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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Birthdays: Pedro Almodovar , Anne Archer , Michael Douglas , Colin Friels , Mark Hamill , Heather Locklear , Michael Madsen , Will Smith , Cheryl Tiegs , Barbara Walters , Anson Williams , Catherine Zeta-Jones . [Christopher Reeve, 1952.]
3:00 p.m. – Life Is Beautiful music festival, through 9/27. Today’s artists: Stevie Wonder, Hozier, Major Lazer, Atmosphere and many others. Spread over 11 city blocks in downtown Las Vegas, 4 massive stages host over 70 chart-topping musical acts. Contact: Tamar Aprahamian Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
4:30 p.m. - Opening night: 5th annual LA EigaFest 2015, Los Angeles’ preeminent Japanese film festival. North America premiere; RUROUNI KENSHIN: THE LEGEND ENDS. Celebrities expected: from the film, Director, Keishi Otomo and film's star, Munetaka Aoki; plus F Gary Grey (director, Straight Outta Compton), Peter Shinkoda (Netflix Daredevil), Sean Van Der Wilt (Step Up 3D), Benjamin Sadipe (The Last Cry), Sadaharu Yagi (Grammy Winning Recording/Mixing Engineer), Ken Ochiai (director, The Tiger Mask), Jennifer Yen (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue), Ryuhei Kitamura (director, Godzilla: Final Wars, Lupin 3), Kazuma Suzuki (Crazy Lips) and many others. Festival runs through 9/27. 4:30 press check in; 5:30 red carpet; 7:00 opening ceremony; 7:30 screening; 9:45 Q&A with Director, Keishi Otomo, and actor, Munetaka Aoki. LA Live Regal Cinemas, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd, downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. - Angel City Arts and The Jazz Bakery present the eighth annual Angel City Jazz Festival, September 25th - October 11th with performances at LACMA, REDCAT, The Moss Theater, The Blue Whale, Barnsdall Gallery Theater and Plaza del Sol at Valley Performance Arts Center. Tonight’s opener: Winners of the Angel City Jazz Young Artist Competition and the Miguel Atwood Ferguson Ensemble. LA County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. - REMEMBERING PAVAROTTI . Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli and renowned soprano Renée Fleming headline a gala concert celebrating the life and legacy of the most outstanding tenor of his day, the beloved Luciano Pavarotti, who died tragically of pancreatic cancer. This very special evening features the pair performing iconic arias, duets and classic songs, with the LA Opera Orchestra conducted by Eugene Kohn, as well as a guest appearance by Placido Domingo. A VIP gala dinner will immediately follow the concert, chaired by Goldie Hawn, Steve Kaplan and Ogden Phipps, III. Funds raised from the evening presented by the William Isacoff Research Foundation for Gastrointestinal Cancer will be directed to pancreatic cancer research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Music Center of Los Angeles County, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. – Film premiere; BRAND: A SECOND COMING. Celebrities expected: Writer/Director Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live in Public), artist Shepherd Fairey, beatboxer/singer Butterscotch, Exploding Kitten founder Elan Lee and others. 6:30 press check in; 7:00 red carpet. ArcLight Cinemas, 6360 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Malibu Film Society screening with Q&A: THE SOUND OF MUSIC with Actress Kym Karath ('Gretl'). Malibu Jewish Center complex, Malibu Screening Room, 24855 PCH, Malibu. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Third annual Jalopnik Film Festival presented by Mazda. Kick off the night by test-driving the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 with a private screening of WINNING: THE RACING LIFE OF PAUL NEWMAN. Followed by a Q&A with director Adam Carolla moderated by DRIVE on NBC SPORTS’ Matt Farah. End the night by celebrating why Driving Matters with old and new friends at a post-screening after-party. Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica Airport. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – In concert; Iggy Azalea’s The Great Escape Tour. STAPLES Center, 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - KDAY 's 5th Annual Fresh Fest. Expected performers: Too $hort, Mystikal, Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound, Juvenile, Twista, Ja Rule, YoYo + special guests. The Shrine Auditorium, 665 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Hollywood Film Festival screening: one of the most awarded documentaries of the year, SOMETHING BETTER TO COME directed by Academy Award nominee Hanna Polak. Also available on 9/27, 6:45 p.m. ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. To attend a screening or request a screener, please Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:45 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: FINDERS KEEPERS. Director Clay Tweel Q&A after the 7:45 pm show. In Finders Keepers, the off the wall Sundance Fest doc, an amputee enters into a legal battle to retrieve his mummified and lost leg. Sundance Sunset 5 Cinemas, 8000 Sunset Blvd At Crescent Heights, West Hollywood Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Genesis Publications presents: RINGO STARR: IN CONVERSATION. To celebrate the publication of Ringo Starr’s PHOTOGRAPH memoir, Ringo Starr will appear on stage at LA’s historic El Rey Theater. During the course of a moderated conversation, the audience will be invited to join Ringo Starr looking through rare and unseen photographs drawn from his personal archives. Ringo Starr will be revisiting memories of his life in music – from his early childhood days in Liverpool through to The Beatles and beyond. El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Film opening; “My Last Year With the Nuns” Employing a hybrid style that combines stand-up comedy, narrative storytelling, animation, and documentary forms, a wild, semi-autobiographical coming-of-age comedy in which star Matt Smith does not shy away from the painful realities of growing up. On the same day, it will be available nationwide from the online film service Fandor. Celebrities expected: Director Bret Fetzer and writer/star Matt Smith, who are also available for interviews. Arena Cinema, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; CASA 0101 Theater continues its 15th “Quinceañera” Anniversary Season by presenting the World Premiere of “DRUNK GIRL and other stories your mother warned you about becoming,” written by Josefina López, with additional plays written by Rocio Diaz and Libette Garcia. DRUNK GIRL is a collection of 16 short plays, monologues and sketch pieces. The subject matter, which explores physical abuse and recovery, and objectification and societal attitudes, is for mature audiences only. CASA 0101 Theater, Main Stage, 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street across the street from the Hollenbeck Police Station), Boyle Heights. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Hallowe’en entertainment opening; 1984 Entertainment, LLC presents the World Premiere Original Theater Experience; GHOULMASTER’S HAUNTED PLAYHOUSE produced by Pete Carter & Charles Convery through Saturday, October 31. Pete Carter describes the project as "Rocky Horror" meets "Pee Wee's Playhouse". An intimate black box theater experience that is guaranteed to bring Halloween magic & nostalgia to all who dare to enter. Hudson Theatre Mainstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; The Promenade Playhouse presents poignant production “A PICASSO” for a limited engagement, presented by Starring Natalia Lazarus and well-known French actor, Charles Fathy and is produced and directed by Steven Ullman and Natalia Lazarus. Opening in English on September 25th to October 3rd. There will be one special performance, in French, which will close out the limited run on October 4th. Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: Kanye West, tonight and tomorrow. The rapper-provocateur will dip into his back catalog to perform his 2008 album “808s & Heartbreak”. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 & 10:00 p.m. - In comedy concert: JAMIE KENNEDY [Wes Craven's Scream and Scream 2, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment]. The Ice House, 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: AIR SUPPLY in celebration of their 40th anniversary. City National Grove of Anaheim, 2200 East Katella Ave., Anaheim. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Birthdays: Melissa Sue Anderson , Linda Hamilton , Mary Beth Hurt , Kent McCord , Olivia Newton-John , Cesar Rosas [Los Lobos] . [Jack La Lanne, 1914.]
