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El Capitan Theatre For Sale…

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

El Capitan Theatre for sale



Many of Hollywood’s best-known performers have
appeared at the El Capitan Theatre, which opened
in 1926. (Everett Fenton Gidley)


The asking price for the Hollywood landmark, restored to its former glory in the 1990s, is $31 million.

By Roger Vincent
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
September 17, 2008


The historic El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, where Citizen Kane had its world premiere and a generation of children have watched actors dressed as Disney characters cavort onstage, is for sale.


The $31-million price tag includes the six-story, 1920s office building into which the theater is built.   (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)



Kathy Griffin wins “Schmemmy”

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Kathy Griffin wins another Schmemmy and ‘F—ing Matt Damon’ is still all the rage



Sep 14, 2008
by Mandi Bierly
Entertainment Weekly



Winning a second Emmy would normally be enough to get you off of the D-list, but taking home the trophy for best reality show will always be D-list. Right?


The Creative Arts Primetime Emmys were held Saturday night in Los Angeles, and Kathy Griffin, who’s dubbed them the “Schmemmys” because they’re given out before the actual Emmy broadcast (Sept. 21 this year), once again accepted the award for her Bravo series My Life on the D-List. According to Gold Derby by Tom O’Neil, she started her speech with “Well, well, well! Here we go again, f—ers. Here we go again!” (I still don’t get why she got in so much trouble last year.) Apparently, she and Cesar Millan weren’t the biggest stars in attendance for once. She continued: “Hanks, Gandolfini — what the f—! I’m not going to tell anyone to suck it. I would make love to this thing if I could.”


Speaking of making love, Sarah Silverman also accepted an award Saturday night for “I’m F—ing Matt Damon,” which earned an Emmy for its original music and lyrics. According to People, she acknowledged her ex gracefully: “Thanks to the person for whom this whole video was made: Jimmy Kimmel, who broke my heart — ohh, who’ll always have a place in my heart.”



Mariah Carey in Hollywood…

Friday, August 1st, 2008

 Mariah Carey gets efficient on Hollywood Boulevard




Los Angeles Times
August 1, 2008


Mariah Carey may now largely avoid the daring vocal acrobatics that marked the beginning of what would become one of the most successful music careers of the last two decades. Hitting the high notes, therefore, wasn’t much of a concern Thursday night in Hollywood. Instead, the singer faced other challenges.


Chief among them: Can one of the most recognizable divas in the world emerge from what looked to be a giant plastic mascara box — one that’s placed upon a stage in the middle of a shopping mall — with grace? And do so while ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! is coming back from a commercial break?


But Carey’s every stride comes equipped with a happy elegance that would shame beauty pageants the world over. Indeed, while she was performing a free five-song mini-set at Hollywood & Highland’s outdoor mall, which was taped for ABC’s late-night show, Carey might as well have been on a moving parade float, as nary a verse or a chorus was sung without a wave, a nod or a wink to a fan. (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)