Articles by Sandra Plazinic
In honor of “Celebrate Forsythe” dancers of three world-class companies are saluting one of the world’s most innovative choreographers in a triple bill performance at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
You will be blown away by the riff-heavy, shifting rhythmic style of DeadBlondeStars.
American Ballet Theatre, also known as ABT, is celebrating its 75th
Anniversary this year with a new Alexei Ratmansky version of a Ballet classic: The Sleeping Beauty
The evening continues with a selection of pieces from some of John Williams’ most memorable scores, including Star Wars, E.T., Jaws and Jurassic Park, reminding the audience of the great movie classics.
a romantic and witty play about the constant battle of the sexes.
Saturday, March 29th, 2014 the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to the Segestrom Center presenting fresh, new works during a matinee performance.
March 7, 2014, the Monte Carlo Ballet performed an exciting modern and quite entertaining version of Swan Lake, at the Segestrom Center for the Arts in Orange County, California
Thursday, Nov.5th, 2013, International Dance Season opened with the world premier of Diana Vishneva’s On The Edge at Segestrom Hall in Orange County, California.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013, Kingsize performed an emotionally charged show at the Roxy in Hollywood.
Sunday, July 11th, 2013 maestro Victor Vener and the California Philharmonic performed in front of an excited audience at the majestic Disney Hall downtown Los Angeles.
Sunday, July 14, 2013 maestro Victor Wener and the California Philharmonic invited audiences once again to join in and listen at a sold out matinee of Andrew Llyod Webber Meets Puccini at the majestic Disney Hall downtown Los Angeles.
There, nobles wishing to escape the chaos of the goblins and lively dances of the faeries, the Clockwork Ballroom brought together waltzes, live entertainment, and opera with a steampunk edge.
The musical directed by Brian Lohmann, produced by Tom Coleman, is set during the tumultuous times of the 60is where two sub cultures, Rockers and Mods, roam the streets of London
The California Philharmonic opened its summer season on a hot Saturday, June 29th, 2013 on the green of the Santa Anita Race track in Arcadia, California
Monday, June 24, 2013 the long awaited Russian restaurant Mari Vanna opened in the posh neighborhood of Melrose Place in Los Angeles
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum celebrated their 40th anniversary of music, poetry and performance, opening their Summer Season with a tantalizing performance of the The Taming of the Shrew.
Thursday, 09 May 2013 Margaret Batjer (violinist+leader) and Allan Vogel( oboe d’amore) led the fabulous Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra through another Baroque conversation at Zipper Hall at the Colburn school of Music in downtown Los Angeles.
Grammy-nominated Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra performed a special concert to celebrate their new CD recording of Artistry, a tribute to legendary big band leader Stan Kenton and his Neophonic Orchestra.
Rock icon Graham Nash held a reception Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in Hollywood at the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the famous Sunset Marquis Hotel, previewing a selective collection of photographs called Visual Harmony to media and friends.
Gigi Bermingham fearlessly embodies Callas in all her grandeur Sunday, March 24th in Todd Nielsen’s version of the Tony award winning play at the City Theatre in Long Beach and has absolutely no problem filling this great diva’s shoes on stage.
Tinsel town at it’s best: designers who design clothes to create an allure and a phantasie world not only for celebrities on the red carpet but also for the day- to day customer.
Neumeier’s Little Mermaid is certainly not commercial like Disney’s version but will appeal to the artistic avant-garde crowd. The elaborate production features more than 60 performers and continues through Sunday at Segestrom Center of the Arts.
If you are looking to go out in L.A. and feel like you are anywhere but in L.A you are on the right track here with this new bar called the LASH on Winston str downtown Los Angeles.
Friday, November 17, 2012 ZTV MEDIA GROUP invited media and Hollywood celebrities to a pre-holiday fundraiser at the L’ Ermitage Hotel to benefit Safe Passage.
Unlike many award shows the World Dance Awards shines a light on their talented artists in a very intimate setting.
Music director Grant Gershon conducted the highly anticipated performance at Disney Hall with much grace, in presence with 40 of the finest singers all members of the Los Angeles Master Choral.
The skillful musicians of the LA Chamber orchestra execute with finesse. Quick dynamic shifts and continuous motion speak of boundless energy.
The show, directed by Norm Langill and choreographed by Brett Nugent has a contemporary vaudeville feel and much unlike the old overly polished acts invites to an evening of love, chaos and dinner
Thunderous Applause at LA Style Swimwear Spring/ Summer Collection a Sunset Gower Studio
Nami, Nuvalla and Mike Vensel, a fashion forward trio at Concept Los Angeles took place on October 13, 2012 at Siren Studios as part of LA Fashion Week Spring 2013 offering an innovative program of international runway shows and informal presentations
Chris performed one of his two original songs he also wrote. “Roads” is a beautiful and emotional song about life’s journey.
Project Ethos partnered with Downtown LA Art Walk and kicked off fashion week Thursday, October 11, 2012 with a mixture of fashion, music and art, giving the fashion community, fans and media the chance to get up close and personal at the Exchange.
