From Serbia to Hollywood’s Silver Screen
Aug29

From Serbia to Hollywood’s Silver Screen

Serbian-born actor Tihomir “Tika” Dukic featured in three films in 2014 Every once in a while you come across another great story of the American dream coming to fruition—and Serbian-born actor and stuntman Tihomir “Tika” Dukic is the perfect example. Dukic is featured in several films this year, including “37,” “Exit Strategy” and the much-anticipated “The Equalizer,” starring Oscar-award winner...

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Summer Lovin’: Five Things to do in Los Angeles Before Summer Ends
Aug16

Summer Lovin’: Five Things to do in Los Angeles Before Summer Ends

Los Angeles is a city that is spread out and sprawling with a mix of small and large diverse communities. There are so many cool things to do in L.A., trying to fit them into one summer can be a daunting task. Here are five summer events in Los Angeles 2014  to explore  before the sun finally sets on the summer. Culture Club Los Angeles is not immediately recognized for traditional art culture, however the Los Angels County Museum of...

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An Interview with Mark Wahlberg
Aug12

An Interview with Mark Wahlberg

Actor Mark Wahlberg, 43, had a spell in prison at 17 before reinventing himself as rapper Marky Mark. He made his Hollywood breakthrough in Boogie Nights in 1997 and was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2006 for The Departed. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Rhea Durham, and their four children. Being the youngest of nine kids taught me survival instincts. I tell my youngest son, “Don’t worry, just keep playing,...

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Muscle Beach Venice : Beach Next to the Santa Monica Pier Put LA’s Beautiful People on the Map
Aug04

Muscle Beach Venice : Beach Next to the Santa Monica Pier Put LA’s Beautiful People on the Map

During the Great Depression, in an effort to improve the health and welfare of its citizens, the Works Progress Administration would install numbered playgrounds on many the beaches throughout Los Angeles. The program, which was part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “New Deal” aimed to provide the “3 Rs”—relief, recovery and reform—for Angelenos faced with the many hardships of the time. New schools, parks, bridges and playgrounds went...

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Robert David Hall: Beyond CSI
Aug01

Robert David Hall: Beyond CSI

Unless you are an avid CSI viewer, you might not know both the quirky coroner Dr. Albert Robbins and the actor who portrays him, Robert David Hall, walk with the aid of two prosthetic limbs as the result of a double amputation. As the 15th season begins on Sept. 28, Hall feels incredibly fortunate to be a working actor. “For an actor to have such a long run on a hit show is, to put it mildly, a blessing,” Hall says. “Our future always...

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