Toasting the DVD release of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

Posted by · 10:56 am · October 15th, 2010

If you haven’t heard by now, Paramount Pictures is launching full speed into a Best Picture campaign for the animated hit “How to Train Your Dragon,” and why not?  When you’re talking about Pixar-level acclaim and a highly respectable box office take, it’s worth it to test those waters. A lovely soiree last night toasting […]

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Steve Lopez and ‘The Soloist’

Posted by · 12:26 am · April 19th, 2008

I stopped by Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena yesterday evening to hear Steve Lopez read from his new book “The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship and the Redemptive Power of Music,” fully expecting a run-of-the-mill book release PR thing. As it turns out, Lopez is a quick-on-his-heels delight of a public speaker, engaging, never […]

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