Ten Live Action Shorts Advance In Oscar Race

LOS ANGELES–Ten live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. One hundred thirty-seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below with their production companies: “Bon Voyage,” Marc Wilkins, director, and Joël Jent, […]

Ten Live Action Shorts Advance In Oscar Race

LOS ANGELES–Ten live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. One hundred thirty-seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below with their production companies: “Bon Voyage,” Marc Wilkins, director, and Joël Jent, […]

25 Recordings Added To The Grammy Hall Of Fame

SANTA MONICA–In keeping with its ongoing dedication to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to its distinctive Grammy Hall Of Fame. This year’s collection acknowledges a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25-years-old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are reviewed […]

The Late Late Show Host James Corden To Host Grammy Awards

SANTA MONICA–James Corden, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning multi-faceted host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” will host the  59th annual Grammy Awards, marking his first year as master of ceremonies for music’s biggest night. “Thanks to ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ we’ve all been on some incredible rides with James, and The Recording Academy […]

Neil Diamond To Perform At Valley View Casino Center

LOS ANGELES–Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Member, Neil Diamond, will celebrate his unparalleled career spanning 50 years with a world tour. The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin April 7 in Fresno, and will visit cities across North America including San Diego, New York City, […]

Cygnet Theatre To Host Pianist And Broadway Veteran Jacquelyne Silver

SAN DIEGO–Pianist and Broadway veteran Jacquelyne Silver will take the stage December 5 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town to reminisce about her life in musical New York with Leonard Bernstein, Benny Goodman, Luciano Pavarotti, and the greats of the Metropolitan Opera. She’ll share her joy of music from Ragtime to Rachmaninoff, from Brahms to […]

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Special Engagement Of The Wholehearted

LA JOLLA–The La Jolla Playhouse will present a special engagement of the critically-acclaimed one-woman show, The Wholehearted, written and co-directed by UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance professor Deborah Stein (The Bitter Game), performed and co-directed by Suli Holum. The Wholehearted is the unflinching portrait of a female boxer who survives a brutal […]

Grammy Winner Trumpeter Chris Botti To Perform At Art Center In 2017

ESCONDIDO–Grammy-winning trumpeter, Chris Botti is coming to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Concert Hall in April, 2017. With four number one jazz albums under his belt, Botti emerged as the top-selling American instrumental artist. Botti will perform jazz standards and famous classical masterpieces with his signature sophisticated sound and soaring musical imagination. Over the […]

Actress Stana Katic Lights Lego Christmas Tree At Legoland California Resort

CARLSBAD–Actress Stana Katic, star of the ABC hit television series, “Castle” made a special appearance at Legoland California Resort to help the park to celebrate the holiday seasons with its 14th annual tree lighting ceremony. More than 100 families joined Katic, her 5-year-old niece Sophia, Santa Claus, and Legoland park officials to light up the […]

Emmy-Nominated “Whose Live Anyway?” Comes To Art Center

ESCONDIDO–The cast from the Emmy-nominated TV show, ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway,’ returns to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido November 12 for a night of unforgettable improv comedy and song. ‘Whose Live Anyway?’ is a unique opportunity for comedy fans to experience the 90 minutes show in a live format in the Concert […]