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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 17 – 23

April 16, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, April 17: Catch My Name is Asher Lev, the award-winning play based on Chaim Potok’s novel of young Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn struggling to become artists at any cost, at the Fountain Theatre. 8pm, weekends through May 18   Friday, April 18: At the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Soundtrack is an entirely improvised show, done to YOUR music! So ...

 
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Travel Back in Time with Cocktails at Good Times at Davey Wayne’s

April 16, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   The Houston Brothers have done it again, and Hollywood is, as always, all the better for it. This time it’s the spot that used to be Crane’s Hollywood Tavern; like all the other times, you’re treated to a secret entrance upon entry. But first – a garage sale where you can actually buy a piece of the retro-fabulous playground you’re about to witness. Right on!   The era is the 1970′s, and you’ve just traveled back in time to ...

 
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Take the Plunge with Swim Silver Lake

April 14, 2014

 

Attention Hollywood! The beach may be moving 15 minutes closer.   A group of committed Eastside residents is looking to take advantage of a planned upgrade to the Silver Lake Reservoir, in order to transform their neighborhood and create a revolutionary public space.   Swim Silver Lake‘s idea is to make a section of the reservoir fully swimmable, alongside a sunbathing beach area. Pictured above is one visualization of the final project, with swim lanes. Because of new federal water quality regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Silver Lake Reservoir will soon be taken offline, so the Department of ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 10 – 16

April 9, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, April 10: At the Fonda, check out the party-rocking, club-banging, and heart-thrilling electrofunk maestros Chromeo, in support of their new album, Business Casual. 9pm   Friday, April 11: Can’t believe all the crazies you’ve met on OKCupid? Let’s hope some of them were fake profiles created for Undateable, a hilarious new show from Second City Hollywood that sends up ...

 
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Brickyard Pub is Your One Stop Shop for Pool and Beer

April 9, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Gone is that seedy, run-down pool hall that was Penthouse Billiards. Opposite Pla-Boy Liquor in that mall at Yucca and Wilcox, is now Brickyard Pub – and Hollywood is all the better for it.   A likely expansion from the popular dive bar-pool hall in North Hollywood, Brickyard Pub offers a plethora of bottled beers that run from $5-$8 and hours of reasonably priced pool time on refinished, red felt tables. It’s got a laid-back, no-nonsense vibe with dartboards, ...

 
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The Center: Working to End Chronic Homelessness

April 3, 2014

 

You’ve learned about My Friend’s Place here, but did you know there are many other organizations in Hollywood doing great work with our most vulnerable community members? Chief among these groups is The Center at Blessed Sacrament, which functions as the hub for a collection of nonprofits and government agencies that are collaborating more and more to combat homelessness.   Together with the coalition that is Hollywood 4WRD, The Center has been working tirelessly to end chronic homelessness in Hollywood. For more about the efforts of these groups, check out our interview with The Center’s Nathan French:     It’s ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 3 – 9

April 3, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, April 3: Reggae legend Ziggy Marley plays songs from his forthcoming album Fly Rasta, tells stories, and gives a live Q&A at this intimate event at Sonos Studio. RSVP required. 7pm   Friday, April 4: de LaB, Los Angeles Walks, CicLAvia, and the Open Streets Summit present a walking tour of all of the hip new developments in Koreatown, ...

 
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Weekend Brunch at Mud Hen Tavern Starts April 5th

April 2, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Weekend brunch on Highland is back. At Susan Feniger’s spot, Mud Hen Tavern, they’ve got delicious food, Bloody Mary variations and a bunch of sparkling cocktails available every 11 AM – 3 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Separated into Quick Bites, Eggs, Salads, Griddle and Sandwiches, the menu at Mud Hen Tavern is sure to have something for everyone.   The former STREET favorite, Kaya Toast, is still available, but there is a whole new menu to be explored. ...

 
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CicLAvia this Sunday! Plus, Open Streets Summit

March 31, 2014

 

It’s that time again–-CicLAvia is this Sunday! Following the success of last June’s iconic Wilshire Boulevard route, CicLAvia will once again be taking over Wilshire, from Downtown to the Miracle Mile. In the largest car-free, open-streets event in the United States, pedestrians and cyclists will OWN Wilshire–organizers are calling this the most pedestrian-friendly CicLAvia yet.   Wilshire will be shut down to car traffic from Fairfax to Grand, from 9am to 4pm, this Sunday April 6, as CicLAvia turns our busy streets into a festive, temporary outdoor space that promotes active transportation, public health, the environment and the arts.   ...

 
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Stella Barra Introduces New Weekend Breakfast Pies, Gluten-Free Dough

March 26, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Well, Chef and proprietor Jeff Mahin of Stella Barra has done it again.   He’s expanded the options available at both of his pizzerias, including his outpost in Hollywood. The best part of it is that this comes in the form of weekend brunch, as pizza on a fabulous crust as only Jeff knows how.   Check out these tasty pies available, all of which come with 5 eggs on each:   Chilaquiles Pizza – parmesan cream sauce, crispy ...

 
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