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West Hollywood Hosts Forum on Alzheimers on Wednesday

West Hollywood Hosts Forum on Alzheimers on Wednesday

Mon, Nov 06, 2017

The City of West Hollywood will host “Matters of the Mind – A Community Forum on Understanding and Responding to Alzheimer’s and Other Related Dementias” on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Council Chambers, located at 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. south of Santa Monica.

“As the aging population increases, the rates of Americans with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will grow,” said Councilmember Lindsey Horvath. “It’s important that we take opportunities to learn about what this means for our older adults and seniors who are aging in place and how we can respond more effectively in supporting their needs.”

alzheimers, dementiaThe event, which is presented in conjunction with Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles and Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, will begin with…

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Set Today for Re-Opening of the Werle Building

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Set Today for Re-Opening of the Werle Building

Mon, Nov 06, 2017 2 Comments

The City of West Hollywood will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon to celebrate the completion of renovations to the city-owned Werle Building, which houses the West Hollywood Recovery Center, the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum and the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives.

The ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. The building is located at 626 N. Robertson Blvd. at the corner of El Tovar Place. Members of the City Council will attend. The event is free and open to everyone. No RSVP is required. There will be light refreshments. Parking will be available at the five-story West Hollywood Park/Public Parking Structure, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard; validations will be provided at the City Council Chambers lobby, adjacent to the structure.

The Werle Building is a 7,533-square-foot, two-story office building built in 1940…

Transgender Vet Will  Speak at WeHo Veterans Day Ceremony

Transgender Vet Will Speak at WeHo Veterans Day Ceremony

Mon, Nov 06, 2017

The City of West Hollywood will honor veterans and active members of the United States Armed Forces during its annual Veterans Day program on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial, located on the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Holloway Drive.

Members of the community are invited to join city officials, city staff members, and representatives of the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station and the Los Angeles County Fire Department in honoring local veterans.

This year’s theme is “Transgender Individuals in the Military.” During the program, members of the West Hollywood City Council will recognize those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Representatives from local veterans’ organizations and the UCLA ROTC Air Force Color Guard will participate. Marsha Evelyn Morgan will speak in…

Works by Shana Mabari on Display at the PDC Beginning Friday

Works by Shana Mabari on Display at the PDC Beginning Friday

Tue, Jun 20, 2017

“Selected Works,” an exhibition featuring ten sculptures by Los Angeles-based artist Shana Mabari, is newly installed in the Blue Lobby at WeHo’s Pacific Design Center and will remain on view for one year. The pieces, ranging from 2014 to 2016, include six round translucent and mirrored pieces from Mabari’s “Diametros Petals” series. Three cube sculptures, one mirrored and two blue, are from her “Illumetric” series of geometric sculptures, as is the “Illumetric Rectangle.” The red, white and blue work stands ten feet tall and is internally illuminated with LED lighting.

This Friday Mabari’s works will be featured as part of designLAb at the Pacific Design Center (PDC), with openings taking place from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Curated by Helen Varola, designLAb features contemporary art and design exhibitions in the lobby and…

WeHo’s Annual Dyke March Happens Tonight

WeHo’s Annual Dyke March Happens Tonight

Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Lesbians, queer women, and allies will gather by the hundreds today to celebrate community, embrace resistance and turn up some visibility at the annual Dyke March.

This year’s Dyke March will take place at the Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial, located at 8447 Santa Monica Blvd. at the intersection of Santa Monica and Holloway Drive.

At 6 p.m., there will be a live DJ set with Claudette Sexy DJ and a protest-sign and pin-making workshop led by artist Julianna Parr, with all materials provided.

At 7 p.m., there will be a rally with guest speakers including members of the West

12th Annual Saddle Up LA, an AIDS Benefit Horseback Trail Ride and Country BBQ

12th Annual Saddle Up LA, an AIDS Benefit Horseback Trail Ride and Country BBQ

Thu, Jun 08, 2017 2 Comments

It’s time to dust off your Stetson and polish up your boots as we head up into the hills of Griffith Park for the 12th annual Saddle Up LA. Enjoy an afternoon riding and laughing with friends followed by a festive country BBQ, all to raise money to support the Life Group LA and it’s […]

Gabriela Kohen to Perform ‘Decoding the Tablecloth’ at Congregation Kol Ami

Gabriela Kohen to Perform ‘Decoding the Tablecloth’ at Congregation Kol Ami

Tue, Jun 06, 2017

Gabriela Kohen, the critically acclaimed New York actress, playwright, and drama therapist, will perform her autobiographical one-woman show “Decoding the Tablecloth” at Congregation Kol Ami from 7.30 to 10 pm. on Saturday, July 17. She will also perform on Sunday, July 18, in Venice at Beyond Baroque from 3 to 5pm. A wine and cheese reception with the artist follows the performances.

