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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 11:38 am
As Hogansville considers the future of the
LaGrange Daily NewsAs Hogansville considers the future of the Royal Theater, many locals remember its heydayLaGrange Daily NewsHOGANSVILLE – Last week, the City of Hogansville held a forum to discuss the future of downtown Hogansville, but as the city council and residents consider adding features to spruce up downtown, the future of historically significant features like the ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 4:08 pm
Tony Lucia's TV and art films: Through Jan.
Reading EagleTony Lucia's TV and art films: Through Jan. 20Reading EagleBut his character is never in question: When he saves a widowed mother (Zasu Pitts) from drowning herself, he volunteers to raise her infant. As time passes, the consequences of their actions, and of others in their small town, come to bear. It's so ...
Posted on 13 January 2018 | 9:07 pm
What's jazz got to do with it? A lot at
Fairfield Daily RepublicWhat's jazz got to do with it? A lot at Hammond Organ PartyFairfield Daily RepublicThen, it was on to the ZaSu Pitts Memorial Orchestra, which piqued her interest in jazz. “I decided to jump in all the way,” she said, adding she describes herself as a blues singer who really likes jazz. She lists Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Lou ...and more »
Posted on 5 January 2018 | 1:12 am
Quentin Tarantino's dad Tony claims
New York Daily NewsQuentin Tarantino's dad Tony claims Hollywood agent tried to sign him in exchange for sexNew York Daily News... were made by Weinstein,” Tony Tarantino told the Daily News. “(They) went from a nobody, no nothing, to a major star. So it's much easier to turn a blind eye.” Quentin Tarantino knew about Harvey Weinstein's alleged assault. Tarantino, 77, says he ...and more »
Posted on 11 November 2017 | 10:54 am
Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars You Never Knew:
On August 5, Mariah Carey became the 2,556th star who earned a permanent spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame—whose lights already illuminated the path? Each week, PopCrush will look into the oft-forgotten icons of yesteryear. Between Slim Summerville (?
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 11:03 am
Mae Questel: The Voice Behind Betty Boop
Mae was in at the beginning as the voice of Olive Oyl, basing the character's fretful stream of chatter and flutterings on comedic movie actress ZaSu Pitts. For Swee'Pea, she supplied babyish goos and gurgles. When the Fleischer Studios moved from New York ...
Posted on 6 August 2015 | 2:13 pm
Jeff Jardine: Two lives converge for CASA
In 1983, Steve Ashman formed the Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra, which has toured the world. Now, as head of CASA of Stanislaus County, he’s bringing his old musician friends to town to raise money for the agency that supports foster children through the ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:00 pm
Hal Roach's film legacy explored in
The producer-director was successful enough by 1919 that he was able to expand, building the Hal Roach Studios in Culver City ... Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, ZaSu Pitts and Jean Harlow. Roach, who died in 1992 at age 100, also had an uncanny knack for ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:00 pm
Maurice Tani is Friday's headliner at
Maurice Tani, once with Zasu Pitts and Big Bang Beat, brings his solo act to Freight & Salvage. Over the years, Maurice Tani has performed in several bands - including Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra and Big Bang Beat. He's now pursuing a solo career ...
Posted on 30 April 2014 | 9:01 am