Ali MacLean’s edgy short play The Point was presented on Sunday, March 6th as part of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest Reading Series. The play, which was also directed by MacLean is a comedic, thriller about dating, substance abuse, and violence in a small working-class New England town. Loosely based on a true story and people … More The Point performed at EST’s Winterfest
Love is the drug and Hugo and Gen are junkies in Ali MacLean’s play This Will Be Our Year. Debut performance with Rob Nagle Ben Huth Ali MacLean Christine Hamilton-Schmidt and Lauren Campedelli. Directed by John Ennis. It debuts Sunday, January 19th at 7pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre LA.
Ali starred in Ensemble Studio Theatre’s production of Brent Askari’s dark comedy, White Party, a play in the 2019 Winterfest festival. Ali played the part of Laura Baron, a wealthy housewife in Florida, who is disturbed when she and her husband throw a lavish white party and the guests don’t arrive. Accusations fly and a … More Ali stars in Ensemble Studio Theatre production White Party.
It’s prom weekend in Hollywood and the parties and secret shows leading up to the Grammys have already begun. Why anyone would leave their house for a secret Black Eyed Peas show after their disaster at the Super Bowl last week, is beyond me, but someone is still buying their albums. If you can give … More Grammys: Meet the New Prom King, Same As The Old Prom King
Thursday night, Billabong and Paramount Studios hosted the 4th annual Design For Humanity event to raise money and awareness for Invisible Children, a non-profit that helps children and families affected by the war in Uganda. I’ve been a supporter of Invisible Children for sometime now, as when I helped begin The Voice Project, Invisible Children … More Billabong’s ‘Design For Humanity’ Proves Hollywood Hipsters Have None
With an onslaught of press releases and invites, I have the humble luck of being highly selective with my night time activities. That being said, I can seem to be quite the jaded gal, a retired hipster – party girl, interrupted. How many open bar/energy drink special/free t shirt/ipod dj events can one succumb to … More Foreigner Plays For The Beautiful People – Checkitnsee
This year, South By Southwest was even more of a business trip for me. Not a search and destroy mission of boys, bands, and booze as it was for a lot of my friends. I had notes and cards, I had a freaking power point presentation…would I find the time to enjoy some aural pleasure? … More The Good, The Bad, and The Courtney – A Mini Review of SXSW
The Guitar Center’s 2009 Championship Drum Off’s moved this year to the Wiltern and that wasn’t the only moving on up they did. The contest with the $25,000 cash prize also featured a Tommy Lee headlined Bezerk spectacle, including performances by Max Weinberg (from both Bruce Springsteen and Conan O’Brien fame) playing in tandem with … More Guitar Center Fell In Love With A Drummer
Nike Sportswear and Flux kicked off the new year with a special advance screening of Miguel Arteta’s Youth in Revolt at The Montalbán Theater in Hollywood. Based on the acclaimed novel by C.D. Payne, Youth in Revolt is the story of Nick Twisp (Michael Cera) – an awkward and precocious teen who prefers Sinatra and … More Youth In Revolt – The Anti Ferris
Calling all Stewie and Lord Darth fans! There’s a tremor in the force and there’s a party to prove it. Family Guy: Something, Something, Something, Darkside arrives Blu-ray and DVD December 22. A follow-up to the 2008 Star Wars spoof “Blue Harvest,” this time around the Griffin clan packs light saber sharp wit as they … More May The Farce Be With You – Darth Stewie and Family Guy Are Back In Space