Category Archives: Out and About

Director/Co-writer James Gunn meets fans of Guardians Of The Galaxy today in LA

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Director/co-writer James Gunn
 
On December 9, Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy had reason to celebrate -the film was now out on Blu-ray™ 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand!  To celebrate this debut, a signing event with director/co-writer James Gunn will be held at Amoeba Hollywood today from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

iHeart Radio and Yahoo Team Up to Stream JingleBall 2014 Tonight!

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I hate it when PR people make announcements the day of an event. I mean what’s the point? I’ve repeatedly said that I love the Jingleball concept, you get to see all the top touring acts of the year in one place on one night. What’s not to love? In any case Jingleball 2014 is going to stream live on Yahoo tonight! Performers includeTaylor Swift, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Pharrell, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, OneRepublic, Jessie J, Meghan Trainor, Charli XCX, Shawn Mendes, Rita Ora, and Rixton and Nick Jonas. You can watch the stream right here at 8pm EST!

Not to brag or anything, ok, I’m bragging but I have floor seats (that I, gasped, bought) for DC’s JingleBall show on Monday. Check back here for a full report later next week.

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Joe Theismann in Pentagon City Today with PenFed for Toys for Tots

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The great Joe Theisman is going to be at Pentagon City’s PenFed today supporting it’s annual Toys for Tots Program. PenFed will be launching the next ‘PenFed Promise Card Challenge’ event with the help of football legend Joe Theismann, on Thursday, December 11th at PenFed’s Pentagon City branch. The former Washington QB will be on site from 1:00pm-2:00pm, following a visit to the Pentagon, for a check presentation to Toys for Tots and Homes for our Troops and to speak with media one on one about The Challenge, or giving away toys like the cars, dolls and the best lego sets out there for all the kids involved.

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Music – Tauk and Big Something at DC’s The Hamilton

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Ok, I know I suck, over the summer I had a chance to catch alternative rock band Big Something and the jazz instrumental fusion band Tauk at Washington, DC’s Hamilton Ballroom a few weeks ago. It was my first time at the venue and hopefully not the last. It is set next door to a hotel and features an upscale restaurant upstairs and has a large basement ballroom that serves food, drink and occasional music act. The acoustics in the place were pretty solid.

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#GRAMMY Winner Chris Tomlin to Perform Live at the Patriot Center March 21

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Kicking-off 2013 with a No. 1 album made history for GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin as only the fourth Christian album to ever do so. Following the project’s success, sold-out tour dates, Billboard Music Awards, being named a BMI Songwriter of the Year and receiving the K-LOVE Fan Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Tomlin unveiled his tenth studio recording, Love Ran Red, inOctober. Tomlin is hitting the road in support of the new album and will be performing live at the Patriot Center on March 21.

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Theater Review: Little Dancer Shines at The Kennedy Center

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It’s not every day Washington, DC theater goers get treated to a world premiere Broadway show, so when it happens, it feels extra special. Little Dancer The Musical has been playing at The Kennedy Center for a few weeks before it had it’s official bow November 20th.

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Nickelback announces new album No Fixed Address at House Of Blues

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A Nickelback backdrop adorned the stage of the House Of Blues on Sunset Boulevard yesterday afternoon, November 5. Fans waited with excitement for their favorite band. The anticipation was undeniable. Then the music started. And the magic began.

For the 1,500 lucky fans, including myself, who came to this intimate venue, it wasn’t just another rock concert. Not only was this the first time Nickelback brought a performance to the celebrated strip venue, but all proceeds went to a music/arts program for underserved youth. And it celebrated the announcement of their long awaited new album, NO FIXED ADDRESS, hitting stores on November 17!

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Kids Night on Broadway Details Announced! Tickets On sale TODAY!

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Tickets for the 2015 KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY® are on sale for the public tomorrow, starting at 11:00am E.S.T. KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY, which will take place Friday, January 9th, 2015 to Thursday, January 15th, 2015, is an annual event when kids ages 6 to 18 can see participating Broadway shows for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. A KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY ticket includes pre-theatre activities, restaurant discounts, parking discounts, educational programs, and more.

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Movies By Kids, For Kids 5th annual Film Festival And Awards Show

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Limos pull in front of the Writer’s Guild Theatre as throngs of people are milling about in the sidewalk. There are the flashing of cameras, entertainment news media, and known celebrities taking pictures with fans.  Is it the Emmys? No, but the 5th annual Movies By Kids, For Kids Film Festival And Awards Show on November 1 in conjunction with Kids In The Spotlight and hosted by Ty Burrell,  is perhaps one of the most memorable awards shows you’ll attend. The movies were created, written, and cast by foster care and underserved youth.

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Hollywood loves technology at The Luxury Technology Show

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Hollywood loves technology.  From “Star Wars” to “Back To The Future” and beyond, the push for bigger and better never ends.  So why not bring the future from the silver screen to reality?

The Luxury Technology Show, produced by RAND Luxury, made its premiere from 4pm-9m last night at The Petersen Automotive Museum in LA.  RAND is known for launching Evening of Luxury events for the affluent lifestyle.  It has launched the newest innovations from Lamborghini, Leica, Rolls-Royce, SONY, Aston Martin, Bentley, Hasselblad, Giorgio Armani and Montegrappa.    Last night was no exception.  

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The Who Hits 50! Man I feel OLD! Tour Coming to Verizon Center Next Year

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The Who is kicking off their greatest hits tour next April in Tampa, Florida. They will hit the DC Area next November. NOVEMBER 2015. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 17th. OCTOBER 2014! Are they kidding me?

Have I said recently how much I loathe the idea of buying tickets this early? I have no idea where I’m going to be NEXT week, that alone 12 freaking months from now? I love The Who, but this is ridiculous. Official press release and tour information after the jump.

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