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AFI Film Festival: Bringing Movies Home to Hollywood

The American Film Institute’s AFI Film Festival, which runs every November in Hollywood is both historic and of the moment. Showing a wide range of foreign, classic, auteur festival releases, and splashy Hollywood premieres, this year’s event took place at… read more

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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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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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Amoeba Music: Making Hollywood Rock

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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An Afternoon with Earl Carroll

Spend an afternoon with Earl Carroll – followed by “A Night At Earl Carroll’s” – presented by the American Cinematheque, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles & Hollywood Heritage! An illustrated presentation on Sunset Boulevard’s art deco era Earl… read more

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The Holidays on Hollywood Boulevard

It’s coming up quicker than old St. Nick can twitch his nose – that would be the holidays in Hollywood. Check out this list – you better check twice – of seasonal events that are sure to be plenty of… read more