Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (NYRE) is an annual New Year’s Eve television special broadcast by ABC. The special broadcasts from New York City’s Times Square, and prominently features coverage of its annual ball drop event, along with live and pre-recorded musical performances by popular musicians from Times Square and Hollywood, respectively.
LF Stores is having a HUGE end of season sale. 70% of the entire site.
Global comedy superstar Ricky Gervais, in his unique and legendary fashion, will resume hosting duties for a record fifth time at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.The Golden Globes serve as the official kickoff to the 2020 awards season. Twenty-five categories – 14 in film and 11 in television – are voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
CES is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada
The Ocaso Underground Music Festival is set to return to Costa Rica for the fourth year in a row and announced today its long-awaited powerhouse musical line-up. With featured performers to include 2019 DJ Award Winner for Melodic House and Techno Maceo Plex, 2019 DJ Award Breakthrough Artist winner Artbat, Äme, Doc Martin, Justin Martin, Magdalena, and Shiba San, 2020 attendance is expected to exceed the roughly 4,000 ticket holders in 2019. The festival will be held on January 9th – the 13th at the La Senda Retreat in Tamarindo, CR. Ocaso has quickly grown into a cornerstone in the world of underground electronic music festivals. With musical areas located poolside, on the beach, and deep in the jungle, the event is one of the most unique destination music experiences in existence today. Hosted on the iconic La Senda retreat grounds, festival goers are treated to a mystical journey through Costa Rican beaches and jungles, all while experiencing an unforgettable week of transcendent music where DJ’s and fans from around the world can meld together to partake in the incredible energies of the land.
“Our philosophy has always been based around great music, great food, and positive vibes in a setting that was literally built on physical principles specifically aimed at fostering positive energy,” stated Ocaso Underground Music Festival Founder Devin Ellis. “As we continue to grow in our fourth year, we have built an amazing line-up of talent who will all perform on one stage. Any performer listed on our site will be viewable to ticket holders. We couldn’t be more excited to return to to Costa Rica and this amazing community that has treated us so well over the years.” The 74 acre La Senda grounds, known for exuding serenity and tranquility, holds the world’s largest labyrinth that was built using a scared geometrical design aimed at boosting flows of positive energy. The labrynth will be the site for the festivals amphitheater as well as the majority of events. From the vibrant beauty of the forest and the extended paddock to the colorful diversity of flora and abundance of wildlife, the soothing caress of the labyrinth’s energy field and the nurturing presence of all our domestic animals, there is an unspoken energy that words cannot grasp.
DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Riverside area. This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses. In 2018, DAV RecruitMilitary hosted 139 veteran hiring events across the United States with nearly 6,750 exhibitors engaging with more 32,000 military-trained job candidates. “We are pleased to provide these companies with access to the widest network of highly qualified veteran job candidates who are looking for meaningful civilian career opportunities,” says Tim Best, CEO of Bradley-Morris & RecruitMiltiary.
Happy New Year! Please join us this weekend at CBD Saturday Market – the world’s first farmer’s market dedicated solely to CBD. We will be hosting a dedicated hour for press and VIPs before the event opens and would love to see you there. The marketplace will celebrate the lifestyle, community and culture of CBD with over 20 of the top brands in the industry. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, CBD massages, infused bites and cocktails, yoga, pop-up shops, and an educational Blunt Talks panel featuring leading experts and more. PRESS & VIP HOUR: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
(Los Angeles, CA – December 8, 2019) – The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced today the nominees for the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, which will once again be hosted by film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs, and broadcast live on The CW Television Network on Sunday, January 12 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm ET (delayed PT). “Critics’ Choice Awards” are bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, the “Critics’ Choice Awards” are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations. The 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards show will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.
Newport Beach Restaurant Week, presented by Dine Newport Beach and the Newport Beach Restaurant Association, returns as Orange County’s longest- standing restaurant week, Jan. 13, 2020 for its 14th year. The annual event offers diners prixe-fixe menus for lunch ($10+), dinner ($20+) and weekend brunch ($15+) from Newport Beach restaurants featuring the region’s best and brightest chefs. For the first time, Newport Beach Restaurant Week is partnering with local food bank, Second Harvest, to raise funds to help fight hunger in Orange County.
New this year, a record-breaking 74 restaurants will take part in Newport Beach Restaurant Week 2020 with the new addition of weekend brunch! New Restaurant Week participants include:
• Buddha’s Favorite
• CdM Restaurant
• Chihuahua Cerveza
• Fable & Spirit
• Mama’s Comfort Food & Cocktails
• Royal Hen
• Tavern House Kitchen+Bar
• Tupelo Junction Café
• Xanadu Café.
Lauded by critics for its style, simplicity and genuine warmth, the Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA, which made its debut in 1995, has become one of the industry’s most prized honors. The only televised awards ceremony to exclusively honor performers, it presents thirteen awards for the outstanding performances of the year in film and television in a fast moving two hour show which airs live on TNT and TBS. The awards focus on both individual performances as well as on the work of the entire ensemble of a drama series and comedy series, and the cast of a motion picture. These honors are fundamental to the spirit of the Screen Actors Guild Awards because they recognize what all actors know – that acting is a collaborative art. Watch on: TNT & TBS at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT. Host is TBD and nominations is on Wednesday, Dec. 11.
