Archive for November, 2013

THE FAIRMONT KEA LANI

THE FAIRMONT KEA LANI

JACKIE: We want to Talk about the mystique of Maui’s Fairmont Kea Lani, the last stop on our multi-celebration for David’s Birthday, our upcoming 10th Anniversary and my 80th year. Our gift to each other was this first stay on the Wailea side of Maui. DAVID: It is indisputable that most every mile of Maui […]

11-27-13

TOLUCA LAKE Santa’s Coming to Town! Toluca Lake Farmers Market Santa will be there. Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa come to Santa’s Village and bring the kids, the dog, and get in the Christmas Sprit with us! Music, Fun, Candy Canes, Booths for Presents, Food, and Carolers. Santa will be taking kids’ wish list […]

“Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World” Presents U.S. Premiere of FALLOUT

By Kat Kramer I was honored to have presented/produced and hosted the official U.S. Premiere of the new Australian documentary FALLOUT for the 5th installment and 5th Anniversary of my cinema series “Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World.” I am following in my father, Stanley Kramer’s footsteps by showcasing feature films and documentaries with […]

It’s Always Magic with Milt Larsen

It’s Always Magic with Milt Larsen

Christmas came early to the Magic Castle in Hollywood. The legendary bastion of the magical arts unwrapped a special present when the only North American exhibit of items from the career of the great Cardini was unveiled. Milt Larsen, founder of the Magic Castle with his late brother Bill, greeted friends and fellow magicians at […]

Maximizing Your Child’s Learning with Technology

Maximizing Your Child’s Learning with Technology

(BPT) – A practice that was once frowned upon, many schools are now encouraging students to bring their own tablets, smartphones and notebook computers into the classroom to improve student learning opportunities. With the rise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs, many parents are wondering how they can ensure their child has the most […]

A Night of Transformation: A Red & White Affair

A Night of Transformation: A Red & White Affair

Director/Producer Spencer Collins of B.L.A.C.Male Productions does it again. This year with a group of his close friends and MC’s Jensen Atwood (of Noah’s Arc) and Nefreteri Sheperd (of “Single Mom’s Planet”) he’s up to big things, changing the lives of those infected and affected by HIV. He has corralled the troops for a night […]

A Holiday Nutcracker Festival

A Holiday Nutcracker Festival

Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre (PBDT) will host A Holiday Nutcracker Festival at the Alex Theatre in Glendale on Sunday, Dec. 1, beginning at 12 noon. The company has chosen to kick off the holiday season with an all-day festival open to the public. Sponsored in part by the Glendale Downtown Merchants Association, the festivities will […]

I caught two productions for review on the weekend …

I caught two productions for review on the weekend …

As different as they could be in style and content, but both ambitious in their own ways…. Storefront Church – A West Coast Premiere. Written with heartfelt passion by the highly acclaimed John Patrick Shanley. Offering their second production as the resident theater co. in the intimate back space at The NoHo Arts Center … “The […]

Oldboy

Oldboy

Oldboy Runtime 104 minutes. Not for children. This is based on a Japanese manga series written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi, about a man who is suddenly imprisoned in solitary confinement for many years without any apparent reason and then released just as suddenly after which he must find out who imprisoned […]

Big Clash

Big Clash

When UCLA and USC meet at the Coliseum this Saturday at 5 p.m., the Pacific 12 Conference South Division title will not be on the line, but the battle between the cross-town rivals will still be fierce. The Bruins enter having lost to Arizona State by five points at the Rose Bowl, while the Trojans […]