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Cooking with Cannabis Comes of Age In The 420 Gourmet with JeffThe420Chef

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

JeffThe420Chef Photo credit : Joseph Viles By Karel Charles Karel Bouley II Edibles just got upgraded to the top of the Foodie chain and in the proces...

Uncomfortable Themes Make For Relevant Revival Are WE at the Cabaret?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Harrison, Goss and the Kit Kat Girls in Cabaret. Photos courtesy of Pantages Theatre By Karel Charles Karel Bouley I was uncomfortable leaving ...

Friends, Lovers, Legends King And Goffin Classic Duo, Classic Theatre In Biographical Musical 'Beautiful'

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

This Los Angeles opening night was the conquering of Hollywood Blvd. and the Pantages Theatre by a musical over six decades in the making: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical now through July 17th at the Hollywood Pantages.

Classic Themes Ringing Relevant And True Make ICT's 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Must-See

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.21.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

"We licked stamps..." Begins Stephen Rockwell's "Vanya" in the ICT Production of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." Yes, indeed we did; of all kinds, not just postage but S&H Green Stamps for those of us who were poor and still have a memory can recall.

Run, Yes, Especially in Heels to the Pantages Los Angeles by April 24th to Be Lifted Up by Kinky Boots

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Touring companies of established plays don't often get the props they deserve. The play perhaps has already breezed through town, with this-or-that headliner as lead. Some may be from Broadway, others not. But it's an experience worth every penny.

The Final Toyota Pro/Celebrity Long Beach Grand Prix Proves Chaotic

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.16.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

The final pit lineup at the 40th Toyota Pro/Celebrity Grand Prix of Long Beach. Photo: Daniel Charleston Carnage. Chaos. Two words being thrown aroun...

A Collector's Passion Brings Freedom Documents to the Foreground

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.13.2016 | Sports
Charles Karel Bouley

"They're really more Freedom Documents than contracts," entrepreneur and founder of Collector's Cafe Mykalai Kontilai told me as he eagerly awaited another milestone in the long list of his career.

Will I or Won't I? Does It Really, Truly Matter? What Makes a Book Holy?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

I didn't want to stir controversy, particularly at this time of contention in the US. I was simply cleaning house one day. I was bringing in a ladder. The ladder hit a stack of Bibles, literally, and they fell.

Hurry for Theatre Magic and Merry-ment POP and Pantages Offer Treats Today Through Sunday

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.02.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Opening they have been, to bigger and bigger audiences and bigger acclaim. This time Shaw has set the Opera in the Old West; not space, or outside or any number of shenanigans he thinks of to recreate and reinvigorate these pieces for a new generation.

TV Show Exposes CoPay Myth: Your Insurance Company Isn't Paying (VIDEO)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

How much does your insurance company pay the pharmacy on average when you pick up a prescription? And is this a good system of drug distribution for consumers or another way of exploiting the population for profits?

Under Five Million People School the World

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank you to every "yes" campaigner in Ireland. From a 52-year-old gay American, I feel very, very Irish today. As a country and as a people, you have my continued love. As an example to the world today you shine like no other.

Amell and Harding: TV's Arrow Making Wine and a Difference

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Not much beats a day of pleasant surprises, and when those surprises come with delicious wine and can help a good cause, well it ends up being almost too good to be true.

Daughtry and Goo Goo Dolls Summer Tour: Rock Rolls at the Greek Theatre

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

In 1986, Chris Daughtry was seven-years-old when John Rzeznik and Robby Takac were releasing their first album as the Goo Goo Dolls; yet here he and his band were, co-headlining with the Goo Goo Dolls on a warm summer's night at Los Angeles' Griffith Park's outdoor venue, Nederlander's Greek Theatre.

Indian Looks to Reestablish Its Place as American-Made Choice

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Charles Karel Bouley

From the motorcycling standpoint, they aren't so much rebranding but reintroducing the brand and its American history, roots and continued connection. That's a strategy that has worked well for companies such as Harley Davidson, and the new line of cruisers from Indian are proving a formidable challenger.

Streisand, Minnelli and Garland: Pop Icons, Gay History

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

The gay dating app Jack'd took a survey during this season of Gay Pride about gay icons old and new. The current ones, people like Michael Sams, President Obama, Laverne Cox are not surprises. What was, and what actually set me aback, was the "icons that should be retired" question.

Teavolution USA: Tea Becomes a Green Economy in U.S. (VIDEO)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 08.16.2014 | Business
Charles Karel Bouley

It is odd that for a country that started with descendants from Europe that we shunned tea for many years. But that is changing, and besides, tea was being served here in North America and what would become New York even before London.

Long Beach Kicks Off Season of Pride 2014 - May 17, 18

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

On the morning of June 28, 1969, a raid was tried at the Stonewall Inn. It wasn't a gay bar -- there were none. It was owned by the mafia, and was a place for all outcasts, including drag queens, butch lesbians, feminine boys and male prostitutes.

BMI Icon Stevie Nicks Leads Star Studded Pop Awards (VIDEO)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

When you get hundreds of creative people in a venue like the Beverly Wilshire, add cocktails and good food...it can be like herding unruly sheep.

Grand Prix Long Beach: 40 Years Strong with Celebs, Thrills and Upsets (VIDEOS)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

The 40th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has roared to a close with a spectacular finish as Mike Conway takes the checkered flag for his second victory on the streets of Long Beach.

The American Left Radio Could Use a Right Hook (VIDEO)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.04.2014 | Media
Charles Karel Bouley

Hook doesn't have to worry ever again; his future success is almost assured. He has a loyal fan base which is growing, not shrinking.

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way Out West Diverse, Exhilarating (VIDEO)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.23.2014 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

This is Part III of III chronicling a trip to Ireland for 12 remote radio shows and a media trip surrounding St. Patrick's Day by the Karel Cast, Kare...

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: Heading West On Adventure

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.23.2014 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

This is Part II of III chronicling a trip to Ireland for 12 remote radio shows and a media trip surrounding St. Patrick's Day by the Karel Cast, Karel...

Keeping Real Estate Real on Mun2

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.06.2014 | Latino Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

Jackie Mateos (L) and Liz Perez (R) Reinas de Realty on mun2 The housing market has taken a beating over the last few years much like reality shows t...

Anne Rice to Reveal New Novel Live March 9 on Dinner Party Show

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.30.2014 | Books
Charles Karel Bouley

She is one of the most popular fiction novelists of our time and she's about to reveal the title and subject of her new book; and when you're Anne Rice people take note.

Let's Stop Being #SurplusGiraffe

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Don't many of us feel like Marius, the #SurplusGiraffe? How many of us feel that someone in our life, some bank or boss, some Congress person or Senator can end our lives as we know them, and feed it to not the lions but the wolves of Wall St.?