Tag archives: Jeopardy

MAW in Jeopardy?
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 29, 2021

Apparently Music Academy of the West personnel aren’t just nerdy (er, well-versed) in classical music. At least that’s the conclusion one must draw from the fact that a MAW staffer, Henry Michaels, will be appearing on an episode of Jeopardy! airing on NBC on February 2.  Michaels is the Music Academy’s Director of Audience Experience […]

In Passing: Alex Trebek
By Richard Mineards   |   November 26, 2020

On a personal note, I mark the passing of Alex Trebek, the long-running host of the TV quiz show Jeopardy! for 36 years who died at the age of 80 after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. I started watching the Merv Griffin-produced show in the 1980s and have been hooked ever since, learning much […]

Garden Variety
By Richard Mineards   |   November 23, 2017

Lotusland supporters with a yen for horticulture turned out en masse for the groundbreaking of the $4.6-million renovation of the 60-year-old Japanese one-and-a-half-acre garden by dynamic designing duo Paul Comstock and Derrik Eichelberger. The original design was done by the late Frank Fujii, but time has taken its toll and it is undergoing a major […]