Feb 192018
Official Oscar Night Viewing Parties

  THE ACADEMY TO CELEBRATE OSCAR NIGHT® IN NEW YORK AND LONDON   The Academy will host live Oscar® viewing parties in New York and London for its members and invited film industry guests on Oscar Sunday, March 4. The Oscars®, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at […]

Feb 172018
Free Going Pro Career Fair

  CENTER THEATRE GROUP, LA STAGE ALLIANCE, UCLA AND USC PRESENT THE GOING PRO CAREER FAIR A FREE EVENT ON SATURDAY, APRIL 7 AT THE LOS ANGELES THEATRE CENTER Workshops and More Offered to Current Undergraduate and Graduate Students   Center Theatre Group invites current undergraduate and graduate students to attend the free Going Pro […]

Feb 142018
Love Story For Valentine’s Day

When Harry Met Meghan… Two people in their thirties met, fell in love and are engaged to be married. The story wouldn’t be extra-ordinary except that he is a prince (Prince Harry) and she (Meghan Markle) had several strokes against her from the get-go. As any Anglophile will tell you, there was another American woman […]

Feb 102018
Mainstream L.A. Theatres To Translate In Spanish

  SPANISH LANGUAGE OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCES SET FOR  “ELLIOT, A SOLDIER’S FUGUE” AT THE KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE AND “WATER BY THE SPOONFUL” AT THE MARK TAPER FORUM     Center Theatre Group will offer Spanish-language translations of the 1 p.m. performance of “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue” on Sunday, February 25 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre […]

Feb 092018
The Oscar Concert

  THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION PRESENT THE OSCAR® CONCERT One-Night-Only Celebration of the History of Film Music in Honor of the 90th Oscars® Wednesday, February 28, at 8:00 PM Walt Disney Concert Hall   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Los […]

Jan 252018
Neil Diamond’s Sad Announcement

  Neil Diamond’s Sad Announcement was made in a press release posted on his Website (NeilDiamond.com) which reads:   “NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED Legendary Artist Will Continue To Write, Record & Pursue New Projects   “Legendary singer, songwriter and performer Neil Diamond announced his retirement […]

Jan 242018
2018 Oscars Nominees

  90TH OSCARS® NOMINEES ANNOUNCED   Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards® nominations on January 23rd live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media. Haddish and […]

Jan 202018
Elliot Trilogy To Play Concurrently In Los Angeles Theatres

  ELLIOT TRILOGY TO PLAY CONCURRENTLY IN LOS ANGELES THEATRES JANUARY 27 THROUGH MARCH 19, 2018 Center Theatre Groups’ Previously Announced Productions of “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue” at the Douglas and “Water by the Spoonful” at the Taper Will Be Joined By Latino Theater Company’s Production of “The Happiest Song Plays Last”   Los Angeles […]

Aug 122017
Rhinestone Cowboy Rode Off At 81

  Glen Campbell who made America GREAT with songs like “Southern Nights”, “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” died from Alzheimer’s disease.   Glen Campbell, the beloved Rhinestone Cowboy, rode off into the sunset, for the final time. The extra-ordinary artist was born as the “12th child and seventh son of […]

Aug 072017
Los Angeles Concerts Rescheduled

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES AND TEARS FOR FEARS RESCHEDULE THEIR LOS ANGELES AND SAN JOSE SHOWS Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears for Fears have rescheduled their California tour dates to the following dates below. September 14 – STAPLES Center – Los Angeles, CA September 15 – STAPLES Center – Los Angeles, CA […]

Jul 302017
The Curious Tour At Ahmanson

  “THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME” BEGINS PERFORMANCES AT CENTER THEATRE GROUP/AHMANSON THEATRE AUGUST 2 AND CONTINUES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 Tony and Olivier Award-Winning Best Play A New Play by Simon Stephens Adapted From the Novel by Mark Haddon Directed by Marianne Elliott   Presented by Center Theatre Group, The […]

Jul 152017

  VASYL LOMACHENKO AND RAY BELTRAN TITLE DEFENSES HEADLINE ALL-ACTION CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING EVENT IN LOS ANGELES Saturday, August 5, at LA’s Microsoft Theater Live on ESPN at 10 P.M. ET Tickets Are On Sale   Los Angeles boxing fans, prepare to enter The Matrix! Two-division world champion and pound for pound superstar VASYL “Hi-Tech” LOMACHENKO […]

Jul 142017
King Of The Yees Opens At Kirk Douglas Theatre

  THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF “KING OF THE YEES” OPENS AT CENTER THEATRE GROUP’S KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE SUNDAY, JULY 16 Lauren Yee’s New Play Continues Through August 6, 2017   The world premiere production of “King of the Yees” will open at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, July 16 at 6:30 […]

Jul 022017
FREE Concerts, Movies And Events In L.A.

  Downtown Los Angeles Pershing Square FREE Concerts, Movies And Events   The Pershing Square Downtown Stage offers eight weeks of free outdoor concerts, movies, and special events from July 8th to August 27th 2017. Friday Night Flicks are shown at the Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles at sundown. Bring a chair and a […]

Jun 172017
Bill Cosby Mistrial

After several attempts, the jurors in the Bill Cosby trial failed to reach a unanimous decision forcing Norristown (Pennsylvania) judge O’Neill to declare a mistrial. The jury consisted of five women and seven men (four white women, six white men, one black woman and one black man). Cosby was facing three charges of aggravated indecent […]

Jun 092017
FREE Movie Screenings In Pasadena

OLD PASADENA SUMMER CINEMA, JULY 1 – JULY 29, 2017 FEATURING 19 FILMS IN PREDOMINANTLY OUTDOOR FREE SETTINGS Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (www.oldpasadena.org/summercinema) returns for another year as a month-long, FREE movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations. Running from July 1 – July 29, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in […]

Jun 072017
Welcome Clooney Twins

On June the 6th (Tuesday) our favorite heartthrob George Clooney and his beautiful wife Amal (international law and human rights attorney) welcomed twins. The babies were born without complications and are healthy. The celebrity parents have a baby son and a baby daughter and named them Alexander and Ella, respectively. The “official” announcement: Hands down, […]

Jun 052017
Ariana Grande Makes America Proud

Ariana Grande’s star-studded benefit concert “One Love Manchester” was held in Manchester the day after the barbaric attack on the London Bridge and Borough Market. Grande was joined by pop’s greatest stars: Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Usher, Take That, Pharrell Williams and Niall Horan. In spite of wide spread fears following the […]

May 202017
Investigation Of Chris Cornell’s Death

The death of the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave is under investigation. His suicide cannot be explained by his shocked family, friends or fans. It is known however that Cornell was on a prescription anti-anxiety medication and the possibility that the prescription may have influenced his spur of the moment decision to kill himself […]

May 142017
The Final Production Of CTG Block Party

  CENTER THEATRE GROUP’S BLOCK PARTY CONTINUES AT THE KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE WITH THE OPENING OF THE ECHO THEATER PRODUCTION OF “DRY LAND” ON SUNDAY, MAY 14th The Third and Final Installment of Block Party Will Run For 11 Performances Only   Center Theatre Group’s Block Party continues with the opening of The Echo Theater […]