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August 12th, 2017 by Cherry

If you weren’t able to buy tickets to see Hamilton here’s your chance to be one of the lucky few who win $10 lottery tickets! The Pantages released info on how to enter with either downloading the Hamilton App or visit the Hollywood Pantages or Lucky Seat! If you win can I be your plus one???

 

ANNOUNCING #HAM4HAM LOTTERY
IN LOS ANGELES
40 TICKETS FOR EVERY PERFORMANCE
$10 EACH
NOW PLAYING THROUGH DECEMBER 30, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017 – Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (August 11th) in Los Angeles at Hollywood Pantages Theatre (6233 Hollywood Blvd at Hollywood & Vine St).  Forty (40) tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  Seat locations vary per performance; some seats will be located in the front row. The digital lottery will begin two days prior to each performance.
HOW TO ENTER

  • Use the official app for HAMILTON, now available for all iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store (HamiltonBroadway.com/app).
  • You can also visit www.HollywoodPantages.com/Lottery or http://www.luckyseat.com/hamilton to register.
  • The lottery will open at 11:00 AM PT two days prior to the performance date and will close for entry at 9:00 AM PT the day prior to the performance.
  • Winner and non-winner notifications will be sent at approximately 11:00 AM PT the day prior to the performance via email and SMS (if mobile number is provided).
  • SPECIAL NOTE: Entry times for the first weekend of performances will vary. Please visit links on Fri 8/11 at 9am PT for specific entry times.
  • Only one entry per person. Repeat entries and disposable email addresses will be discarded.
  • Tickets must be purchased online with a credit card by 4:00 PM PT the day prior to the performance using the purchase link and code in a customized notification email. Tickets not claimed by 4:00 PM PT the day prior to the performance are forfeited.
  • Lottery tickets may be picked up at will call beginning 3 hours prior to the performance with a valid photo ID. Lottery tickets void if resold.
ADDITIONAL RULES
Limit 1 entry per person, per performance. Multiple entries will not be accepted. Patrons must be 18 years or older and have a valid, non-expired photo ID that matches the name used to enter. Tickets are non-transferable. Ticket limits and prices displayed are at the sole discretion of the show and are subject to change without notice.
Lottery prices are not valid on prior purchases. Lottery ticket offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. All sales final – no refunds or exchanges. Lottery may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and music supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
HAMILTON’s creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award ® Winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS. HAMILTON features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.
The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater. The HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide.  The HAMILTON recording received a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album.

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August 10th, 2017 by Cherry

It’s the sixth and final season of The Mindy Project on Hulu which means we will be without the series that had a stylish female lead who didn’t compromise about being professional AND embracing color!

 

“Costume designing The Mindy Project has been a career defining experience for me, I could never have imagined how magical this project would be. Looking back over six seasons and 117 episodes, I am very proud of the colorful, fashionable world I was able to create and share with the fans of The Mindy Project. This exhibit is a gift to the fans who have been so supportive all these years,” said costume designer Salvador Perez.

 

To celebrate this milestone the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will have “The Mindy Project”: Six Seasons of Style Curated by Costume Designer Salvador Perez interactive exhibit with cast costumes from past and present seasons. It will feature life-size episodic photography, costume sketches and behind-the-scenes video segments that will take visitors inside Mindy Lahiri’s fun, fabulous and oh-so-stylish closet! The first-of-its-king exhibit is curated by the series’ Emmy-nominated Costume Designer and President of the Costume Designers Guild, Salvador Perez and will run exclusively at the Paley Center beginning August 26, 2017.

 

“We’re thrilled to give fans of The Mindy Project the rare up-close opportunity to see the fun and vibrant costumes worn by the loveable Mindy Lahiri,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “This exclusive exhibit is one of the many examples of the unique, artistic, and immersive exhibit experiences the Paley Center provides to visitors year round.”

 

“Salvador Perez is an incredible artist who matched Mindy Lahiri’s larger-than-life personality with couture beyond any woman’s dreams. You may not approve of everything Mindy says, but you always approve of her fashion,” said The Mindy Project creator, writer, executive producer and star Mindy Kaling.

