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George Christy Talks About The Ghosts Of Versaille, L.A. Opera, Marc Stern and More!

L.A. Opera Music Director James Conlon and President Christopher Koelsch flank The Ghosts of Versailles’ mezzo-soprano Patti LuPone and soprano Patricia Racette after the premiere of John Corigliano’s “Grand Opera Buffa” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion “Have you heard about the 48 hour rule … or haven’t you?” asked Marc Stern, chairman of the LA Opera Board.   “You wait 48 hours before asking for another donation.”   Marc and wife Eva are tireless fundraisers for the Opera, and had returned the day prior from a holiday in the Cook Islands.  The Sterns keep our opera company alive, along with philanthropists Bernie Greenberg, Carol and Warner Henry, Milan Panic, Marilyn Ziering, Sebastian Paul Musco, Marvin Shapiro. 4:59 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – El Rodeo Will Not Implement School Uniforms, Despite Principal’s Wishes

El Rodeo students model proposed school uniforms The Beverly Hills Board of Education shot down a proposal by El Rodeo Principal Kevin Allen to adopt a policy requiring the school's K-8 students to adhere to a specific uniform policy of khakis, spirit wear and shirts in navy, red and white. In order to adopt the policy for El Rodeo, the board would have needed to vote to change the current dress code for all five Beverly Hills public schools. 4:10 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills CVB to Celebrate Chinese New Years at the Saban Tonight

Top Row, From Left to Right: Beverly Hills Councilmember William W. Brien M.D., Mr. Dong Junxin - Vice President & Secretary General of China International Culture Association (CICA), Bill Wiley of Two Rodeo Drive and member of BHCVB Board of Directors, Mr. Chi Runlin – Consular for China International Culture Association (CICA).   Bottom Row, From Left to Right: Madame Wang Hui - Secretary General of the Beijing Association For Cultural Exchanges (BACE), BHCVB CEO Julie Wagner, Linda Briskman of LJB Consulting and member of BHCVB Board of Directors Beverly Hills City Councilman Willie Brien, Beverly Hills Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Julie Wagner, former mayor and BHCVB Board Member Linda Briskman of LJB Consulting, Bill Wiley of Two Rodeo Drive and Board Member BHCVB  met with Chinese attaches over dinner at Bouchon in Beverly Hills Saturday night in anticipation of tonight's "Celebrate the Sheep: Chinese New Year" event at the Saban Theatre. 1:00 pm Read More