10:00 a.m. - 2015 Hi-Fi Rock Fest presented by: DC Jam Records, Dying Scene and D.O’B. Sound Studios. Expected acts: Dead Kennedys (Headliner), Street Dogs, Naked Raygun, The Sonics, Richie Ramone, Luicidal, Dirty Filthy Mugs, Year of the Drago, True Rivals, Downtown Brown and The Two Tens. 10:00 press check-in; 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. event. The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10:45 a.m. - Microsoft hosts Adrian Paul's foundation The PEACE FUND's 2nd Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament to benefit the charity that aims to 'Protect, Educate and Aid Children Everywhere.' Celebrities expected: The PEACE fund founder Adrian Paul (Highlander), Rosario Dawson, Mimi Rogers, Carl Weathers, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ethan Embry (Walking Dead), Ariane Andrews (E! Total Divas, WWE) Cas Anvar (Expanse), David Marciano, Don Most, Kate Linder, Kyle Schmid (Being Human), Bai Ling, Tony Denison, Vincent Ward, Tara Reid (Sharknado 3), Mekhi Phifer (Torchwood), Yancey Arias (NCIS New Orleans), Sean Stewart Debbi K Poker (First Lady of Poker), George Kozell and many more. Endless gourmet eats & drinks, live DJ, Microsoft interactive demos, gift bags and numerous press opportunities. Winner gets a $5000 seat at WSOP Championships in Las Vegas. Additionally, top poker players including Joseph David Reitman and Raymond Davis are playing along with David Gitter, Pres. of Operations for the World Poker Tour. Press check-in 10:45 a.m.; Red carpet 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.; poker tourney starts 1 p.m. Parking: Go north on Alma 'til end of the road, left into big parking lot, walk toward courtyard office complex. Peace Fund registration hosts will guide you to Microsoft space, celebrity & press check in. www.peacefundpoker.org Last day for celebrity poker players + all talent clearance! Microsoft Headquarters Playa Vista at The Reserve (LA's Silicon Beach), 13031 W. Jefferson, Playa Vista (just E of Lincoln Blvd., north on Alma, across the street from Home Depot Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11:30 a.m. - Los Angeles' First Ever Empty Pool Party hosted by DIGDEEP, Change the Course, and the Mayor's Fund. LA’s record-breaking drought presents us with an opportunity for epic change, so we’re throwing our twist on the traditional LA pool party in an empty, Olympic sized pool with water-friendly food, live music, educational installations, and even vodka cocktails made with purified pool water. Let's celebrate water and the people that defend it. Celebrity guests include David Henrie, Lorenzo Henrie, Brandon Mychael Smith and many more. Live Music By: Crown and the M.O.B., The Flashdance and a Secret Guest Headliner. 11:30 photographer and media check in; 12:00 red carpet. Downey Pool in Downtown LA, 1775 N. Spring St., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon – Opening Day at Santa Anita Park Racetrack. Opening day, which will be highlighted by five Breeders’ Cup Challenge, “Win & You’re In” prep stakes, will also feature a KROQ Beer Festival in Santa Anita’s Infield Area and a “Win & You’re In” Trackside Event on the Grandstand apron. Santa Anita Park Racetrack, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon – IMAGINE Yoga & Live Music Festival, to benefit Unlikely Heroes as they open their first U.S. Home for children who were trapped in sex slavery. Music by: eclectic, psychedelic-soul, bliss-rock band Givers & Takers; alt-pop artist SOL; improve comedy musical group Booty. Yoga meadow, gypsy camp, vender village and healthy food for body and soul. Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Highway, Agora Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon - In concert: Barbie Rock 'n Royals Concert Experience: Zendaya hosts an unforgettable concert bash with performances by Alyssa Bernal, SoCal VoCals, Kaycee Rice, and a surprise headliner. Pink carpet experience, choreographed dance sessions, rocking out with instruments and dress up in the Super Style Zone. 100% of all ticket sales will benefit VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to providing children with access to music education. 12:00 Doors open; 2:00 concert starts. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:00 p.m. - TARFEST 2015 - Music & Culture Festival. Presented By 88.5 FM KCSN and LAUNCH LA. Live Music hosted by: Kevin Bronson of Buzz Bands LA and 88.5 KCSN: Salt Petal, Babes, Jessica Childress, The Shelters, Gavin Turek. Presented By: KP Projects/MKG, GREG ‘CRAOLA’ SIMKINS, JOHNNY ‘KMNDZ’ RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH LEE and Special Performances by Move the World Dance Activism. Hancock Park, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:00 p.m. - Ilene Proctor Proudly Presents #80 in the Great Mind Series. Discussion of new book, ALTERED GENES, TWISTED TRUTH. Author Steven M. Druker participates by skype; forward writer Dr. Jane Goodall in person. Hosted by Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl. Private estate, San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:30 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION. Q&A with Director Stanley Nelson Denise Hamilton, Co-Chair of BADWest will moderate. 1:30 Q&A; 4:15 Q&A; 7:00 Q&A. Also Saturday, September 26 1:30 Q&A; 4:15 Q&A; 7:00 Q&A. Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, just west of the 405 Freeway, West Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
3:00 & 8:00 p.m. – Musical benefit: MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL: THE SURVIVOR TOUR benefiting Susan G. Komen. The show that has brought joy to millions of women is turning laughter into the best medicine. With a cast of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors, Menopause The Musical and Komen partner to offer inspiration, sisterhood and hope. During the month of September, designated as National Menopause Awareness Month, The Survivor Tour® will come to four cities across the country and will donate no less than $2 per ticket sold to Komen to further its mission to save lives and end breast cancer. Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. – Book signing; singer-songwriter Jewel discusses and signs NEVER BROKEN: SONGS ARE ONLY HALF THE STORY. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. – Global Genes presents their 4th Annual RARE Tribute to Champions of Hope Gala, in support of people with rare diseases. Celebrities expected: presenters, actress, Chandra Wilson (ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy), actress and producer Lindsey Shaw (Pretty Little Liars), TV personality and broadcast journalist,Kit Hoover (Access Hollywood LIVE), and 11x Ironman champion and Pan Am Games winner, Lisa Bentley. The evening’s program will include a special performance by winner of the 2015 Macy’s iHeart Radio Rising Star Contest, Christina Grimmie; plus guests, Emmy nominee, Jason Ritter (Gravity Falls, Girls), American Idol season 8 winner and Platinum Recording artist, Kris Allen, philanthropist, author and actor Travis Flores, and many more still to be announced. Rare disease patient advocate and syndicated radio talk show host, Scot “Froggy” Langley will be the master of ceremony for the evening of festivities. 5:00 blue carpet; 7:00 show begins. Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:30 p.m. – Film premiere; highly anticipated Japanese animated film, THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE [Eleven Arts]. Celebrities expected: from the film, voiceover cast, Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Beals, and Tom Kenny; plus Beau Billingslea, Cristina Vee, Dave Earnest, Fred Tatasciore, Hynden Walch, Kari Wahlgren, Lex Lang, Josh Keaton and many more. 5:30 press call time; 6:00 celebrity arrivals; 7:00 opening remarks; 7:15 screening. Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. - "It's Showtime at the Apollo" legendary host/Actress KiKi Shepard host The K.I.S. Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease during Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. Celebrity bowlers/guests: James Pickens Jr, (Grey's Anatomy), Chandra Wilson (Grey's Anatomy), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), Donald Driver (Retired Super Bowl Champion), Salli Richardson Whitfield (STITCHES, Being Mary Jane), Alimi Ballard (The Catch/CSI), Dawnn Lewis (Soul Man), Glynn Turman (House of Lies), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Shameless), Dondre Whitfield (Real Husbands of Hollywood), Richard and Tina Lawson, Chris Spencer (Real Husbands of Hollywood), JB Smoove (Real Husbands of Hollywood), Devon Franklin, Megan Good, Bresha Webb (People are Talking), Jackee' Harry, Earl Billings, Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton), Edwin Hodge (Chicago Fire/Secrets and Lies), Eugene Byrd (BONES), Marsai Martin, Marcus Scribner, & Yara Shahidi (cast of Black’ish), Jenifer Lewis, Lisa Vidal and Brely Evans (Being Mary Jane), Wendell James, Harold Bell, Joshua Whitley and Rodney Van Johnson (cast of Raising Whitley), Mekhi Pfifer (House of Lies), Tamala Jones (CASTLE), Elise Neal (Hollywood Divas), Paula Jai White (Hollywood Divas), The ZENO family (Bravo's People's Couch), Wesley Jonathon (The SOUL Man), Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood), Tank (Born Again Virgin), John Salley, Tonya Banks (Little Women LA), Affion Crockett, Daphne Wayans, Keith Robinson, Michael Colyar, Shanica Knowles, and more! PINZ Entertainment Center, 12655 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. Media check in: 6:00 p.m.; Red Carpet arrivals 6:30 p.m.; Celebrity group photo with KiKi Shepard 7:15 pm; Bowling Tournament begins at 8:00 p.m. PINZ Entertainment Center, 12655 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. - Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation's 2nd annual 'Light up the Night' White Party, proudly supported by NYLON. Celebrities expected: Melissa Rivers, Terrell Owens (The Celebrity Apprentice), Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210), Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), Melia Kreiling (Tyrant), Beejan Land (Rock the Kasbah), Jennifer Spingola, Kamilla Alnes (American Horror Story), Torran Kitts (The Monroes), Matthew and Jeffrey Postlethwaite (Peaky Blinders), Jason Dundas (MTV Host), Sheldon A. Smith (Straight Outta Compton) and others. 