~ St. Francis over Monrovia in football. http://goo.gl/EfpT4G
~ Blue Collar Boys, a self-financed independent film written and directed by New Jersey small business owner Mark Nistico has been selected to screen at the Action on Film International Film Festival at 2 p.m. on September 24 at Monrovia's Krikorian theater as part of the Action on Film International Film Festival. It has been nominated Blue Collar Boys for Best Drama Feature, Best Produced Screenplay, and Outstanding Cast Performance in a Feature Film. For the trailer, and for more information on the film, visit bluecollarboysthemovie.com.
~ A musicologist, a Mah Jongg maven, a former Chasid and a rock star are among the authors who will be featured at the Monrovia-based Jewish Federation's 17th Annual Jewish Book Festival, from October through December, at synagogues and other venues in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys. For reservations and information contact Jewish Federation at 626-445-0810 or email@example.com
- Brad Haugaard