If you've ever wanted to get some one-on-one time with your favorite artists, bust out $2,500 and your dreams will come true. Yes, this is a helleva lot of money but when will you get the opportunity to spend the whole weekend with them at Riverside's famous Mission Inn? The event is called Baby Tattoville and it's a time where you'll not only be able to rub elbows with… Continue
Added by alice on September 20, 2009 at 10:30am —
If you happened to be one of the lucky ones to have visited Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park during Star Wars weekends from the end of May to June, you may have caught Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers dancing to MC Hammer's You Can't Touch This. Who knew Darth had these kinds of moves?
What happens when you take one of the most iconic movie series of all time and give them some extra love at the happiest place on Earth? You get Star Wars Weekends, an annual summer special event at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida that celebrates George Lucas' classic sci-fi movie series. For the weekends starting May 22nd and ending June 14th, join Jedi… Continue
So I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but I couldn't resist. I was looking online for Macy's window displays and saw their cool interactive website. You can make your own Santa (see RoRo above) and send it to your friends. Also, a nifty little thing they are doing - if your kid brings in a stamped letter to Santa, Macy's will donate $1 (up to $1 mill) to the Make a… Continue
THE DARK KNIGHT
It's finally here! The Dark Knight is getting good reviews and you can be sure that swarms of people will be flocking to the theaters this weekend to watch it. In this sequel, Batman (Christian Bale) squares off against a new foe: the Joker. (Heath Ledger) Directed by Christopher Nolan who also directed Batman Begins.
After an ancient truce existing between humankind and the invisible realm of the fantastic is broken, hell on Earth is ready to erupt. A ruthless leader who treads the world above and the one below defies his bloodline and awakens an unstoppable army of creatures. Now, it's up to the planet's toughest, roughest superhero to battle the merciless dictator and his… Continue
31st Annual Lotus Festival: Friday 7/11-Sunday 7/13: Echo Park, LA
The Lotus Festival will be at Echo Park (home to the largest lotus bed in the US) and this year's theme is the celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander culture. It all starts on Friday night with a Jazz series that goes on from 5pm-9m. The opening ceremony is Saturday at noon and includes live music, dancing, and entertainment. Fireworks will take place on both Friday and… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 9, 2008 at 11:00am —
TELL NO ONE
Eight years after the heinous murder of his wife, doctor Alex Beck (Francois Cluzet) receives an ominous email from an unknown source. The message contains a video image of Alex's thought-to-be dead wife in real time. Directed by Guillaume Canet.
Eternal Verities by Caia Koopman - Opening reception on 7/5 @ 8pm-11pm
When I first saw Caia Koopman's work, it immediately drew me in. “My philosophy behind this body of work is that there is a strained relationship between nature, humanity and femininity. Nature and femininity have a huge presence in my art. Not only is nature beautiful and strong, but simultaneously fragile as are my female characters. I want to provide a message… Continue
25 year old Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) lives an unassuming life and works in a boring cubicle. That all changes when Fox (Angelina Jolie) appears in his life and recruits Wes into a secret society. With Sloan (Morgan Freeman) giving him advice and counsel, Wes learns about the power he obtains and wavers between newfound heroism and vengeance.
This one may be the wild-card for the weekend. Expired is the story of a girl named Claire whose life is consumed by taking care of her stroke-afflicted mother. As a meter maid, she unexpectedly meets another parking officer named Jay, and their awkward attraction creates a funny yet compelling story. The Sundance Film Festival raved, "We love cinema that makes us laugh, cry, or… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 19, 2008 at 10:00am —
Egypt is one of the most fascinating civilizations, in large part because of the great mummies that have been discovered there in modern times.
Mummies 3D: Secrets of the Pharaohs takes you back thousands of years to the wonders of ancient Egypt, a real-life Indiana Jones adventure complete with thieves and hidden treasure, and a modern day scientific journey to extract clues about our past. The film covers topics of grand proportions,… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 18, 2008 at 12:00pm —