Hollywood Business News

News from Hollywood, California (CA) USA – Hollywood business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Scientology Churches Organize Volunteers to Clean Up the Hollywood Christmas Parade Route

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Churches in Los Angeles organize their annual parade route cleanup to make Hollywood shine for the thousands of visitors expected to line the streets of Hollywood for the 90th annual Christmas Parade. Anyone wishing to help make the parade special for paradegoers and those watching on TV is invited to join a team of energetic Angelenos Saturday, November 26.

Celebrate World Television Day With a Visit to the Scientology Network

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curious about Scientology? In honor of World Television Day November 21, with the UN noting the increasing impact of the medium on the lives of people everywhere, the Church of Scientology welcomes viewers to satisfy their curiosity about Scientology and learn the truth about the world’s youngest major religion.

Holiday Magic and Fun at the Church of Scientology Lighting Ceremony

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family fun begins on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, when Santa touches down in East Hollywood at the Church of Scientology on L. Ron Hubbard Way. There will be music, food, holiday treats and photos with Santa throughout the holiday season.

Scientology Church Honors and Celebrates the Indigenous Michoacán Culture

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East Hollywood’s L. Ron Hubbard Way was transformed into a street festival in honor of the Day of the Dead and the traditions and culture of the indigenous people of the Mexican State of Michoacán. More than a thousand guests filled the street for the celebration, a Michoacán tradition that honors the ancestors and all who have passed away.

Day of the Dead Festival at the Church of Scientology Honors Ancestors

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Members of the Los Angeles Guatemala community gathered at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles this weekend for a ceremony and Fiambre – a 500-year-old Guatemalan custom in which families join in creating a huge platter of food that is then shared by all. It is held each year as part of the observance of the Day of the Dead to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed away.

Halloween Magic and Fun for Local Families at the Church of Scientology

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A safe and exciting Halloween party for kids of all ages launched the holiday season at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles. Neighbors and friends joined staff and volunteers from the Church of Scientology to make Halloween 2022 a safe and memorable holiday for neighborhood children. More than 2,000 took part in the annual Halloween street fair in East Hollywood October 31 on L. Ron Hubbard Way.

Religious Freedom in the Spotlight at a Peace Day Forum at the Church of Scientology

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Religious leaders discuss the importance of tolerance in today’s world at a forum at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles. Freedom of religion or belief is often described as the “canary in the coal mine” — a metaphor for a social issue that predicts danger or disaster.

Church of Scientology Celebrates Latin Culture and Women’s Empowerment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The vibrant strains of Latin Music filled East Hollywood when the Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosted the Miss Hispanidad Festival. It was held during National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), set aside to honor the history, culture and contribution of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Miss Hispanidad Festival promotes women’s empowerment and celebrates the Latin culture of the Americas.

Community Comes Together in Support of the LAPD and a Cleaner and Safer Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With violent crime on the rise in Los Angeles, more than 50 local businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations joined the LAPD in a community coalition on Faith & Blue Weekend to reclaim the streets of Hollywood with a neighborhood cleanup launched by the Hollywood Community Police Station and co-organized by the Church of Scientology.

Opening Thurs., Sept. 15: ‘Veils’ The Musical Takes Center Stage Reminding Us of The Price Paid for The Freedoms Won and The Women Behind It All

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical “Veils” to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.

Church of Scientology Helps Nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the heart of Hollywood, the Church of Scientology Los Angeles joined forces with local nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs in a musical tribute to drug-free living. Visitors to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking were treated to a different kind of rock concert this year.

Church of Scientology of the Valley Celebrates its 5th Anniversary in its New Home

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its reputation as a hub for the entire community, the Church of Scientology of the Valley looks forward to helping neighbors turn the post-COVID new normal into “flourish and prosper.” The Church of Scientology of the Valley is featured in an episode of “Destination Scientology.”

Chris Spencer Announces ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ Returning for Sixth Season

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having just returned from Belize to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells, feature actor, comedian, writer and producer Chris Spencer is pleased to announce that everyone’s favorite husbands are coming back – the “Real Husbands of Hollywood” has been renewed for a sixth season by BET.

Opposition to Los Angeles’ Burbank Blvd Street Widening Project – Burbank Widening Citizens Group

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Burbank Widening Citizens Group. (“BWC Group”) announced today that it is organizing in opposition to the Burbank Blvd. Street Widening Project. The Group consists of businesses and residences situated along the affected Burbank Blvd., between Lankershim Blvd. and Cleon St.

New Book Showcases the Career of Actress, Pinup and Artist’s Model Eva Lynd: A Lost World of Glamour and Men’s Pulp Adventure

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest installment in the acclaimed Men’s Adventure Library series from editors Robert Deis and Wyatt Doyle, “Eva: Men’s Adventure Supermodel” (ISBN 978-1943444397) has been released. The book chronicles model, pin-up, and actress Eva Lynd’s remarkable career.

Haibu partners with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and innovative technology tools to fight wildlife trafficking.

Newest Mortgage Company on the Sunset Strip, Vantage Home Loans, launches and targets the Luxury Los Angeles Home Market

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s hyper competitive mortgage market with increasing competition from internet companies, Roger Mansourian has formed a new partnership and mortgage company – Vantage Home Loans – that specifically targets and caters to the creative financing needs of investors, small business owners, and luxury homeowners seeking a strong mortgage offering in California and Washington.

