Top Musical Performers Shakeup MTVs Video Music Awards

Miley Cirus wins Video of the Year

INGLEWOOD—MTV hosted an epic night of music with unforgettable performances, unpredictable moments and heartfelt messages as the 2014 “MTV Video Music Awards” were held LIVE at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Beyonce’ welcomed MTV and the audience to her world as she built on her VMA legacy with a medley of songs from her visual album […]

Cygnet Theatre Presents Shepard Classics‏

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard

SAN DIEGO–Cygnet Theatre will continue its tradition of presenting plays performed in a rotating repertory by staging two thought-provoking American classics by playwright, actor and icon Sam Shepard. The emotional and physical duo of Fool for Love and True West both address the American dream in powerful and passionate ways. Cygnet Artistic Director Sean Murray […]

Modern Family’s Nolan Gould Learns An Important Lesson On A First Date‏


Nolan Gould, who plays the loveable Luke Dunphy on ABC’s hit tv show Modern Family, teamed up with the National Audubon Society and Toyota  create a PSA about a serious issue – how to share the beach with our feathered friends.  In the adorably humorous video, Nolan learns an important lesson on a first date.

Hot Sardines Reinvent Hot Jazz For 21st Century

Hot Sardines

NEW YORK, NY–The Hot Sardines unleash their distinctly passionate, dazzling and inventive sound with their self-titled debut album to be released in the U.S. October 7 on Decca/Universal Music Classics. The electrifying record, produced by Eli Wolf (Norah Jones, Elvis Costello & The Roots, Al Green), features both early jazz classics and original new Sardine compositions.  Their album launch marks […]

Diane Monroe and Tony Miceli ‘Alone Together’ CD Brilliantly Reinterpreted Classic Jazz Standards With Rhythm-A-Ning Twist

ALONE TOGETHER cleverly takes harmonic improvisation to new heights.

By Danny R. Johnson WASHINGTON, DC – Philadelphia native and the witty and urbane jazz violinist,  Diane Monroe, teamed up with another City of Brotherly Love native   and enormously gifted and talented jazz vibraphonist, Tony Miceli, to produce their August 19, 2014 debut duet album title Alone Together, on the Dreambox Media label. While listening […]

Art Center Launches Intimate Classics

ESCONDIDO–California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present some of the brightest stars and emerging talent in its forthcoming Intimate Classics Series. Featuring acclaimed performers such as Sirena Huang, Paul Galbraith, Jeffrey Siegel,Jiayan Sun, and Han Bin Yoon, the singular series focuses on virtuosos of various classical instruments including the violin, guitar, piano, and cello. TheIntimate Classics Series will be held […]

MTV Video Music Awards To Honor Beyonce


New York, NY–Singer-songwriter and philanthropist, Beyonce’, who leads the pack this year with eight MTV Video Music Awards nominations, will join an exclusive list of artists who have received the legendary “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” as this year’s recipient. Additionally, she will bring her unparalleled artistry to the 2014 “MTV Video Music Awards” live from The Forum […]

Geekie Awards Joins Forces With Gibson And Stan Lee

Seth Green presents Stan Lee with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the first annual Geekie Awards. Hollywood Avalon on August 18, 2013.

HOLLYWOOD–The crowd grew silent at The Avalon Hollywood, on August 18, 2013, while Stan Lee dedicated an original hymn about being a geek as he accepted the Lifetime Achievement award at the first annual Geekie Awards. For those few minutes, everyone watching was connected as Stan’s words went viral across all forms of media, and another powerful moment for geeks […]

Fan Favorites Return To Summer Concerts In The Gardens

SAN MARCOS–The City of San Marcos presents its annual “Summer Concerts in the Gardens” series at the Wood House. This year’s concert series marks the return of former Wood House concert performers who have received the highest audience ratings. The Saturday outdoor evening concerts that are held once per month, from May through September, will […]

Old Globe’s Quartet Extends Through August 31‏

From left, Robert Foxworth as Reginald Paget, Elizabeth Franz as Jean Horton, Jill Tanner as Cecily Robson, and Roger Forbes as Wilfred Bond in Ronald Harwood's Quartet, directed by Richard Seer, July 25 - Aug. 31, 2014 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

    SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the third production of the 2014 Summer Season, Ronald Harwood’s comedy Quartet, directed by Richard Seer (Other Desert Cities, God of Carnage, The Last Romance). Harwood received an Academy Award for his screenplay ofThe Pianist and was nominated for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and The Dresser (also a hit on Broadway and the West […]