The final, sixth season of The Mindy Project premieres Tuesday, September 12 on Hulu, with new episodes streaming weekly on Tuesdays. All episodes of seasons one through five are currently streaming on Hulu.

 

 

In addition to the exhibit, the cast and creative team of The Mindy Project, including Mindy Kaling, will appear at the Paley Center on September 8, as part of PaleyFest Fall Previews.  The evening will include a special preview of the upcoming season and an intimate discussion with the cast and creative team, followed by an audience Q & A. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit paley.me/previews.

 

 

“The Mindy Project”: Six Seasons of Style Curated by Costume Designer Salvador Perez which is free and open to the public, will run at the Paley Center through October 1, 2017. For more information visit paley.me/mindyexhibit

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About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Center’s permanent media collection which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org

 

 

About The Mindy Project Season Six:

She’s done it! After five seasons of The Mindy Project, Mindy’s (Kaling) bagged herself a husband. Sure, an impulsive elopement wasn’t the fairy tale wedding of her dreams, but now it’s finally time to see what comes after “I do.” But it’s hard for Mindy to settle down as a married lady when there’s so much juicy drama at Shulman and Associates! As Jeremy (Ed Weeks) and Anna (Rebecca Rittenhouse) navigate the uncertainties of a new relationship, Tamra (Xosha Roquemore) signs on to be Lahiri Fertility’s newest (and top-secret) patient. And as The Mindy Project‘s hilarious final season draws to a close, will Morgan (Ike Barinholtz), Jody (Garret Dillahunt) and the rest of the doctors and nurses find their happily ever after? And will Mindy decide that “having it all” is really all she ever wanted?

 

The Mindy Project stars Mindy Kaling, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Beth Grant, Xosha Roquemore and Fortune Feimster. The Mindy Project is created and executive produced by Mindy Kaling. Executive producers also include showrunner Matt Warburton, Howard Klein, Charlie Grandy and Michael Spiller. The Mindy Project is a Universal Television production, in association with 3 Arts Entertainment.

 

About Hulu:

Hulu is a leading premium streaming service that offers instant access to live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a premium library TV and movies to millions of subscribers in the U.S. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has consistently been at the forefront of entertainment and technology.  Hulu is the only streaming service that offers both ad-supported and commercial-free current season shows from the largest U.S. broadcast networks; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed original series including Emmy-nominated series The Handmaid’s Tale, The Mindy Project, The Path, 11.22.63, the Golden Globe® nominated comedy series Casual, as well as the upcoming Future Man, Castle Rock, Marvel’s Runaways and The Looming Tower. In 2017, Hulu added live news, entertainment and sports from 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive to its offering – making it the only TV service that brings together live, on-demand, originals, and library content all in one place, across living room and mobile devices.

 

 

The Paley Center for Media:

Twitter: @PaleyCenter

Instagram: @PaleyCenter

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PaleyCenter/

 

The Mindy Project:

Twitter: @TheMindyProject

Instagram: @MindyProjectHulu

Facebook: Facebook.com/TheMindyProject

 

Salvador Perez:

Twitter: @mrsalperez

Instagram: @SalvadorPerezCostumes

 

 

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July 21st, 2017 by Cherry

WIRED CAFÉ CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT COMIC-CON and we are ALL invited with the Facebook Live Show!

It’s been ten years since WIRED Café first came to Comic-Con and this year they are partnering with AT&T Audience Network for an invite-only party on the terrace of the Omni San Diego Hotel with yummy bites, cocktails and music by DJ Artistic 

The WIRED Café has an inside look at what’s next in technology, entertainment and the beat of what’s going on at SDCC 2017! Announced guests will include WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson, Abbi Jacobson (Broad City), Abigail Spencer (Timeless), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), Cress Williams (Black Lightning), Dave Franco (The LEGO Ninjago Movie), Harley Quinn Smith (All the Small Things), Ilana Glazer (Broad City), Jamie Chung (The Gifted),  Jean Smart (Legion), Justin Theroux (The LEGO NinjagoMovie), Katheryn Winnick (Vikings), Kevin Smith (Comic Book Men),  Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale), Matt Lanter (Timeless), Mercedes Mason (Fear of the Walking Dead), Olivia Munn (The LEGO Ninjago Movie), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Ricky Whittle (American Gods), Yul Vazquez(Midnight, Texas), among many others.

