s classic, Sleuth, with a modern flare. Although the play is based in 1970, quick dry wit and lots of suspenseful twists will keep the audience engaged in the Edison Theatre’s current production.
Sleuthis very different from the other shows Page has directed in the past. Instead of tense family drama like Proofor August: Osage County, she takes her turn at a comedy full of puzzles and lies.
Tickets for the 2014 Buesaplalooza and Festival of Beers went on sale this past week, offering a couple of headline acts that are sure to draw music fans to Sam’s Woodsite on July 31-Aug. 3.
Buddy Guy, who has been among the top Chicago blues guitarists for decades, will close the show on Sunday, April 3; Hiatt, a longtime Nashville-based blues/rock musician, will headline the Friday night show.
This year, the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation is going all Gatsby.
Magician and actor Albie Selznick is bringing his highly acclaimed “Smoke and Mirrors” magic show to the Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre, March 21 through 23, marking its first venture out of Los Angeles.
“We are very excited to bring this show to Mammoth,” said Shira Dubrovner, Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s artistic director.
“It received terrific reviews in Los Angeles, playing to sold-out houses,” she said.
BRIDGEPORT—A new restaurant opened its doors this past month in Mono County, and judging by the lines outside of Ohanas395, it’s already a hit.
The trick, if there is one, is in finding the doors.
That’s because Ohanas395 is a Hawaiian Style Food Trailer, owned and operated by Rena McCullough, a longtime June Lake resident.
“Opening a restaurant requires a lot of work,” she reasoned. “This is easier.”
It also is arguably better.
The musical husband-and-wife team of Brian Schuldt and Rebecca Hang are the 2014 "Service Above Self" honorees, the Mammoth Lakes Rotary Club announced this past week.
The award, to be presented at the Rotary's "WinterFest" on March 8 at Canyon Lodge, goes to an individual or couple who "providing outstanding service to our community," said Rotary leader Rick Phelps in a news release.
“Just when I think I have things figured out, along comes a rookie.”
“Come again, Fido?
“And just when I had the team all figured out.”
“Ah. You are speaking of the new dog in the office. The puppy.”
“She’s going to be a problem.”
“Wait a minute!”
“Golly, Fido, I’d be happy to wait a minute, but we have things to do today. We’re doing household chores.”
“I don’t-like, don’t-like household chores.”
“You don’t have to do a thing. Just relax. We have all of December to clean up after.”
“How can you clean up a whole month?”