Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:08 am
Neil LaBute is a playwright who doesn’t shy away from theatrical blood letting. His play “In A Dark Dark House,” which is a guest production on stage at The Matrix, is yet another of LaBute’s fascinating, albeit painful, journeys into childhood trauma, memories of which are trapped in the subconscious or too painful to consciously revisit.
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:16 am
The story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music opened on stage Tuesday at the Hollywood Pantages as part of a limited four-week engagement.
Posted Jul. 4, 2014, 6:00 am
Santa Monica is not Hollywood, but the city certainly has connections to the home base of the American film industry. Not only are there sound stages and production companies within Santa Monica, many film and television employees, executives, or professionals also live here.
Posted May. 27, 2014, 10:18 am
The director of 'Mannequin' and 'Mr. Nanny' was the motorcyclist reported killed last weekend.
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 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 Nov. 23, 2013, 7:40 am
“The Lion King” has roared back to the stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood – the first time since 2006 – for a limited run of shows through Jan. 12 next year.
Posted Oct. 25, 2013, 9:18 am
The national touring production of “Evita” has arrived at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, coming directly from the first new Broadway revival of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, since it debuted on Broadway more than 30 years ago.
Posted Sep. 8, 2013, 12:03 pm
The Blue Man Group performed at the Hollywood Bowl Friday and Saturday nights, wowing audiences with their experimental music, comedy, and multimedia acts.
Posted Sep. 4, 2013, 9:26 am
The Hollywood Bowl will present the Blue Man Group this Friday and Saturday nights choreographed to the music of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
Posted Aug. 28, 2013, 9:26 am
Legendary composer/conductor John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl this weekend to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a spectacular program of music from the silver screen.
Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 10:52 am
The Hollywood Bowl's annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular tradition returned with a twist Friday and Saturday nights with top-rated drum corps joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic for two nights of exhilarating music.
Posted Aug. 13, 2013, 11:53 am
The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents its annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular this weekend at the Hollywood Bowl that will culminate each night with the thrilling 1812 Overture accompanied by cannons and a spectacular fireworks display.
Posted Aug. 4, 2013, 9:39 am
The Sunset Strip Music Festival rocked the Sunset Strip on Saturday with a focus on hip hop throughout the eight-hour street festival in West Hollywood.
Posted Jul. 26, 2013, 8:04 am
The Sunset Strip Music Festival returns to West Hollywood a little earlier this summer as headliner Linkin Park jets off to Japan for the start of their Asian tour the following week.
Posted Jul. 12, 2013, 8:57 am
The musical comedy smash “Sister Act” direct from Broadway began performances Tuesday at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a three-week engagement.
Posted Jun. 17, 2013, 12:29 pm
The 2013 Playboy Jazz Festival returned to the Hollywood Bowl for a successful Father’s Day weekend – June 15 and 16 – with an incredible line-up and George Lopez as new Master of Ceremonies.
Posted Jun. 3, 2013, 9:14 am
Father’s Day is only two weekends away – and what better way to celebrate the day with dad than at the 2013 Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
Posted May. 7, 2013, 1:54 pm
The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood opens the production of “Experience The Beatles With RAIN” tonight with shows daily through this Sunday, May 12.
Posted Mar. 29, 2013, 8:12 am
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” opened at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood Tuesday night for a limited two week engagement through April 7. The classic Disney story introduces the audience to Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress.
Posted Mar. 1, 2013, 3:51 pm
The 2013 Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl on June 15-16 will feature headliners George Duke with special guest Jeffrey Osborne, Naturally 7 with special guest Herbie Hancock, Sheila E. and Bob James/David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd and James Genus.