Lionel Rolfe


Stories by Lionel Rolfe

The world's greatest music

The inescapable fact is ‘classical’ music must have its roots among the ‘folks’

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 12/22/2011
Etched in memory and granite

Former ‘Voice of the South’ Boyd Lewis recalls a lesser known side to King and the struggle for civil rights

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 08/25/2011
The Mount Lowe reunion

Not-so-fond childhood memories of Altadena’s long-closed military academy

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 06/23/2011
A man for his times

Adventurer, writer and naturalist Charles Lummis and the bohemian LA he defined

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 06/02/2011
Random revolutions

What the future holds for the Middle East — much like the ending of Hoyt Hilsman’s novel ‘Nineteen Angels’ — is far from certain

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 03/31/2011
Portraits by an icon

Famed photographer Phil Stern preserves his historic legacy at a new gallery

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 03/03/2011
The real Rasputin

The metaphysics behind the music of Russian composer Vladimir Rodzianko

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 02/10/2011
Realms of despair

Looking to the heavens for hope in a world gone mad

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 12/17/2010
Troubled Times

Echoes of America’s violent history reverberate in the age of Obama

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 11/19/2009
Of kings, priests and tyrants

On health care, Obama needs to know his worth is reflected by his enemies

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 06/18/2009
Sounds of Life

Exploring the universe through the music of Maestro Victor Vener

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 04/24/2008
One on one

Warner set to take on Dreier now that Hilsman has quit 26th Congressional District race

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 02/07/2008
Modern monstrosities

Since the time of Hitler, the legacy of our freeways has been one of brutality and death

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 08/31/2006
Casualty of 'freedom'

The troubling story of Dodger Stadium's construction remains part of Frank Wilkinson's heroic legacy

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 01/19/2006
A man of his times

Remembering Sen. Eugene McCarthy, the man who campaigned against war

Author Lionel Rolfe Date 12/22/2005