Dennis "D.Anthony" Robertson has moved back and forth between the business and music worlds for years now.
An aspiring drummer, he first began promoting acts at B.B. King's at Universal Studios, working his way into management and eventually ownership of the club. When that venture ended a few ye ... More >>
Boy band Allstar Weekend are Poway's answer to One Direction. The San Diego county-bred group got its start on the Disney Channel music competition Next Big Thing back in 2009. They took second place on that show, but the exposure helped the band ink a four-album deal with Hollywood Records, book a ... More >>
The LAPD really thinks you're retarded. Here's your chance to prove the department wrong.
You see, L.A. police officials are afraid that you'll be so wowed by the site of retired Space Shuttle Endeavour cruising above town on a 747 that you'll take your eyes off the road and crash your car Friday m ... More >>
Thank god for nostalgic Hollywood fanboys in the Upper Midwest! As the Associated Press revealed last Wednesday, if it weren't for Minnesota artist and memorabilia hoarder Bill Mack, the original "Hollywoodland" sign, erected in 1923 and replaced in 1978, might have ended up a pile of scrap metal in ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with all known street closures. (See also: "Obama Totally Screws Up Gay Activists' Plans to Protest His L.A. Visit Tomorrow.")
Originally posted May 9 at 9:15 a.m.
We might as well get used to President Obama making campaign stops in Los Angeles. His most moneyed and importan ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with a quote from J.K. herself. First posted at 11:44 a.m.
Merry Christmas, nerds.
Looks like Harry Potter the theme park is coming to town even though we know you've been way too nice.
The place will likely be called Wizarding World of Harry Potter. And it'll be loc ... More >>
Zachary Pincus-RothDanny Elfman At The Kodak Theatre Preview of Cirque du Soleil's IrisThe game at Cirque du Soleil has always been to find new and different ways to bookend the acrobats we all came here to see, and their latest strategy at their upcoming resident show at the Kodak Theatre is ... More >>
Chris Dodd is Hollywood's new man in D.C.‚ÄčIt was big news when former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd accepted a job as the chief lobbyist and top dog at the Motion Picture Association of America.
Most news stories rightfully highlighted the fact that, due to lobbying laws, Dodd can't w ... More >>
File photo of Comic-Con.A Comic-Con attendee was stabbed over the weekend following an argument over a seat at the annual convention in San Diego that has become increasingly important to Hollywood and its appetite for comic-based franchise films.
The scuffle happened Saturday afternoon at ... More >>
Calling it a "distasteful practice to the people of Los Angeles County," the county Board of Supervisors signed a letter to Los Angeles Times corporate head Sam Zell decrying its Thursday front-page ad for the King Kong ride at Universal Studios. It was designed to look like a late-breaking " ... More >>
Shannon CottrellVenture Bros. cosplayers at Comic-Con As L.A. Weekly has been reporting for several weeks now, the buzz is strong that San Diego Comic-Con may have outgrown San Diego. Should the event decide to leave the city where it blossomed from a small fan gathering to a mega-convention, ... More >>
Mike MitchellFans of late-night TV host Conan O'Brien announced an "I'm with Coco"-themed rally outside the taping of his show Monday in Universal City. The rally, however, might be too late, as The Wrap is reporting that NBC and O'Brien have come to a $30-million deal that would have him wal ... More >>