Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Pop singer Cyndi Lauper, “Kinky Boots,” and the 2013 Tony Awards

  Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is having a lot of fun these days on Broadway. Lauper wrote lyrics and music for “Kinky Boots,” about a struggling shoemaker whose business gets a big turnaround when he switches over to producing fancy footwear for drag queens. The musical is based on a true story, a 2005 film by the same name as […]
Friday, May 3, 2013

More sunny skies and heat in B-town today

  It’s not even 9 a.m. and already the temperature is in the 70s here in B-town. It’s expected to be hotter than yesterday. A high of 95 is predicted for the Media City. A cool down is in the forecast for the weekend — with some rain possible on Monday and Tuesday. Change is good.    
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Talk of the Town: A fresh start for the Burbank City Council

A newly reorganized Burbank City Council got down to business with a closed door session at City Hall late today. The only item listed on the  agenda is a conference with legal counsel about anticipated litigation. After yesterday’s momentous event, the Burbank City Council has a fresh start and hopefully, it  will drop the old baggage (stale approaches, unworkable ideas, and […]
Thursday, May 2, 2013

A hot one in the Media City today

  Oh, wow, temperatures are going to sizzle under sunny skies in the Media City today. The weather watchers have been predicting it for days — now the heat has arrived. At 10:30 a.m. it hit 79 degrees. Today’s high in Burbank is expected to top 90. The lows tonight in the 60s.  The same is on tap for tomorrow. […]
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

City Buzz: New Burbank City Council, traffic commission, and controversy over Measure “S”

City council reorganization meeting Important meeting at Burbank City Hall tomorrow morning. Officially, it is called the reorganization of the city council. To many voters, activists, and concerned citizens it is considered a changing of the guard and the ushering in of a new era in local government. The leader of the old guard, 20-year veteran City Councilman/Mayor, Dave Golonski, […]
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Entertainment Bits: Maria Shriver got a new gig, Jackson trial, and “Iron Man 3” rave review

Maria Shriver returns to NBC News Maria Shriver messy break-up and separation from former California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, apparently has not hurt her reunion with NBC News. In a press release, NBC announced Shriver “… joins NBC News as a special anchor reporting on the shifting roles, emerging power and evolving needs of women in modern life.” Shriver worked for the […]
Saturday, April 27, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot blows up to $114 million!

The Mega Millions jackpot is on a money roll again. The lucky numbers for yesterday’s lottery  draw: 14, 42, 49, 54 ,55, and the Mega ball 31. No one picked all of the winning numbers so the jackpot is now $114 million. Two players in California scored five of Friday’s numbers — one bought the ticket in SoCal at World […]