Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 11:37 am
Today Michael Jackson fans worldwide are marking the fifth anniversary of the singer's death due to an overdose of a powerful anesthetic he used to battle insomnia.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:09 am
The Broad Stage presents a night with Ray Romano and Friends at 7:30 pm this Saturday.
Posted Jun. 15, 2014, 9:04 am
The voice of Sunday morning top 40 radio for generations of people around the world has been stilled, as Casey Kasem died today. He was 82.
Posted Jun. 5, 2014, 8:03 am
Paul Haggis is one of Hollywood’s most highly respected writer-producer-directors, having racked up two consecutive Best Film Oscars for “Million Dollar Baby,” directed by Clint Eastwood, and “Crash,” which he wrote and directed, winning an Academy Award for both Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.
Posted Jun. 2, 2014, 8:37 am
Songwriter-rapper Chris Brown was released from jail today after serving 24 of the 131 days to which he was sentenced on May 9, Los Angeles County Sheriff's inmate records show.
Posted May. 24, 2014, 12:54 am
Santa Monica resident and established actress Tanna Frederick has a variety of films and productions under her belt – but her success and fame seem to have taken absolutely no toll on her humble, friendly, and down-to-earth nature.
Posted May. 20, 2014, 7:24 am
StarClub aims to transform the social media universe by banishing online barriers that traditionally separated celebrities from their fans.
Posted May. 10, 2014, 9:30 am
R&B singer Chris Brown on Friday admitted violating his probation as a result of an East Coast arrest and was ordered by a Los Angeles judge to serve an additional 131 days in county jail, but his attorney said he expects the entertainer will be out of custody as soon as this weekend.
Posted May. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
It wasn’t just the beautiful red dresses; it was also the red shoes, red bow ties, and red sunglasses that made Saturday’s 8th Annual American Red Cross Red Tie Affair in Santa Monica glowing with red.
Posted Apr. 28, 2014, 9:26 am
Captain Chesley B. (“Sully”) Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed the US Airways jet on New York City’s Hudson River, in the incident that became known as “The Miracle on the Hudson” will be honored at the 8th Annual American Red Cross Red Tie Affair in Santa Monica this Saturday night.
Posted Apr. 26, 2014, 9:35 am
At Wednesday evening's PRECOGNITO Gala, the Santa Monica Museum of Art's annual benefit, world-renowned theatre director and Museum supporter Peter Sellars (who was honored by SMMoA last year) told the audience "The train is coming," a reference to the 2016 arrival of the Metro Expo Line and the redevelopment of the Santa Monica Museum of Art.
Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am
“Class: excellence or elegance, especially in dress, design, or behavior.” It is this definition I would like to apply to some recent developments in TV content, where lately I’m observing that a little class seems to be slowly creeping back into the thinking and execution of some of the stuff we watch on television.
Posted Mar. 21, 2014, 7:46 am
William Turner Gallery presents An Afternoon with Father Gregory Boyle at 3 pm this Sunday. Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries.
Posted Mar. 18, 2014, 9:24 am
Award winning actor and bestselling author Rob Lowe hosted The Get In Touch Foundation's 2014 LA Pretty In Pink Luncheon and Women of Strength Awards in Santa Monica on Sunday.
Posted Mar. 13, 2014, 8:21 am
We all know that Jason Bateman is a wonderfully versatile actor with a special comedic gift that he brings full throttle to his first directorial effort in “Bad Words.”
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:13 am
Hollywood may have the Academy Awards, but Santa Monica has the Spirit Awards each year the afternoon prior to the Oscars in a spiffy tent on the beach.
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:09 am
The Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Broadway at the Broad featuring “Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally at 5 pm and 8 pm this Saturday. What's Hot: Broadway At The Broad To Feature “Will & Grace” Star Megan Mullally
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:10 am
Vera Farmiga is a familiar on-screen personality and has racked up a number of memorable roles in such films as “The Departed,” “Source Code,” “Goats,” “Safe House,” “The Conjuring,” and “Up in the Air,” which earned her both a BAFTA and Academy Award nominations for Actress in a Supporting Role.
Posted Feb. 18, 2014, 9:13 am
Former child star Shirley Temple, who was born in Santa Monica, passed away Monday, Feb. 10 in her Northern California home. She was 85.
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:28 am
There’s no other way to cut it: The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman struck many at a personal level, because we’ve either struggled with our own substance “issues” or known someone who has. Or we’ve possibly also lost someone to the dark forces of abuse.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 9:23 am
The third season of "Men At Work" on TBS is almost complete, but do not expect it to lose any steam before the March 12 season finale.
Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 9:10 am
One of our national treasures, Andy Garcia is among one of Hollywood’s most respected and talented actors having starred in an array of successful films including, “The Untouchables,” “Stand and Deliver,” “Black Rain,” “Internal Affairs,” “The Godfather: Part III,” “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story,” “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Ocean’s Twelve,” “Ocean’s Thirteen,” “Smokin’ Aces,” “City Island” and “The Lost City,” which he co-wrote, directed, and had a starring role.
Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 7:12 am
The Vidiots Foundation in Santa Monica will host award-winning director David O. Russell this Sunday night for a discussion and screening of clips from his most recent film "American Hustle."
Posted Feb. 3, 2014, 9:20 am
What do Jeff Goldblum, Daniel Baldwin, Bo Derek, Tia Carrere, Richard Dreyfus, Julianna Margulies, and Lou Diamond Phillips have in common – besides being on the list of our favorite actors? They have all been invited guests to the Night of 100 Stars Oscar Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 11:06 am
Cirque du Soleil's touring production of "Totem" rolled out the red carpet Tuesday night as it welcomed celebrities such as Neil Patrick Harris, Paris Hilton, and Jason Alexander.