• Little Fish Opens a Doubleheader

    By John Farrell, Curtain Call Writer Shakespeare by the Sea's season is running down and it is Little Fish Theatre’s turn to be a host, with two comedies that will fill its newly air-conditioned theater. The Kitchen Witches by Caroline Smith and Rounding Third by Richard Dresser form a double-header through Aug. 31.

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  • A CELEBRATION OF GEORGE DUKE, A GREAT MUSICIAN AND GOOD GUY

    By Lionel Rolfe

    The death of keyboardist George Duke at 67 last week brought back memories of the ‘70s when I smoked dope with him nearly every day.

    I had hooked up with Nigey Lennon, to whom I would be married for about a quarter of a century, and I used to go with her to Frank Zappa’s rehearsal space on Sunset Boulevard nea

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  • A Deeply Melancholic State

    By Lionel Rolfe A couple of days ago I was in a deeply melancholic state because of various personal struggles, including health and financial issues and an ex-wife I still love, but it all is leavened with the sense that as one approaches the end of life, the world becomes a much more apocalyptical place. Sitting here in Los Angeles, I gazed

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