6:30 media check in. Mr. C of Beverly Hills, 1224 Beverwill Drive, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 & 9:00 p.m. - First-of-its-kind dance telenovela premieres; Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre’s new premiere, “Sophie & Charlie,” explores—in dance telenovela form—the shared life of two lovers. Over four consecutive weeks, HDDT will present dance performances in four neighborhoods around Los Angeles, premiering new installments of the couple’s story, starting the day they meet and ending … well … who’s to say. Each performance takes place at a neighborhood hidden gem and features live music by LA-based musicians. Tonight: “Sophie & Charlie: At the Funeral” (with pianist/composer Bill Goldstein and violinist Lili Haydn). Unitarian Universalist Church, 12355 Moorpark Street, Studio City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Join All Aspect Apparel for their 5th year Milestone, Showcasing all new apparel by Artist Adam Licsko. Art show/Pop Up Show. Photography by the infamous Cole Younger and Multiple Guest Celebrity DJ's. Celebrity invite: Fergie, Sundy Carter, Focus... (AfterMath Producer),Mally Mall, Ray J & Princess Love and Many More. 1054 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - A Benefit All-Star Jazz Concert for the upcoming "Jazz Vespers" Series starting October 11th. Performers include: FRANK POTENZA (Guitar) CAPRI Recording Artist, Protege of the legendary Joe Pass; JOE BAGG ( Hammond Organ) Multi-Year Winner Downbeat Critic's Poll; JASON HARNELL - (Drums) Jason Harnell is a world renowned jazz drummer, educator and composer who's unmistakable sound and style, as well as his boundless imagination and creativity make him one of the most important jazz drum innovators on the scene today; with Master of Ceremonies, Bubba Jackson. St. Francis Episcopal Church, St. Francis Parrish Hall, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Play opening; LAb24 presents “Man Covets Bird” – What are the songs of birds and men? The U.S. premiere of Finegan Kruckemeyer’s internationally acclaimed tale of friendship is an irresistible mix of storytelling, live music and animation that will enchant kids — and deeply touch adults. To be shared by parents and kids ages 7 and up. 24th Street Theatre, 1117 West 24th Street, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Play performance; The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts proudly presents “The House of Bernarda Alba/La Casa de Bernarda Alba” by Federico Garcia Lorca, the last play by Lorca before he was assassinated. Translation by Michael Dewell and Carmen Zapata, directed by Denise Blasor. The Ruth B. Shannon Center, Whittier College, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert; The Isley Brothers. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - Re/creation's Reggae Roller Disco in Hollywood; A reggae themed roller disco! With two stages of DJs, a Roller Rink, Dance Floor, Food Trucks. 8:00 Yoga Warm Up // 9:00-2:00 DJs, Dancing & Skating. CIRCUS DISCO, 6655 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - East West Players special talk back with Tony award winning Playwright David Henry Hwang. Following the performance of his new comedy, CHINGLISH which is about an American businessman who is desperately looking to score a lucrative contract for his family's firm travels to China only to learn how much he doesn't understand: his translators are unreliable, his consultant may be a fraud, and he is captivated by Xi, the beautiful, seemingly supportive government official who talks the talk - but what is she saying, anyway? East West Players, David Henry Hwang Theater at Union Center for the Arts, 120 Judge John Aiso Street (formerly San Pedro Street), Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. –The Museum of Latin American Art presents SUMMER SUNDAYS AT MOLAA concert series closer, “The Roaring Seventies: Salsa, Music from the Streets of New York” featuring GRAMMY Award –Winning Vocalist Herman Olivera & Conjunto Costazul. Museum of Latin American Art [MOLAA], 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; A Noise Within classical repertory theatre company presents Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone,” World Premiere, Translated and Directed by Robertson Dean. A Noise Within, 3352 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10:00 p.m. – In concert; Insomniac presents: Firebeatz. Ranked among the Top 100 DJs by DJ Mag, the Dutch DJ/producer duo of Tim Smulders and Jurre van Doeselaar are responsible for a slew of Beatport #1 records, producing hits with major players such as Calvin Harris, Tiësto and Martin Garrix, as well as remixes for some of pop’s biggest names (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Pink.) Exchange LA, 618 S. Spring Street, downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Birthdays: Wilford Brimley , Shaun Cassidy , Misha Dichter , Barbara Howar , Jayne Meadows , Meat Loaf , Gwyneth Paltrow , Peter Sellars .
8:00 a.m. - GLA ALA's 8th Annual Justice Jog to benefit CASA. Celebrities expected: Alice Amter (The Big Bang Theory), Lili Bordan (The Martian), Alejandro Patino (The Bridge), Najee De-Tiege (Power Rangers: Samurai), Hector David Jr. (Power Rangers: Samurai) Steven Skyler (Power Rangers: Samurai), Mary Christina Brown (RZA's Coco ) Chuti Tiu (Rizzoli & Isles), Oscar Torre (Ladrones), Dianna Parro (singer) Jill Montgomery (Olympic athlete/actress), Stephanie Danielson (The Runaway), Brandon Tyler Russell (Beverly Hills Christmas), Nataliya Joy Prieto (Dying Alone) Sara Barrett (Hell's Kitty) . 1800 Avenue of The Stars/Building Plaza, Century City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:30 a.m. - MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) presents its third annual "Deal With It: A Women's Conference". This year's day-long program features keynote presentations by artist Candy Chang, creator of the "Before I Die" project, and CBS Sunday Morning Contributor Nancy Giles, as well as panels covering topics including breast cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease, career reinvention, wellness, emergency preparedness, aging, elder care, patient advocacy, estate planning, wealth management, and more. The Montage Beverly Hills, 225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
9:00 a.m. - 4th Annual 5K Walk/Hike to benefit the Pacific Mesothelioma Center. Still Seeking Talent. Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:00 & 3:00 p.m. – In concert; Grammy and Parents’ Choice Award winners, The Okee Dokee Brothers, in support of their next Adventure Album Series featuring western inspired songs and videos. Segerstrom Center for the Arts [formerly the Orange County Performing Arts Center], 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:00 p.m. - LACMA presents Gehry and Art: Irving Lavin and Frank Gehry in Conversation in conjunction with the special exhibition FRANK GEHRY (on view September 13, 2015–March 20, 2016), a three-part series of presentations will address Gehry's central areas of interest—art, science and music—through conversations between the architect and long-standing collaborators and friends. The first of the three, Gehry and Art, features a conversation between Gehry and reknown scholar Irving Lavin, Art History Professor Emeritus, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Leo S. Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
2:00 p.m. - Writers Bloc Presents: Special screening: SUFFRAGETTE. Writer Abi Morgan will join the panel after the screening. Opens in select theaters October 23. Harmony Gold Theater, 7655 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. - The 26th Annual Heroes and Legends Awards. This year’s honorees include the legendary Bobby Brown, El DeBarge, L. J. Reynolds and the Dramatics, Tony Toni Tone, Andy Skurow, Dennis Edwards, Barbara Morrison and Brenda Holloway. Willie Tyler & Lester and Ray Parker, Jr. take the stage as the Masters of Ceremonies, and will be joined by presenters Claudette Robinson, Talbert Bartholomew, Marla Gibbs, Lenny Williams, Mel Carter, James Reynolds, Tommy Davidson and many others. Beverly Hills Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. - The International Cinematographers Guild’s 19th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards The eight ECA Honorees will be recognized for their Artistic Achievement in Cinematography for their short films that were selected to also be showcased the same evening. Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. – In concert; Louis Cruz Beltran. Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill, Jazz… Etc., 2930 N. Beverly Glen Circle, Bel Air. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - In concert; Benise. The Emmy winner performs the new STRINGS OF PASSION a unique musical journey of Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, and Brazilian Samba fused with classic Rock anthems from Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, and The Eagles. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Birthdays: Brigitte Bardot , Janeane Garofalo , Jeffrey Jones , Ben E. King , John Sayles , Moon Zappa . [William Windom, 1923.]
