Stephanie Gularte's Hedda Gabler floats onto the shadowed stage with an otherworldly presence. Alone in a darkened living room, she snatches off sheets covering furniture, gasping quietly, and it seems she might asphyxiate at any moment. While her Hedda will not physically suffocate, the intensely desperate character might as well. In the next 24 hours, her world will close in around her, becoming an increasingly airless void.
"Daring" isn't a word you would use very much to describe 2011's "The Hangover Part II," the disappointingly lazy, beat-for-beat rehash of the wild and wildly successful original "Hangover" from 2009.
Two interesting studies have come up over the past month on heart attacks. Scientists have found a temporary condition that can quadruple your chance of having a heart attack. Scientists have found that job stress leads to more heart attacks, but there is a treatment that can reduce job stress-related heart attacks by 50 percent.
CONTINUING through June 17 - Grief and Loss, Healing through Yoga. Participants explore their grief through the use of basic yoga postures, discussion and education
When the weather turns warm, I find myself craving the smell and taste of a great homemade burger off the grill.
At Heritage Oak Winery of Lodi, the past isn't pickled and idly displayed, but continues to inspire, energize and contribute. The "heritage oak" itself is a tall blue oak wide enough to shade both the winery and the visitors who relax just outside the tasting room.