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AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts – Music to Hollywood’s Ears

By Genie Davis

May 4, 2017

What does a music, dance, acting and performance art theater have to do with the preservation and rehabilitation of the Hollywood community? Quite a lot, actually. AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts began in Manhattan as the American… read more

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Hollywood History: The TCL Chinese Theatre

By Genie Davis

April 28, 2017

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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Hollywood Wayfinding Signage Program

By Matthew Severson

April 26, 2017

Hunt Design has been engaged by LADOT to design and assist in implementing wayfinding signage elements for digital display parking-related signs as well as unique ‘branded’ signage for identification of public parking structures. The scope includes a parking structure-related pedestrian wayfinding… read more

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The Sidewalks of Hollywood

By Kerry Morrison

April 24, 2017

Last weekend, one of my board members sent me a link to a list: “The Biggest Tourist Traps on Earth.” He was apologetic, but as I read it, I sighed. The Walk of Fame is listed there with the Blarney Stone,… read more

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The Story Behind the Historic Hollywood YMCA

By Richard Bence

April 12, 2017

The YMCA in Hollywood is a huge deal for a number of reasons, but here are two big ones. Firstly, as a Class A building it has major curb appeal. And secondly, it was designed by the legendary and prolific… read more

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QuakeSmart Preparedness Workshop for Businesses and Organizations

April 11, 2017

The Quakesmart Preparedness Workshop for businesses and organizations is being offered on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple Street. The event is co-hosted by FEMA and FLASH. At… read more

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Old Hollywood Locals Night – April 19

April 10, 2017

Come celebrate the historic neighborhood of Hollywood on April 19, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the first Old Hollywood Locals Night, presented by Suaya Properties and the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance. The community is invited to come explore the… read more

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Get Wealthy + Healthy at H&H’s New Mongolian-Style Grill, Whealthy

By Devin Strecker

April 10, 2017

Whealthy, now open on the level three dining deck at Hollywood & Highland, serves delicious fusion healthy foods with fresh meats, seafood blends, vegetables served with rice and a variety of noodles. You get to pick what goes into your meal!… read more

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Hollywood Heritage Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Chinese Theatre

April 7, 2017

On May 1, 2017, Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theatre, NBCUniversal and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the opening of one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks, The Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd., with… read more

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Amoeba Music: Making Hollywood Rock

By Genie Davis

April 6, 2017

What makes Hollywood rock? Amoeba Music. From live free concerts to a vast selection of vinyl, cds, dvds, and more, this outpost of all things music has been a mainstay of Hollywood for the last 17 years. Marc Weinstein, founder… read more

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