Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

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The Grand Egyptian

Built in 1922, The Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard was the first true movie palace in Los Angeles, and as such, became the first home for Hollywood premieres. Margot Gerber, director of marketing and publicity for the Egyptian Theatre and… read more

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Touring Hollywood

While a tour of Hollywood is a mainstay of visitor itineraries, local residents have much to learn and enjoy from these tours, too. With a variety of tour companies in the Hollywood Boulevard area, here are a few choices that… read more

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Hollywood History: The TCL Chinese Theatre

The glitz and glamor of Hollywood is nowhere as present as at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, which opened in 1927. According to Alwyn Hight Kushner, president and C.O.O. of the theater, “This is our 90th anniversary year. The theatre… read more

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Toil and Trouble: The Ides of March

The Ides of March has never been sexier than this March 29th, when the exciting new performance company Toil and Trouble presents their take on the classic. Described as a re-imagining – with burlseque – of Shakespeare’s tales of betrayal… read more

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Museum of Death: A Life Force in Hollywood

The goal of the Museum of Death is to bury the notion of negativity – and “make people happy to be alive,” as its literature states. Begun in 1995 in San Diego by the husband and wife team of J.D…. read more