7 Nights in Hollywood: Aug 28 – Sept 4

August 27, 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, August 28: Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch hosts UCB Theatre’s Extreme Gaming Championship, promising “low stakes gaming with hosts that might make fun of you and a very MEDIOCRE PRIZE for the winner.” 9pm   Friday, August 29: Check out all-time LA great DJ Spark on the wheels of steel at Amoeba Music’s Friday guest DJ series, Rotations. 8pm ...

 
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LA Times: State Geologist Considers Changes

August 26, 2014

 

John Parrish, the California State Geologist, was quoted in a recent LA Times article, regarding his forthcoming revisions to the state’s earthquake fault map.   The changes come in the wake of findings that there are no active faults beneath the Millennium Hollywood project.   Once Parrish receives the remainder of the technical data from the recent trenching, he will go about his revisions to the map. According to Rong-Gong Lin II and Rosanna Xia’s article, studies of other nearby sites have shown various inactive faults.   From the article: Depending on what the data shows, Parrish said one possibility ...

 
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Hollywood Leaders Celebrate Trenching Results

August 26, 2014

 

In the days since our earthquake fault test results have been released to the public, the Millennium Hollywood project has received staunch support from Hollywood community leaders.   Our local LA City Councilmember, Mitch O’Farrell (CD-13), wrote in a letter to his constituents that “Hollywood is open for business.” The letter, entitled “A Business Friendly Hollywood,” celebrates the news that there is no earthquake fault beneath the Millennium Hollywood site, stating that “the facts are in, and they conclude that Hollywood is indeed a safe and great place to live, work, and play.”   Leron Gubler of the Hollywood Chamber ...

 
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Urban Arches Praises Millennium Tower Boston

August 21, 2014

 

Our latest project, the Millennium Tower Boston, has been written up by architecture and design magazine Urban Arches.   The project, which involves a renovation of the historic Burnham Building (former home of the now-defunct Filene’s Basement), was just completed and our first tenants, AOL, have moved in!   Coinciding with the occasion, Urban Arches wrote a great piece celebrating our architect’s efforts to preserve the building’s Beaux Arts design.   From Susan Kime’s article: The Burnham Building, which couples with the Tower (they will connect at the lower levels.) has a past. It was architected by legendary Chicago architect ...

 
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State Official: No Active Quake Fault under Millennium Hollywood

August 15, 2014

 

The LA Times is reporting that Stephen Testa, an official with the State Mining and Geology Board, has reviewed the results of trenching on the Millennium Hollywood site and agrees that there is “a lot of strong evidence” that there is no active earthquake fault on the proposed site. The State Mining and Geology Board voted unanimously to recommend the removal of this strand from the fault map.   The Hollywood Fault had previously been depicted, by the California Geological Survey’s proposed zoning map, as running underneath the Capitol Records Building and the proposed development site. “You know what you ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: Aug 14 – 20

August 13, 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, August 14: World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma takes the Hollywood Bowl stage with accompaniment by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. 8pm   Friday, August 15: Beat Cancer with The Beatles at Bardot, as the Vine Street club presents Songs for a Cure, a Beatles tribute that doubles as a benefit for the fight against pediatric cancer. 8pm   Saturday, August 16: ...

 
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Millennium Hollywood Trenching Finds No Evidence of Earthquake Fault

August 12, 2014

 

We are pleased to announce today that the subsurface trenching investigation on the Millennium Hollywood site conclusively found no evidence of an earthquake fault.   The trenching conducted earlier this summer in conjunction with similar investigations at three adjacent sites is the most extensive urban fault investigation ever undertaken in California. The results scientifically prove that there are no active faults on the Capitol Records site or any property adjacent to or surrounding the Argyle/Yucca intersection and corridor to the south.   The subsurface investigation followed a collaborative work plan across the four separately owned sites led by Group Delta, ...

 
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WOF Star Ceremonies: Los Tigres del Norte, 2015 Stars Announced

August 11, 2014

 

Click over to the Hollywood Walk of Fame site for some amazing news, as the lineup of Star Ceremonies for 2015 has been announced, and it is chock full of stars. The coming year will feature Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Pharrell Williams, Amy Poehler, and more!   But 2014 is far from over, and Star Season is just heating up: as the Walk of Fame web site announced, Los Tigres del Norte will be receiving their star next week, on Tuesday, August 21.   The Mexican group has been performing to legions of fans up and down the west coast ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: Aug 7 – 13

August 7, 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, August 7: Tonight at Create Nightclub, enjoy craft cocktails and Asian culinary delights from a collection of star LA chefs and restaurants, at the 3rd annual Luckyrice Festival. 7pm   Friday, August 8: Halloween is less than three months away–start preparing with a Universal Monster Mash triple feature at the Egyptian, featuring Bela Legosi’s Dracula, Phantom of the Opera, ...

 
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August at the Hollywood Bowl is Hot as Ever

August 5, 2014

 

You biked to the Bowl in June. You scanned the local spots to pick up your next Bowl picnic last month. Now, you’re ready for peak Hollywood Bowl season: August.   This year’s star-studded August lineup is jam-packed with phenomenal concerts. You can check out the full calendar here, or read on for the highlights:   - This Wednesday, August 6, legendary Jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock takes the stage with his orchestra.   - Next Wednesday, August 13th, the Jazz Series continues with Get On Up, the James Brown tribute featuring D’Angelo, Aloe Blacc, and Fred Wesley.   ...

 
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