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Joan Ryan Makes Musical Magic at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in a year and half, Joan Ryan, and her four octave range, comes home to Los Angeles in a cabaret show that earned her the honor of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist of 2013.

The Eyes Have It

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

The first step towards sharing varying experiences of the world is the acknowledgement that your eyes are different from everyone else's. The truth as you experience it is no less true that someone else's.

A Conversation with Interior Designer Tobi Tobin

Blue Carreon | Posted 10.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Tobi Tobin is a Los Angeles-based interior designer whose works have graced the pages of top magazines like Architectural Digest and House Beautiful.

Sunset Boulevard, Musical Theatre West

James Scarborough | Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

The staging was monumental, the better to highlight Norma's megalomania and her fall from grace from a once luminous career.

Showing Off at The Israel Conference

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

Are Israeli companies best suited to just being startups that develop new technology -- to be bought out by larger global companies who can better market and deploy and distribute their products -- or should these companies be allowed to mature in Israel, creating jobs and industry there rather than merely for export?

Mad Men: A Return To Form?

William Bradley | Posted 08.03.2013 | TV
William Bradley

The latest episode in this most uneven of Mad Men seasons, "A Tale of Two Cities," was actually a good one. Coming just a week after the least viewed episode since 2009, and just as I was thinking it might be time for a pithy 400 or 500 words on the show jumping the shark, it was a welcome arrival.

Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Among the world-famous landmarks of Los Angeles, which are your favorites? My choices would be the iconic Hollywood sign, and the gate entrance to ...

Baby, It's You

Jeff Valdez | Posted 04.02.2013 | Latino Voices
Jeff Valdez

I want to buy a billboard on Sunset. This billboard will have a bunch of babies: Asian, black, white and Latino, all in cute little clothes, with a slogan that says, "Love ALL Your Customers At First Sight."

Peggy Cummins Honored at San Francisco's Noir City Film Festival

Sean Martinfield | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
Sean Martinfield

Film Noir resonates with a contemporary audience in a way that other film genres do not. It is the style. We see the roots of our contemporary society in these films. It's the point where we started to loose our innocence as a culture.

Twenty Top Movie Endings You (Maybe) Hadn't Thought Of

John Farr | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

All great movies -- and great movie endings -- stay in our memories as normal or indifferent ones never could. They're like great taglines -- their strength lies in the very fact that we can't forget them.

The Best Movies About Movies

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Filmmakers love to make movies about making movies. Yes, it is a navel-gazing business, but crafting films about this craft is one...

The Original Lady Gaga

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Before there was Lady Gaga, there was Gloria Swanson. The American actress, best known for her role as Norma Desmond in the 1950 film "Sunset Boulevar...

Celebrate Film At The Cinerama Dome!

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Film buffs, listen up! The Cinerama Dome, that unique piece of architecture and movie theatre history on Sunset Boulevard, is coming up on its 50th...

Movie review: The Artist

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Artist may be the year's most brightly imaginative and purely enjoyable film. It may also be the toughest sell. How many people, after all, will ...

Rita Moreno: On Her One Woman Show, Life, And J-Lo

Posted 10.24.2011 | Latino Voices

Latina.com Rita Moreno has done it all. She's won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony, and she's already played the role of her dreams—the par...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Still Big: It's The Pictures That Got Small

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

For those who think old Hollywood can't draw a crowd, Zsa Zsa Gabor would like to take issue with you. But it might not be the crowd you expect.

5 Great Films Named For Street Names

AP/The Huffington Post | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The ultra-low-budget "Bellflower," which opens in limited release this weekend, is named for the generic Southern California street whe...

Ronni Chasen Was Killed With Cop's Stolen Gun: Report

The Wrap Media | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Exclusive from The Wrap: Publicist Ronni Chasen was murdered with a gun stolen from a police officer, TheWrap has learned. ...

Three Underappreciated Silent Film Classics

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The Bay Area has a large and loyal base of silent film fans, many of whom will descend on the Castro Theatre this weekend for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival's annual winter event.

Face It: Critics Have Lost Their Movie Memory

Michele Willens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michele Willens

I used to defend film critics: we needed objective, thoughtful voices that looked beyond box office receipts and truly judged the work itself. But now? I think I'm ready to throw in the towel.

Evening Primrose Times Two: Sondheim's Mini-Masterpiece on Stage and DVD

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

I am getting more and more excited about Anthony Perkins outside of Psycho whenever I catch him in a movie or, more surprisingly, a musical.

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone's Memoir

The Los Angeles Times | Charles McNulty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When an actor is described as "turbulent" or "difficult," it's typically a euphemism for "a royal pain." Patti LuPone, one of the most celebrated musi...

PHOTOS: Sunset Junction Street Festival Turns 30

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sunset Junction celebrated its 30th anniversary with last weekend's street festival. Tens of thousands hoofed it to Sunset Boulevard (parking was scar...

Road Test - 2010 Nissan Cube

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Boxcars. Kia's Soul, Scion's xB and Nissan's Cube. What else could you call them but Boxcars? And you either love them or hate them - at first sight...

16 on the Streets of LA

Lu Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lu Parker

On a recent beautiful sunny day, we two girls, one experienced, the other new to the art of driving, got brave and put the car in drive.