In English, Yiddish and Spanish, Ms. Kohen portrays over 20 characters from five generations. Her Jewish/Polish grandmother escapes from the holocaust to Argentina, and the family later immigrates to Brooklyn. Intensely moving, and at times humorous, her narrative provides insight into the transmission of trauma, resilience and wisdom from one generation to the next.

Advance admission is $100 and at-the-door admission is $125. Student admission is…

Bingo Night Sunday to Support Rosewood Elementary

Bingo Night Sunday to Support Rosewood Elementary

Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Friends of Rosewood Elementary is hosting a bingo night Sunday at Hamburger Mary’s to raise money for the school’s garden and library programs.

The event is from 8 to 10 p.m. A suggested donation of $20 will cover 10 bingo games. All money raised by the event will go to the Rosewood Elementary programs.

The event will include prizes and food and drinks are available. Reservations are suggested for groups of four or more people. Hamburger Mary’s is located at 8288 Santa Monica Blvd., on the southeast corner of Santa Monica and Sweetzer.

Looking for Something to Do? Here’s What’s Happening in WeHo Starting Today

Looking for Something to Do? Here’s What’s Happening in WeHo Starting Today

Wed, May 31, 2017 1 Comment

The weekly list of events sponsored or organized by the City of West Hollywood is longer than usual with the addition of the annual One City One Pride list. (A complete list of One City One Pride arts festival events is available at www.weho.org/pride.) The One City One Pride arts festival runs for 40 days, having started May 22 and ending on June 30, which marks the end of Pride month. Listed below are all scheduled events through June 9, including those not associated with One City One Pride, such as the Mature Drivers Improvement Course. Next Thursday we’ll update the list with events for the following week.

ONE Archives LGBTQ History Panel Displays, June 1 through 30

The city’s WeHo Arts program presents two outdoor exhibitions of LGBTQ history panels from the ONE Archives as part of its One City One Pride LGBTQ arts…

Laugh Lines: Benefit for Trans Lifeline! Guy Branum! Erin Foley! Riley Silverman! & more!

Laugh Lines: Benefit for Trans Lifeline! Guy Branum! Erin Foley! Riley Silverman! & more!

Tue, May 30, 2017

#LosAngeles #WestHollywood: Naked Comedy presents LAUGH LINES: A benefit for Trans Lifeline! Come enjoy a night of stand up comedy for a great cause! Featuring: Guy Branum, Erin Foley’s Fan Page, Janine Brito, Irene Tu, Robin Tran & Olivia Haidar! Hosted by: Riley Jess Silverman!! SUNDAY 6/4 Doors at 9pm, Show at 9:30pm $15.00 / […]

The Abbey’s David Cooley Hosts Benefit for Survivors of Pulse

The Abbey’s David Cooley Hosts Benefit for Survivors of Pulse

Tue, May 30, 2017

David Cooley, owner of The Abbey and Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, are hosting a fundraiser for the onePULSE Foundation recognizing the one-year mark of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy on June 12, 2016. The event will be held June 5 at The Abbey in West Hollywood.

Several survivors will be at the event to share their stories.

The ticketed event will take place at The Chapel, adjacent to The Abbey. The event begins at 7 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by a seated multi-course dinner. Tickets are limited to 125 people and are available for $150 at theabbeyweho.com/onepulse. 100 percent of ticket sales go to onePULSE Foundation, the official charity created by the owners of Pulse Nightclub.

Following the dinner, at 9:30 p.m. at The Abbey, will be a special charity drag show, which is open to all. Donations…

Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented by Equinox Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented by Equinox Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

Wed, May 24, 2017

The 31st Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox consists of a Classic distance race that is made up of a half-mile Pacific Ocean swim, 17-mile bike ride and a 4-mile run through Malibu, CA. Hosting some of the world’s finest athletes, philanthropists and celebrities, this event raises money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ […]

The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series Presents “Exploring LGBT Rights in China and Abroad”

The City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series Presents “Exploring LGBT Rights in China and Abroad”

Wed, May 24, 2017

Join the City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series for “Exploring International LGBT Rights in China and Abroad.”  The discussion will examine LGBT rights in China as well as other countries and the growing difficulties activists, non-profits, and others face when trying to provide aid to LGBT individuals in countries with homophobic policies and […]

#SIZZLE – A Carnival of Attraction

#SIZZLE – A Carnival of Attraction

Tue, May 23, 2017

#SIZZLE! — A Carnival of Attraction – is an interactive event with DJs, games, prizes and more in a fabulous carnival setting. #SIZZLE is a reminder that people can have fun and enjoy Pride without alcohol. #SIZZLE runs June 9-11th at West Hollywood Park. This year, there will be a “Take A Sober Stand” contingency […]

