The western side of town is a mess of construction and renovation these days. As well as the construction of the new concert hall, the train station and the mall are in the process of being renovated. They’re also turning … Continue reading ?
Arriving back in town after a long flight from the City of Lights, Halle Berry touched down at LAX Airport in Los Angeles on Monday (June 17). The "Cloud Atlas" star was all wrapped up in a black top over her baby bump with dark jeans...Show More Summary
1. Colum McCann is reading at Town Hall tonight. Let the Great World Spin was a novel that seemed to take the world by storm. It's a book club favorite, a runaway bestseller, and the favorite book of a whole lot of people. McCann's followup...Show More Summary
Event designed to offer solutions for L.A.’s nearly 5,000 system involved black male youth Actor and BLOOM spokesperson Larenz Tate Will Tweet Live From The Event – Follow @LarenzTate To Ask Questions LOS ANGELES – The California Community...Show More Summary
Ari Shapiro, NPR's White House Correspondent, will be interviewing me about my new book this Sunday night at 7 PM at Town Hall in Seattle. We'll wind up talking about more than just American Savage—I have some questions for Ari about covering the Romney campaign for NPR—and it's sure to be an interesting conversation. Show More Summary
Earlier today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) hosted a dual town hall discussion on why the time for comprehensiveRead the Rest...
IMG_9090 by Oran Viriyincy Metro had scheduled a town hall for last Thursday, June 6, to discuss funding sources and potential cuts. But I guess Metro got wise to the fact that everybody and his uncle was having an open house that night, so they wisely rescheduled for June 19 at Bellevue City Hall. That’s [...]
A clear theme is emerging from the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) ongoing dual town hall discussion on comprehensive immigrationRead the Rest...
Today: Big Daddy Kane at the Highline Ballroom! And that highwire tightrope-walking French dude does a lunchtime chat at the Bryant Park Reading Room. Tig Notaro is on WNYC Soundcheck, Devendra Banhart is at Town Hall, J. Courtney Sullivan's book party is at Greenlight Books, and Future Bible Heroes plays the Chickfactor 21 party at The Bell House. Show More Summary
Joshua Redman Quartet with The Knights Town Hall Blue Note Jazz Festival New York, NY June 4, 2013 For a couple of years, it looked like the Big Apple had lost its big jazz festival mojo. New York maintained more than its fair shareShow More Summary
(Sherman Alexie, Jonathan Evison, and Jess Walter will discuss Pharos Editions with me tonight at Town Hall at 7:30 pm. The reading is $5.) Let's begin with an embarrassing admission: One of my predictions about the rise of e-books absolutely failed to come true. Show More Summary
Town Hall & Symphony Hall Birmingham and Philharmonia Orchestra have recently launched digital music installation Universe of Sound: The Planets in Birmingham’s disused Municipal Bank. Visitors experiencing Universe of Sound can walk...Show More Summary
The US Air Force ordered a military base to remove a video tribute to First Sergeants because it mentioned the word “God.” Atheists and Muslims might find it offensive. Here’s the censored video: Todd Starnes at Town Hall reported: The … Continue reading ?
The Kattenstoet, or “Festival of the Cats,” is a parade held every three years in Ypres, Belgium that celebrates cats. In the Middle Ages, it was Ypres tradition to throw cats from the belfry of the Cloth Hall to the town square below, possibly as a symbol of killing evil spirits associated with witchcraft. In [...]
House Republicans are launching a coordinated campaign against Obamacare, hoping to emphasize the negative effects of the health law to their constituents at upcoming town hall meetings. At the same time, however, they’re fully prepared to tell those same constituents to enjoy all the benefits available to them under health reform — ultimately taking advantage [...]
That's the Van Nuys city hall, where the Los Angeles City Council will hold its Friday meeting. Davies is in town to perform at the Canyon Club. Vintage videos inside.
As Eli wrote earlier, there was a mayoral candidates forum on arts and culture last night at Town Hall. It was not a good night for the arts, or for any of the mayoral candidates. Here are my thoughts: • State Senator Ed Murray came across as petulant and combative. Show More Summary
E.S. Ed Murray Paul will probably have more to say on this later today, but two things I enjoyed at last night's candidate showdown at Town Hall: 1) State Senator Ed Murray picking an argument with Mary "I'm not running to administer...Show More Summary
The entire annual Handel Festival at Halle, the composer’s birthplace, has been called off in the past hour because the river has risen and the town is flooded. Much of central Europe, from Dresden to Prague, is under threat of evacuation. Here’s the Halle statement: (halle.de/ps) Im gegenseitigen Einvernehmen haben der Ministerpräsident Sachsen-Anhalts, Dr. Reiner [...]
Some years ago I recall Ted Koppel, then host of ABC’s Nightline program hosting a town hall meeting. I don’t recall the subject but somehow the Rev. Jesse Jackson and William F. Buckley, Jr. were seated next to each other. At one point Buckley said, and I’m paraphrasing here, “it’s legal to vote for Rev. [...]