Feb 052017
2017 Oscars Nominees To Be Celebrated At Academy Luncheon

OSCAR® NOMINEES TO BE HONORED AT ACADEMY LUNCHEON   More than 165 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon. Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Casey Affleck, […]

Jan 312017
“Zoot Suit” Previews Beginning

“ZOOT SUIT” PREVIEWS BEGIN TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017 AT CENTER THEATRE GROUP/MARK TAPER FORUM **Please note cast change below. “Zoot Suit” begins previews this Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. The legendary play with music opens February 12 and will continue through March 19, 2017, (extending one week from […]

Jan 282017
Los Angeles Museums Free For All Day This Sunday

The skies have cleared, it is warmer but entertainment still costs money. Make this Sunday Los Angeles museums’ exploration day! L.A. best museums participate in the SoCal Museums’ 12th annual Free-For-All Day. Thirty two Los Angeles museums participate and offer free admission THIS SUNDAY, January 29th. To make things even better, L.A. Metro – a […]

Jan 252017
Death of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore artist, actress, comedienne, dancer and a role model for modern, working women passed away at 80 from complications of diabetes. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her. Her career spanned decades from her debut as a dancer for Hotpoint appliances in 1955 to her appearance in “Hot in Cleveland” […]

Jan 242017
89th Oscars® Nominations Announced

For the first time in 90 year history of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences the nominations weren’t announced live to the entertainment media but streamed for the world to see. Most of 2017 Oscars nominations were received by “La La Land” (14), “Moonlight” (8), “Arrival” (8), “Lion” (6), “Manchester by the Sea” […]

Jan 202017
Actor Miguel Ferrer Has Died

Miguel Ferrer, the popular TV and big screen actor, has died at 61 of throat cancer. Ferrer was a son of Oscar-winning actor and musician José Ferrer and the legendary singer, Rosemary Clooney. (He was a cousin of George Clooney.) Ferrer’s multi-faceted talent and distinctive voice enabled him to portray villains as well as heroes […]

Jan 182017
“Zoot Suit” Extended Due to Strong Ticket Sales and Popular Demand

Before Performances Have Begun, Center Theatre Group Announces “Zoot Suit” WILL extend FOR one week through March 19th Due to Strong Ticket Sales and Popular Demand Previews Begin January 31th, Opening is February 12th 2017 “Archduke” Will Be Re-Scheduled to Accommodate the Extension Performances Will Now Begin on April 25, 2017, at the Taper Rehearsals […]

Jan 092017
2017 Golden Globes Winners And Memorable Moments

The much anticipated 74th Golden Globes didn’t disappoint! The Hollywood Foreign Press Association bestowed its awards on leading domestic and foreign artists of film and television as well as the best films and TV shows. There was excitement, high energy, high fashion and a constellation of Hollywood’s – and the world’s – movie stars. The […]

Jan 082017
Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star For Viola Davis

The first Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star of 2017 was dedicated to Viola Davis! Davis’ tour de force performance – in a supporting role – in the film Doubt (2008) took movie audiences and the film industry by storm and resulted in her getting an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, Golden Globe and […]

Jan 062017
Debbie Reynolds And Carrie Fisher Private Memorial Service

UPDATE: On Friday 01/06/17 a private funeral for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher (the Hollywood Dynasty’s mother and daughter who died only a day apart) was held at the Hollywood Hills’ Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The ceremony brought together the family, friends and their famous Hollywood peers. Carrie Fisher’s brother, Todd Fisher shared that the […]

Dec 282016
Debbie Reynolds Died One Day After Her Daughter

Just a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the Unsinkable Molly Brown stopped Singing In The Rain, forever. Debbie Reynolds suffered a stroke and died. She was 84. In my capacity as the editor for the popular Cultural Events In Los Angeles, I interviewed Miss Reynolds a few years back. She wasn’t […]

Dec 272016
Carrie Fisher – Princes Leia - Died

While on a plane from London to Los Angeles, Carrie Fisher (Star Wars’ beloved Princess Leia) suffered massive heart attack. According to reports provided by the plane’s passengers, the plane’s captain asked immediately whether there is a medical doctor onboard. The flight’s crew, an emergency medical technician and a nurse rushed to help. We’ve been […]

Dec 262016
English Superstar George Michael Dead At 53

English superstar singer and songwriter George Michael has died at home at the age of 53. The cause of his death has not been revealed. (Gossip has it, that George Michael died from a heart failure.) The star – who ruled the 1980s and continued writing and performing ever since – passed away on Christmas […]

Dec 192016
Zsa Zsa Gabor The Pioneer Of Celebrity Died

Zsa Zsa Gabor pioneered the concept of celebrity as a career. Her beauty, business savvy and hunger for life and love gave her a beautiful life. Zsa Zsa Gabor was born in Budapest (Hungary) and arrived in Hollywood in her twenties following her actress sister Eva Gabor. Zsa Zsa was a Miss Hungary in 1936. […]

Dec 142016
Alan Thicke Died While Playing Hockey

Popular as the star of “The Alan Thicke Show” and the loving father in “Growing Pains”, TV sitcoms from the 80s, Alan Thicke died from a massive heart attack on Tuesday (12/13/16) evening while playing hockey with his son. He was 69. Canadian-born Alan Thicke had a long and successful show business career, not limited […]

Dec 112016
"Little Drummer Bowie" Celebrates Christmas At The Falcon Theatre

The setting is Jerusalem / Bethlehem at the time of Christ’s birth. The energy is Rock-N-Roll. The pungent spice is our current political situation. The bonus? An unexpectedly intimate experience. The Troubadour Theater Company’s “Little Drummer Bowie” at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank will chase your winter blues away! The Troubadour Theater Company is known […]

Dec 112016
Happy 100th Birthday Kirk Douglas

Cleft-chinned movie star Kirk Douglas continues to enjoy his well-deserved fame as a legendary actor, producer, director and author. We all know the classic films in which he starred. Some of our favorites are: Champion (1949) Bad and the Beautiful (1952) Lust for Life (1956) The Vikings (1958) Spartacus (1960) Lonely Are the Brave (1962) […]

Dec 092016
American Astronaut John Glenn Died At 95

John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962 (one year after the Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human being to travel into space) has died. This is an excerpt from the NASA Website: “Glenn, who served four terms as a U.S. senator from Ohio, was one of NASA’s original seven Mercury […]

Dec 072016
59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominations Highlights

The Recording Academy announced its nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. (The highlights are featured below.) Long story short, Beyoncé received the most (9) nominations and set a record! To-date, she’s been nominated for a total of 62 Grammys and has received 20 Grammy Awards. She’s currently nominated for: Album of the Year Song […]

Dec 062016
Jimmy Kimmel Will Host The 89th Oscars®

JIMMY KIMMEL TALKS OSCARS® HOST GIG ON “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!” To Host Live Global Event on Oscar® Sunday, February 26 on ABC Late-night talk show host, producer and comedian Jimmy Kimmel confirmed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that he will host the 89th Oscars® to be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017, on the […]