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Explore Ed Ruscha's shots of every building on Sunset Strip since 1966

The Getty has digitized 60,000 Ed Ruscha photos as 12 Sunsets, a 35-year exploration of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. In 1966, decades before the origins of Google Street View, artist Ed Ruscha published a photobook called Every Building on the Sunset Strip. — Read the rest
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BBC Radio 2 celebrates musicals with BBC One

Musicals: The Greatest Show is coming to BBC Radio 2 forming part of three days of special programmes about the stage and screen. Hosted on radio and television by performer Sheridan Smith, the initiative puts the songs, the shows, and the stars, back on stage at the London Palladium. It will be broadcast from 7pm – 9pm on Sunday 31 January on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds, and as a 75-minute show in February on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. From Friday 29 January to Sunday 31 January, for Radio 2 Ce...
Tags: UK, Hollywood, London, Top, Los Angeles, Bbc, Radio, Jeremy Vine, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sheridan Smith, Amanda Holden, TBI, Hamilton, Jesus Christ Superstar, Josh Groban, Dermot O'leary


Holmby Hills’ Iconic Owlwood Compound Sells in $88 Million Deal

The final days of 2020 were kind to the highly publicized Los Angeles estate known as Owlwood, which quietly found itself a new owner. The 10-acre, three-parcel Sunset Boulevard property sold to an unidentifiable billionaire in three separate but concurrent transactions that totaled exactly $88 million, according to public records. (Grant deeds name only a mystery […]
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New Netflix Campus Debuts Five-Story Sequin Art Installation

A massive new art installation is adding sparkle to Netflix’s new campus on Vine Street just south of Sunset Boulevard. On Tuesday, the On Vine complex unveiled Spectrum, a five-story tall portrait made of 39,000 metal sequins, designed by artist Maggie West. The unveiling can be seen online starting at 10 a.m., featuring interviews and […]
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Thanksgiving travel in Southern California to see biggest drop in 12 years

The skyrocketing spread of the coronavirus, combined with urgent pleas from health agencies to stay home, are curbing Thanksgiving holiday travel plans for many Southern Californians, experts say. Forecasts for travel in the region between Tuesday and Sunday, Nov. 24-29, call for a 14% decrease from last year, the biggest drop since the 2008 Great Recession, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. “We expect that decrease might be even greater and we very well could see fewer tr...
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Take the scenic route through California with this new version of Monopoly

Forget Mediterranean and Baltic avenues, Monopoly gets the California treatment minus the traffic on the 405 in a new artistic version of the classic board game. A newly released limited edition of the classic board game comes with a scenic California route where players can take in the view from Pacific Coast Highway, cruise along Route 66, check out Rodeo Drive, head to the desert or up to the Bay Area for a look at the Lower Haight. “I loved Monopoly my entire life and I love California and I...
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An Interface for Exploring Ed Ruscha’s Sunset Boulevard Street Views

Since 1965, American artist Ed Ruscha has been taking photos all along the length of Sunset Boulevard in LA. The Getty has made those photos available on the Getty Research Institute website and Stamen Design built this fantastic interface called 12 Sunsets for virtually cruising up and down the street. This is so much fun to play with! You can use the mouse or arrow keys to drive, the spacebar to flip to the other side of the street, and you can change or add years to the display. It’s reall...
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Take a Digital Drive Along Ed Ruscha’s Sunset Boulevard, the Famous Strip That the Artist Photographed from 1965 to 2007

Ed Ruscha has lived nearly 65 years in Los Angeles, but he insists that he has no particular fascination with the place. Not everyone believes him: is disinterest among the many possible feelings that could motivate a painting like The Los Angeles County Museum on Fire? Nevertheless, the plainspoken Oklahoma-born artist has long stuck to his story, perhaps in order to let his often cryptic work speak for itself. Originally trained in commercial art, Ruscha has painted, printed, drawn, an...
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Take a virtual Halloween tour of creepy horror movie film locations in Southern California

Some of the most frightening horror scenes were filmed right here in Southern California. With Halloween events canceled or modified for social distancing this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, one way to enjoy the season would be to stay at home and take a virtual tour of locations used in horror movies, TV series and an iconic video for a COVID-safe experience. Sean Clark is an Orange County-based writer, producer, talent agent and horror location expert who created the “Horror’s Hallowed ...
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A Blvd. Called Sunset, New From A Lab On Fire

