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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


WebMD Predicts Cold and Flu Symptoms to Rise During the Holidays

TweetNEW YORK  — Using a combination of geo-location data and self-reported information from consumers experiencing influenza-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat and cough, WebMD, the leading source of health information, predicts that the Southern, Pacific and Midwest regions will experience the highest levels of cold and flu in the country between December 25 and December 31. Visitors can see a county-by-county breakdown of the cities currently impacted by cold and flu symptoms, as well as those cities expected to see an increase in the weeks ahead, on the WebMD ColdRead More


NHL, LA Kings unveil rendering of Rose Parade float

Tweet NEW YORK – The National Hockey League (NHL) and the Los Angeles Kings have introduced a rendering of the NHL® Centennial-themed float that will make its debut in the renowned 128th Rose Parade presented by Honda in Pasadena on Jan. 2. Titled “A Century of Greatness (1917-2017),” the float will serve as one of the key elements celebrating the official launch of the NHL’s year-long Centennial festivities, which will commence on New Year’s Day. The rendering and time lapse footage of the construction of the NHL float was unveiledRead More