Wednesday Oct 3rd 2012, Fisker, Ducati and Austin Martin invited press and a selective industry crowd to review luxury items, food and drinks at the world famous Petersen Car Museum on Wilshire.
The Neo-Classical Japanese instrumental rock band performed Saturday Oct.6th 2012 at the Bootleg theatre in Los Angeles.
The precision and dedication in which every single movement was executed to Tchaikovsky’s music was breathtaking and impeccable.
The Fireman’s Brew gives back 5% of their proceeds to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, so: extinguish your thirst, ignite the party, drink Fireman’s Brew!
The listening party sponsored by Honda Acura, drew media and friends to congratulate the band
All actors proved to be in tremendous command of a very authentic British accent and moved all very much in character from beginning to finish.
Inspired by local seaside haunts such as Jonathan Beach Club and the Shutters Hotel, the Shorebar has a very high-end yet relaxed feel. .
May 5th, 2012, Cinco de Mayo, what a perfect occasion for beverage expert Patrick Thomas and Chef Dante Ascenzi to host a fun Tequila 101 class for media and the public at Public School 612 restaurant and bar in downtown Los Angeles.
12thAnnual International Beverly Hills Film Festival (BHFF)kicked off yesterday, April 25, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (8949 Wilshire Boulevard) in Beverly Hills.
April 23rd 2012,Tequila Ambassador Goston Martinez instructed a selective group of media and guests to create and sample some of their own Milagro signature cocktails at the Rivera Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles
Wednesday, March 28th, Alan Mruvka, president & CEO of THELOOKSTORE.com hosted Celebrity Beauty Guru Damone Roberts’s monthly “Lookbag cocktail party mixer” and beauty devotees as well as media flocked to his Beverly Hills Salon.
Wednesday, March 14, it was back to Vibiana for Style Fashion week where fashionistas, designers, media and hipsters gathered to see the fall/winter collections in L.A.
L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios Day 3 was the finale show broadcasted by KTLA 5 live with a special dedication to Hollywood and its television history
If you enjoy fine dining with a touch of California casual chic you should pay BLT Steak, a modern American steakhouse on Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood a visit
It was Kendra’s mission to create custom jewelry with a new color palette that is not only special and unique but also “obtainable” for all women.
This is the first time Brasil Brasil Cultural Center will present a tribute to the great Brazilian singer Elis.
With a bar and a deli attached to the restaurant there is everything a culinary heart and environmentalist can desire and some history on top
Written and directed by Morris Panych, Vigil is a poignant satire that deals with life, death, love and “pizza”.
Written and directed by Morris Panych, Vigil is a poignant satire that deals with life, death, love and “pizza”.
Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey, also known as the Indie- electro pop duo from Uh Huh Her performed yesterday, Wednesday Nov. 1st as part of their Keep A Breast Tour to a full house at House of Blues on Sunset in Hollywood.
Style Fashion week kicked off Fashion week in Los Angeles Monday Oct. 17, 2011 at the beautiful
historical venue Vibiana, downtown L.A. with a welcome party for Vips and media.
Thursday, Oct.20th 2011 Fashion Style continued its celebration of fashion week in Los Angeles at Vibiana with a show called California Dreaming.
The famous Avalon nightclub started their fall season Friday Oct. 7th 2011, featuring DJ Fred Falke, Lifelike and a live band from France called Anoraak, bringing an entertaining line up for young hipsters and music lovers to Hollywood.
This is a witty story about privileged adults behaving badly.
Rebirth, directed by Jim Whitaker is a not-for-profit feature film that tells the story of 5 people from different backgrounds, surviving the damage and destruction of 9/11
Sade covers it all with the help of her band members: poetry, emotions, thoughts, impressions, philosophy, sex and Politics, engaging the audience from beginning till end
This is first-class food in a casual environment
Treat yourself to some pampering at the new Guerlain Spa in New Orleans, it will be an unforgettable experience that you will treasure forever!
Roller derby girls dress up with horns on roller skates and unleash their beating on locals with a baseball bat.
My culinary+ cultural adventure in New Orleans had finally begun and I could barely contain my excitement.
Friday August 5th, event partners Nokia Inside track and L.A. Live invited a mix of social insiders and media types to an evening of mouth watering adventures at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate Hotel Thrillist
Tue, June 7th Carolyn Brundage, CEO and founder of PrettyCity.com/green invited a small group of media to join her and her members for a girl-friendly pampering event at Environment Furniture in Los Angeles.
It was the West coast premiere of this very sought after touring exhibit, honoring the remarkable accomplishments of the Muslim world.
As of lately, winemakers in the Paso Robles region have been more courageous, producing more diverse vines under dynamic leadership, moving to the forefront of the vine scene.
Nail Garden celebrated it’s opening in Brentwood Gardens on San Vincente blvd. Monday May 2nd, with an annual beauty for cause spring toy drive event
With high standards for service and delicious gourmet comfort food ENTOURAGE is definitely a great addition to the bustling area of Hollywood and Vine.
Music Martinis and the California Philharmonic-Upcoming Concerts
The new remake of “Arthur” is a romantic fairy tale like love story set in modern day New York featuring Russel Brand and Helen Mirren