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PHOTOS: Detroit Tigers 4, Los Angeles Angels 0 @ Comerica Park

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Comerica Park for the Los Angeles Angels vs. Detroit Tigers MLB baseball game. In the third inning, Ian Kinsler scored the first run for the Tigers following Victor Martinez’s ground ball which led to a double play. The game was scoreless up until the bottom of the eighth inning. Justin Upton scored a home run for the Tigers bringing in Dixon Machado and J.D. Martinez to make the score 4 – 0 Detroit. The Los Angeles Angels were unable to score any runs duringRead More

Bud Light to Revitalize Iconic Boxing Gyms in Los Angeles Through New Community Program and Documentary Film

TweetLOS ANGELES  — Bud Light has been brewed in Los Angeles for more than 30 years and this Cinco de Mayo weekend the brand will be giving back to the boxing community in the city it calls home. The brand will be restoring three local boxing gyms with new training equipment and needed repairs to ensure they have what they need to help develop tomorrow’s champions. Recognizing the significance of local boxing gyms to aspiring boxers and to members of the community looking to stay fit, Bud Light saw theRead More

PHOTOS: Zac Efron & the Cast of “BAYWATCH” Hosted the First SlowMo Marathon

TweetOn April 22nd, the world was introduced to an evolution in the field of sport…Zac Efron & the Cast of “BAYWATCH” Hosted the First SlowMo Marathon. Members of the original T.V. show cast joined in on the fun too! A marathon, but a marathon like no other. The Baywatch SlowMoMarathon – A grueling 0.3km that must be run entirely in slow motion. “BAYWATCH” follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future ofRead More

Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 22nd Annual Festival of Books

TweetLOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the 22nd annual Festival of Books, the nation’s largest literary festival, April 22-23 at the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator’s Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. Authors and celebrities scheduled to appear atRead More

Movie Monday: 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars) Winners List

TweetAmericaJR.com has compiled the complete list of winners for the 2017 Academy Awards (Oscars). Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted the star-studded event live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. In a big mixup, Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced that “La La Land” had won the coveted Best Picture award. The film’s producer, Jordan Horowitz, took a closer look at the winner’s card and showed the camera that “Moonlight” actually won for Best Picture.  It was called the “biggest upset” in Oscar history. Here are the winners: BEST PICTURE “Arrival” “Fences”Read More

89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars): Nominees List

TweetAmericaJR has compiled the nominees of the most popular award categories for the 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars). The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from theRead More

Academy’s Oscar Week Events Celebrate This Year’s Nominees

Tweet LOS ANGELES — In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Oscar Week schedule is as follows: OSCAR WEEK: SHORTS Tuesday, February 21, 7 p.m. Hosted by director Tim MillerRead More

How a 19 Year Old Entrepreneur Founded a “MADE in AMERICA” Company

TweetLOS ANGELES — Izabella didn’t pass kindergarten the first time around, yet has founded a streetwear clothing company in the heart of Los Angeles. “From a young age, I challenged myself to color outside of the lines, both literally and figuratively. Apparently, THAT teacher disapproved,” says Izabella Lafferty, the 19 year old founder of The Rookie Movement™. “I grew up under the influence of entrepreneurial parents who had each built a successful company before the age of 30,” continues Lafferty. The difference is that, in true millennial fashion, The RookieRead More

Annenberg Space for Photography presents “Generation Wealth” by Lauren Greenfield A Visual History of the Growing Obsession with Wealth That Has Come to Define a Generation

TweetLOS ANGELES  — On April 8, 2017, the Annenberg Space for Photography will premiere GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield, a multimedia exhibit by internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield that investigates the global obsession with wealth over the last 25 years. Through a collection of 195 color-saturated prints, 42 riveting first-person interviews, multimedia projections and short films, Greenfield creates a revelatory cultural exhibition that documents the values of materialism, celebrity culture, social status and media saturation that have touched nearly every corner of the globe. “There’s no hiding from the eyeRead More

Honda Brings Stan Mikita’s All-Star Cafe to 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles

TweetTORRANCE, Calif.  — Honda has partnered with Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated and Entertainment Weekly to bring three days of exciting sports and entertainment programming to Los Angeles during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star weekend. The pop-up event is headlined by Stan Mikita’s All Star Café Presented by Honda celebrating the automaker’s title sponsorship of the 2017 NHL® All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Inspired by Honda’s title sponsorship of the 2017 NHL All-Star Game and nine-year relationship with the National Hockey League, this first-of-its kind, pop-up experience will open to theRead More