9:00 a.m. UCFTI Expo - The 2nd Annual U.S. China Film and Television Industry Expo. Runs today and tomorrow. The UCFTI Expo showcases the best equipment, hardware, software, software and services providers from both U.S. and China. Expo Content Information and display of media related company, including film and television industry chain fairs, TV shows and episodes Fair, video seminars, joint development and production projects. Expected speakers and moderators: Janko Roettgers, Variety, William Pfeiffer, CEO, Dragongate, David Glasser, COO, Weinstein Company, Shi Jianxing, Chairman of the Board, Shanghai Kuailu Investment Group, Jean Su, President and Producer, Broadvision Entertainment, Donald Tang, Founding Partner, Tang Media Partners LLC, Patrick Frater, Variety, Victor Yip, Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific, 20th Century Fox, Mike Tankel, Senior Vice President of Marketing Innovation, Trailer Park, Mark Rafalowski, Executive Vice President of International Distribution, Dick Clark Productions, Elizabeth Dell, Head, China Task Force, Producer’s Guild of America, Anne Clements, Producer (Hollywood Adventures, Quinceanera), Charles Coker, Managing Director, Dasym Media (Jackie Chan’s Skiptrace, John Woo’s Flying Tigers). Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 South Figueroa Street, downtown Los Angeles. Contact: Melissa Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon – City Hall concert; musicians from the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, to kick off Latino Heritage Month. Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. – Film premiere; KIDS VS. MONSTERS. Celebrities expected: from the film, Lance Henriksen, Francesca Eastwood and Anna Akana and many others. The Egyptian, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. between Highland and Las Palmas, Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 6:00 p.m. - A Concert For Our Oceans. Expected celebrites: Host Seth MacFarlane, 50 member Blue Oceans Orchestra, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – In concert; AC/DC with Vintage Trouble. Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – In concert; Citi® / AAdvantage® Presents Imagine Dragons, in an exclusive concert for card members only. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – Mayme Clayton Library and Museum in association with the BADWest St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Documentary Series Presents: I BUILD THE TOWER, Written, Directed and Produced by Edward Landler and Brad Byer; the true story of the life and work of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a residential lot in South Central Los Angeles. Mayme Clayton Library and Museum, 4130 Overland Avenue, Culver City. Contact: The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Plácido Domingo will conduct a performance of Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle in honor of his sister, Maria José Domingo de Fernandez, who recently passed away. The Colburn Orchestra, comprised of students and alumni of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, has volunteered to play for the performance, which will feature four soloists from LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program and an independently contracted chorus of 24 singers. 7:00 - doors open; 7:30 - concert begins. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 West Temple Street, Downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - Great Love Debate's 100-city North American tour - "Why is Everyone Still Single?" tonight and tomorrow. Celebrities expected: tonight’s host, Heather McDonald [Chelsea Lately]. Flappers Comedy Club & Restaurant, 102 Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:30 p.m. - "TOMMY DAVIDSON and Friends" headline special one-night only event at the Comedy Store Main Room. Hosted by favorite TOMMY DAVIDSON with special guests Charles Fleischer, Clayton Thomas, Tony Rock, Affion Crocket and surprise guest sets. Numerous press opps begin at 8:30 PM with show starting 9 PM. Comedy Store, 8433 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:30 p.m. - In concert; GOT A GIRL with Dan "The Automator" Nakamura (Gorillaz, Deltron 3030) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Smashed; The Spectacular Now). Largo at the Coronet, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Birthdays: Andrew "Dice" Clay , Anita Ekberg , Steve Forrest , Bryant Gumbel , Jerry Lee Lewis , Jean-Luc Ponty , Lizabeth Scott , Jill Whelan , [Gene Autry, 1907; Michelangelo Antonioni, 1912, Stanley Kramer, 1913, Larry Linville, 1939; Madeline Kahn, 1942.]
8:30 a.m. - In Court: Preliminary Hearing for Christopher Lynn Moore aka Rapper Lil Twist. He is charged with assault, theft stemming from an alleged attack. Court Case #BA434241, Dept. 36, Los Angeles Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple Street, downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 11:00 a.m. – Press conference announcing 2016 Democratic Candidate Robby Jones for President. National Headquarters Campaign Headquarters, 8484 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 730, Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 3:00 p.m. – SAG Foundation screening; “The Martian” followed by Q&A with star Matt Damon. Zanuck Theater, 20th Century Fox Studios, 10201 W Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. – Book signing; Grace Jones signs the self-contradictory I’LL NEVER WRITE MY MEMOIRS. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:30 p.m. - World Arts, The Los Angeles Film School, & Supreme Republic Entertainment presents the: I Am Musicology Music Touring Panel. The 7th installment of the Musicology series is hosted by CEO & Founder Brittney Boston. Come experience Live Performances, an Educational Panel, Red Carpet, & Networking. Headliner Performance by Anthony Lewis; Newest young R&B heartthrob (has worked with artists such as: T.I., Lashawn Daniels, Jazze Pha, and more). Confirmed Panelists: Melantha Hodge (Former Assistant Tour Manager for Chris Brown & Road Manager for LeToya Luckett), Mike “Big Mike” Robinson (Veteran Industry Executive-20+years, works with brands like BET, Valdo, Monster, & more), Dontay “Taydoe” Kidd (Manager/Tour Manager & Executive Producer), Erica Nailor (Day to Day Manager & Publicist for Recording Artist Soulja Boy), Tobais Herde (International Booking Agent-booked artist like: 50 cent and Akon), and Steve Lobel (Industry Executive-Bone Thugs & Harmony, DJ Kiss, and much more). Media Check-in 5:30pm, Red Carpet- 6:30-7:30pm, Event ends at 10pm. Ivar Theater- 1605 Ivar Ave, Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. – Dance special; Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour, a free performance of Tharp’s “The One Hundreds,” originally premiered in 1970, will launch The Wallis’ 2015 – 2016 Season of performance programming. It will be performed by Tharp’s company and 100 members of the Beverly Hills-Los Angeles community at The Wallis, followed by a reception. Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts (The Wallis), 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - LA Phil Winter Gala: The Brilliance of Beethoven. The evening's concert will explore the works of Beethoven, kicking off the orchestra's winter season and setting the stage for October's Immortal Beethoven festival. Dudamel will lead his two orchestras --the LA Phil and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra --on a journey through the composer's nine symphonies. The glamorous black-tie celebration will start with red-carpet arrivals, a pre-concert reception and prime seating for the concert, followed by dinner and dancing under the stars on Grand Avenue. Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles Music Center, Grand Ave. between 1st and 2nd Streets, Downtown Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – In concert; Disclosure, in support of their sophomore album, “Caracal” [Capitol Music Group]. Los Angeles Sports Arena, 3939 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: THE FOUR MUSKETEERS (1975), two of its co-stars, Michael York and Richard Chamberlain reunite on the ocassion of the film's 40th anniversary directed by Richard Lester. Laemmle Royal, 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - MY WORLD ON A PLATE, an exciting evening filled with exotic entertainment, cigar rolling with whiskey tastings, and unique culinary creations and creative libations inspired by Celebrity Chef Keven Lee. Top it off with a charity poker tournament benefiting the conservation of Snow Leopards! Celebrities expected: The cast of Young & Hungry (Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero), Wesley Johnson (The Soul Man), Quinton Aaron (Blind Side), Josh Sussman (Glee), Robert Richard (Coach Carter), NBA players and many more, along with top executives from the entertainment industry. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - SAG Foundation screening, “The End of the Tour” followed by Q&A with star Jason Segel. SAG Foundation, 5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Video release launch; In celebration of the September 29th Blu-ray and DVD release of POLTERGEIST, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you inside one of the most haunted homes in America. Down the street from Hollywood’s most infamous murder scene, now stands the home of David Oman, who insists that the victims’ spirits never left, as featured on multiple television shows including “Ghost Hunters,” “Paranormal Witness” and “Larry King Live.” 7:30 Media and influencer arrival and check-in; 7:30-8:30 Arrivals, Mixer, Social Media Time, Photo Booths and Opening Remarks; 8:35pm-11:00 Paranormal investigations With Teams Divided into Zones; 11:00-12:10 Seances (Two Separate Groups). The Oman House, 10100 Cielo Drive, Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:30 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: HE NAMED ME MALALA with Academy Award-winning documentary Director Davis Guggenheim. His newest film is a look at the work and life of the glowing optimist and teenaged political activist Malala Yousafzai. In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - Valley Performing Arts Center presents Linda Ronstadt In Conversation with Dan Guerrero. Valley Performing Arts Center, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert; Recording artist, Golden Globe nominee, TV, film & Broadway Star, Susan Anton. This is a one nigh only performance of her "Already Home" show. Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill, Jazz. 2940 N. Beverly Glen Circle, Bel Air. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – The Museum of Contemporary Art presents a screening of “Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art” followed by Q&A with filmmaker James Crump and MOCA director Philippe Vergne. The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Legendary DEF Comedy Jam Host, Joe Torry Roast & Birthday Celebration. Celebrities expected: Tommy Davidson, Royal, Chris Spencer, Cedric The Entertainer & and others roasting. Xen Lounge 10628 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604. Private Event: Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
9:00 p.m. – In concert; Gary Numan plays a three night residency, revisiting one of his classic albums each night; in order, Replicas, The Pleasure Principle and Telekon. Teragram Ballroom, 1234 W. Seventh Street, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Birthdays: Deborah Allen , Crystal Bernard , Len Cariou , Angie Dickinson , Fran Drescher , Johnny Mathis , Marilyn McCoo , Eric Stoltz , Victoria Tennant , Elie Wiesel , Barry Williams . [James Dean dies in car crash, 1955.]
