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 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 10, 2014

Kemp, Ramirez Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter If there are “Twin Towers” in baseball, they would have to be Dodgers sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp as they both cranked out two homers in the final...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    January 30, 2014

Master Chorale Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Master Chorale, a cultural icon heralded around the globe for its exceptional artistry, pulled out the stops for their 50th anniversary weekend...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 30, 2014

Ducks Win Dodger Stadium Hockey Spectacle

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The NHL’s 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series made a stop at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night which featured the Southland rival Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 16, 2014

Clippers Expose Lakers' Problems

An injury-depleted Lakers team was dominated by the Clippers, their intra-Staples Center rivals, being blown-out, 123-87, on Friday. The 36-point victory margin was the Clippers' largest ever against...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 28, 2013

UCLA Loss Gives Arizona State South Title

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Arizona State Sun Devils will be playing in their first Pac-12 Championship, game as they defeated UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, 38-33. The Sun Devils go...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    November 28, 2013

Verdi Chorus Presents Fall Gala Concert

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter I know that Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi is smiling with pleasure from the beyond as The Verdi Chorus presented its fall gala concerts this past weekend in...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 14, 2013

Newcomers Help Kings Win

The Los Angeles Kings have been bringing their “A-Game,” playing without the services of sharp-shooters Jarret Stoll and Jeff Carter. Since both players have been out of the lineup with injuries,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 7, 2013

Red Sox, Cardinals Explain Memorable World Series

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The St. Louis Cardinals were looking for revenge after being swept, 4-0, by the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 World Series. After putting forth a good effort, the Ca...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    October 31, 2013

Vannelli Coming To Saban Theatre

By Steven Lieberman Observer reporter Gino Vannelli, who took the music world by storm in 1978 with his smash hit “I Just Wanna Stop” (#4 in the United States), will perform at the Saban Theatre...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 24, 2013

Dodgers Must Adjust To Playoff Loss

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was “WWII” in St. Louis at Busch Stadium last weekend as the Dodgers were to face Cardinals hurlers Michael Wacha – the rookie-sensation - on Friday in...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 10, 2013

Gleeful Fans Celebrate Dodgers' Victory

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It’s been four long years, but the Dodgers have finally clinched another best-of-five National League Division Series to advance to the NL Championship Series....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    September 5, 2013

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Viva Puig! On Sunday, since it was Cuban Heritage Day at Dodger Stadium, right-fielder Yasiel Puig decided not to disappoint his fellow Cuban fans. He delivered a...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    September 3, 2013

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers Viva Puig! On Sunday, since it was Cuban Heritage Day at Dodger Stadium, right-fielder Yasiel Puig decided not to disappoint his fellow Cuban fans. He delivered a...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 1, 2013

Puig Sparks Dodgers’ Sudden Burst Of Success

Puig Sparks Dodgers’ Sudden Burst Of Success Dodger Stadium resounded with chants of fans calling out “MVPuig” as the final game of the seven-game homestand came to a close on Sunday against...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    June 13, 2013

Kings Hopes Come To An End

Kings Hopes Come To An End The Los Angeles Kings’ run at a second consecutive Stanley Cup Championship fell short by being eliminated from the playoffs, losing the series 4-1 in a double-overtime...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    June 3, 2013

Cardinals Add To Dodgers’ Problems

The Cardinals came to town early this season with a three-game series against the Dodgers over Memorial Day weekend. The Cardinals are always a tough match-up for the Dodgers and proved that by...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    News    May 2, 2013

Verdi Chorus Celebrates 30th Anniversary

There were “Kings” and “Queens” and “Celebrations” and awards at the Verdi Chorus’ 30th anniversary Spring concerts this past weekend at First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    News    April 25, 2013

Wilson Phillips Coming To Saban Theatre

The Canyon Club based in Agoura is now offering shows at another venue called Beverly Hills Canyon at The Saban Theatre. People might remember it as Wilshire Theatre Beverly Hills. It served as one of...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 17, 2013

Dodgers Honor Jackie Robinson Day

On Monday it was tax day, but more importantly it was also Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium. Many special guests were in attendance to help celebrate the life of the first black baseball player...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    News    April 8, 2013

Zuckerman ChamberPlayers Debut Locally

The world-famous Zuckerman ChamberPlayers, led by violin legend Pinchas Zukerman, made their Los Angeles debut at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica for a two-night engagement last weekend. Zukerman, an...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 2, 2013

Many Dodger Highlights, Especially Kershaw

On Opening Day at Dodger Stadium it was also April Fools’ Day, so the Dodgers decided to play a joke on the sellout crowd. After owner Magic Johnson took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    March 19, 2013

Clippers Need An Enforcer

When Serge Ibaka received only a fine and not a suspension or ejection for hitting Blake Griffin in the groin area during the Clippers’ loss to the Thunder on March 3 I realized a key variable is...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    News    January 30, 2013

Tim Robbins Discusses Actor’s Gang, Other Topics

Academy Award-winning actor-director-writer Tim Robbins was invited by Live Talks Los Angeles last week to participate in a Q &A about his career and speak about the Actors’ Gang theatre troupe...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 24, 2013

Hockey Returns; Kings Enjoy Ceremony, Not Game

Hockey Returns; Kings Enjoy Ceremony, Not Game It was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings at noon on Saturday. They opened up the shortened 48-game 2012-13 NHL season, received their long-awaited...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 7, 2013

Stanford Outslugs Wisconsin in Rose Bowl

What started out as an offensive onslaught in the first quarter, and then became a defensive battle in the second half, No. 8 Stanford (12-2) took the victory in the end by beating unranked Wisconsin...

 

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