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americanidolsandiegoaspen
Television
Jan 27, 2012

AMERICAN IDOL AUDITIONS- SAN DIEGO & ASPEN

The American Idol road show landed in San Diego (literally, on the USS Midway) and Aspen for the next two rounds of auditions. Here’s my…read more >

velvethammer
Music
Jan 27, 2012

BEHIND THE MUSIC WITH DAVID BENO

Every musician in LA wants to know what it takes to make it big. We caught up with David Benveniste (Beno, for short) to find…read more >

americanidolseason11
Television
Jan 25, 2012

AMERICAN IDOL IS BACK

It is hard to believe but here we are in Season 11.  This is the second year of the new kinder and gentler American Idol with…read more >

bachelorparkcity
Television
Jan 25, 2012

BACHELOR WEEK 4

Bachelor week four takes us to Park City, Utah. 13 girls remain with two one-on-ones and one group date set for this week. The locale…read more >

rampart
Film
Jan 25, 2012

LACMA RAMPS UP FOR RAMPART

I recently attended a special screening of the film Rampart, presented by Film Independent and the New York Times Film Club and held at the…read more >

extremloudincrclose
Film, Reviews
Jan 25, 2012

EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

The movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is titled incorrectly. The movie should have been named Extremely Good and Incredibly Moving. With a well deserved Academy Award nomination…read more >

oscarsnoms
Award Shows, Events
Jan 25, 2012

84th ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

It’s that time of year again in Hollywood, the annual motion picture awards season, and Tuesday morning was the announcement of the nominees for the…read more >

livereadreitman
Film
Jan 19, 2012

JASON REITMAN’S LIVE READ AT LACMA

Tonight I attended my first Live Read, a Film Independent series at LACMA created by Director Jason Reitman. It featured the classic script Shampoo with readers…read more >

palmsprings
Events, Festivals, Film
Jan 17, 2012

PALM SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL

Smack dab in the middle of the festival circuit and just before the Awards Season craziness is under way, you have the Palm Springs Film…read more >

bachelorwk3
Television
Jan 17, 2012

BACHELOR BEN, WEEK 3- 3 LADIES ARE OUT

Some of you may have noticed that my Week 3 recap was a little late- partially because my Tivo randomly decided not to record despite…read more >