Press Days today and tomorrow for BECOMING BULLETPROOF, directed by Michael Barnett, which follows the filmmaking process of a diverse group of actors living with disabilities who set out to make their first Western. Please note that the director Michael Barnett and subjects from the film Will Halby founder of the Zeno Mountain Farm and Actress Amy Brenneman (The Leftovers, Judging Amy, Private Practice) are available for interviews via phone, email or Skype and possibly in person. W Hotel Los Angeles, 930 Hilgard Ave., Westwood. Film opens 10/2 at the Laemmle Music Hall. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10:30 a.m. – Pre-events for the WBC World Super Lightweight Championship bout between Matthysse vs. Postol. Today: Fighter workouts open to the media with Lucas Matthysse and other boxers. The Rock Gym, 415 W. Torrance Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:30 p.m. - Advanced Imaging Society's 6th Annual Technology and New Product Awards Luncheon, to recognize the outstanding achievement in HDR, 4K, 3D, UHD and VR technology during the past year. Paramount Pictures Studios Main Theater, 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. Contact: Karen Tobin Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
2:30 p.m. - Tournament of Roses 2016 Royal Court Finalists Photo Opportunity. The 39 finalists for the 2016 Royal Court will take a group photo. This is strictly a photo and b-roll opportunity. Interviews with finalists will not be permitted. The finalists’ names and schools will also be released. Selected from more than 900 young women who participated in the tryout process, seven of the 39 finalists will be named to the 2016 Royal Court on October 5, 2015. Tournament House, Front steps, 391 South Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena. Contact: RSVP to Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. - Press screening: I SMILE BACK. Opening October 23rd in theaters and On Demand November 6th. Raleigh Chaplin Screening Room, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. – Film premiere; MASTERLESS, a new movie from director/writer Craig Shimahara, mixes problems from the 21st century with imagery from feudal Japan to tell a timeless story – the search for meaning in life. Celebrities expected: from the film, Adam LaVorgna ("7th Heaven," "Brooklyn Bridge" and "CSI: Miami"), Kaho Minami, a famous actress in Japan and the wife of Ken Watanabe, Yutaka Takeuchi ("True Blood", "East Side Sushi"), and writer/director Craig Shimahara. 6:00 red carpet; 7:30 screening; 9:00 Panel discussion begins, featuring Shimahara, LaVorgna, Minami, Takeuchi and visual effects supervisor Antoine Durr. Chris Nichols will moderate. The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. - LA’s Promise 2015 Gala This year’s Gala will honor Grammy® Award-winning producer and founder of The David Foster Foundation, David Foster, with the LA’s Promise Award recognizing an individual who is breaking down barriers to better the lives of all children through their advocacy and philanthropic efforts. Additionally, longtime supporter of LA’s Promise, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, will return to the Gala for the 4th year as an Honorary Host. Throughout the evening the Gala will feature performances by Babyface, Ruben Studdard, Kenny G, and The Tenors. Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theater, Universal City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – In concert; UK-born singer and songwriter Greg Holden, in support of his major label debut album CHASE THE SUN, featuring single "Hold On Tight" as well as the incredibly moving "Boys In The Street." Hotel Café, 1623 1/2 Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: Ceri Roberts Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – In concert; Goldenvoice and Church of the 8th Day present Soulfly with Soilwork, Shattered Sun & Decapitated. The Fonda Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd. [at Gower], Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; Center Theatre Group presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O’Brien. Ben Davis (Broadway’s “Violet,” “A Little Night Music,” “La Bohème”) plays Captain Georg von Trapp and Ashley Brown (Broadway’s “Mary Poppins,” NBC’s “The Sound of Music”) plays The Mother Abbess with Merwin Foard as Max Detweiler, Teri Hansen as Elsa Schraeder, Dan Tracy as Rolf and Paige Silvester as Liesl. The von Trapp children are played by Erich Schuett (Friedrich), Maria Knasel (Louisa), Quinn Erickson (Kurt), Svea Johnson (Brigitta), Mackenzie Currie (Marta) and Audrey Bennett (Gretl); and newcomer Kerstin Anderson, as Maria Rainer. A current student at Pace University, Anderson won the coveted role from hundreds who auditioned. This is her first national tour. Ahmanson Theatre, Music Center of Los Angeles County, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: THE GITAS in support of the their first album, GARLAND which features their single "Mood For Love". Also appearing with Dave Stucken and The Curse, Rosechild, The Gitas, Banshee Bone. The Viper Room 8852 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: An exclusive DJ set by Chromeo live open to an intimate audience of Pandora listeners. [seven-degrees] 891 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1
Birthdays: Julie Andrews , Rod Carew , Jimmy Carter , Stephen Collins , Mark MacGwire , Mary McFadden , Esai Morales , Randy Quaid , Stella Stevens . [James Whitmore, 1921; Tom Bosley, 1927; Richard Harris, 1933.] [Disney World opens, 1971].
