LAPD’s Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

LAPD’s Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

LAPD’s Safety Tips For The Holiday Season The holiday season quickly approaches and law enforcement would like the public to be mindful and take steps to think ahead about personal safety, and the safety of your Communities. As we quickly approach the holiday season, now is the perfect time to remind one another of the [...]

Sneak Peek At “What The Butler Saw” At Mark Taper Forum

Sneak Peek At “What The Butler Saw” At Mark Taper Forum

PREVIEWS BEGIN FOR JOE ORTON’S “WHAT THE BUTLER SAW” NOVEMBER 12, 2014, AT THE CTG / MARK TAPER FORUM The Riotous Farce Features Frances Barber, Sarah Manton, Angus McEwan, Rod McLachlan, Charles Shaughnessy and Paxton Whitehead Opens on Sunday, November 23 Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton’s riotous farce “What the Butler Saw” begins previews Wednesday, [...]

The Falcon Theatre in Burbank To Feature “The Snow QUEEN”

The Falcon Theatre in Burbank To Feature “The Snow QUEEN”

Troubadour Theater Company’s The Snow QUEEN Directed by Matt Walker at The Falcon Theatre in Burbank Previews begin December 3, 2014 OPENS Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8pm Falcon Theatre is proud to present Troubadour Theater Company’s The Snow QUEEN, directed by Matt Walker, the third production of the Falcon Theatre’s 2014-2015 Subscription Season. We [...]

Eight Documentary Short Subject Films Contend for 2014 OSCAR

Eight Documentary Short Subject Films Contend for 2014 OSCAR

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 87th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar® nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 58 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers [...]

An Al Jarreau Christmas Is Coming To Smothers Theatre In Malibu

An Al Jarreau Christmas Is Coming To Smothers Theatre In Malibu

Al Jarreau: “The greatest jazz singer alive.” – Time Magazine Monday, December 15, 2014, 8 p.m. Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA With his unique vocal style, Grammy Award-winning Al Jarreau is one of the world’s musical treasures. This special concert at Smothers Theatre in Malibu at 8 p.m. on Monday, [...]

Academy’s November Programs Celebrate Classic Films And Hollywood Costume Exhibition

Academy’s November Programs Celebrate Classic Films And Hollywood Costume Exhibition

20TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING OF “THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION” WITH FRANK DARABONT, MORGAN FREEMAN AND TIM ROBBINS HIGHLIGHTS ACADEMY’S NOVEMBER PROGRAMS A 20th anniversary screening of “The Shawshank Redemption”; restorations of Mary Pickford’s “Little Annie Rooney” and Charlie Chaplin’s “The Bank”; a screening series and panel discussion complementing the landmark Hollywood Costume exhibition; and six diverse films [...]

Elizabeth Peña Passed Away

Elizabeth Peña Passed Away

The radiant, beautiful, fiery and talented actress Elizabeth Peña has died, yesterday! No additional information pertaining to the cause of her death is available at this time. Several media outlets defined her death as due to “natural causes”. Personally, I can’t imagine a death due to natural causes at only 55…. Elizabeth Peña, a Cuban [...]

Neil Patrick Harris Will Be The Host Of 2015 OSCARS®

Neil Patrick Harris Will Be The Host Of 2015 OSCARS®

Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015. “We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars,” said [...]

Record 83 Countries Compete For 2014 Foreign Language Film Oscar

Record 83 Countries Compete For 2014 Foreign Language Film Oscar

83 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2014 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards®. Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama are first-time entrants. The 2014 submissions are: Afghanistan, “A Few Cubic Meters of Love,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Argentina, “Wild Tales,” [...]

The Academy Introduces Its New Website

The Academy Introduces Its New Website

THE ACADEMY UNVEILS THE NEW OSCARS.ORG Offers Fans Their First Chance to Win Tickets to the Oscar® Fan Experience hosted by PEOPLE The Academy introduced the newly redesigned Oscars.org, featuring unprecedented access to its members, collections and exclusive content, including the definitive Oscars® timeline. “This site is an extension of our ongoing efforts to inspire, [...]

Dael Orlandersmith’s “Forever” Opens At Kirk Douglas Theatre On October 12th

Dael Orlandersmith’s “Forever” Opens At Kirk Douglas Theatre On October 12th

The world premiere of Dael Orlandersmith’s “Forever,” directed by Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller, opens this Sunday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the CTG / Kirk Douglas Theatre. A DouglasPlus presentation, “Forever” was commissioned and developed by CTG. Performances continue through October 26 (previews October 9-11). In “Forever,” writer/performer Orlandersmith investigates [...]

Major Upgrade Projects At STAPLES

Major Upgrade Projects At STAPLES

The downtown Los Angeles arena is heading into its 15th season and has spent nearly $7.5 Million to improve the fan experience and update its lighting system STAPLES Center President Lee Zeidman announced that the arena went through some incredible upgrades over the summer and that they are excited to unveil them to STAPLES Center’s [...]

“Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour” Is Coming To Ahmanson Theatre

“Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour” Is Coming To Ahmanson Theatre

EVENT: “Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour” (Previously announced as “Dame Edna and Barry Humphries: The Final Farewell Tour”) Directed by Simon Phillips. DESCRIPTION: In a side-splitting, historic finale, Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries) is capping a spectacular career spanning 50 years of bravura showmanship in this farewell celebratory show. Surrounded by spectacular [...]

Center Theatre Group’s Award for Early Career L.A. Artists

Center Theatre Group’s Award for Early Career L.A. Artists

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 RICHARD E. SHERWOOD AWARD Center Theatre Group’s Award for Early Career L.A. Artists   Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group’s 2015 Richard E. Sherwood Award. The Sherwood Award provides financial support for emerging theatre artists living and working in Los Angeles. Created in memory of Richard E. Sherwood, [...]

Winners Of 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships

Winners Of 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships

Academy to stage live read of the winning scripts Three individual writers and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Each individual winner and the combined writing team will receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at an awards presentation [...]

Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Events

Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Events

HATSUNE MIKU – October 11th & 12th, 2014 GERARDO ORTIZ – October 18th, 2014 94.7 THE WAVE PRESENTS FANTASIA & BRIAN MCKNIGHT – October 24th, 2014 SIAVASH GHOMAYSHI – October 25th, 2014 DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON – October 31st, 2014 & November 1st, 2014 RUSSELL PETERS – November 8th, 2014 [...]