The OPEN Daily : Arts & Entertainment

You Can Visit the Café From La La Land in Real Life

February 17, 2017 at 5:55 pm

The Warner Bros. studio has occupied 142 acres in Burbank for almost 90 years. Film classics from Casablanca to The Maltese Falcon to Ocean’s Eleven to Inception have all been filmed on the studio’s stages and streets, which are open to tourists. The latest addition opens tomorrow—the coffee shop set from La La Land. Visitors on […]

Conductor James Conlon on L.A. Opera’s Grammy nominations, and why the odds are stacked against them

February 9, 2017 at 1:06 pm

High up on a shelf in James Conlon’s upstairs office within the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion sit two Grammy statuettes, zinc-alloy miniature replicas of old gramophones from the acoustical age of recording. They represent the classical album and opera recording awards for Los Angeles Opera’s DVD of… Continue reading: Culture Monster


January 29, 2017 at 6:22 pm

Look out Las Vegas, the “Theme Man” has arrived and he’s vowed to not only make his mark on the entertainment scene, he hopes to change it’s face. Those positive feelings were expressed by John Dote‘ as he sat in the living room of his home where no less than 10 gold records cover the walls. Dote’ […]

Free Documentary Screening: Love Thy Nature

January 23, 2017 at 5:29 pm

The City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability & the Environment along with Sustainable Works and American Cinematheque present documentary film, Love Thy Nature ABOUT THE MOVIE An award winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature shows how deeply we’ve lost touch with nature and takes viewers on a cinematic journey through the […]

WALL OF RESISTANCE: Rising Up & Reading Event Sunday at Clifton’s Republic Ballroom

January 19, 2017 at 9:31 pm

Join an epic post-inauguration event on Sunday, January 22, 2017, 4-6 p.m., at Clifton’s in downtown Los Angeles. Featuring live readings by contributors to the Angels Flight “Wall of Resistance” issue, including Dana Johnson, Samantha Dunn, Chris Morris, Robin Rinaldi, Rich Ferguson, Désirée Zamorano, Lauren Eggert-Crowe, Daniel Antonio Barron, Eirene Donohue, Haneen Oriqat, Erica Blumfield, […]

FOR PIANO AND HARPO @ Falcon Theatre

December 28, 2016 at 9:52 pm

For Piano and Harpo A Laugh Then Think Production Written by & Starring Dan Castellaneta Directed by Stefan Novinski Feb 1 – Mar 5 Tickets on Sale Jan 4 Oscar Levant, the brilliant, witty, pill-popping concert pianist, wakes up to find himself in the Psych Ward of Mt. Sinai Hospital. His past collides with his […]

‘The Hollywood Reporter’s’ Gary Baum Talks State of Hollywood Walk of Fame

December 12, 2016 at 8:48 pm

The segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on December 12th, 2016. Continue reading: KTLA

All Your Favorite Party Promoters Are Joining Forces To Throw A Massive Homeless Benefit

December 9, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Brownies + Lemonade, Ham on Everything, Emo Nite LA, Space Yacht, Late Night Laggers, Free Grilled Cheese and Restless Nites will all have their own curated rooms. [ more › ] Continue reading: LAist

Jennifer Aniston touts comedy ‘Office Christmas Party’ at LA premiere

December 8, 2016 at 9:08 pm

Jennifer Aniston and the stars of “Office Christmas Party” came out for the comedy’s premiere in Westwood. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

X-Wing fighter lands in Hollywood for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ premiere

December 7, 2016 at 12:52 pm

An X-Wing Starfighter landed on Hollywood Boulevard as preparations for the premiere of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” got underway. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

A slowly expanding festival of music merch pops up at Hollywood & Highland

December 6, 2016 at 1:39 am

A monthlong pop-up shop that opened its doors at the northwest corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Friday – the same day the Rolling Stones released their first studio album in a decade – is adding a touch of festival flair to the music merchandise business. The 17,000 square feet… Continue reading: […]

Watch the ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit that Donald Trump criticized

December 4, 2016 at 10:53 am

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s president, which could provoke China Dec. 4, 2016, 6:51 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump’s transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here’s what’s happening: Trump’s call could upset delicate relations with China Gen. James Mattis will need… Continue reading: – Hot List