Articles by Lawrence Davis

Ritz Carlton Chefs Wow Crowd with Show Stopping 6-Course Dinner

Ritz Carlton Chefs Wow Crowd with Show Stopping 6-Course Dinner Marina del Rey ~ Executive Chef Troy Thompson of Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey was host to "Chefs of the West Live" on Monday, October 11th. The Centennial benefit for the James Beard Foundation

CityLive ~ Cirque de Soiree Tyne Daly joins The Weingart Center Celebration

CityLive ~ Cirque de Soiree Tyne Daly joins The Weingart Center Celebration Tyne Daly joins CityLive ~ Cirque de Soiree event to read a poem written by Maya Angelou specifically for this occasion. An evening of heart soaring acrobatics, vibrant costumes, surreal lighting and magical music to honor two selfless individuals

AFI FEST 2004 presented by Audi Presents 135 Films From 42 Countries, 24 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, 28 US Premieres

AFI FEST 2004 presented by Audi Presents 135 Films From 42 Countries, 24 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, 28 US Premieres New this year, AFI FEST 2004 presented by Audi has established a strategic alliance with the American Film Market (November 3 - 10), creating a festival/market combination unprecedented in North America.

Los Angeles Art Show Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Los Angeles Art Show Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Southern California's largest annual art fair at Barker Hanger at Santa Monica Air Center celebrated its 10th anniversary

Halloween Precautions Urged For Pets And ?Trick-Or-Treaters?

Halloween Precautions Urged For Pets And ?Trick-Or-Treaters? L.A. Animal Services cautions residents to take special safety precautions during Halloween to ensure the holiday is safe and enjoyable for children and family companion animals.

HAIRSPRAY, the Broadway musical comedy sensation, has arrived in the O.C.

HAIRSPRAY, the Broadway musical comedy sensation, has arrived in the O.C.  The Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall is the site of this beehive of musical energy that began on October 12th and continues through October 24th.

The Hurricane Season has come to North Hollywood

The Hurricane Season has come to North Hollywood The newest trend in plays these days is having three mini-plays all rolled into one, usually with a central theme.

Alicia Silverstone Celebrates Compassion For Animals At 2nd Annual Spotlight Humane

Alicia Silverstone Celebrates Compassion For Animals At 2nd Annual Spotlight Humane A fund-raiser for The Humane Society of the United States Hollywood Office, a non-profit animal-protection organization dedicated to raising public awareness of animal issues via the major media

Glittering Gala Celebrates Los Angeles Philharmonic's Second Season at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Glittering Gala Celebrates Los Angeles Philharmonic's Second Season at The Walt Disney Concert Hall Virtuoso Performances, Champagne Reception, Elegant Dining and Artful Party Design Highlight Opening Night

Ladder 49 - Review

Ladder 49 - Review The film is a capsule of one firefighter's life, which is reflective of brave firefighters everywhere.

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence", is the work of acclaimed writer/director Mamoru Oshii's, is his long awaited sequel to "Ghost in the Shell" one of the most successful anime films of all time...

Repotting Your Home Garden on a Shoestring Budget

Repotting Your Home Garden on a Shoestring Budget Want a beautiful home garden? Low on bucks? Perhaps your collection of potted plants is looking a bit shabby, and you want to spruce it up ...

Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball 2004

Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball 2004 I discovered that this Masquerade was different. An event that opens a portal from reality into fantasy, allowing them to coincide for a night of dancing, revelry and music. Perfect for me.

The world of fantasy became reality at the Seventh Annual Labyrinth of Jareth.

The world of fantasy became reality at the Seventh Annual Labyrinth of Jareth. Everyone said you had to see the Labyrinth of Jareth to really understand it. I didn't really know what that meant at first, but from the minute I walked in, I could tell they were right!

"The Edge Of Allegiance III: Permanent Vacation, or Endless Bummer!": Relentless Berating, or Funny Number?

"The Edge Of Allegiance III: Permanent Vacation, or Endless Bummer!": Relentless Berating, or Funny Number?  The MET Theatre's presentation of "The Edge Of Allegiance III: Permanent Vacation, or Endless Bummer!" is a satiric rendition of the debatable events of recent American history.

Godot Has Left The Building at The Lex Theater - Review

Godot Has Left The Building at The Lex Theater - Review An incredibly surreal stage sets the mood-Think of being woken up from a dream- it's the same confusion and distortion, pandering in and out of conciseness...

Royal Ballet performs Cinderella at OCPAC - Review

Royal Ballet performs Cinderella at OCPAC - Review From beginning to end, the Royal Ballet's version of Cinderella is enchanting. It begins with a lively and bubbly opening number.

Napoleon Dynamite - Film Review

Napoleon Dynamite - Film Review Napoleon Dynamite and company are quirky and often bizarre, "....Will you bring me my Chapstick? My lips hurt real bad!"

The Royal Ballet Comes To The Center In One Of Only Two U.S. Engagements

The Royal Ballet Comes To The Center In One Of Only Two U.S. Engagements Britain's famed ballet company performs Sir Frederick Ashton's fairytale ballet Cinderella and Peter Wright's romantic Giselle

Travel Back in Time with "Broadway: The Golden Age" - Review

Travel Back in Time with "Broadway: The Golden Age" - Review "Broadway: The Golden Age" celebrates and documents a time when the theatre was one of the most popular forms of entertainment. This film truly takes the audience back to a unique time in the history of theatre, when it was immensely popular, and incredibly original and entertaining.

De Lovely - Review

De Lovely - Review De Lovely does a top-notch job depicting the glorious days of one of America's beloved song writes Cole Porter.

B.B. King wins The Polar Music Prize

B.B. King wins The Polar Music Prize The Stig Anderson Music Award Foundation of The Royal Swedish Academy of Music presents The Polar Music Prize 2004 to B.B. King and Gy? Ligeti.

The Reagan Library, Simi Valley

The Reagan Library, Simi Valley Just 30 or so minutes from LA's ever-busy streets and highways, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Astrid Lindgren - Beloved Swedish Children's Author

Astrid Lindgren - Beloved Swedish Children's Author When I was invited by the Stockholm Visitors Board to cover the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards I had no idea of the wonderful enlightening events which lay ahead of me.

Sweden's - Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Sweden's - Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award It does your heart good to know that there are governments in the world who value children. The government of Sweden is one of those outstanding institutions...

Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera For all you photography buffs out there (I count myself with you), the Olympus C-770 Ultra Zoom digital camera has something that definitely makes it's zooming capabilities ultra: a big lens.

"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"

"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" THIS JUST IN…
Melodrama and slapstick at its finest. A frolicking good time for one and all. In theaters July 9th.

"Next in Line" Review

"Next in Line" Review The set is simple, the story straightforward, and the acting fair. S. L. Stebel and Charles Rome Smith's adaptation of a Ray Bradbury story falls a bit short of the tail of "love, longing and lurking death" that was promised.

Oklahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

Oklahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center The corn may be as "high as an elephant's eye," but the cornfield is definitely a field of dreams in this new production of Okalahoma! at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.

deseo 23 premieres their autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections

deseo 23 premieres their autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections On the historic rooftop of the Gerry Building in downtown L.A. the autumn-winter 2004 couture and ready-to-wear collections of deseo 23 were premiered at a splendid fashion show and brand launch.

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