At the WIRED Café, guests will experience:

  • AT&TAUDIENCE Network “Mr. Mercedes” experience, featuring activations inspired by the new scripted dramatic series, including an ice cream truck, custom cocktails, photo booth, and T-shirt station.
  • DTS “Silent” Gaming Lounge, equipped with TV display, gaming consoles, chairs, and headphones, where guests will be able to participate in a gaming tournament, with prizes.
  • WIRED Café 10th Anniversary Celebration

WIRED staff will be on-site taking photos, conducting interviews, and hosting the first ever WIRED Café at Comic Con Facebook Live Show. Watch it at ‪Facebook.com/WIRED

 

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July 12th, 2017 by Cherry
I’m so ready to fangirl after hearing what FX Networks is bringing to SDCC!
This year they are bringing Legion, the Strain (NOOOO it’s the final season), Archer, Atlanta and American Horror Story as they take over the Hilton Bayfront Park at San Diego Comic Con
Make sure if your a fan of the Strain to come see a special sneak peek screening on July 21 with the first two episodes from 7 – 9PM. 

This years FXhibition is going to be even bigger than last year with interactive experiences that will have you on the edge of your seat! The installation is from July 20-23   ready to keep fans of FX Network ready to tune in and drop in living out fanboy/fangirl dreams .. or is that horrors the Strain is on the lawn too! I was hooked on Legion after episode three so am very curious about the Sessions: The Legion Mixed Reality Experience that will be powered by Microsoft HoloLens and bring the series to life or nightmare. You will be ‘David Hailer’ using the HoloLens to be a part of his world and test his world. You can make reservations beginning July 17th at LegionSessions.com

Image result for AHS ZoetropeAmerican Horror Story fans will get a chance to get a tease of the upcoming season with the larger than life AHS Zoetrope that promises to show the series in a new chilling and (am sure) horrifying way. Fans will also get to learn the title of the new AHS series July 20 with Ryan Murphy announcing the news! Exhibition will have a photo booth inspired by the freshman series Atlanta.

Other sharable video and photo opportunities at “FXhibition” include:

  • The FX Scene Stealer, which will use the power of green screen technology to allow attendants to star in personalized scenes from original series like It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Archer, Legion, and The Strain.
  • The Strain Sun Protection Station, which will feature some of the show’s iconic props including Bolivar’s head and multiple stingers, as well as provide life-saving sunscreen to protect fans from harmful rays.
  • Snowfall Lacing Station, where fans can get their own sneakers re-laced by experts in unique styles with FX-branded laces.
  • The Archer Wet Bar will encourage fans to rehydrate with water.
  • FX Swag Box, a branded claw machine to distribute limited edition prizes, an experience that fans will want to share.

For details and more information on how to be a part of the “FXHibition” experience, visit FXSDCC.com.

 

ABOUT FX NETWORKS

FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 90 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, includingThe Americans, The Strain, Taboo, Legion and Snowfall; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD: Bette and Joan and the upcoming Trust; and acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. In 2016, FX received a basic cable record 56 Emmy® Award nominations and a basic cable record 18 wins, including 9 for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 85 million homes.  Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer, You’re the Worst and the upcoming untitled Marvel’s Deadpool animated comedy series. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 55 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming.

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July 12th, 2017 by Cherry

LAIKA_GasLampSanDeigoExp_forPromoThe creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, the Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings have a Pop Up Exhibit  for the 2017 San Diego Pride & San Diego Comic Con

OSCAR®-WINNING ANIMATION STUDIO LAIKA COMES TO SAN DIEGO FOR PRIDE AND COMIC-CON CELEBRATIONS JULY 14-23, 2017 with the Laika Experience Pop Up Exhibit. Fans will be able to see props, puppets, monsters and sets from Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman & Caroline. A signing with Travis Knight, Laika President & CEO, an exhibit of fan art, interactive experiences, photo ops, daily giveaway (pair of EXCLUSIVE LAIKA Nikes) and a shop with merchandise that you can take home! The pop up opens Friday, July 14th for San Diego Pride!!!!