Patrick Macdonald-King Joins Hyperion Media Group as Strategic Advisor

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and roll-out of the company’s award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and tech finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.

Art-In-Relation pairs two unknown works of musical theater art, ‘Wild Party’ and ‘Frankenstein, A New Musical’ in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation, Jonas Sills, producer, announces a move from Long Beach, after two successful seasons, to Hollywood with two hauntingly gorgeous, but lesser known musical theater productions at The Complex Theatres, Hollywood. A combination of “The Wild Party.” a lesser known version of the musical based on the poem by Joseph Moncure, and written by Andrew Lippa, coupled with Mary Shelley’s tale with a musical twist, “Frankenstein, A New Musical.”

Actor, Stuntman and Fitness Entrepreneur scores role in ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’ by Ben Affleck and Launches X3S Bench

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on ‘Live by Night’ – the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros. Affleck is also producing along with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Actor, Stuntman and Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Launches Kickstarter for Martial Arts Action Feature KALM at Comic-Con

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures, and Paul Lupi, Producer of Lupi Pictures, enter production of the feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘KALM.’ Principal photography partially funding being raised on Kickstarter. The project will debut at the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2015 (SDCC).

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Travis Simmons

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons’ newest comedy CD, ‘The Truth Hurts.’ Simmons’ brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. ‘The Truth Hurts’ was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons’ first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Brett Riley

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Brett Riley’s first comedy CD, ‘I’m An Idiot.’ Riley’s signature impersonations, witty observations, and colorful stories incite bouts of laughter from the start. ‘I’m An Idiot’ was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Riley’s first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Luscious Maven Pole Dance Studio Raises the Libido for Valentine’s Day with ‘Pantychakra: Intimacy Building for Couples’

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over five years, studio owner, instructor and performer, Heather West has successfully championed the fine art of living lusciously with her Luscious Maven Pole Dance Studio. This Valentine’s Day, West will raise the libido as her North Hollywood based studio plays host to a series of events for singles and couples alike.

Aeriform Arts Celebrates Three Year Anniversary with ‘The Elements’ Student Showcase and Party

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall, Almost – Digital Underground Releases ‘Berlin Wall’ Footage from New Documentary

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary ‘D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,’ which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J’s encounter in Berlin.

Round #1 LAMN Jam Music Contest Winners Announced: Sad Robot, and Hewan

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network is pleased to announce the winning artists of Round #1 of its Rock / Pop and Urban / R&B / Hip Hop music contests: Sad Robot and Hewan, respectively.

Send2Press to Sponsor Los Angeles Music Network’s 2014 LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests (‘LAMN Jams’) happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

Selfies and Ellen, Farewell to Arms

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and TORONTO, Ont., Canada, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the ‘ultimate selfie machine’ as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.

The Harman Press Acquires Fox Printing – Legacy North Hollywood Printers Consolidate Union Printing Operations

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing the expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area, The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.

Actor Stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia scores a role in ‘WASTED’ written and produced by brothers Paul and Daniel Lupi

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘Kalm.’ In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production ‘WASTED,’ written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi (‘Lincoln,’ ‘The Master,’ ‘There Will Be Blood,’ ‘Catch Me If You Can,’ ‘Boogie Nights’).

Aeriform Arts Studio is Home to ‘America’s Got Talent’ Contestant and Aerial Star Antonio Martinez

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As busy studio owner Lea Walker continues to raise the caliber of her dance and fitness center, Aeriform Arts, housing a community of top aerial instructors, one teacher has emerged as a real star. Antonio Martinez is giving the world a sneak peak at what Aeriform Arts’ students have experienced first hand, his the amazing aerial alchemy.

Children’s Entertainment Network: A New Web Show for Kids

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s a new kid on the block – Children’s Entertainment Network (CEN) – produced and directed by Mark Rowley. This new web series launched in mid January 2013, and airs on CENkids.com.

Members of the Hollywood Community and Military Charity Arrive in Washington, D.C. to Receive Congressional Commendations

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture ‘American Identity’ and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.

‘USC Dropout’ Debuts at Elephant Stages’ Lillian Theater

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show – ‘USC Dropout’ – on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages’ Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.

DAX’s Macdonald-King on Film and TV Digital Workflow Future keynotes Cloud Computing Conference @NAB 2013

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO/President of DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the leading provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, will be a keynote speaker at the Cloud Computing Conference, a feature of this year’s NAB in Las Vegas.

International Chanteuse brings ‘THE LORD’S LOVER’ A Spiritual Sexpose to Hollywood’s Los Globos Cabaret Theater

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, ‘THE LORD’S LOVER’ breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and free will are explored and celebrated.

Britain a ‘Musical Goldmine’ for Top American Ad Agency Execs in Search of New Music

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, U.K., Feb. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a delegation of creative music executives from New York to London this week for meetings to create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.

Sample Digital Taps Chris Chen as CTO

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for Film and TV production, has appointed Chris Chen as Chief Technology Officer.

dax Certification Session Packs House with Key Film and TV Industry Personnel

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital’s dax platform, the industry’s leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.