Archive for December, 2010

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

By Kirsten Reinking At Burbank Village Apartments, you’ll discover a sophisticated, modern place for adults to enjoy an active, independent lifestyle in an exciting urban atmosphere. Located at 240 E. Palm, a block away from the Burbank Media Center and situated above the Gourmet 88 restaurant, the affordable and stylish Burbank Village Apartments put you […]

Oscar Watch 248 Feature Films Eligible for Best Picture Oscar®

Oscar Watch 248 Feature Films Eligible for Best Picture Oscar®

Two hundred forty-eight feature films are eligible for the 2010 Academy Award® for Best Picture, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 83rd Academy Awards® consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum […]

Tips of the Tongue: A Little Taste of Spain

The medina–esque passages and walkways of the original Farmers Market on 3rd Street are alluring with the smells of the numerous food stalls. Each food vendor persuading your nose and influencing your stomach as you wind your way deeper in the market. Navigating between the hoards of tourists, locals and miscellaneous chotchkies, the new Little […]

New Virtual Studio at Universal

New Virtual Studio at Universal

By Frank Barron There’s something new at Sound Stage 36 at Universal Studios. The stage has been transformed into the new technologically advanced Universal Virtual Stage 1 (UVS1). And the announcement has been welcomed by the production community that wants to keep jobs in town. To keep pace with all the innovations in the business, […]

New Year Changes at KCET to Enhance Local Programming

New Year Changes at KCET to Enhance Local Programming

By Frank Barron Our local KCET channel, which has been a PBS station for about 40 years, will become an independent outlet as of January 1. That will make it the largest independent public television station in the U.S., but it will remain a non-profit, viewer-supported public media organization. The Ahmanson Foundation showed its support […]

“Hair” Brings Back the ‘Age of Aquarius’ to the Pantages Theatre

“Hair” Brings Back the ‘Age of Aquarius’ to the Pantages Theatre

It marked the “dawning of the Age of Aquarius.” It was also shocking when it debuted on Broadway in the era of the ’60s flower children. And now Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is back to cause a sensation at the Pantages Theatre for a three-week engagement, January 5 through 23. But did you […]

The Fighter

The Fighter

The Fighter Run time 114 minutes Not for children What’s amazing about this film, based on the true story of Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and his brother Dicky (Christian Bale), is that under the end credits is a film of the real Micky and the real Dicky. Bale is a carbon copy of the real […]

12-29-10

12-29-10

TOLUCA LAKE Tom LaBonge News The Tolucan Times staff would like to thanks Mr. LaBonge for bringing us pumpkin bread for the holidays. We, unlike our guts, are glad to report every bite has been eaten. STUDIO CITY Volunteering Opportunity Teenagers aged (15 and above) are invited to become volunteers at the Studio City Branch […]

Tolucan Picks Week 17

Tolucan Picks Week 17

Pack Back

It took the departure of legend Brett Favre for Aaron Rodgers to finally get the opportunity he craved. Now in his third season as Green Bay’s starting quarterback, the one-time University of California star has developed into an elite player. Last Sunday afternoon, in what was essentially a playoff game, Rodgers threw four touchdowns and […]