Archive for July, 2009

Hot enough for you?

Hot enough for you?

Why not visit some local air-conditioned playhouses this summer and “cool” your body temp while broadening your horizons… Mosaic At the Montalban Theatre… an EDGE Performing Arts annual production, made possible and presented by “The Dance Fund.” This exciting and successful scholarship program was developed by Bill Prudich and Randy Allaire in 1988 to prepare […]

The Ugly Truth

The Ugly Truth

The Ugly Truth Run Time: 95 Minutes Not for Children Although Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler) is intended to be so over-the-top outrageous that he’s funny, most of what he says (save, maybe, for his emphasis on oral sex) makes sense, and describes how many men react to a woman so accurately that it should be […]

Los Angeles

ArcLight in August ArcLight in August is celebrating the rich history that California has in film by screening titles that are about California, filmed in California and dreamt up in California. Each Monday night at ArcLight Hollywood and each Tuesday night at ArcLight Sherman Oaks, a different film revival will screen. To celebrate ArcLight in […]

Toluca Lake

Toluca Lake

Free Poetry Contest A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a special poetry contest being sponsored by The Celestial Arts Society. The contest is free and open to poets of any age. Fifty prizes totaling $5,000 in all will be awarded. Poems of 21 lines or less on any subject and in any style […]

The Day Vin Scully Came in From the Cold

By Jerry Crowe, Los Angeles Times Vin Scully showed up unprepared for an assignment once in his life — and Dodgers fans were the better for it. It was 60 years ago this November, and Scully was a 21-year-old greenhorn, recently graduated from Fordham, new to the announcing business and eager to leave his mark. […]

07-29-09

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Discovering the Artwork of Shlomi Haziza

Discovering the Artwork of Shlomi Haziza

At the intersection of Roscoe and Lankershim, in the commercial and industrial area that is the border between North Hollywood and Sun Valley, there is something unexpected. Rising from a manicured green lawn are multicolor flowers with metal stems and branches that reach nearly twenty feet high, with enormous leaves in red, purple, blue and […]

“G-Force” Experience

“G-Force” Experience

Exclusively at the El Capitan Theatre July 24–September 7 In celebration of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ G-Force, The El Capitan Theatre will offer audiences over three and a half hours of additional fun following the movie. The G-Force Experience is a giant, all-new interactive attraction featuring games of skill, loads of excitement […]

Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

Wow, what a crazy summer so far! Where do I begin? Well, let’s start with a thief. Madoff, the investment crook, got 150 years in the slammer—his defense team was hoping for about 10. Considering that the guy should literally be hung, I think 150 years in prison for him is probably getting off rather […]

The “Legend Series” Features the First Lady of Las Vegas, Rose Marie

The “Legend Series” Features the First Lady of Las Vegas, Rose Marie

The Magic Castle is on a role, after the successful launch of their “Legend Series” last month with Phyllis Diller, as they proudly introduced Rose Marie as the second featured artist in the series. The series, produced by Matt Patton and hosted by B. Harlan Boll, took the patrons on a tour of one of […]