PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 - 1:40
James Harris: Candidate for Mayor
There are several candidates running for Los Angeles Mayor in the March 3 election, including the incumbent Antonio Villaraigosa. Patt spends a few minutes talking with each of his contenders. Today, James Harris.
James Harris, meat packer and mayoral candidate
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1:41 – 2:00
Apropos of the past few months, the latest musical to sweep town is “Minsky’s,” a backstage show set during what we may come to think of as the First Depression. There are no congressional hearings for greedy CEOs in this fantasy, just pies-in-the-face, and a lot of hoofing, burlesque style. Is “Minsky’s” the feel-good show of the recession?
Bob Martin: He wrote the book for Minsky's
HE CALLS IN LINE 10; HAS 866 BACK-UP
Beth Leavel ["LEVEL"]: She plays the character "Maisie." She received the 2006 Tony Award for her performance as the Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone.
Minsky's runs through March 1 at the Ahmanson Theater. For show times and ticket information, call: 213-628-2772.
2:00 – 2:20
Israeli Centrist Party Wins the Election, Could Lose the Government
Even under the best of circumstances elections in a multi-party parliamentary system can be confusing—minority parties end up playing very influential roles and the result can sometimes be government paralysis. But in
Michael Oren, senior fellow at
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Bradley Burston, columnist with Haaretz newspaper based in Tel Aviv
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2:20 – 3:00
Valentine's on a Shoestring
Shooting for a romantic Valentine's Day on a recessionary budget? Have no fear; the Too Hot Tamales are here—to heat up your love fest-on-a-budget. First, let's cut out the night out: whether you'll be observing singles-awareness day or playing cupid in the kitchen, the tamales have some suggestions for an at-home Valentine's Dinner that won't disappoint, or break the bank. And as always, they're here to field you calls.
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, Too Hot Tamales; Chef/owners of Border Grill and Ciudad restaurants