This Weekend: What’s Happening This Weekend and Some Special Events Running Through February

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BY KAREN YOUNG Ladies Night Out in Burbank: Tonight is the night  (and the last Friday of every month), in the Magnolia Park area of Burbank. Get your friends together from 6 to 9 p.m. for a store-to-store party filled with super sales, wine … [Read more...]

THIS WEEKEND: Winter Celebrations, Unique LA Shopping, Giving Back, Auto Fun and Theater for the Holidays

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Snow in Studio City this Sunday.  Photo: Courtesy Studio City Residents Association

BY KAREN YOUNG TONIGHT! FRIDAY Downtown Burbank Holiday Cheer:   Downtown Burbank kicks off a month-long celebration filled with free seasonal events from December 1 through January 1, 2013. It all begins with the Mayor's Tree Lighting … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Theater, Movies and Music Highlight

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BY KAREN YOUNG THURSDAY-SUNDAY Marilyn: Forever Blonde:  This limited run through Sunday at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood is about  what might have been Marilyn Monroe's last chance to tell her story in her own words. Starring … [Read more...]

THIS WEEKEND: Father’s Day Weekend 2012 in the 818 and Around Los Angeles

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BY KAREN YOUNG Vegas in Noho:  Tonight is the opening night gala at the El Portal Theatre in Noho which is channeling a Vegas -like production with  Gary Peterson’s Supernatural Magic Show starring Peterson and MAVI,  directed by Tony … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Ring In New Years 2012 in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG There's a cross section of events this New Years in the 818, plus some good dining options (click here). Remember, don't drink and drive. If  you need a ride, the Automobile Club (AAA) is offering Tipsy Tow.   For the 15th … [Read more...]

Rock With You: King of Pop Latin Style Sizzles at the El Portal

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BY TOM WALDMAN The last 20 years of Michael Jackson's life contained so many sordid stories, bizarre sightings and odd bits of information that the older he got, the more difficult it became for the public to regard him as a brilliant entertainer … [Read more...]

TODAY! Dancing with the Stars' Mark Ballas and Harry Potter's Freddie Stroma headline Americana tree lighting celebration

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BY KAREN YOUNG The Americana at Brand in Glendale will be lighting up 10,000 lights and 15,000 ornaments on its 100 foot tree as fireworks fill the sky this Thursday, November 18 at 7:30pm for its Third Annual Tree Lighting celebration. Dancing … [Read more...]

The Light in the Piazza shines

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BY AMY LYONS The word 'adorable' comes to mind when searching for a one-word descriptor for actors Stephanie Wall and Blake Ewing. The two are perfectly paired as starry-eyed young lovers in the current production of the "The Light in The Piazza" … [Read more...]