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March 8th, 2017 by Cherry

Am so excited to hear that the Paley Center for Media is welcoming Prison Break, Riverdale, Speechless, and the New ABC Musical Event, Dirty Dancing for the 2017 PaleyLive LA Spring Season! <scream> so many great programs that my head is spinning!

“The programs selected for our PaleyLive events represent the best television has to offer and tackle today’s most compelling themes and issues,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “The programs in our PaleyLive Spring Season run the gamut from thriller to mystery, from romance to the challenges facing a special needs family. Each one promises to spark the entertaining and informative conversations that have made PaleyLive programs the premier experience for both the public and industry professionals.”

PaleyLive LA this Spring selection of programs, feature screening, premier episodes, panel talks AND the opportunity for the audience to ask questions!  I just found out about these new panels and if you are a member you can buy tickets before the general public!


An Evening with Speechless

Tuesday, May 9 at 7:00 pm


I’m a huge fan of ABC Studios, and Twentieth Century Fox Television’s Speechless it’s a show that represents the challenge of a family struggling to live in a neighborhood to offer the best to their kids. The portrayal of JJ DiMeo by Micah Fowler that shows a HS kid living his life and not allowing anyone to stand in front of his wheels! Out of the entire family I must admit I want to hang with JJ and not just to cut in line <guffaw>. The Paley Center will host Minnie Driver (Maya DiMeo); John Ross Bowie (Jimmy DiMeo); Mason Cook (Ray DiMeo); Micah Fowler (JJ DiMeo); Kyla Kenedy(Dylan DiMeo); Cedric Yarbrough (Kenneth); Scott Silveri, Creator & Executive Producer; Melvin Mar, Executive Producer; and Jake Kasdan, Executive Producer; for a premiere screening and conversation.



Prison Break: Premiere Screening & Conversation

Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00 pm

I’m ready for a new adventure with Prison Break and the new nine part event series with original series stars reuniting for an all-new adventure that has the thrills and cliff-hangers of the Golden Globe Nominated original series when it aired on FOX (2005-2009). The Paley Center welcomes back members of the cast & creative team including Wentworth Miller (Michael Scofield); Dominic Purcell (Lincoln Burrows); Sarah Wayne Callies (Sara Tancredi); Robert Knepper (T-Bag); Paul T. Scheuring, Creator & Executive Producer; Vaun Wilmott, Executive Producer; and Executive Producer, Michael Horowitz, who last appeared on the Paley stage in 2008; for this special screening and conversation in advance of the broadcast premiere on April 4 at 9:00 pm ET/PT.


Riverdale:  Screening & Conversation

Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm


Riverdale, the CW and Warner Bros. Television’s newest series has turned Archie and the gang into a modern teen soap series heavy on the mystery! Archie Comics has always stayed relevant over the decades but this new story has introduced them to not only old but new fans! The show has captured the CW viewers and has already been renewed for Season 2! Archie, Betty Veronica,  Jughead and Josie are living a small town life with big city dreams and murder simmering under Pop’s shop as the teens sip milkshakes and exchange very simmering glances! The Paley Center welcomes the talented ensemble cast and creative team for screening and conversation including: KJ Apa (Archie Andrews); Lili Reinhart (Betty Cooper); Camila Mendes (Veronica Lodge); Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom); Marisol Nichols (Hermione Lodge); Mӓdchen Amick (Alice Cooper); Ashleigh Murray (Josie McCoy); Sarah Schechter, Executive Producer; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Executive Producer; Jon Goldwater, Executive Producer; and additional guests to be announced.


Dirty Dancing: The New ABC Musical Event

Premiere Screening & Conversation

Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 pm

No fan of the 1987 movie classic can miss the 30th anniversary musical premiering this year on ABC! Paley Center is offering a first look AND talk with the talent and team behind the upcoming three hour filmed musical event that will be produced by Lionsgate and Allison Shearmur Productions. We get to see the romance of Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman and Johnny Castle during a summer vacation in the Catskills that I think will have all of us singing the songs from the original movie and era. Those lucky enough to score tickets to the premier screening will have a chance to hear from Abigail Breslin, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Colt Prattes, and Katey Sagal just before the ABC Television Network TV premiere on May 24. So don’t put baby back in the corner instead have a Dirty Dancing Party at PaleyLive: Los Angeles!



