Once a thriving theater community, Los Angeles has become a wasteland—the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Disney Hall, The Ahmanson, The Mark Taper Forum, The Geffen Playhouse and so many others all remain dark. Just think of all the out-of-work musicians, dancers, actors, crewmembers, support st…
Christmas may be over, but the traditional 12 Days of Christmas are (technically) just beginning. While the first (“News of the World”) is a newcomer, I also offer a slate of classics that are all turning 18 this year.
HAVE A HOLLY DOLLY XMAS Everybody’s favorite cowgirl, Ms. Dolly Parton, has a brand-new Christmas album and a holiday musical so bring out the snow and mistletoe.
He was the first Beatle to shout out to the skies about peace, love and new imaginings. He was also the only member of the fab four to get assassinated by a crazedman’s bullet.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is a world away from Malibu but not too far away for generous local diva Cher. She rushed in to save a captive elephant and found him a new home. The goddess of pop led the effort to move 35-year-old Kaavan from a Pakistani zoo to a Cambodian sanctuary.
The one and only music man they call The Weeknd was pleased with his showing at the American Music Awards. He put on a performance backed up by Malibu sax sensation Kenny G and picked up a few awards to boot. But days later, he was outraged after being shut out of the Grammy nominations.
The streaming Netflix blockbuster “The Crown” marks its new season this fall. The series started out with Queen Elizabeth II as a young girl, moved on to her coronation, her rule as queen and now, here we are: the infamous relationship between Charles and Diana. It begins with family members…
Malibu diva Cher is pounding away at her laptop writing the memoir of her storied career. The tome comes with a biopic to follow. But mum’s the word when it comes to details.
When I was in eighth grade, Randy Alpert was my first boyfriend. It was an innocent flirtation with not much to do but picture-taking and hand-holding, as I was just 14 years old.
The music mag of record, Rolling Stone, has come out with its 500 greatest albums of all time and there is room to spare for California surf and sea.
There are so many things we are missing in the year of corona: graduations, birthday parties, weddings, Olympics. But there are a few things to make you feel like normal and ease the pain if you are longing for Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Hollywood Bowl, The F…
The Emmys are just around the corner. Thanks to the novel coronavirus, it will be a show like no other, but still, buzz in Hollywood is booming. Malibu Seen wants to congratulate The ABC television networks for recognition of its most popular shows.
With many, if not most, movie theaters gone dark, the consequences have been felt worldwide. The shutdown has affected almost every part of the industry, from tiny art theaters to giant multiplexes.
It’s hard to think of February as the “good old days” but, strangely, it is. Pre-COVID-19, fun-loving fundraisers were held with red carpet wear, canapés and glasses of bubbly. It was just the place to see and be seen.
Ever since movie theaters were shuttered, Hollywood has found itself with a big dilemma on its hands: Either send your creation straight to streaming or postpone it for a very, very long time.
With the U.S. death toll now surpassing Italy and Spain, A-list celebrities are putting on a show to entertain those stuck at home and celebrate healthcare workers fighting the pandemic.
With more than 400,000 cases and more than 10,000 deaths in the United States, more mega-concerts and acclaimed performances are being postponed or cancelled altogether thanks to concerns over the novel coronavirus.
Well, it isn’t exactly the best time to be house hunting, coronavirus and all, but according to foreign press reports, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are USA bound.
When I was a cub reporter at The Malibu Times (back when Herbert Hoover was in the White House) I was all aflutter to get one of my first big stories—Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed were planning on making a move to our humble little beach town.
It was a picture perfect day at Jane Seymour’s oceanfront home on Sunday. She hosted a special luncheon as part of her Open Hearts Foundation 10th Anniversary Weekend. The festivities kicked off with a two-day gala weekend starting in Beverly Hills and ending with a private luncheon at Jane’…
On Sunday, Hollywood pulled out all the stops and glittered and sparkled in all its glory as the Foreign Press Association celebrated its 77th Golden Globe Awards.
You know the award season is getting underway when the National Board of Review starts handing out the goods. And the winners could be an indication of things to come.
Although there are family events to attend in Malibu, such as the City of Malibu Annual Halloween Carnival at the Bluffs and the Halloween in MaliBOO at Malibu County Mart, the drive downtown to the Theatre at the Ace Hotel’s annual All Hallows ritual will be worth the trip.
“Game of Thrones” was nominated for a record number of awards in the 2019 season-ending Emmy Awards.
The concerts started with the world premiere of Caroline Shaw’s “The Observatory”—a very interesting short performance with the exciting Xian Zhang as the guest conductor of the LA Philharmonic.
It was a time of eye-popping, hand-painted VW buses, love beads, psychedelic tee-shirts—a time filled with the smell of patchouli oil with brownies on the side. It’s hard to believe that this month, a little outdoor summer party turned 50 years old.
From the California Wildlife Center all the way to San Diego, locals celebrated our native species in various ways and at various locations through out the state this summer.