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Monday, September 7, 2020

Carlo Ponti gives back to music education by Pauline Adamek

Maestro Ponti. Don’t miss the opening performance of dazzling piano artistry streamed from the stage of the Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz and featuring the Judges Award Winners of the Orange…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Robert Evans interview for his memoir-biopic “The Kid Stays in the Picture” by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with the late, great legendary producer Robert Evans for The Kid Stays in the Picture, interviewed in Los Angeles in 2002. Pictured, above — R…

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Rubicon Goes Retro! by Pauline Adamek

After record-breaking opening week sales, Rubicon Theatre Company has announced details related to the first event of Rubicon Goes Retro, the company’s Safe-Distance Drive-In Theatre Conce…

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Mt. Wilson Observatory + the Rose Bowl = 4th of July celebrations by Pauline Adamek

In light of COVID-19 restrictions, this summer the Rose Bowl, America’s Stadium, has decided to go virtual (but not entirely) with its 94th Annual AmericaFest Celebration so Pasadena l…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

“Nathan C. Jones: A Love Story?” watch party by Pauline Adamek

FACEBOOK WATCH PARTY! This Saturday — June 27 — at 3pm PST / 6pm EST log onto a Facebook Watch Party of the musical Nathan C. Jones: A Love Story? by Vanessa Stewart and Brendan Milbu…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Kevin Bacon talks about “Sleepers” and that game named after him by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with Kevin Bacon for Sleepers, interviewed at the Venice Biennale in 1996. Kevin Bacon is wearing a tight fitting teeshirt and jeans – both br…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Center Theatre Group’s Seasons Postponed to Spring of 2021 by Pauline Adamek

Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced Center Theatre Group’s 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, previously referred to as the 2020 – 2021 season, will begin later than originally…

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IFFLA Over the Years: 17 days celebrating 17 years of Indian cinema by Pauline Adamek

Laksh The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) – the premiere venue for the best annual showcase of independent cinema from India and its Diaspora – announced today a special …

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

City of Immortals: Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris by Pauline Adamek

Brimming with history, Père-Lachaise Cemetery is the final resting place of Paris’ rich and famous. You don’t even need to budge from your armchair to take a trip there, thanks to Ca…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Coens discuss Fargo by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with the Coen Brothers, for their award-winning film Fargo, first published in April 1996. Set in Minneapolis, ‘Fargo’ forges true-life crim…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

‘Vampire Burt’s Serenade’ now streaming by Pauline Adamek

Horror! Musical! Comedy! Now available for streaming is Vampire Burt’s Serenade. In this raucous, raunchy, bloody thriller with a touch of camp, Vampire Burt (Kevin Scott Richardson of the…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Richard Gere interviewed for ‘Primal Fear’ by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with Richard Gere, star of Primal Fear, first published in February 1996. Primal Fear, a tense thriller with an undercurrent of black wisecracks…

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Will the show go on? Survey says no. by Pauline Adamek

In recent days we’ve seen Broadway shuttered through early September and now a recent global study of nearly 12,000 consumers indicated that 64% will return to live theater slowly or not …

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Hola Mexico Film Festival goes virtual by Pauline Adamek

Hola Mexico Film Festival, the largest Mexican film festival outside of Mexico, proudly presents the Hola Mexico Virtual Theatre online film series. Hola Mexico Film Festival has announc…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Herb Alpert Award in the Arts by Pauline Adamek

26th ANNUAL HERB ALPERT AWARD IN THE ARTS — RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED. Five $75,000 prizes given annually for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in the categories of Dance, Film/Video, Music…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Ree Morton works on view at Virtual ICA LA by Pauline Adamek

Spend some time with Ree Morton:The Plant That Heals May Also Poison currently at ICA LA and viewable with Virtual ICA LA. It is the first major U.S. exhibition of Ree Morton (1936–197…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Bruce Willis interviewed for “Last Man Standing” by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with Bruce Willis, star of Last Man Standing, first published in September 1996. With it’s unpaved streets and dust-caked, rickety buildings, …

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Latino Theater Company goes online with ‘Latino Theater Co. LIVE’ conversation series by Pauline Adamek

The Latino Theater Company is going online with Latino Theater Co. LIVE, a series of online conversations hosted by Xavi Moreno. On Friday, May 15 at 4 p.m.PDT: Join the Latino Th…

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Keanu Reeves, interviewed for “Chain Reaction” by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with Keanu Reeves, star of Chain Reaction, first published in December 1996. In a University of Chicago research lab, a dedicated team of sc…

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“Heat” — Michael Mann’s drama explained by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my coverage of a press conference with Michael Mann for his film Heat, starring Al Pacino and Robert de Niro, first published in 1995. You may have already …

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WOMEN AT WORK “Unstoppable and In Solidarity” by Pauline Adamek

The Roots and Wings Project Founder/Creative Director Jesse Bliss and the California Arts Council Cultural Pathways Grant Present WOMEN AT WORK​, a transformative works-in-progress experie…

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Geffen StayHouse presents The Present by Pauline Adamek

WORLD PREMIERE of The Present. Written & Performed by Helder Guimarães Directed by Frank Marshall May 7 – June 7, 2020 Purchase tickets here. The Present is inspired b…

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Troubadour Theater Company live readings by Pauline Adamek

From the production of A Midsummer Saturday Night’s Fever Dream📸 @eddywilliamwill Live viewing parties are now officially on SUNDAY FUNDAY with the Troubadour Theater Company.Join t…

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Impro Theatre by Pauline Adamek

Impro Theatre is sharing their free online performances! The award-winning Impro Theatre has announced an innovative line-up of ongoing, live Main Company performances that will be free …

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Baz Luhrmann interviewed for Romeo + Juliet by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, first published in November 1996. What was your motivation to jump from a musical to Shakespeare? Baz Luhrmann…

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Red Hen Press Poetry Hour by Pauline Adamek

Red Hen is so excited to partner with The Broad Stage for a new livestream initiative to bring poetry into the comfort of your homes, live, for free! The Red Hen Press Poetry Hour contin…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

John Sayles interviewed for Lone Star by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with writer/director John Sayles, first published in June, 1996. In the latest film by Independent filmmaker John Sayles, a skeleton – unearth…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

David Lynch interviewed for Lost Highway by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with writer/director David Lynch, first published in March, 1997. LOST HIGHWAY, David Lynch’s first film since the disappointing TWIN PEAKS …

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

Tim Burton interviewed for Mars Attacks! by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with director Tim Burton, first published in December, 1996. Over the past decade, Tim Burton has proven himself to be one of the most imaginati…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Free haute cuisine lessons! by Pauline Adamek

Bouchaine Vineyards introduces its “B Together” virtual experiences by reservation each weekday at 12:00 noon. Bouchaine introduced its proprietary virtual wine experiences earlier i…

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Free documentaries! by Pauline Adamek

Here are links for 179 History Documentaries that you can watch right now, no membership required. All of these shows are available to watch right now without a membership. Just click the…

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