Tag archive for ‘Entertainment’

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor Runtime 120 minutes. Not for children. World War II’s iconic war movies were A Walk in the Sun (1945) and Battleground (1949). For the time, they were impressive pieces of work. But what they didn’t do was to capture the intensity and violence of battle. They were a lot of talk and not […]

American Hustle

American Hustle

American Hustle Runtime 137 minutes including credits Not for children. This is the 21st century version of The Sting (1973), loosely based on the ABSCAM scandal (1978-81) in which the FBI hired Melvin Weinberg, a con man with a record, to plan and carry out the scheme of entrapping government officials accepting bribes. Here the con […]

Salute to Vienna Returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall!

Salute to Vienna Returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall!

Salute to Vienna returns to The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall for a 10th appearance on Sunday, Jan. 5, at 2:30 p.m. This highly anticipated New Year’s Concert, a magnificent re-creation of Vienna’s world famous NEUJAHRSKONZERT, features a stellar cast of over 75 musicians, including European singers and dancers in beautiful costumes. Celebrate with […]

The Hot Shots Comedy Cruise Features dozens of “name” TV and movie comedians….

The Hot Shots Comedy Cruise Features dozens of “name” TV and movie comedians….

Sandra Kuker will host the Hot Shots Comedy Cruise March 15-19, 2014 and wrangle the A-List of Comedians performing exclusively for our cruise clients. This 100 proof hilarious sea adventure mixes luxury amenities and laugh-out loud comedy every day. It’s a unique experience to mix cruising with comedy mayhem and the on-shore sites of Catalina […]

Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace Runtime 116 minutes. Not for children. …and into the fire for an unsuspecting person who wanders into a theater not knowing what to expect. This is unremittingly depressing and graphically violent. At times during the first hour, however, I thought I had died and gone to a Terrence Malick movie, so […]

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis Runtime 111 minutes. OK for children. There’s a lot more to this film than meets the eye. This is the story of folk music in Greenwich Village just before Bob Dylan arrived and helped create folk rock that swept the country in the ‘60s with people like his girlfriend, Joan Baez, and […]

Commercial Acting Classes for Adults Now in Burbank

Commercial Acting Classes for Adults Now in Burbank

Buddy Powell’s COMMERCIAL ACTING for ADULTS will begin 2014 with an additional location. Starting Jan. 8, weekly classes will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Fitness Is Art Studio located at 2019 W. Magnolia in Burbank (just east of Keystone). Nearly every day in Los Angeles television commercials are produced. Nearly […]

The John Burroughs High School Choral and Instrumental Ensembles Proudly Present A Hollywood Holiday Spectacular

The John Burroughs High School Choral and Instrumental Ensembles Proudly Present A Hollywood Holiday Spectacular

Friday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. The combined vocal and instrumental departments of John Burroughs High School are presenting a special musical treat for the holiday season. A Hollywood Holiday Spectacular will be a performance filled with the seasonal sights and sounds of the award-winning music […]

SFV Master Chorale Presents Their Annual Holiday Concert

SFV Master Chorale Presents Their Annual Holiday Concert

The San Fernando Valley Master Chorale and ‘Messiah’ Festival Chorus present their annual Holiday Concert, featuring Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mel Catholic Church, 20870 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. The Chorale will be led by Dr. Donald Caldwell, renowned as a past choral director at Cal Tech for […]

Weekend of a Champion

Weekend of a Champion

Weekend of a Champion Runtime 93 minutes. OK for Children Roman Polanski had extraordinary access to race driver Jackie Stewart as he prepared to drive in the Monaco Grand Prix in 1971. The resulting film made its debut at the 1972 International Film Festival where it won a “Special Recognition Award,” and then became a […]