The Farmers Insurance Open will be played January 23-26, 2020 at historic Torrey Pines Golf Course, host site of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Opens. With defending champion Justin Rose, the Farmers Insurance Open consistently attracts a world-class field. Other past champions include Phil Mickelson (three-time winner), Bubba Watson, Jon Rahm and seven-time champion, Tiger Woods. This is the 68th PGA TOUR event held in San Diego, beginning with the San Diego Open in 1952. For 55 straight years, The Century Club of San Diego has been the local nonprofit organization for the Tournament. Wednesday, January 22 is preview day, which will feature the Pro-Am in which amateur players will play on the North and South courses with PGA TOUR professionals. Thursday, January 23 – Sunday, January 26 are official PGA TOUR competition days.
Beyond Black — The Style Of Amy Winehouse will offer a retrospective of Winehouse’s career, her biggest influences, her most iconic fashion moments, and how she — while only living to be 27 and releasing two studio albums — left an indelible mark on music, fashion and pop culture. The exhibit will also touch on how Winehouse’s untimely passing led her family to create the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which works to inspire children and young people to build their self-esteem and resilience so that they can flourish. To celebrate the exhibit opening, Winehouse’s stylist, Naomi Parry, and Winehouse’s close friend, Catriona Gourlay, will discuss stories and the history behind these costumes at the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater as part of an exclusive members-only program on Jan. 20. The discussion will be moderated by, music journalist, Eve Barlow. Afterwards, the Museum will offer a free first-come, first-served, public launch party as a special kickoff to GRAMMY Week. The exhibit opens to the public on Jan. 17 and will run through April 13, 2020. GRAMMY Museum® exclusive program for Museum members with Amy Winehouse’s stylist, Naomi Parry, and Winehouse’s close friend, Catriona Gourlay, hosted by, music journalist, Eve Barlow, followed by a free public launch party as a special kickoff to GRAMMY® Week. Monday, Jan. 20 5 –6 p.m. PT: Exclusive Program for Museum Members 6 – 9 p.m. PT: Free Public Museum Entry (first come, first served)
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23–February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute’s flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.
The “Standing Together” event on January 25 will feature a stellar line up of Australian & Americans performers and presenters, including Australian global music phenomenon, 5 Seconds of Summer, ARIA award winning artist Thelma Plum, Naomi Watts, American actor and singer John Travolta, and legendary Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton John. Hugh Sheridan will host the dinner with all funds raised directed to the Australian Bushfire Relief Fund established by G’Day USA founding partner the American Australian Association. Media Check-In: 5:30pm-6pm PT, Media Arrivals: 6pm-8pm PT.
Santa Monica Place commemorates the Year of the Rat with an annual Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, January 25 from 2 – 5 p.m. Hosted by comedian Paul “PK” Kim, celebrations will include authentic cultural performances and activities such as the traditional Chinese lion dance, Korean fan dance, stilt-walkers, traditional dough artist, balloon twister, family-friendly arts and crafts, and New Year’s Wishing Trees, which will be placed near the event for patrons to hang a wish on the branches.“Santa Monica Place invites the community to come together and celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family,” commented Stephanie Eglin, Senior Manager, Marketing, Santa Monica Place. “We’re excited to integrate the cultural traditions of Lunar New Year into Santa Monica Place’s shopping and dining and provide immersive experiences for our local residents as well as our international visitors.” The event will be held on level one in Center Plaza.
Imagine the Oscar awards with a virtual Who’s Who of the hotel industry to honor the unsung heroes who power the hotel and lodging industry each day while also welcoming incoming AHLA Board Chair Jon Bortz, President and CEO of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, and raising money for the future of our industry. All proceeds from the event will go towards AHLEF’s mission of helping people build careers, improve their lives, and strengthen the lodging industry.
Attendees will include members of AHLEF’s Board of Trustees, members of AHLA’s Board of Directors, winners and finalists of the AHLA Stars of the Industry Awards and their colleagues, past AHELF program recipients, and other leading hotel industry executives from hotels across the country. This year, the Foundation will make an exciting announcement about the future of the Foundation that you won’t want to miss.