As part of the many benefits of Paley Center Membership, Paley Center Supporting and Patron Members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets starting March 7. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on March 8, and to the general public on March 9. To learn more about other benefits of Paley Center Membership, which includes the opportunity to experience more intimate events with today’s most famous television stars and other noteworthy personalities, please visit


For more information, panel updates, and to purchase tickets please visit



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 collection 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


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March 1st, 2017 by Cherry

Let’s meet for the Women’s Day Celebration at the Wiltern! This year everyone can celebrate Women, Diversity & Entertainment with a special screening of Thelma & Louise

The Wiltern will have a panel of women discussing their careers, obstacles, advice and recommendations for young women wanting to go into business starting at 7PM.


MODERATOR:  Lisa Licht, Live Nation, Chief Marketing Officer

PANELISTS: Alisa Xayalith: Lead singer of The Naked & Famous, Kristin Schaffer: Executive Director of Women In Film Association, Tori Letzler: Singer and composer for film music (American Horror Story: Coven) & Callie Khourie: Writer (Thelma & Louise)

This celebration of Women’s Day (March 8th) will highlight the story of friendship, courage, and freedom with a screening of THELMA & LOUISE (2h 20m). Doors open at 6PM, Panel starts 7PM and the Movie screens 8:30PM

This is an all ages event for girls, women, transgender, men, boys, fathers, mothers, friends, sisters and friends! It’s a great opportunity to see women who will talk not only about successes but failures and how they kept moving to fulfill their dream of success. Tickets are $10.50 (GA) and $14 (VIP with reserved seeking area, skip the line & one popcorn). Partial proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood LA

DETAILS: All ages, full bar and food. Tickets start at $10.50. Partial proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood LA.Tickets available at:

GA Tickets $10.50 plus fees: General Admission Seating, first come first serve

VIP Tickets: $14 plus fees: General Admission Reserved seating in VIP area, Skip the Line, One popcorn.


How do you plan to celebrate Woman’s Day? What’s your favorite woman empowerment film? Leave a comment below of what movie should be on my must watch list!

The Wiltern

3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Wednesday March 8, 2017 Doors open at 6pm


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June 19th, 2016 by Cherry

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Get your grub on with the 2nd annual LA Weekly’s Burgers & Beer event at the Los Angeles Memorial Colliseum!
The foodie event will be welcoming 32 of Los Angeles’ Best Burgers and 44 Craft Breweries curated by Garrett Snyder in partnership with beer guru and writer Sarah Bennett. This event will have restaurants showcasing their signature sliders with sample brews from California’s best craft breweries.
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LA Weekly’s
Burgers & Beer

Saturday, July 30, 2016
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
VIP Hour 2pm – 3pm
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3911 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
21+ event – Must have valid, government issued photo ID to enter



Sponsors of this year’s event include: Mountain Dew, Buick, O.Pen Vape, Hustler, Spearmint Rhino, Del Real Foods, Grubhub, Califia Farms, Cacique, Gardein, Diabolo Beverages, Beautiful Things LA, KIND, Farm Fresh to You, Destiny Candle, London Manori, and p.o.p candy co with more to be confirmed.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased.

General Admission tickets will be available starting at $70 and include entry into the event, unlimited food samples from 30+ restaurants, craft beer samples from 30+ breweries, access to entertainment and vendor village. A limited number of VIP admission tickets will be available starting at $90. VIP Admission tickets include all general admission perks plus hour early entry into the event and a VIP gift bag.

Prices increase Monday, June 20th at 12am so do not hesitate!

Follow L.A. Weekly on Facebook, Twitter @laweeklystreet, Instagram @laweekly and foursquare for updates as they unfold.

Don’t miss out on L.A. Weekly’s second annual Burgers & Beer celebration!


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About L.A. Weekly:

L.A. Weekly, and more recently, has Los Angeles covered, with investigative reporting, comprehensive calendar listings and forward-thinking cultural coverage, including daily blogs like the highly regarded Squid Ink, which covers the city’s food scene. We keep our readers loyal with stories by some of the country’s finest writers—now accessible through our mobile platforms. L.A. Weekly has won more awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies than any other paper in the country, and in 2007 was the first newspaper to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for its food criticism.





Restaurants & Breweries


Confirmed restaurants are Alexander’s Steakhouse, Baltaire, Barrel & Ashes, Belcampo Meat Co., Biergarten LA, Button Mash, CHARCOAL Venice, Fritzi DTLA, Grill ‘Em All, Hache LA, Hawkins House of Burgers, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Little Tart, Lock & Key, MACHEEN, Mo Better Burgers, Mrs. Fish, Myke’s Café, Nighthawk Breakfast Bar, Plan Check, Preux & Proper, Scratch Bar & Kitchen, Simmzy’s in Manhattan Beach, Sixth Street Tavern, Slater’s 50/50, Terrine, The Counter, The Pikey, The Rose, Unit 120, Vaka Burger Express and Venice Whaler