Details below …..

WHAT TO SEE at The LAIKA Experience:  

Sets, puppets, monsters, props from all four LAIKA films.

LAIKA merchandise available for purchase. 

Daily drawing for pair of Nike’s customized shoes created for LAIKA films.

Photo ops with LAIKA costumed characters.


Saturday
Sunday, July 15-16 from 11 AM – 6:00 PM:

Watch for LAIKA walkaround costumed characters at the LAIKA GIF Photo Booth inside the gates of Balboa Park during the PRIDE Festival.   Pose for a photo with ParaNorman’s “Mitch,” the first gay character ever featured in an animated film.  Customized LAIKA headbands will be distributed.

Friday, July 21 from 2-2:30pm    

Facebook Live/Media Partner WIRED Magazine:  LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight (director of Kubo and the Two Strings) will be joined by New York Times bestselling author Tony DiTerlizzi (The Spiderwick Chronicles; Star Wars: Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight) for a Facebook Live tour of The LAIKA Experience. Travis will share LAIKA’s unique creative process with Tony as they take FB guests on a virtual tour of the pop up exhibit.  Fans will be able to ask questions via facebook.com/WIRED.

Friday, July 21 at 3pm

Come for a chance to meet Travis Knight, President & CEO of LAIKA and director of Oscar®-nominated KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, at an autograph signing session of items purchased at the Pop Up.  Autographs of merchandise (available at the Pop Up Shop in the Exhibit) will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  This is Mr. Knight’s only public appearance during the Exhibit.

WHEN:                 Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 23, 2017

Hours of operation: 

  • Friday, July 14: 2:00 PM-10:00PM
  • Saturday, July 15: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 16: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • MondayTuesday, July 17-18: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, July 19: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 20: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Friday, July 21: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 22: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 23: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

WHERE:               San Diego’s Gaslamp District

520 Fifth Avenue

San Diego, CA 92101

 

Share Promo Video for The LAIKA Experience in San Diego on your social channels:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LAIKAStudios/status/885218511177400320

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laikastudios/videos/589264907910701/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BWdUpgdDRCw/?taken-by=laikastudios

About LAIKA

Fueled by the vision of its owner, Nike co-founder and former Chairman Philip H. Knight, and its President & CEO Travis Knight, feature film animation studio LAIKA was founded in 2005.  Located just outside Portland, Oregon, LAIKA was awarded a Scientific and Technology Oscar® for its innovation in 3D printing in 2016.  Its four films, Kubo and the Two Strings (2016); The Boxtrolls (2014); ParaNorman (2012), and Coraline (2009) were all nominated for Oscars® and PGA Awards as Outstanding Animated Film.  Kubo, which marked the directorial debut of Travis Knight, also received an Oscar® nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects.  Kubo won this year’s BAFTA Award as well as three Annie Awards, the National Board of Review and 19 regional and critics’ group awards.  The Boxtrolls also earned Critics’ Choice and Golden Globe Award nominations and 13 Annie Award nominations, more than any other film that year. ParaNormangarnered BAFTA, Critics’ Choice, and GLAAD Media Award nominations and won two Annie Awards and was cited as the year’s best animated film by 14 critics’ groups.  Coraline earned Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Critics’ Choice nominations, and was named one of the year’s 10 Best Films by the American Film Institute (AFI).

 

For more details and updated hours of operation visit www.laika.com

 

#LAIKAStudios

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laikastudios

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LAIKAStudios

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laikaStudios/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/laikastudios

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July 9th, 2017 by Cherry

Image result for dirty dancingThe only thing that can get me camping is Dirty Dancing! I have been planning to have fun with Street Food Cinema this summer but this special night celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Dirty Dancing sounds like such fun that I’m ready to put my dancing shoes on. So am making plans and inviting friends to meet out at the King Gillette Ranch in Malibu on Saturday, July15th (King Gillette Ranch – 26800 Mulholland Hwy. Malibu, CA 91302).