The 62nd GRAMMY Awards nominees will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 20 by 15-time GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter, producer, and global superstar Alicia Keys, Recording Academy President/CEO Deborah Dugan and Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr. in a nominations press conference. It’s never too early to get excited for Music’s Biggest Night. Today the Recording Academy announced all the key dates and deadlines leading up to this year’s GRAMMY nominations, GRAMMY Week 2020 and the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, set to take returns to Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, and will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. First things first, the announcement includes important online entry process dates and member voting period windows, invaluable steps in determining who will be celebrating on Wednesday, Nov. 20, when nominations for the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced in all 84 categories, honoring the best in recordings released between Oct. 1, 2018, and Aug. 31, 2019. The announcement also outlines the spectacular lineup of events slated for GRAMMY Week 2020, including the Producers & Engineers Wing Celebration (Jan. 22), Music Educator Award Announcement and GRAMMY In The Schools Live! (Jan 23), Entertainment Law Initiative and MusiCares Person Of The Year (Jan. 24), GRAMMY Nominees Reception and Clive Davis’ and The Recording Academy’s Pre-GRAMMY Gala (Jan 25) and the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony and GRAMMY Celebration, which bookend Music’s Biggest Night, the 62nd GRAMMY Awards (Jan. 26).
On Sunday, January 26th at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the
Los Angeles Master Chorale will give the world premiere performance of Emmy-award winning composer Jeff Beal’s (House of Cards)new score for F. W. Murnau’s Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans. The score will be performed live to a screening of the film. With the creation of a new score, Jeff offers a modernized viewpoint that illuminates the film’s exploration of timeless themes: temptation, forgiveness and redemption. This is also a unique opportunity that showcases chorale music as film music, instead of the instrumental-only film music that has become the norm.
Los Angeles magazine is hosting its seventh annual Best New Restaurants – where we define LA’s Top Ten Best New Restaurants that have opened in the past year and bring it all to life with a cultured tasting event. The evening brings the “Top 10” together to toast the chefs, taste signature dishes, sip on creative cocktails, and more. Confirmed restaurants: Bar Restaurant, Yours Truly, Atrium, Bon Temps, Yang’s Kitchen, Pasjoli, Hippo, Love & Salt, The Bellwether, and Birdie G’s.
#BlogHer20 Health will be returning to LA on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Rolling Greens! Below are some of the speakers that will be joining us (so far!).
Erin Cutler – Founder and CEO, Neon Rose Agency
Hunter McGrady – Model and Activist
Jesse Draper – Founding Partner of Halogen Ventures and Creator of The Valley Girl Show
Dr. Jessica Shepherd – OB/GYN, Women’s Health Expert, and Founder of Her Viewpoint
Kathrin U Jansen – SVP and Head of Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer Inc.
Nicole Cogan – Founder, NoBread.com
Sophie Jaffe – Founder, Philosophie Superfoods
Yasmeen Agosti – Senior Medical Director of Scientific Affairs, Viral Vaccines, Pfizer
Created to celebrate the female storytellers who raise awareness for our collective health, #BlogHer20 Health is one of the most anticipated events to start off the new year. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks, but in the meantime, be sure to save the date. This interactive event for female content creators is a roadmap for living your best life through information, inspiration, and innovation.
Super Bowl LIV will be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on February 2, 2020.Leading up to the game, several fan events will be taking place throughout Miami. Register for NFL OnePass at NFL.com/OnePass/SBLIV or download the NFL OnePass app for the ultimate Super Bowl Week experience, including all event information, a virtual concierge, access to awesome games and activations, and a chance to win prizes!
The LA Art Show, the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in America, will officially kick-off the city’s 2020 art season at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 5, 2020. As LA’s largest and longest-running art fair, this year marks a milestone both for the LA Art Show and the entire LA art community. As the LA Art Show celebrates its 25th Anniversary, Los Angeles will be gearing up for the largest lineup of art and cultural programming in the city’s history—rivaling New York, the reigning arts capital of the US. This is a turning-point Kim Martindale, who founded LAAS with the Fine Art Dealers Association, has been working toward for decades. Opening night premiere, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Red Card & Patrons Preview | 6pm – 11pm. Opening night premiere | 8pm – 11pm. The show hours are Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 11am – 7pm, Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11am– 7pm.Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 11am – 7pm and Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 11am – 5pm.
Dive in and explore some of Earth’s most ancient and majestic creatures in Turtle Odyssey 3D. Turtle Odyssey 3D tells the heartwarming tale of one tiny sea turtle’s big adventure. The film follows Bunji the green sea turtle from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where she was born – to lay her own eggs that are the foundation of the
next generation. A Definition Films production, the film is narrated by Russell Crowe, and released by SK Films. TURTLE ODYSSEY 3D opens to the public on February 7th at the California Science Center.
The 35th ceremony of the Film Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best independent films of 2019, will be presented by Film Independent on February 8, 2020. Watch on: IFC at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT. The host is Aubrey Plaza.
The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2019 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced shortlists in consideration for the 92nd Academy Awards in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.
To kick off the 2020 Genesis Invitational, Tiger Woods will host the Celebrity Cup powered by CDW at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 10. Taking on Team Woods will be Team Watson, captained by Bubba Watson, a three-time tournament winner at Riviera. New to the Celebrity Cup in 2020 is presenting partner CDW, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions, who with the help of Microsoft Surface, will power the event by infusing technology into the action on and off the golf course. In addition, CDW and Folds of Honor will help lead Team Woods and Team Watson with members of the military serving as assistant team captains to Woods and Watson.