Confirmed breweries are 101 Cider House, 21st amendment Brewery, Absolution Brewing Company, Ace Cider, Angel City Brewery, Arts District Brewing Company, Baja Brewing Company, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Boomtown Brewery, Brewyard Beer Company, Cismontane Brewing Co., Eagle Rock Brewery, El Segundo Brewing Company, Fireman’s Brew, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Founders Brewing Co., Hand-Brewed Beer, Homage Brewing, Indie Brewing Company, Iron Triangle Brewing, King Harbor Brewing Company, The Dudes Brew, The Lagunitas Brewing Company, Ladyface Ale Companie, Lucky Luke Brewing Co., MacLeod Ale, Noble Ale Works, Pizza Port Brewing Company, Santa Monica Brew Works, Scholb Premium Ales, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Sixth Street Tavern, Solarc Beer Co., State Brewing Company, Strand Brewing Co., St. Killian Importing Co., The Brew Crew – BCT Brewing Project, The Brew Crew – Delicious Science Brewery, The Brew Crew – Fox and Flora Brewing Co., The Brew Crew – Horror Brewing, The Brew Crew – Polymath Brewing Co., The Good Beer Company, Transplants Brewing Company, Venice Duck Brewery and Wolf Creek Brewery.


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August 8th, 2015 by Cherry
Third Street Promenade and KCRW DJs Get Loose for the Second Voyage of Sonic Submarine on August 22nd
Funky Outdoor Festival Spins Back Into Downtown Santa Monica with KCRW DJ’s Raul Campos, Travis Holcombe, & Anthony Valadez 

Get ready for free fun on Saturday, August 22nd in Santa Monica! KCRW DJs are spinning tunes at the annual Third Street Promenade Outdoor DJ Festival. It’s a great way to enjoy the end of summer with music and dancing under the stars.

Are you ready for a blast of sound to wash over the beach? Well Downtown Santa Monica Third Street Promenade? It’s a great opportunity to have fun, socialize with friends and (of course) get your flirt on with a blast of funk with Sonic Submarine, it’s an outdoor DJ music festival that’s taking place August 22 from 6 – 11pm. It stretches from Santa Monica Blvd to Arizona Avenue for pedestrians to listen to great music and also enjoy the chance to meander down the street . It’s from  DTSM, Inc., with three of KCRW’s premier on-air disc jockeys who will roll out hour-long sets in succession as the moon grooves its way to the Pacific.
Sonic Submarine DJ Lineup
Travis Holcombe
Anthony Valadez
Raul Campos
Michael Ammann

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Travis Holcombe

   Anthony Valadez

“After last year’s show, we knew we had to bring Sonic Submarine back. Third Street Promenade is the cultural hub of this city’s incredible energy – we can’t wait to turn up the beat and once again dance like everyone is watching… because they are! This isthe Promenade, after all,” says Mackenzie Carter, Director of Marketing & Operations for DTSM Inc.

Last year, over 500 people turned up for the festival, which is free to the public.
Sonic Submarine DJ Festival
Third Street Promenade (Between Santa Monica Blvd. & Arizona Ave.)
August 22, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Free Event

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August 9th, 2014 by Cherry

The 5th annual LA Craft Beer Crawl will take place in downtown LA on Saturday, August 9th.  Attendees will have over 100 craft beers to sample across 8 unique downtown LA bars & restaurants, all within walking distance.  The event is a collaboration between 213 and The Beer Chicks, Hallie Beaune and Christina Perozzi.  As always, the beer selection will be curated by The Beer Chicks and will feature the top craft and artisanal brewers in the country!

This event sells out every year, so get your tickets now!


1) Choose a general admission or early admission ticket. General admission allows you to crawl from 3pm to 7pm.  Early admission allows you to crawl from 1pm to 7pm.  A full 2 hours before everyone else!

2) On the day of the event, bring your printed to tickets and ID to Casey’s Irish Pub to check in and recieve your wristband, personal 6 ounce real glass tasting glass, and map.  Everyone is allowed to check in as early as 12pm.

3) Plan your route.  The map will show you where all 9 locations are located as well as the craft beers available.  Look around!  The city is full of historic sites and architecture.

4) Enjoy the rest of your day bouncing between bars and indulging in unlimited samplings of rare and special craft beers, along with some of your old time favorites.

5) All the bars will open to the public at 7pm, so feel free to stick around.

Get home safely!  Plan ahead by using Taxi Magic to book your LA Yellow Cab.  LA Metro is also a great way to get around.  Both the Blue and Red Line take you right to the center of the crawl route!

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