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TV Renewals & Cancellations: A Guide to the 2017-2018 Season

TV Renewals & Cancellations: A Guide to the 2017-2018 Season

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again PPLA readers! Upfronts season is now upon us. As we hit late spring, all of our favorite television shows will bring their season to a close. However, a large sum of fan favorites television series discover that they will meet their storybook ending sooner then they had anticipated. The networks […]

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Score Documentary Plays Like an Orchestra in B Flat

Score Documentary Plays Like an Orchestra in B Flat

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

What would you call an intangible art? Irony introduces us to the very fact that even thinking about such a notion is in itself intangible. How do you describe something that’s  non-existent in a virtual form? Oh, there are ways you can try – use of colors, images, words, and physical movements, to the use […]

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Jimmy Kimmel to Return as Oscars 2018 Host

Jimmy Kimmel to Return as Oscars 2018 Host

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the Oscars hit the big 9-0 next winter, Hollywood’s most elite stars will come out to celebrate the momentous occasion with a surprise not-so-new host pulling the reins: Jimmy Kimmel. “Hosting the Oscars was a highlight of my career and I am grateful to Cheryl [Boone Isaacs], Dawn [Hudson] and the Academy for asking me […]

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Blow Your Eardrums with Mastodon

Blow Your Eardrums with Mastodon

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The night of Mastodon at the ever-so-accommodating Aragon Ballroom in Chicago reminded me of all the times I promised myself I was going to start wearing ear plugs to metal shows, and how I’d never actually made any attempt at doing just that. Two words: worth it.

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2017 West Coast BBQ Classic Finds the Best in BBQ

2017 West Coast BBQ Classic Finds the Best in BBQ

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday, Long Beach was treated to its annual West Coast BBQ Classic. Vendors from all over gather for one day in a massive competition as to who will win the title of best BBQ.

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2017 Billboard Music Awards: A Sneak Peak of the Jam-Packed Night

2017 Billboard Music Awards: A Sneak Peak of the Jam-Packed Night

| May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again music lovers. The Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) are finally heading our way! With the BBMAs late May arrival, the power is put back in place of the fans (sort of). Fans will have the chance to vote online and on Twitter for the Top Social Artist award and Billboard Chart Achievement […]

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‘American Idol’ Revival in the Works at ABC

‘American Idol’ Revival in the Works at ABC

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dim the lights, here we go. After two years off the air (which can now be referred to as a brief hiatus), “American Idol” is indeed making a comeback on a brand new network: ABC. In announcing this somewhat surprising news, ABC took a slight dig at FOX for letting the show go too soon. “American […]

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2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards Proves It’s a Night Worth Remembering

2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards Proves It’s a Night Worth Remembering

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The golden popcorn is out of stock as the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards came to a close late Sunday evening. Fortunately, this year’s show—hosted by “Workaholics” and “Pitch Perfect” star Adam Devine—was easily a night to remember. Devine kicked off the grand party with a fire-filled “Beauty and The Beast” inspired performance that featured […]

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Archduke Presents History in a New Light

Archduke Presents History in a New Light

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

At approximately 9:30 PM Sunday night, the audience at Center Theatre Group’s Mark Taper Forum leapt to their feet in applause at conclusion of Rajiv Joseph’s  wonderful new play, “Archduke.”  The play tells a slightly-modified version of the real-life story of three young men sent on a suicide mission to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand of […]

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The Voice Top 10 Give Dazzling And Emotional Performances Before Double Elimination

The Voice Top 10 Give Dazzling And Emotional Performances Before Double Elimination

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Pass LA was back on the red carpet of “The Voice,” after watching the contestants completely blow audiences away with their dazzling and emotional performances. 

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