Archive for July, 2013

Craig Strong

Craig Strong

Innervouz w/ Matt Harris — Comedian Theo Westbest

Although many dreams come true in Hollywood, sometimes hearts are broken and young talent goes to waste. I’m making it my mission to find and interview young hopeful artists in Hollywood and find out what drives them to make art and how they intend to share it. Last fall I was at an open mic […]

Sticks and Stones

What is a crime? What is considered unacceptable behavior in our society? What are the worst things a person can do? What is it that stigmatizes a person today? Things that once were major offences and unacceptable behavior are deemed okay or at least not so bad nowadays. On the other hand, things that were […]

Ginny Mancini Speaks at Society of Singers Fundraiser

Ginny Mancini Speaks at Society of Singers Fundraiser

By Jon Konjoyan Society of Singers (SOS) founder Ginny Mancini, once a performer with Mel Torme’s Mel-Tones and widow of renowned composer Henry Mancini (The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany’s), spoke at the group’s recent fundraising film screener 20 Feet from Stardom in Santa Monica. Stardom focuses on the plight of the unheralded background singer […]

ARC TV and Gallery 30 Years Old

ARC TV and Gallery 30 Years Old

Local business ARC TV and Art Gallery in Burbank has been open for 30 years this month. “Things sure have changed since we began. Who would have thought that we would have survived this long?” owner Bill Czappa says. “There have been many challenges for a small business especially in the last few years; big […]

The Sporting Life at GBK’s Pre-ESPYs Poker Party

The Sporting Life at GBK’s Pre-ESPYs Poker Party

Jocks partied before the ESPY Awards at the fabulous GBK Pre-Awards event. The sports themed affair featured impressive luxury lifestyle sponsors assembled at the Andaz Hotel on Sunset. The highlight was a lively poker tournament benefitting worthy charities, hosted by GBK founder Gavin Keilly. He oversaw the “card party” that pitted professional poker players against […]

Are Your Legs Ready For Summer?

Are Your Legs Ready For Summer?

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Active, Artistic Lifestyles Can Lead to Better Health at Any Age

Active, Artistic Lifestyles Can Lead to Better Health at Any Age

By the NoHo Senior Arts Colony Apartment Community Creativity is the fuel that keeps people running. Time and time again, studies have shown that active engagement of the mind and body is a key factor in preserving health and promoting longevity. Today, people are increasingly living longer, and staying healthy into their later years. As […]

Hi-Yo Silver Away… and Gone!

Hi-Yo Silver Away… and Gone!

Whatever possessed the Disney Company to make this “Spaghetti Western,” The Lone Ranger is beyond the comprehensiveness of this moviegoer. For me, it was more like “Captain Jack Sparrow” from Pirates of the Caribbean turned into “Tonto” in a new drag costume. Instead of “The Black Pearl,” we have “Silver the Wonder Horse”! It would […]

Emmy-Nominated Helen Mirren, Acting Royally and Steadily

Emmy-Nominated Helen Mirren, Acting Royally and Steadily

By Frank Barron You certainly can’t type-cast Helen Mirren. On the big screen she’s currently a kick-butt action star in Red 2, and the menacing voice of the college dean in Monsters University. And for her television work, Mirren just got an Emmy nomination for Lead Actress Movie/Miniseries for playing the defense attorney opposite Al […]