Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 12:08 pm
When “Newsies” opens at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood this Tuesday, March 24, there’s one performer with local roots who’s extra excited for the four-week Los Angeles engagement, as it’s a chance to sing and dance in front of plenty of friends and family.
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:08 am
Intricately filmed, as if it was had been shot in a single take, and driven by the beat of a pounding drum, "Birdman" is soaring over Hollywood today, having claimed four Oscars, including best picture and best director, but its star, veteran Michael Keaton, was passed over.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:09 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has a leading seven nominations heading into tonight's 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 8:53 am
Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons are probably as close as you can get to being "locks" on Oscar night, but the battle for best actor at Sunday's ceremony is still a toss-up, while "Birdman" and "Boyhood" are in a tight race for best picture.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:24 am
A man in his 20s was stabbed in the back outside the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood by a man who fled the scene, a police sergeant said today.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:21 am
The Greek Theatre's long time management company is planning to fight for the right to continue operating the Griffith Park venue during a City Council committee meeting today.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:47 am
A $10,000 reward was offered today by the firm owned by philanthropist and property manager Kameron Segal for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot him.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:44 am
A businessman who was shot twice in the upper body while sitting behind the wheel of a brand new Rolls Royce in Hollywood was today identified as Cameron Segal.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:33 am
"Birdman," the story of a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will carry a leading 13 nominations into tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, while surprise Golden Globe winner "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is close behind with 11 and fellow Globe-winner "Boyhood" has eight.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:24 am
"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" led the pack of Oscar contenders today with nine nominations each for the 87th Academy Awards, with "The Imitation Game" following close behind with eight nods.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:46 am
The Actor statuettes, the bronze trophies presented to the winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, were cast Tuesday at a Burbank foundry in an annual ritual ahead of the guild's ceremony.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:36 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected a leading seven nominations today for the 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 7:55 am
A man was stabbed in Hollywood on Saturday afternoon and another man suspected of committing the attack was arrested, police said.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:44 am
Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a veteran film producer and the son of one of Hollywood's pioneering movie moguls, has died of congestive heart failure at age 88, according to media reports.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:38 am
Awards season will kick into high gear Sunday with the presentation of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, with "Birdman" carrying a leading seven nominations into the Beverly Hilton ceremony.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:54 am
The 6100 block of Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood will re-open this morning after bomb squad investigators determined a suspicious device was harmless.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:52 am
Three-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke will sink his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre today, one day before the release of his latest film, the sci-fi thriller "Predestination."
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:05 am
A sunset memorial will be held at the Griffith Observatory today in remembrance of the late local television personality Huell Howser.
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:00 am
A man 55-to-60 years old died in a hospital Monday morning after being shot several times in Hollywood, a crime witnessed by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who helped arrest a suspect and an accomplice, police said.
Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:09 am
A man died in a hospital this morning after being shot several times in Hollywood, a crime witnessed by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who helped arrest a suspect and an accomplice, police said.
Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
The Beachwood Canyon entrance of a trail that leads to a view of the Hollywood Sign will re-open to pedestrians on Monday, city Recreation and Parks officials announced today.
Posted Dec. 27, 2014, 6:18 am
A Los Angeles Police Department officer shot and wounded a 47-year-old woman in the parking structure of the Hollywood & Highland center Friday morning after she allegedly started fighting with another woman and then pointed a gun at the officer, a police commander said.
Posted Dec. 26, 2014, 8:42 am
A Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded a woman at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue this morning, police said.
Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 10:27 am
The popular musical "Wicked" returned to Los Angeles on Dec. 10 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a 14-week engagement.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 1:59 pm
When touring Broadway shows arrive at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, most typically stay for just three weeks. Fans of “Wicked” are in for a treat following its return on Wednesday – it will remain for a 14-week engagement through Sunday, March 15, 2015.