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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

I'm a week late. But I went to the "Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Choir Festival" at All Saints Church, Pasadena thanks to the invitation of my friend L. The music was spectacular, but my favorite part were the readings between the musical performances---MLK on racism, on economic justice, on militarism. Here's a… Continue reading Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Around Town · Books · Let's Get Visual · Writing

Steve Martin with Carol Burnett

Steve Martin and Carol Burnett were in conversation last night courtesy of Writers' Bloc and Town Hall Los Angeles over at the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills. They swapped anecdotes and the occasional barb (all in good fun). Carol is charming, and Steve is a good sport for getting out there and talking about himself.… Continue reading Steve Martin with Carol Burnett