Its two fun day of fun from dance lessons to the movie to breakfast the next day! I feel a need to cosplay with a ‘don’t put baby in the corner’ cute outfit.

 Saturday, July 15th

3:30 pm – Check-in opens.

4:30pm – Dance Lessons begin.

6:30 pm – Band performs.

8:30 pm – Movie starts.

10:30 pm – Outdoor Lounge, Kellerman’s Karaoke and other post-movie activities open.

11:30pm – Midnight Hike begins.

Sunday, July 16th

8:00 am – Catered breakfast opens.

2:00 pm – Check-out.

If you aren’t in Los Angeles they have fun events in San Diego & Phoenix .. can I say ROAD TRIP! Leave a comment below what you want to see! 

About: Street Food Cinema, the ultimate movie experience evolves into an unforgettable camping experience right in the middle of the Santa Monica Mountains, just above Malibu. This summer night retreat brings to life the classic elements of everyone’s beloved favorite with Kellerman’s summer resort including dance lessons with Johnny Castle, karaoke, and watermelons. It’s the summer of 1963 for Baby and Johnny, but we met them in the 80’s, so get ready for a 60’s/80’s decade mashup during this themed overnight experience (Sunday breakfast included). 

www.streetfoodcinema.com/schedule/los-angeles/

www.streetfoodcinema.com/schedule/san-diego/

www.streetfoodcinema.com/schedule/phoenix/

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July 9th, 2017 by Cherry

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I am looking forward to attending the 2017 Politicon (www.politicon.com), the “Unconventional Political Convention,” that is headlined by Adam Carolla and a multitude of The Daily Show contributors for the upcoming third annual convention (July 29 -30). Millions of fans have been watching late night shows, comics and reading posts from a variety of viewpoints. Longtime wonks and newly passionate voters have the opportunity to not only attend panels, socialize with other attendees and the Democracy Village. I’ve perused the announced panels and have a couple of my ‘must attend’ (see below). CNN will take over the Democracy Village stage for an entire day of programming on Saturday, July 29 featuring Jake Tapper, Chris Cillizza, Brianna Keilar, Dylan Byers, Hunter Schwarz, and Kate Bennett. To close out the day, Jake Tapper will host a special edition of CNN’s Politics on Tap a barroom event series that pairs powerhouse political figures with an intimate crowd for an interview over cocktails. Tickets are available for purchase online ($50 per day or $80 for the weekend): www.politicon.com/tickets/ The first 5,000 people to purchase Politicon tickets will also receive a complimentary copy of CNN’s bookUnprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything upon entry to Politicon in July.
“I don’t care if you’re a Republican or a Democrat, liberal or conservative, as long as you’re not stupid and you’re not a liar,” Adam Carolla said. “I can’t wait to get to Politicon to knock some sense into these people!”

2017 POLITICON SCHEDULE

THE OBAMA LEGACY
JULY 29 – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

TOURÉ

ALEJANDRA CAMPOVERDI

ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES

JEN PSAKI

JOHN PHILLIPS

MICHAEL STEELE

LIBERTY HALL
MR. TRUMP, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL
JULY 30 – 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

KRYSTAL BALL

ACLU

JESSE LEE PETERSON

JULISSA ARCE

REP. TED LIEU

VANN NEWKIRK

FREEDOM HALL
SATIRE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP
JULY 30 – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

AL MADRIGAL

DOUG MCINTYRE

JASON GEORGE

MICHAEL LOFTUS

LIBERTY HALL
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JULY 30 – 1:30 – 2:30 PM
CIVIC AUDITORIUM

MIKE ALLEN

BILL KRISTOL

JAMES CARVILLE

JASON MILLER

JOEL POLLAK

PAUL BEGALA

 

To date, Politicon has announced well-known participants from across the political spectrum including James Carville, Ann Coulter, Tomi Lahren, Pod Save America, Congressman Ted Lieu, Symone Sanders, Michael Steele, Bill Kristol, David Frum, Robert Davi, Krystal Ball, Guy Benson, Jen Psaki, Dr. Alveda King, Bob Shrum, Touré, Amy Holmes, Scottie Nell Hughes, Sally Kohn, Elisha Krauss, Greg Proops, Malcolm Nance, and Anthony Scaramucci.