Dance Music Divas to Benefit People and Pets – Disco Concert Kicks Off LA Gay Pride Weekend

Dance Music Divas to Benefit People and Pets – Disco Concert Kicks Off LA Gay Pride Weekend

Thu, May 18, 2017

Los Angeles, California, May 17, 2017. Dance music legends Martha Wash and Kristine W are teaming up for a ONE NIGHT ONLY concert event to benefit PAWS/LA — a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency that assists people and pets in need.  The two superstars (boasting a combined 30 #1 dance hits) are teaming up with international […]

Legendary Bingo to support The Life Group LA with celebrity ball caller Alison Arngrim Thursday, May 18th – 7pm game

Legendary Bingo to support The Life Group LA with celebrity ball caller Alison Arngrim Thursday, May 18th – 7pm game

Wed, May 17, 2017

This Thursday, May 18th, actress/author, Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie, Life Interrupted) will be the Legendary Drag Queen Bingo’s celebrity ball caller at the 7pm game located at Hamburger Mary’s West Hollywood (8288 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood,CA 90069). There is a $20 suggested donation. Table reservations call, 323-654-3800. (suggested to arrive around […]

Upcoming Jazz Concert: Kathy Kosins, Uncovered Soul

Upcoming Jazz Concert: Kathy Kosins, Uncovered Soul

Wed, May 17, 2017

Kathy Kosins, international Soul/Jazz artist, presents Uncovered Soul in celebration of her forthcoming release, “Uncovered Soul”.  The event takes place Thursday, Jun 08, 2017 8:30 PM at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, CA. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy  Kosins , who has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic […]

Project Angel Food Mother’s Day Surprise

Project Angel Food Mother’s Day Surprise

Wed, May 10, 2017

Project Angel Food and Mother’s Day are synonymous with love and devotion. And in the language of flowers, lilies symbolize devotion. This Mother’s Day all three will blend together as Project Angel Food delivers a bouquet of Peruvian lilies to every mother on the client list along with their special meal and the bountiful love embodied by the organization.

Project Angel Food is partnering with KW Downtown, Keller Williams 700 S. Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, Black Knight Patrol, San Pedro and Long Beach and Hollywood School House parents and children. The flowers are being purchased through a generous grant from the F.I.S.H. Foundation.

KW Downtown has chosen Project Angel Food as their charity for the company’s annual day of giving called RED DAY. The real estate agents will arrange bouquets and deliver them to…

S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret

S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret

Wed, May 10, 2017

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents Alexandra Billings S/HE & ME A Theatrical Cabaret Written by Alexandra Billings Conceived and Directed by Joanne Gordon The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a limited engagement of S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, written and performed by Alexandra Billings, star […]

S.T.A.G.E. to honor David Cooley

S.T.A.G.E. to honor David Cooley

Wed, May 03, 2017

S.T.A.G.E. to Honor Longtime APLA Health Supporter David Cooley at May 13 Performance at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills Cast for “Idols & Icons” includes the legendary Carole Cook, “American Idol” alumna Kimberley Locke, Jai Rodriguez, Jake Simpson, and many more APLA Health invites you to join us on Saturday, May 13, for the […]

WeHo’s Senior Month Kicks Off with AARP Community Reception

WeHo’s Senior Month Kicks Off with AARP Community Reception

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Event will Take Place at the West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room on May 1, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The City of West Hollywood celebrates seniors each May by organizing a series of events to engage its thriving population of older community members. To kick-off Senior Month in West Hollywood, the City will host a […]

Dining Out for Life Supports APLA Health and Project Angel Food

Dining Out for Life Supports APLA Health and Project Angel Food

Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Dining Out For Life Happens This Thursday! People across L.A. County can support those living with HIV/AIDS in their community by enjoying a meal at one of their favorite restaurants APLA Health asks you to dine with us this Thursday, April 27, and help fight AIDS by participating in Dining Out For Life. This national event […]

Kids Fair in West Hollywood’s Plummer Park

Kids Fair in West Hollywood’s Plummer Park

Tue, Apr 25, 2017

For kids and kids-at-heart, the City of West Hollywood will host its 22nd Annual West Hollywood Kids Fair on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fair will take place at Plummer Park, located at 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard. Admission is free and open to the public. The Kids Fair is […]

SEEFEST

SEEFEST

Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Internationally Acclaimed THE CONSTITUTION Opens 12th South East European Film Festival April 27 at the Writers Guild in Beverly Hills  Stellar Cast Includes Nebojša Glogovac, Ksenija Marinković and Dejan Aćimović – Stunner from Veteran Croatian Director Rajko Grlić  Largest-Ever Selection with 56 Films from and about South East Europe  The 12th annual South East European Film […]

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