NatGeo’s ‘Genius’ Brings Albert Einstein’s Story to Life in 10-Part Series
Apr25

NatGeo’s ‘Genius’ Brings Albert Einstein’s Story to Life in 10-Part Series

NatGeo Channel makes history Tuesday, April 25 with its first scripted series, Genius, starring Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein, the most brilliant scientist of the 20th century.   The ten-part series, from Fox 21 Television Studios and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Television, chronicles Einstein’s rise from his humble beginnings as an imaginative, rebellious thinker, through his struggles to be recognized by the...

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Documentaries Go Deep on 25th Anniversary of LA Riots
Apr21

Documentaries Go Deep on 25th Anniversary of LA Riots

For everyone who lived in the Los Angeles metro area at the time – and countless millions upon millions of others watching live on television – the horrific events that transpired beginning April 29, 1992 will forever be etched in memory. Twenty-five years later, at least four major documentaries are examining the deadly violence and chaos that broke out after a Simi Valley, California jury acquitted four LAPD officers of beating...

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‘Soundtracks’ on CNN: The Music of History’s Most Defining Moments
Apr19

‘Soundtracks’ on CNN: The Music of History’s Most Defining Moments

September 11. The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Stonewall riots. Music is a unique lens through which to view these and other highly-examined, momentous events that have shaped world history over the past half a century. That is the concept behind a distinctive eight-part documentary series– with each hour-long episode focusing on a groundbreaking historical event or period of time—called “Soundtracks: Songs That...

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A New Floral Explosion from Viktor & Rolf: Flowerbomb Bloom
Apr13

A New Floral Explosion from Viktor & Rolf: Flowerbomb Bloom

It’s been more than a decade since Viktor & Rolf’s vaunted Flowerbomb burst upon the fragrance scene and quickly became one of the best-selling scents in the world. Now it’s time for something new to join the Flowerbomb family. Welcome, Bloom, an eau de toilette housed in an elongated version of the classic diamond faceted grenade-type bottle. Bloom is a lighter take on the iconic fragrance, launching exclusively at Sephora April...

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‘The Encounter:’ A Compelling, Creative Theater Experience
Apr09

‘The Encounter:’ A Compelling, Creative Theater Experience

Every seat was filled as Simon McBurney took the stage Saturday night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ Bram Goldsmith Theater in Beverly Hills before his performance of “The Encounter.” McBurney admonished the few latecomers and had all the audience members check their headphones to see if they were working. Yes, certainly. There were voices to the left, voices to the right and voices directly behind – or were...

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