Adam CarollaThe Adam Carolla Show podcast & No Safe Spaces documentary

Anthony Atamanuik ‒ Trump impersonator & star of Comedy Central’s The President Show

Roy Wood Jr.The Daily Show

Michelle WolfThe Daily Show

Jordan CarlosThe Colbert Report & The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Grace ParraThe Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Lizz WinsteadThe Daily Show co-creator

Trae Crowder ‒ author of The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin’ Dixie Outta the Dark

Al MadrigalThe Daily Show & co-creator of All Things Comedy podcast network

Jena FriedmanThe Daily Show & Late Show with David Letterman

Greg ProopsThe Smartest Man in the World podcast & Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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July 2nd, 2017 by Cherry

The 2013 Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical returns June 19- 24, 2018 to the Pantages Theatre 

The 2013 Tony Award Winning Rodger’s + Hammerstein’s Cinderella isn’t the one your grandparents took you to see as a child. It’s kept the classic iconic elements of glass slippers, pumpkins and the grand ball but have added some modern changes to keep it fresh. That’s why it won the Tony! The reimagined Cinderella coming to the Pantages in 2018 is a more modern woman that happens to be in a fairy tale. Cinderella puts the sass in being the a scullery maid and won’t let the ‘man’ well her evil stepmother and sisters take away her spirt, kindness, compassion, forgiveness and heart full of love. She might be in rags but that glass slipper is just around the corner. This is the romcom musical where the girl from the wrong side of the tracks steals the prince’s heart with great dance steps and a song. Tickets for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA are now available to current 2017-18 Hollywood Pantages Season Ticket Holders. Current season ticket holders may purchase online at www.HollywoodPantages.com

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Originally directed by Mark Brokaw and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, the tour is directed by Gina Rattan and choreographed by Lee Wilkins. Music adaptation and arrangements are by David Chase and music supervision is by Greg Anthony Rassen. Orchestrations are by Bill Elliott and are adapted from the original Broadway orchestrations by Danny Troob.

One of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most popular titles, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA was written for television — debuting in 1957 starring Julie Andrews. In 2013, the show made its long-overdue Broadway debut. Along with CINDERELLA, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s legendary musicals include OKLAHOMA!, Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific and The Sound of Music.

Mr. Beane’s book for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA blends masterfully with the musical’s cherished score with songs including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible,” “Ten Minutes Ago” and “Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?”

The creative team includes scenic design by Tony® Award nominee Anna Louizos, costume design by six-time Tony® Award-winner William Ivey Long, lighting design by Tony® Award-winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Tony® Award nominee Nevin Steinberg.

Tickets for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA are now available to current 2017-18 Hollywood Pantages Season Ticket Holders. Current season ticket holders may purchase online at www.HollywoodPantages.com, call 866-755-2929 (Mon-Fri; 8am – 6pm), or purchase at the theatre box office, located at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard (corner of Hollywood & Vine). General Public on sale information will be provided at a later date.

The Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA tour is produced by Work Light Productions. CINDERELLA was produced on Broadway by Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman, Stephen Kocis, Edward Walson, Venetian Glass Productions, The Araca Group, Luigi Caiola & Rose Caiola, Roy Furman, Walt Grossman, Peter May/Sanford Robertson, Glass Slipper Productions LLC/Eric Schmidt, Ted Liebowitz/James Spry, Blanket Fort Productions and in association with Center Theatre Group.

The performance schedule for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is Tuesday through Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm & 8pm, and Sunday at 1pm & 6:30pm. Opening Night is Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8pm.

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is recommended for all ages. (Children under 5 will not be admitted to the theatre. All patrons must have a ticket, regardless of age.)

For more information, visit www.CinderellaOnBroadway.com.

For tickets or more information about the Los Angeles engagement of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA, please visit the official website for Hollywood Pantages Theatre: www.HollywoodPantages.com/Cinderella.

