Bleachers Bring the Noise to The Breakfast Club at LACMA
Apr03

Bleachers Bring the Noise to The Breakfast Club at LACMA

Every seat at LACMA’s Bing Theater was filled Saturday night for the latest installment of Bring the Noise, the unique new film series curated by Film Independent at LACMA. The audience was made up not only of fans of the seminal 1985 John Hughes movie “The Breakfast Club,” but also admirers of Jack Antonoff and members of his band, Bleachers, Evan Smith and Mikey Hart. The concept of the new series is to have acclaimed...

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From Shanghai to LA, the Sweet Story of Actress/Singer Candy Wang
Apr01

From Shanghai to LA, the Sweet Story of Actress/Singer Candy Wang

It’s the old story of East meets West but with a modern twist. Shanghai born actress Candy Wang, who has starred in several films that are big hits in Asia, is looking to cross over to US audiences. To that end, Wang and director Alice Wang (no relation except a professional one) recently visited LA and Las Vegas to solidify some global connections and to make some new ones. They attended the FAME Awards in Vegas and...

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Jane Lynch, Jordin Sparks and Pia Toscano Bring It for Generosity.org
Mar24

Jane Lynch, Jordin Sparks and Pia Toscano Bring It for Generosity.org

It was only appropriate that it rained in Los Angeles – again – for World Water Day 2017. The precipitation did anything but dampen the spirits inside the ballroom of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills where Generosity.org held a night of celebration to mark the occasion. But the real purpose of the festive event was to raise money to drill clean water wells around the world, adding to the 788 projects in 20 countries that have...

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Marjorie Goodson’s Dance All Night ‘MG’ Book Launch Party
Mar23

Marjorie Goodson’s Dance All Night ‘MG’ Book Launch Party

It was a splendid evening in a magnificent setting to launch a spectacular book. The lobby of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts was illuminated in red as Marjorie Goodson took center stage to celebrate the release of a limited edition book, entitled “MG,” that features more than 150 sensual and playful dance images that reveal her provocative and daring nature as an artist, all shot by photographer Andreea Radutoiu....

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Food Fare Brings in Big Bucks for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
Mar06

Food Fare Brings in Big Bucks for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles

If there was ever a time in recent history when supporters of Planned Parenthood felt more strongly about the organization, well, that time is now. And that is probably why the PPLA Food Fare, held at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar March 2, sold out with more than 2,000 attendees.   The event, celebrated its 38th consecutive year, also raised a record amount of money for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, more than $1 million from...

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