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.
Posted Jan. 18, 2014, 9:27 am
The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced the winners for the 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards on Thursday night live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.
Posted Jan. 16, 2014, 7:59 am
The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony will be held today at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica starting at 5 pm.
Posted Jan. 16, 2014, 7:34 am
The speculation is over for Oscar nominations with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences releasing its picks early Thursday morning.
Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 9:01 am
Perhaps the most accessible show of the awards season, the 71st Annual Golden Globes did not disappoint Sunday night, as film and television stars, along with their supporters, friends, and fans all rubbed shoulders to celebrate last year’s accomplishments.
Posted Jan. 3, 2014, 8:50 am
One of Hollywood’s most prolific actors passed away of natural causes at Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital last month.
Posted Dec. 19, 2013, 8:24 am
Ralph Fiennes exploded on screen in his mesmerizing performance as Amon Goeth, the psychotic Nazi commandant in Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List,” earning him multiple nominations and awards including BAFTA, New York Critics, London Film Critics, and the National Society of Film Critics, and was nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 9:11 am
He once portrayed the Incredible Hulk on television, an emotional response to a fugitive scientist who morphed from a human being to a powerful beast. That was from 1978 to 1982. Today, Lou Ferrigno lives in Santa Monica and is making a living by helping people peacefully find health without spending a lot of green.
Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 9:04 am
Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies, (ABCs), hosted its 24th annual, star-studded Talk of the Town black-tie gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Saturday, Nov. 23.
Posted Nov. 27, 2013, 9:02 am
The Los Angeles Clippers hosted its 25th annual Thanksgiving “Teamwork at the Table” event in Venice on Tuesday. The Clippers teamed up with Ralphs/Food 4 Less for the event at St. Joseph Center’s Bread and Roses Café at 204 Hampton Drive in Venice.
Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 6:54 am
Zsa Zsa Gabor and her husband, Prince Frederic will purchase Thanksgiving turkeys for the Vera Davis McClendon Center in Venice and Frederic will distribute them to the needy families. This was where Zsa Zsa did her community service 24 years ago for slapping a cop.
Posted Nov. 21, 2013, 7:36 am
Shania Twain shows she’s still the one as she returns to live performances for the first time in almost a decade at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. She is currently half way through her two-year residency that began Dec. 1, 2012.