DATES:
JUNE 19 – 24, 2018
VENUE:
HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATRE
6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Tuesday – Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday at 1pm & 6:30pm
OPENING NIGHT:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8pm
TICKETS:
Currently available ONLY to Current 2017-18 Season Ticket Holders
Ticket prices subject to change without notice.
PARENTAL ADVISORY:
Recommended for All Ages. Children under 5 will not be admitted to the theatre. All patrons must have a ticket, regardless of age.
HOW TO PURCHASE:
Online:             HollywoodPantages.com or Ticketmaster.com
Phone:             1-800-982-2787
In Person:        Hollywood Pantages Box Office (opens daily at 10am) and all Ticketmaster

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July 2nd, 2017 by Cherry

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Earn a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
LOTUS LIVE 

Sat, July 15 | 1-3 PM
FREE
RSVP Online 
Want to be a part of history—and get a free admission to the Asian Art Museum? Join us for LOTUS LIVE – our attempt to earn the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest human flower!

Claim Your Spot

 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love and the museum’s special exhibition Flower Power, LOTUS LIVE invites you to join with 3,000 members of the community to form a beautiful lotus flower that can be seen from the sky.

Participants receive FREE admission to Flower Power, a commemorative photo, and a souvenir event poster (left). Reserve your spot at Eventbrite.com

By the way, the current GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest human flower is 2,297 people at the Rochester Lilac Festival on May 9, 2014 (see image below).

logo  ASIAN ART MUSEUM
Chong-Moon Lee Center
for Asian Art & Culture  200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.asianart.org

 

Flower Power is organized by the Asian Art Museum. Presentation is made possible with the generous support of Doris Shoong Lee and Theodore Bo Lee, The Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Fund for Excellence in Exhibitions and Presentations, Phoebe Cowles, Warren Felson and Lucy Sun, Cathy and Howard Moreland, and an anonymous donor. Media sponsors: Wall Street Journal, NBC Bay Area, KQED.

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July 2nd, 2017 by Cherry

Just in case you had wanted to break open your piggy bank the Battlestar Galactica and Buck Rogers Filming Miniatures from The Gary Cannavo Collection sold for 1.8 million dollars!

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The Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction 89 was just a few weeks ago on June 26 – 28th and comprised of the definitive collection Battlestar Galactica & Buck Rogers spaceship filming miniatures. It was 23 spaceships all belonging one Boston based collector named Gary Cannavo that was purchased over a period of 25 years. The miniatures were designed and built by the creators who worked on Star Wars. These are from series that still used the art technology of miniatures before Hollywood switched to CGI.

The owners hope that the collection will stay in tact and be exhibited for fans to be able to enjoy them so they decided to sell in a single lot for an estimated $1,500,000 – $2,000,000

Highlights from the collection include the screen used heart and soul of the Battlestar Galactica rag-tag fleet, the Galactica and the screen used, Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper. From Buck Rogers, Buck’s screen used Star Fighter and Buck’s screen used Ranger 3.

ABOUT PROFILES IN HISTORY

Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the world’s largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Born into a family of antiques dealers in Rhode Island, Joseph “Joe” Maddalena learned early on how to turn his passion of collecting historical autographs into a career. Upon graduation from Pepperdine, Joe pursued his passion to become a full-time dealer of historical documents, and opened his first office in 1985. Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia and own virtually every Guinness Book record for prices of original screen-used memorabilia.  Highlights from their previous auctions include the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz ($805,000); Steve McQueen’s “Michael Delaney” racing suit from Le Mans  ($960,000); From the history-making Debbie Reynolds Auction in June 2011, Profiles in History sold the Marilyn Monroe “Subway” Dress from The Seven Year Itch for $5.52M and the Audrey Hepburn Ascot Dress from My Fair Lady for $4.44M. In February 2012, Profiles in History arranged the sale of a pair of Judy Garland screen-used Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz  to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. In addition, Joe Maddalena was the star of Hollywood Treasure, which aired on Syfy.  Hollywood Treasure took viewers into the fascinating world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia.
For more information visit www.profilesinhistory.com

 

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