Beverly Hills Student’s Opera Talents Flourish

Photo by Victor Boghossian Very few of us can say we found our life’s calling at age 4. Golda Berkman is one of those lucky few. Twelve years later the Beverly Hills High School sophomore became the grand prize finalist in classical voice of The Music Center’s Spotlight Awards last March, becoming one of the youngest winners ever in the competition. Read More

Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual June Debutante Ball

WEB IMG_3745_1 The Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles held its 54th June Debutante Ball on June 13 in the Ballroom of the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Nearly 500 members and guests celebrated the presentation of 28 young women, who together with their families have supported the important work of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More

Actor Omar Sharif Dies of Heart Attack in Egypt

Omar Sharif, the Egyptian-born actor best remembered for the blockbusters "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago," died of a heart attack at a Cairo hospital on Friday, July 10, Egyptian state television reported. He was 83. Read More

Hello Kitty To Be Turned Into a Film

©AFP PHOTO/KAZUHIRO NOGI The famous white Japanese cartoon character with a red bow is getting her very own movie. It was announced on July 3 that “Hello Kitty” will be turned into a film by the lifestyle company Sanrio. Read More

Steve Koblik Retires From The Huntington

Steve Koblik3web Steve Koblik retired this past Tuesday, June 30 from his position as president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens after leading the San Marino cultural institution through numerous milestones in expansion, renovations, acquisitions and fundraising. Read More

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Tops Films at Box Office

The peppy musical sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" dominated theaters to debut in first place at the North American box office, outpacing the opening of the heavily promoted action thriller "Mad Max: Fury Road," according to final figures released today. Read More