Media Credential Applications for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Nominations Announcement and Ceremony will open on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Applications will close on Friday, Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. PT. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:15 a.m. –Media Preview and Opening day of the Second Annual Longines Masters of Los Angeles. Media are invited to preview and capture all that’s to come, including the beautifully designed competition arena, the Prestige Village, and the arrival of the riders as they warm up before the first competition. Visual opportunities include: Prestige Village, allowing you to capture the luxury pop-up booths and art installations surrounding the warm up paddock; “Walking the course,” Show Jumping’s version of stepping on the divots tradition in Polo, while serving a more strategic purpose—the riders will walk the course before each competition in order to measure strides, as each jump is different; Walk-throughs of the stables that have been built up underneath the Convention Center; Shots of the horses’ trip up the ramp from the lower level of the Convention Center, with the I-10 freeway serving as your back drop. Riders competing in the competition arena during the first competition of the event. Interview Opportunities With: Show organizers, U.S. riders, international riders, Representative from Opera Gallery, the official art partner of the Longines LA Masters. Shirley Oblonski, the art curator for the LA Masters will walk you through the Prestige Village and discuss the monumental equestrian installations as well as the other art work on-site. Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10:00 a.m. – Celebrity auction; Julien’s Auctions presents Property from The Estate of Luise Ranier, Oscar-winning actress in the 1930’s [The Good Earth, The Great Ziegfeld]. Julien’s Auctions, 9665 Wilshire Blvd., across from Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon - His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, will be making an official visit to Southern California on October 1st through 3rd, to Promote “Made in Ghana” initiative and “End Child Marriage” campaign, on the heels of his United Nations General Assembly address. 12:00 noon, USC Center on Public Diplomacy at the Annanberg School (as a part of his speech Mr. Mahama will, for the first time sample both Omanhene chocolate and Choctál single-origin ice cream’s “Ghana Chocolate” selection—owners of both companies will be in the audience to contribute to the Q-&-A); 5:45, Visit to Espresso Cielo, Santa Monica; 7:30 World Affairs Council Dinner at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. More tomorrow, including a visit to L.A Mayor Garcetti. Interviews are available with President John Dramani Mahama, Hon. Nana Oye Lithur or Hon. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
1:00 p.m. - Pre-events for the WBC World Super Lightweight Championship bout between Matthysse vs. Postol. Today: media lunch and final press conference at StubHub Center, Stadium Club, 18400 Avalon Blvd, Carson. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. - The Queen Mary's Dark Harbor Media Preview. Members of the press and VIP's, plus a guest, are invited to a first look at Dark Harbor's spectacle of new attractions that include brand new maze, Lullaby, Curse of Anubis Paintball Experience, Sideshow: Freaks and Oddities, Sinister Swings, and Creepy Cabanas. Parking opens at 5:00pm; Black Carpet arrival is at 5:45pm; 6:00 ringmaster’s reception in the R.I.P. Lounge. Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. – Art unveiling; UK famed artist, PEGASUS (aka James X) will be be making his U.S. debut by unveiling original pieces representing three Entertainment ICONS - Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis and Lucille Ball. Celebrities expected: Jerome Ro Brooks (Perry Tyler's The Haves and Have Nots), Lee Purcell (Valley Girl), Barry Livingston (Jersey Boys/Argo/Social Network), Judy Tenuta (Comedienne) and more. The Hollywood Museum, 1660 Highland Ave. (Hollywood & Highland), Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:30 p.m. - Red Carpet and Screening Event Celebrating the Premiere of the New Ovation Original Series, ART BREAKERS. Celebrities expected: show stars, powerhouse art dealers Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau; Celebrity Guests, Corey Feldman (Stand By Me, Lost Boys), Lachlan Patterson (Last Comic Standing finalist), Susan Feniger (Celebrity Chef), Kenny Johnson (The Shield, Saving Grace), Paige Hemmis (Extreme Makeover, Home Edition), Sean Kanan (General Hospital), Tracy Huston (Extreme Makeover, Home Edition), Lizzy Small (Spare Parts), Victor Jih (Winner, Season 14 Amazing Race), Eugenia Kuzmina (Model, actress), Patrika Darbo (Days of Our Lives, Desperate Housewives), Melana Scantlin (Average Joe), Holt McCallany (Blue Bloods, Lights Out), Trevor Eyster (Nickelodeon, Bones) and many others. 5:30 press check in; 6:00 red carpet; 7:00 screening. Laemmle Music Hall 3 Theatre, 9036 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Parking at Writer’s Guild parking lot, 135 S. Doheny Drive. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. - The Salvation Army will present its Sally Awards to Actress/ Producer Roma Downey. Other celebrities expected: Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles; Richard Riordan, Former Mayor of Los Angeles; Heavenly Joy Jerkins [America’s Got Talent]; inspirational artist Joy Enriquez. Roma Downey is available for interviews. J.W. Marriott at L.A. LIVE, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. - In concert: DURAN DURAN with CHIC feat, Nile Rodgers and Clean Bandit. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. – Macy*s celebrates Macy's Hispanic Heritage Month with in-store fashion events. Tonight: a discussion on Style, Career and Culture with Mario Lopez, Don Omar and Angel Merino and how their culture continues to influence them! Following the discussion, enjoy a mini beauty tutorial by Angel (aka Mac_Daddyy)! Plus, with any $50 or more purchase during the event, meet the influencers, get your photo taken with them and get a copy of Don Omar's latest album "The Last Don II." Men's, Level 2, Macy's at The Shops at Montebello, 2000 Montebello Town Center, Montebello. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Knott’s Scary Farm Black Carpet Event. Confirmed talent: Kylie Jenner, Tyga (Recording Artist), Vanessa Hudgens (Gigi), Derek Hough (DWTS), Emily Osment (Young & Hungry), Olivia Holt (I Didn’t Do It), Peyton List (Bunk'd), Janel Parish (Pretty Little Liars), Shane West (Salem), Justin Baldoni (Jane the Virgin), and more. 7:00 Media Check In; 8:00 Black Carpet Arrivals. Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – Book signing; basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, signing his new Sherlock Holmes spinoff, MYCROFT HOLMES. Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. Contact: the store Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – PHOTO15 a photo auction, set to support the creation of The AIDS Monument in the City of West Hollywood part of the City of West Hollywood's 85 million dollar renovation to West Hollywood Park. Celebrities expected: Sharon Stone along with attending guests Eric McCormack, Michael Lombardo and Sonny Ward, Vicki Iovine, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Firooz Zahedi, Aileen Getty, Cathy Opie, Jody Watley, Rosanna Arquette, Dita Von Teese, Giorgio & Francisca Moroder, Crystal Lourd, and others. Photos include selections from: Herb Ritts, Catherine Opie, Jeff Wall, Ed Ruscha, John Waters, Julius Shulman, Greg Gorman, Firooz Zahedi, Lenny Kravitz, Jack Pierson, James Welling, John Divola, William Wegman, Norman Reedus, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vindooh Matadin, and many more. Milk Studios, 855 N. Cahunega Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:00 p.m. – Fashion event; Private Cartel’s First Annual Fall Party. Private Cartel is an online retailer of fashion forward street-wear founded by two friends (Maryam Gueramian and Deniz Senkan) based in Los Angeles, who combined their backgrounds in fashion, business and psychology to create a platform for both men and women that is trendy, accessible and attainable. In honor of the fall season, Private Cartel is hosting a fun night of light bites, gourmet Italian meal tasting station provided by CRATEFUL (www.crateful.la) and prepared by Michelin Star Chef Cristina Bowerman, coffee infused whiskey tasting station provided by Fliquor Bean. Golden Box, 6685 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:00 p.m. – Film premiere; The documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer makes its worldwide theatrical premiere coinciding with with National Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Week and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Qualifying for Academy Award® consideration, the film is an emotional journey that takes us through the lives of women - and men - who are dealing with genetic mutations (BRCA 1 and 2) and their related hereditary cancers. Q & A Panel with: Dr. Kristi Funk, Co-Founder of Pink Lotus Breast Center and Angelina Jolie’s surgeon; Alan M. Blassberg, Director/Producer; Amy Byer Shaiman, Executive Producer; panel to be moderated by Daniel Lawrence Abrams, Producer. 7:00 red carpet; 7:30 screening/program; 9:00 Q & A Panel; Reception following; The Landmark Theatre, 0850 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Academy panel; “Toy Story: 20 Years of Being an Animation Game-Changer” Oscar® winners John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and Ed Catmull, the studios’ President, will take the stage in a live panel discussion celebrating “Toy Story,” the world’s first entirely computer-animated feature film. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Samuel Goldwyn Theatre, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Screening: PINK & BLUE: COLORS OF HEREDITARY CANCER is an emotional journey that takes us through the lives of women —and men — who are dealing with genetic mutations (BRCA 1 and 2) and their related hereditary cancers. Q&A to follow with director/producer Alan M. Blassberg, executive producer Amy Byer Shaiman and Dr. Kristi Funk (Angelina Jolie's breast-cancer surgeon and co-founder of Pink Lotus Breast Center). Moderated by the film's producer Daniel Lawrence Abrams. The Landmark Theatre, 10850 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Global launch of EVA, the newest video sharing and social networking application. Like Instagram, but for videos. Like Vine, but without the six second restriction. Like Periscope, but your content stays in the cloud forever. Social media where users can be part of something bigger, but still be an influencer. Red Carpet opens at 7:30. Hosted bar, appetizers, DJ and gift bags for attendees. 8720 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Play preview; HILLARY & MONICA, a hilarious story about tow ambitious playwrights who want to tell their version of a story of Hillary Clinton and Monica finding their way back to the media. Written by Film and Stage producers/writers Victor Bardark (The Great New Wonderful) and Edward Michael Bell (The Jesse Owens Games); directed by Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding). Celebrities expected: from the play: Joel Zwick, Phil Morris, (Seinfeld, Love That Girl), Barry Pearl (Grease, Baby It’s You), and others. The Working Stage Theater 1516 N. Gardner at Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - Beyond Fest Opening Night: Los Angeles premiere LEGEND with Brian Helgeland in person. Based on the novel “The Profession of Violence,” LEGEND follows the unparalleled criminal history of London’s most notorious gangsters, the Kray twins. Both played by Tom Hardy, Ronnie and Reggie Kray terrorized the East End of London throughout the sixties and left a legacy of violence, fear and respect that existed decades after their demise. Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - LACMA screening: The Knick Episodes 201 & 202 with a conversation with writer/executive producer Michael Begler, executive producer Greg Jacobs and actor Michael Angarano. Sponsored by HBO. In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; THE MONEY FI$H — From Army Airborne Ranger to commercial fisherman on the Bering Sea: the true story of one man's harrowing journey to a better life. Written and performed by John Cox, directed by Michael Arabian. The Hudson Theatres, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – In concert; Los Tigres del Norte. Valley Performing Arts Center, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 10:15 p.m.- Cinefamily Spectrefest 2015: Los Angeles premiere DEATHGASM [Dark Sky Films] with cast & crew in person. In this pitch perfect heavy metal horror celebration, a crew of friends decide to start a metal band and unwittingly release Hell on earth. The Silent Movie Theatre 611 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2
Birthdays: Clive Barker , Avery Brooks , Lorraine Bracco , Donna Karan , Don McLean , Rex Reed , Kelly Ripa , Sting (Gordon Sumner) , Tiffany (Tiffany Renee Darwish) , Maury Wills . [Groucho Marx, 1898.] [HOLLYWOOD NEWS CALENDAR begins publication, 1987.]
