Posted Jun. 18, 2013, 3:37 pm
15-year-old Cydney Kone, a level 10 gymnast on the Broadway Gymnastics School team and a sophomore at Santa Monica High School, is actively planning her future by training for a promising career in gymnastics. Kone said that her goal is to one day compete in the Olympics and is already en route with her recent bronze win at the Region I Championships held April 12-14 in Phoenix, AZ. "My goals in gymnastics are to compete for Stanford University, and or go to the Olympics," said Kone.
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 Apr. 28, 2013, 8:13 am
Music representing one of the world’s most popular film industries was on full display for the first time at L.A. Live’s Nokia Theatre, home of the Grammys. Bollywood playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan and actor Ali Zafar performed for three hours in front of about 2,000 people on April 20, putting on a show for international charity, raising money for an eye care facility in India.
Posted Apr. 14, 2013, 9:23 am
Construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line to Santa Monica is steaming forward with work crews turning their attention to the intersection of Bundy Drive and Exposition Boulevard for the installation of the falsework for the Bundy Bridge.
Posted Apr. 1, 2013, 10:34 am
Since 1993, Le Petit Bistro has been serving up traditional French bistro fare as the last of the European restaurants on La Cienega’s “the row” in West Hollywood.
Posted Mar. 18, 2013, 2:20 pm
Cavalia’s Odysseo is a theatrical ode to horse and man that combines the equestrian and acrobatic arts with high-tech special effects set under a magical 10-story White Big Top.
Posted Feb. 15, 2013, 11:41 am
Love was definitely in the air when the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) honored the generosity and dedication of long-time supporters Jennifer and Royce Diener and David K. and Kay Duke Ingalls at its annual gala, “Taking a Chance On Love,” chaired by Carol and Warner Henry, on February 2, at The California Club in downtown Los Angeles.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012, 1:14 am
In a grand opening at Hollywood’s famed Egyptian Theatre, with all the red carpet trimmings, Lune Cinecitta, in association with the American Cinematheque, kicked off the six-day Cinema Italian Style Film Festival with “Caesar Must Die,” Italy’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film for the 85th Academy Awards.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012, 3:15 am
For the third consecutive year, Vistamar School will have a student-athlete sign a Letter of Intent to join a Division I university athletic program. The six-time NCAA National Championship UCLA Gymnastics team under the direction of Coach Valorie Kondos Field will be welcoming a new member to the Bruin Family.
Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 10:56 am
Santa Monica College (5-1) quarterback Alfonso Medina has been waiting for his chance to rack up some big numbers and he was given that chance against LA Southwest Saturday afternoon where he passed for close to 300 yards in the first half of play during the Corsairs 68-0 victory over the Cougars.
Posted Oct. 8, 2012, 2:15 am
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage has written a fascinating play about Vera Stark, a mostly unknown, legendary African American actress who defied the color barrier during Jim Crow America and went on to become a famous Hollywood actress in the 1930s. “By The Way, Meet Vera Stark,” which takes us through the life and times of Stark, premiered at the Second Stage Theatre in New York and makes its West Coast debut at the Geffen Playhouse.
Posted Sep. 21, 2012, 2:08 am
Rude, crude, and extremely offensive – that’s the goal “South Park” creators hoped for and achieved when writing the religious satire musical The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award winning production currently on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Posted Sep. 20, 2012, 12:52 am
Since its opening in May, the new Transformers ride at Universal Studios Hollywood has been transporting thrill seekers into the action-packed robotic world of the hit Hollywood film franchise.
Posted Sep. 19, 2012, 2:19 am
Donald Margulies’ multiple award-winning “Collected Stories,” a Pulitzer Prize finalist, premiered at South Coast Repertory in 1996 and was later produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club in 1997.
Posted Sep. 15, 2012, 9:11 am
Los Angeles City fire crews contained the Getty fire that started on Friday along the eastern side of the Sepulveda Pass along the 405 freeway consuming around 90 acres of dry brush in the canyons of Bel Air this weekend. Since there was no lightning in the area, arson has been suspected.
Posted Sep. 5, 2012, 3:10 am
Westside Neighborhood School will officially unveil artist Ed Massey’s “Syncopation” mural on its campus this Thursday, Sept. 6. Students, parents, faculty and staff are delighted and proud to be at a school with such an exciting, visually stimulating exterior.
Posted Sep. 5, 2012, 2:10 am
For the fifth year in a row, America’s most accomplished composer John Williams embraced the Hollywood Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights as he teamed up with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to present some of his biggest and best loved movie hits.
Posted Sep. 4, 2012, 4:05 pm
Think Cure! The official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers, held a massive fundraising effort designed to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars by auctioning Dodger memorabilia in order to help fund cancer research at the City of Hope and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles Labor Day weekend.
Posted Aug. 29, 2012, 2:51 am
A sealed-off Sunset Strip filled to capacity on Saturday, Aug. 18 as an estimated 15,000 revelers took part in the fifth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival. The strip was closed between San Vicente and Doheny with an stage at each end for its “street fest,” which was the final day of the three day celebration of music.
Posted Aug. 28, 2012, 2:34 am
With his memorable scores, John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl this Labor Day weekend with performances on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Posted Aug. 18, 2012, 2:27 am
The three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival concludes today with the all-day street fest that will be headlined by Marilyn Manson.
Posted Aug. 15, 2012, 2:04 am
Starting this weekend, 64 Changeable Message Signs (CMS) located on most Los Angeles County freeways will begin displaying information about the upcoming closure of the San Diego Freeway (I-405).
Posted Aug. 10, 2012, 1:59 am
Bringing together restaurants, chefs, winemakers, mixologists, entertainers, and foodies, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival that started Thursday will continue through Sunday with events in Downtown LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 8, 2012, 2:41 am
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake rattled Los Angeles at 9:33 a.m. this morning centered near Yorba Linda. A 3.4 aftershock was recorded at 9:51 a.m.
Posted Aug. 5, 2012, 4:54 pm
With 13 films under its belt that have collected dozens of awards, it was the perfect combination for Pixar to team up with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra this past weekend to present “Pixar in Concert.”