Beside the new Freckled and Beautiful by A Lab on Fire, announced by Sanja in July 2020, the brand also launched A Blvd. Called Sunset, another Los Angeles inspired creation that's a tribute to Sunset Boulevard; L.A.'s most iconic boulevard stretching  from glittery Hollywood to beachy Malibu. The brand offers this new fragrance as their latest masculine fragrance, explaining, "Why is calli... Read full article: A Blvd. Called Sunset, New From A Lab On Fire from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologne...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Malibu, Sunset Boulevard, Sanja, Fragrantica Perfumes


Arrests continue at LA protests; video of deputy appearing to strike protester under investigation

WEST HOLLYWOOD >> Five of the six protesters arrested during a third night of protests in the name of Breonna Taylor — the Black woman fatally shot by Louisville, Kentucky police in a botched drug raid in March — have been cited and released, a sheriff’s watch sergeant said Saturday, Sept. 26. The sixth protester remains in custody on a separate charge that could not be cited out, according to a watch sergeant at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood station. The sergeant ...
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A Breonna Taylor protester in LA was run down by a pickup truck that drove through a crowd, video shows

A still from social media video showing a knocked-down protester in Los Angeles. They sustained minor injuries. Michael Ade/Instagram At least one person was injured when a pickup truck ran over protesters in Hollywood on Thursday night, according to multiple sources.  Around 300 protesters gathered on Sunset Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Police Department. They were protesting the Breonna Taylor verdict. Police stopped and interviewed the driver, but let him go, local news channel C...
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Protester hit by vehicle during march in Hollywood

A protester was struck by a pick-up truck during a march for Breonna Taylor at Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Thursday night.
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Protester hit by vehicle during march down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood

A protester was struck by a pick-up truck during a march for Breonna Taylor at Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Thursday night.
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Muralist Jonas Never paints Dodger pitcher Joe Kelly’s famous pouty-face image

Joe Kelly, left, poses with a fan at the mural on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Muralist Jonas Never made sure he painted his Silver Lake mural on the Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop at Sunset Boulevard and Parkman Avenue before the Astros came to town on Saturday, September 12. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Muralist Jonas Never takes a photograph of barber, Emmanuel Torres, left, and Joe Kelly at the mural on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Muralist Jonas Never made sure he p...
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Flooding from water line break topples trees, shuts Sunset Blvd. in Westwood

WESTWOOD — UCLA staff stacked sandbags to protect Pauley Pavilion early Sunday after an underground 30-inch water line broke in Westwood, causing water to gush so powerfully it took down two trees and shuttered Sunset Boulevard between Veteran and Hilgard avenues, authorities said. The floodwaters in the 10600 block of West Sunset Boulevard were reported at 1:35 a.m. No one needed to be rescued, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey, who said firefighters arrived on s...
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There Are Only 37 Possible Stories, According to This 1919 Manual for Screenwriters

"Great literature is one of two stories," we often quote Leo Tolstoy as saying: "a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town." That's all well and good for the author of War and Peace, but what about the thousands of screenwriters struggling to come up with the next hit movie, the next hit television series, the next hit platform-specific web and/or mobile series? Some, of course, have found in that aphorism a fruitful starting point, but others opt for different premises that number t...
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Enter ComingSoon’s Sunset Boulevard 70th Anniversary Giveaway!

Enter ComingSoon’s Sunset Boulevard 70th Anniversary Giveaway! Paramount Home Entertainment has provided ComingSoon.net with three Blu-ray copies of director Billy Wilder’s 1950 classic Sunset Boulevard, which celebrates its 70th anniversary today! All you have to do The winners (must be within the U.S.) will be picked at random by this Wednesday, August 12. All you have to do to win is email your name with the subject “SUNSET” to: [email protected] PB ...
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VIDEO: On This Day, July 12- Patti LuPone Opens SUNSET BOULEVARD on the West End

On this day in 1993, Patti LuPone starred as Norma Desmond in the premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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As coronavirus cases surge, Gov. Newsom orders bars to close in Los Angeles and 6 other counties

Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars and nightclubs closed in Los Angeles and six other counties, while recommending closures in eight others including Riverside and San Bernardino, as the state’s coronavirus caseload continued to grow. The message, posted by the governor around noon on Twitter, said that “due to the rising spread of #COVID19, CA is ordering bars to close in Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin and Tulare.” The order, the first major rollback of effort...
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BWW Flashback: Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- Patti Gets Stuck on the Concorde!

