Category Archives: Film/Television

Martin Short Headlines New Speaker Program at the Palisades Library

  Live programming from the Friends of the Palisades Library will resume at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, with Emmy- and Tony-winning actor, comedian and author Martin Short. Short, the star of the hit series “Only Murders in the … Continue reading

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“The Ropin’ Fool” Plays at Will Rogers Park, Free Event

  To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of The Ropin’ Fool, the Will Rogers Ranch Foundation is planning a special event at the Will Rogers State Historic Park on Saturday, October 8, and all residents are invited. Come to Will Rogers Park … Continue reading

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American Cinematheque Presents a Ray Liotta Retrospective

The American Cinematheque will present a retrospective for celebrated actor and Palisadian Ray Liotta. The series starts Tuesday, October 11, and runs through Saturday, October 22 at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, and Los Feliz 3, 1822 … Continue reading

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Rihanna Selected to Perform at Next Super Bowl

  By BERNICE FOX   Former Palisadian Rihanna will be the halftime headliner at the next Super Bowl. The multi-Grammy winning pop and R&B singer will take the stage at Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona. This … Continue reading

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Palisades Residents Featured During the 2022 Emmy Awards

By BERNICE FOX Michael Keaton, Bill Hader, Martin Short and Larry David – all Palisadians — went into Monday’s Emmy Awards as nominees. If they were optimists, they were hopeful they’d bring home that winged statue. Keaton’s category came up … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Celebrities: Billy Crystal, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks

BY BERNICE FOX   FORMER CO-HONORARY MAYOR BILLY CRYSTAL Former Pacific Palisades co-honorary mayor Billy Crystal is looking beyond the upcoming end of the Broadway run of his musical comedy, Mr. Saturday Night. The final Broadway performance will be September … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Residents Receive Emmy Nominations

By BERNICE FOX It’s always a good day to be a Palisadian. But Tuesday was even better than usual for some Palisadians in the world of entertainment. Tuesday was Emmy nomination day. And several in and around Pacific Palisades heard … Continue reading

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Comedian Kevin Nealon Awarded Doctorate Degree

Comedian and actor, Kevin Nealon is racking up the honorary titles. He was honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades from 2016-2017. Now he has been given an honorary doctorate. On Saturday, Nealon’s alma mater, Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, gave … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal’s New Musical Honored with Tony Nominations

By BERNICE FOX Opening night for Billy Crystal’s new musical was only two weeks ago, following a few weeks of preview performances. But “Mr. Saturday Night” already has made an impact because it just got five Tony nominations. They were … Continue reading

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Respected L.A. Film Critic Turan Offers Oscar Picks

One of the favorite speakers at the Palisades Optimist Club is now retired L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan, who makes a yearly visit to offer his wisdom in selecting Oscar awardees. The 94th Academy Awards will be held on … Continue reading

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