Cinespia Continues With Casablanca, Something About Mary

July 9, 2014

 

It’s summer time–in Hollywood, home of the movies, that means watching some of your favorite flicks of all time, with a group of friends and a bottle of wine, under the stars. Yup, it’s outdoor movie season, and the grandaddy of them all is Cinespia.   If you’ve been living in Hollywood for any length of time, you’ve surely heard about the weekly series that brings thousands to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There are great screenings every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer.   The full schedule follows (all start times are 9pm, unless otherwise indicated):   – ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 31 – Aug 6

July 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, July 31: The venerable Tiger Heat, the west coast’s largest weekly gay event, is on at Avalon. 9:30pm, every Thursday.   Friday, August 1: The Second City’s wicked parody of, well…Wicked, continues, with Twistered! The Wickedly Ridiculous Wizard of Oz.   Saturday, August 2: Contort Yourself, a group exhibition curated by The Modern Institute, continues at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 17 – 23

July 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, July 17: Support your neighborhood filmmaker by taking in the 3rd annual Local Shorts program at the Egyptian Theatre. 7:30pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers!   Friday, July 18: Bring the kids to Hollywood & Highland for the Rio 2 Summer Tour! Featuring samba dancing, Rio 2 screenings, and soccer drill sessions. 12pm – 5pm   Saturday, ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 10 – 16

July 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, July 10: Head over to Amoeba Music for a free live in-store show from salsa-infused East LA rock group Quetzal, celebrating their 20th anniversary with the release of Quetzanimales! 6pm   Friday, July 11: Prepare to get gonzo, as it’s a Hunter S. Thompson double feature at the Egyptian Theatre, with Johnny Depp’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas ...

 
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Jubilee Consortium brings Health Justice to Hollywood

July 7, 2014

 

Recently, I went over to St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Hollywood, to meet with Jubilee Consortium’s Executive Director, Jaime Edwards-Acton. Jubilee Consortium is a community organization focused on “Health Justice” programs geared toward low-income residents of Hollywood, Long Beach, and several other communities in Los Angeles.   I learned about how Jubilee Consortium spearheaded the conversion of the one-time dangerous alleyway next to St. Stephen’s into a public green space that serves as a community garden available to nearby residents, and which is often part and parcel of Jubilee Consortium’s nutritional programs.   For an inside look at the actual ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 3 – 9

July 2, 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, July 3: Have you been to LA’s best “picnic & a movie at a cemetery” series, Cinespia, yet this summer? Well this is your best chance to see a classic, as Hollywood Forever Cemetery hosts Raiders of the Lost Ark. 7:15pm   Friday, July 4: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers play a special 4th of July weekend series ...

 
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LA Builds a Walkable Future

July 1, 2014

 

Los Angeles is primed to become the next big walkable city, according to a report, published by SmartGrowth America and George Washington University, that was recently featured in the LA Times.   Though LA is currently only 16th in the walkability rankings, the infrastructure for walkability is all currently in development, with new metro stations being built, and traditional downtown areas being revived.   From the LA Times article: “The future — of a walkable, transit-friendly Los Angeles — is being built right now,” the report says. “It will allow people to drive everywhere they want, assuming they can put ...

 
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Trenching: Crucial to Determine Fault Lines

July 1, 2014

 

KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently featured a story about earthquake trenching, speaking to several geologists involved with earthquake fault mapping in Southern California, including the US Geological Survey’s Kate Scharer and the California Geological Survey’s Tim McCrink.   They also spoke to Michael Reader of Group Delta, the company that’s doing the trenching at our building site.   The report featured an update on Group Delta’s trenching: His team has dug trenches on two different sites located in a zone state geologists have said is likely to contain traces of the fault. But so far, the Group Delta researchers ...

 
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Go “All in for PAL” on July 15th!

June 20, 2014

 

No bluffing, this is the best poker tournament you’re gonna find in Hollywood this Summer.   Tuesday, July 15th, The Hollywood Police Activities League will be hosting a Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament at the Montalbán Theatre on Vine Street in Hollywood. Sponsored by Blue Palms, Fancifull, Tito’s Vodka, and the Montalbán, proceeds from the event go toward the PAL’s programs that create positive relationships between law enforcement professionals and children, to build a stronger community.   The tournament starts at 7pm, preceded by playing lessons at 6pm. Individual tickets are $75 and include your first buy-in, as well as ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: June 19-25

June 18, 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, June 19: The Cinematographer’s Guild programs an evening of award-winning, eye-catching short films at the Egyptian Theatre. 7:30pm   Friday, June 20: It’s summer time, and that means Friday evening Wine Tastings are back, at Barnsdall Art Park!   Saturday, June 21: Come see Elmo, Oscar The Grouch and company live, in the felt at Sesame Street Live: Make ...

 
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