Today, watch as she he recounts what happened when she takes a brief trip home during Sunset Boulevard and herConcorde flight is delayed. Will she make her curtain in time Find out [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Sunset Boulevard’ is a Gloriously Gothic Masterpiece of Social Satire

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Sunset Boulevard Where You Can Stream It: Crackle The Pitch: Billy Wilder directs a deliciously macabre satire of Hollywood starring Gloria Swanson as the delusional diva Norma Desmond, who lives in a dilapidated mansion and yearns for a return to the spotlight. William Holden is the young writer Norma pounces on to engineer her...
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Protests Wednesday in LA, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Boyle Heights, Los Feliz, Santa Monica, Palmdale

LOS ANGELES — Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are scheduled throughout Los Angeles County Wednesday, including a Black Lives Matter rally outside the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles calling for the removal from office of District Attorney Jackie Lacey. The Black Lives Matter protest is scheduled for 3 p.m. at 211 W. Temple St., according to a post on the group’s official Facebook page. The post includes a picture of Lacey and the caption “District ...
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Protests slated Wednesday in LA, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Boyle Heights, Los Feliz, Santa Monica, Palmdale

LOS ANGELES — Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are scheduled throughout Los Angeles County Wednesday, including a Black Lives Matter rally outside the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles calling for the removal from office of District Attorney Jackie Lacey. The Black Lives Matter protest is scheduled for 3 p.m. at 211 W. Temple St., according to a post on the group’s official Facebook page. The post includes a picture of Lacey and the caption “District ...
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Thousands gather for Hollywood march as protesters return to streets across Southern California

Protesters returned to the streets of Southern California on Sunday, rolling out at least a dozen protests in Los Angeles and Orange counties — with a massive West Hollywood march topping the list. A few thousand people here at Hollywood & Highland ready you march this morning with LA Pride in support of #BLM. pic.twitter.com/ipsVxSSODO — David Rosenfeld (@RosenfeldReport) June 14, 2020 Expected to be the largest of the events was the All Black Lives Matter anti-racism solidarity march. A fe...
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VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Reflects on How SUNSET BOULEVARD Got its Start

Webber takes a stroll back down memory lane with Sunset Boulevard and recalls how the LA Strip inspired him to write his musical by the same name. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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How Did This Get Made: A Conversation With Sam Firstenberg, Director of ‘Ninja 3: The Domination’

This week, the gang at How Did This Get Made? covered  Ninja 3: The Domination (1984), the final entry in Cannon Films’ so-called “Ninja Trilogy”  The director of Ninja 3 , Sam Firstenberg, is an interesting guy with many stories about his unlikely journey from Jerusalem to Hollywood. So many, in fact, that we’re going to save his tales about breaking into the business, working for Cannon in its heyday and directing the iconic cult classic Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo for a separate p...
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Protests set Thursday in Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Altadena, Buena Park, Laguna Niguel, Huntington Beach

LOS ANGELES — Black Lives Matter will hold a virtual town hall meeting Thursday night about defunding the police — one of several protests or demonstrations being held around Los Angeles and Orange counties. The event will be streamed live on the group’s Facebook page beginning at 7 p.m. “We’ll have an in-depth conversation on what it means to defund the police and the road to police abolition,” according to a post on the Black Lives Matter page. Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday night he does ...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Protest, Justice, Minneapolis, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Black Lives Matter, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Silver Lake, Central Park, Main Street


Mammoth Hollywood march occupies several city blocks on Saturday

  Protesters march in Hollywood on Saturday. Photo: Josh Rosen Protesters returned to the heart of “LaLa Land” on Saturday, staging yet another march on the streets of Hollywood. And like the other marches, which have occurred almost daily along the Walk of Fame, it started with dozens and grew to thousands. The gathering, organized by Refuse Facism LA, started at the famed intersection of Hollywood and Vine with a few dozen protesters. Not long after, as scores more demonstrators streamed i...
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Thousands of protest marchers fill Hollywood’s streets

A large group of protestors took over streets in Hollywood to protest the death of George Floyd Monday, June 1, 2020. The group started at Sunset and Vine and marched through Hollywood streets blocking traffic at times. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A large group of protestors took over streets in Hollywood to protest the death of George Floyd Monday, June 1, 2020. The group started at Sunset and Vine and marched through Hollywood streets blocking traffic at times. ...
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