Composing a soundtrack for the planet may sound ambitious, but this 7-piece group is more than talented enough for the task. Show-goers at the Viper Room July 29th sampled a sonic feast with more musical ingredients than a molé and twice the spice.
The audience rocked to the infectious rhythms and melodies, performed with awesome skill and talent, particularly by the male leads who, at times seemed to have learned the art of levitation or all out flight!
We've all heard the old fairytale: the princess who came across a frog in the road, kissed him, and watched him magically turn into a charming prince. Marilyn Anderson, however, reveals in her funny, witty new book "Never Kiss a Frog" the truth that these creatures will remain the swamp inhabitants they are.
This year's annual Break The Cycle Summer Soiree was another smashing success. Hundreds of guests poured onto the Fox Studios backlot to partake in the festivities, which included a wide array of food and drinks, a crafts bazaar, silent and live auctions, raffle prizes, and live entertainment (my favorite being the jumping jubilant Cajun music).
It's about time the recording academy recognized the dance/ electronica genre of music, and to celebrate, they threw an amazing bash in Hollywood at the always fabulous Avalon. Performances by The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Tom "Junkie XL" Holkenborg, and artist Brian "BT" Transeau made for one stellar evening in the trance music circuit.
Budding company Aesthetic Science is attempting something quite different and unique this summer: A festival for the 21st century. Combining the very latest technology in computer games with some cool music acts of today; they attempt to create a great day of play that anybody can enjoy.
Longtime collectors of star memorabilia can rejoice - this September, the estate property of late Hollywood actress and Broadway dancer Ann Miller will be auctioned to the public courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields.
A group of twelve talented young actors played thirty characters in the play performed by the combined efforts of the Santa Monica Playhouse Advanced Youth Ensemble, the Pre-Advanced Program and the Teen Performance Lab.