9:00 a.m. – Second annual SAG-AFTRA National Convention, with the theme of “Educate, Engage, Empower,” through 10/4. Sheraton Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Terrace Parkway, Universal City. In the evening, the union hosts the Gala Under the Stars featuring the American Scene Awards and George Heller Memorial Award presentation on the Warner Bros. backlot. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon - Pre-events for the WBC World Super Lightweight Championship bout between Matthysse vs. Postol. Today: official weigh-in. StubHub Center, Pitch & Pale, 18400 Avalon Blvd, Carson. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. – The Malibu Playhouse presents Hollywood legendary actor and icon, Dick Van Dyke with his Fan Art Exhibit, book signing (Keep Moving) and special performance with the Vantastix. Van Dyke serves as Executive Creative Producer for the Malibu Playhouse. 5:00 Private Meeting with Dick Van Dyke; 6:00 art opening; 7:30 Dick Van Dyke Special Performances with the Vantastix. Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:30 p.m. - 2015 Smile Gala by Operation Smile, the international children’s medical charity; honoring actress Selma Blair; Henry Nguyen, Managing General Partner, IDG Ventures Vietnam and Managing Partner of Los Angeles Football Club and long time Operation Smile supporters the Rodosky family. Celebrities expected: Smile Ambassador and host/actress, Brooke Burke-Charvet; Rhea & Mark Wahlberg, Roma Downey & Mark Burnett, Ashley Greene, Rosario Dawson, Geoff Stults, Lydia Hearst, Whitney Cummings, Craig T. Nelson, Eric Hutchinson (singer/songwriter), Jim Nowakowski (So You Think You Can Dance), Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), Jennifer Salke (President, NBC Entertainment), Peter Gruber (Chairman & CEO, Mandalay Entertainment), Operation Smile Co-founders Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee and many others. 5:30 press check in; 6:00 red carpet. The Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:15 p.m. – Film premiere; MOVEMENT AND LOCATION [Harmonium Films]. A time traveler has built herself a life in our era. What will happen to her when her original identity catches up with her? Celebrities expected: Filmmakers Alexis Boling, Bodine Boling and Serena Hedison; Cast members Catherine Missal, Brendan Griffin, David Andrew Macdonald, Anna Margaret Hollyman and Haile Owusu; plus guests Rostan Batmanglij (Vampire Weekend); Lucy Alibar (Oscar® nominee, Beasts of the Southern Wild); Kelley Missal (One Life to Live); Mandalynn Carson (Grey's Anatomy). Arena Cinema, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:30 p.m. – Film premiere; Los Angeles Premiere of Oscar contender epic period drama "Olividados" (Bolivia) starring award-winning actress-producer Carla Ortiz, Damian Alcazar, Rafael Ferro, Tomas Ronzi, Cristian Mercado and Ana Calentano with pre-screening cocktail reception, numerous interview opportunities and surprise star guests. Q&A following screening with award-winning news anchor Frank Mottek. Press check-in: 6:30 PM, Screening: 7:15 PM; Q&A 8:45 PM, Post-event reception 9-10 PM. Laemmle's Royal Theater, 11523 Santa Monica Blvd. West Los Angeles Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – In concert; Controversially-crazed rap duo TWIZTID will kick off their “Welcome To The Underground” headliner – with support from Blaze, Boondox, Prozak, Wolfpac, Scum and Trilogy. The Whisky A-Go-Go, 8901 W. Sunset, West Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, annual Hallowe’en event in Griffith Park, this year’s theme is BOOGEYMAN. Griffith Park’s Old Abandoned Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:00 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: HE NAMED ME MALALA with Director Davis Guggenheim for Q&A after the show. An intimate, inspirational portrait of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded for advocating girls’ education. The Landmark, 10850 West Pico, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:25 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: 99 HOMES with Actor Michael Shannon. A single father (Andrew Garfield), desperate to provide for his family, goes to work for the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him from his home (Michael Shannon). Shannon will appear in person for a Q&A after the show. The Landmark, 10850 West Pico, Los Angeles. Contact: Chris Princitio Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:30 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD: THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL LAMPOON with Director Douglas Tirola after the show and introduce the 9:50 p.m. show. The documentary unearths never-before-seen archival footage and brilliantly weaves it together with the magazine's beautiful and often shocking art, reliving National Lampoon's meteoric rise from go-to magazine of the counterculture to a brand synonymous with Hollywood's biggest comedies. Also Tirola will appear in person tomorrow 10/3 for Q&A after the 7:30 show and introduction to the 9:50 show. The Landmark, 10850 West Pico, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - In concert: Van Halen with Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Also 10/4. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - LACMA Screening: “The Walk 3D.” Includes a conversation with producer Steve Starkey. In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA and Co-presented by The New York Times Film Club. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. Contact: Alia Quart Khan Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - Cinefamily FREE SNEAK: GOOSEBUMPS with Director Rob Letterman and Actor Jack Black in person!) The Silent Movie Theatre 611 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles. Contact: Kalyane Levy Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. - Wicked Lit 2015: The Grove of Rashomon, The Ebony Frame, The Fall of the House of Usher + The System. Continues through November 14. Three supernatural stories in the spooky setting of Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery, 2300 N. Marengo Ave., Altadena. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
* 7:50 p.m. - Screening with Q&A: FREEHELD with Director Peter Sollett Q&A after the show. The film is the true love story of Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) and Stacie Andree (Ellen Page) and their fight for justice and equality. The Landmark, 10850 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: Chris Princitio Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - The award-winning Impro Theatre presents the return of their acclaimed production “Twilight Zone UnScripted” with a brand new production of “Horror UnScripted”– both in time for Halloween. Zone tonight, Horror tomorrow. Both shows are presented at the Impro Studio, the home of the Impro Theatre School in the heart of Los Feliz, Los Feliz Village at 1727 N. Vermont Ave., #208, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; DOMA Theatre Company presents “Green Day’s American Idiot – RELOADED!” return of the popular musical with a few surprises, directed by Marco Gomez. The MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – In concert; Lisa Fischer [20 Feet From Stardom] and multi-genre trio, Grand Baton. Valley Performing Arts Center, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
Birthdays: Lindsay Buckingham [Fleetwood Mac] , Neve Campbell , Pamela Hensley , Tommy Lee , Jack Wagner ; George Wein . [Madlyn Rhue, 1934; Stevie Ray Vaughan, 1954.]
12:00 noon - Leyna Nguyen's 9th Annual Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament. Nugyen is an Emmy-award winning journalist who is a weeknight news anchor for KCAL/KCBS-TV, and her charity is Love Across The Ocean, fighting hunger by helping make families self-sufficient. Commerce Casino, 6131 Telegraph Road, Commerce. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon - L.A. Focus Newspaper’s 18th annual “First Ladies High Tea.” Celebrities expected: co-hosts, Gospel Legend Dr. Bobby Jones and Dr. Beverly “Bam” Crawford, pastor of Bible Enrichment Fellowship International Church; Edwina Finley-Dickerson [If Loving You Is Wrong], Gaius Charles [Grey’s Anatomy & Friday Night Lights], Wren Brown [Ebony], Omarosa Manigault [The Apprentice], Alley Mills [The Bold and the Beautiful], and Preachers Of LA’s Myesha Chaney, Bishop Ron & Lavettee Gibson. Performances at the First Ladies High Tea will be by Stellar Award winner & Grammy nominee Byron Cage and Dove Awards Nominee Courtney Wilson. Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
12:00 noon - The 2015 Fluffball event, hosted by actress and animal advocate Emmanuelle Vaugier (Two and a Half Men, Mistresses, Lost Girl, CSI: NY), will raise funds and build awareness for The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation, which works to rescue animals who are victims of extreme abuse. Celebrities expected: Chuck Lorre, Anna Faris, Amy Smart, Rachelle Lefevre, Perrey Reeves, Kristen Bauer and more. The Little Door, 8164 W. Third Street, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
2:00 p.m. –WBC World Super Lightweight Championship bout between Matthysse vs. Postol. 2:00 doors open; 2:30 first fight & The Ring TV live stream begins; 10:15 p.m. ET [7:15 PT] HBO Boxing After Dark® Telecast begins; Following Fight, post-fight press conference. StubHub Center, 18400 Avalon Blvd, Carson. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
2:00 p.m. – SUPERSONICO, a cultural happening, multi-stage cutting edge music festival of Latin Alternative. Performers include: Aterciopelados, Ximena Sarinana, Mariachi El Bronx, Kinky, Mala Rodríguez and Chicano Batman. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
2:00 p.m. – The LA Bluegrass Situation, all day music, food, culture and activities. Performers include: Dawes, Punch Brothers, The Lone Bellow, Gregory Alan Isakov, Della Mae, Sam Outlaw, Jonny Fritz, Spirit Family Reunion, The Dustbowl Revival, The Wild Reeds and others. Greek Theatre, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Griffith Park, Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
3:00 p.m. – Writers Bloc presents Peter Sagal [Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me on NPR] in conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff [D-CA, 28th District]. Writers Guild Theatre, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
3:00 p.m. – The BOLLYWOOD MASALA ORCHESTRA AND DANCERS OF INDIA take audiences inside the dynamic world of Indian music, dance, and spirituality, where rich traditions merge with modern interpretations of music, dance, dynamic rhythm, and spirituality. An ensemble of 16 performers delivers a unique showcase that mixes and melds Indian and Western instruments – such as bass drums, side drums, trombone, harmonium, clarinet, tabla, and dholak. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:00 p.m. - “The Fountain Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Gala and Auction” — Cocktail reception, silent auction, champagne, dessert and dancing on the rooftop of the Redbury Hotel. A tribute to Fountain Theatre co-artistic director and award-winning playwright Stephen Sachs, the gala event will feature a special presentation by City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and a retrospective montage of the last 25 years of Fountain Theatre history. The Library@The Redbury Hotel, 1717 Vine Street, Hollywood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:15 p.m. – Premiere screening of FX’ AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL. Celebrities expected: cast members of Lady Gaga, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Wes Bentley, Matt Bomer, Chloë Sevigny, Denis O’Hare, Cheyenne Jackson, Evan Peters; Ryan Murphy [Co-Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer and Director] Brad Falchuk [Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Writer]; executive producers Tim Minear, Brad Buecker, Jennifer Salt, James Wong and Alexis Martin Woodall. 5:15 press check in; 6:00 red carpet. Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
5:45 p.m. - USC Pacific Asia Museum holds its 38th Annual Festival of the Autumn Moon Gala. The event includes a piano performance by Rueibin Chen, “Fresh off the Boat” star Hudson Yang and exceptional Asian auction items. 5:45 photo op. Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. – Special Needs Network's 10th Annual "Evening Under The Stars." A Gala Fundraiser Honoring LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas and Google for their contribution to advancement of the special needs community and stars including Kym Whitley, Bai Ling, Taylor Armstrong, Carla Ortiz, Quentin Aaron and many more. MC is accomplished reporter NBC 4's Beverly White, Gala Chairs are Hon. Herb Wesson Jr., Hon. Karen Bass, Hon. Isadore Hall III with sponsors including Sony, CBS and Toyota. Grammy-nominated artist B. Slade is evening's musical director with surprise, household name performers. SNN President, CNN/HLN legal commentator AREVA MARTIN helms an evening catered by Wolfgang Puck and attended by a dozen stars participatory in serving lower income families and their children with disabilities. Red Carpet: 6-7 PM; Wolfgang Puck hosted dinner 7-7:45 PM; awards & exclusive, A-list star concert 8-9:30 PM. Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. - The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Jane Fonda with the tenth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. Other celebrities expected: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Haskell Wexler and many others. Bacara Resort & Spa, 8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
6:00 p.m. - Point Foundation’s Voices on Point Gala. Caitlyn Jenner will be presenting the Point Horizon Award to Co-producer of Amazon’s “Transparent” Rhys Ernst, and Producer on ABC Family’s “Becoming Us” Zach Zyskowski. Both honorees are available for interviews. The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel & Spa, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Century City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – In concert; Peter Alsop 4 Adults: Songs of Love, Sex and Gender. The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
7:30 p.m. – Horse spectacle: “Believe In Magic” performance, in conjunction with the Friesian World and Grand National Horseshow. Fantasy adventure by Annette Coester one of the founding board members of the International Friesian Show Horse Association, with noted Olympic riders, stunt players and more. The show will also feature an original soundtrack and live solo performances from our actors. The main feature if the show is the beautiful Friesian horse, as all actors will be performing in, on, and around this stunning creature. Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: Idina Menzel. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Contact: Kira Finkenberg Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – In concert; The Scorpions, celebrating their 50th anniversary, with Queensrÿche. The Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – In concert; K-pop band and fashion idols, BIGBANG. STAPLES Center, 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – In concert; Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne Present an Evening of Solid Soul. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – FAKE RADIO presents their production of Mercury Radio Theatre's 1938 broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" every Saturday in October, with special guests. The Steve Allen Theatre, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA presents the world premiere of “Watching O.J.” about the day of the verdict in the O.J. Simpson murder case, written by David McMillan, directed by Keith Szarabajka. EST/LA in Atwater Village Theater, 3269 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; ‘Breathing Room’ A humorous and lyrical tapestry of words, music, movement and quantum physics. A science teacher with a mysterious past (Charles Reese) and a visual artist overwhelmed by life (Eileen T’Kaye) explore our modern culture of “technological vertigo” in a series of playful and intriguing scenes infused with music — played live at every performance by playwright/composer Newmark on her trademark neon-green electric violin. Written by Mary Lou Newmark; Music composed and performed live by Mary Lou Newmark; Directed by Dan Berkowitz. Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. – Play opening; Santa Monica Playhouse announced today that Actors' Repertory Theatre is back on the boards in full force with the quirky new metaphorical musical "DREMPELS: The Short But Happy Life of the Drempel Hieronymus Aloisius Plonk," an allegorical tale about a small but powerful society of displaced Drempels whose mission it is to save their society and in so doing, save the world. Book, music, lyrics by Chris DeCarlo & Evelyn Rudie; directed by Serena Dolinsky. Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 Fourth Street between Wilshire and Arizona, Santa Monica. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
8:00 p.m. - In concert: An evening with Randy Newman. Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
Filmbuff presents A WONDERFUL CLOUD. Former off-screen couple bring all their baggage to this dysfunctional Rom-Com, available everywhere On Demand, and opening at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena on Friday, October 23. Writer/director/star Eugene Kotlyarenko and star Kate Lyn Sheil are available for interviews. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
FOR FUTURE PLANNING
10/22 – Film premiere; PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION [Paramount]. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/22 – Film premiere; JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS [Universal] Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/26 - The Paley Center for Media’s Hollywood Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television, presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/28 – Telefilm premiere; ASH VS. EVIL DEAD [STARZ]. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/29 - The HSUS and HSI along with the World Dog Alliance present a Special Screening of “Eating Happiness.” Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/30 - Sid Grauman Award presented by the American Cinematheque. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
10/30 – BAFTA/LA presents The British Academy Britannia Awards presented by American Airlines. Contact: Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/1 - The Hollywood Film Awards. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/3 – Film premiere; SPOTLIGHT [Open Road Films]. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/5 - SAG Foundation 30th Anniversary Celebration. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/5 - Film premiere; BY THE SEA [Universal], opening night gala event of AFI FEST. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/6 - CARRY, The Coalition for At-Risk-Restoring Youth, hosts their annual "Carry On" Enchanting Evening benefit. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/7 - NBC’s longest running drama series DAYS OF OUR LIVES celebrates 50 spectacular years on air with cruise themed celebration at the Hollywood Palladium. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/10 – Film premiere; CONCUSSION [Sony], centerpiece gala event of AFI FEST. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/12 – Film premiere; THE BIG SHORT [Paramount], closing night event of AFI FEST. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/13 - 14th YWCA GLA Annual Rhapsody Gala. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/15 - 2nd Annual Save A Child’s Heart Gala Event. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/16 – Press application deadline for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
11/16 – Film premiere; THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 [Lionsgate]. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555.
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