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Even More Toscars Event Photos 2012


Billy Elliot at The Pantages! $15 discount*

Save $15 on Select Tickets!* Plus 15% off at the Cat & Fiddle* *must produce ticket and can only be used on the night of show. Covers what ticket holder consumes only. Valid either pre or post show.

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Pantages Theatre April 10-May 13
Thrilling audiences worldwide and winning ten 2009 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, “THE BEST SHOW YOU WILL EVER SEE” (New York Post) is coming to LA! Billy Elliot the Musical is a joyous celebration of one young boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls Billy Elliot the Musical “THE MOST INSPIRING SHOW I’VE SEEN IN YEARS.” Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising passion that inspires his family and his whole community. Based on the international smash-hit film, Billy Elliot the Musical is brought to life by a phenomenal cast of 45 and the Tony Award-winning creative team – director Stephen Daldry,…

American Idiot Discounted Tickets for BLA members

 THEATRE Green Day’s American Idiot

Ahmanson Theatre, downtown at the Music Center
March 13 – April 22
For tickets call 213.972.4400
or visit
Performance Schedule:  Tue – Fri at 8, Sat 2 & 8, Sun 1 & 6:30
"A wonderfully RAUCOUS and gorgeously wrought ROCK OPERA…
--The New York Times

The music of Green Day and the lyrics of lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong capture the spirit of a generation with its Grammy® Award-winning multi-platinum album. American Idiot puts those raw emotions front and center in a highly theatrical and thoroughly satisfying rock opera that burns up the stage.  The songs are bursting with emotion.  The story dares you to feel and celebrate and hope.

Tickets start at $20!
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The Toscars -- Exclusive Inside Party Pics

All photos by Richard Keith and Kerstin Alm

Brits in LA Guide To Earthquakes

Get Prepared Before The Earthquake StrikesOne thing that we are fortunate enough to have in LA is good weather but one of the most dangerous occurrences that happens in Southern California is the threat of an earthquake. The last big one was in January 1994 in Northridge. Causing major catastrophe. Experts say we are way over due for another one. So I wanted to help you all get prepared with this article i found via Ideal home and Garden. I experienced one in 1999 and I was on the 22nd floor of a high rise - but fortunately the building was on rollers... nonetheless it was a scary experience. Quakes happen frequently with little or no warning, causing devastating property damage and loss of life. But there are the steps you can take to make your home more secure in the event of an earthquake or other disaster. These simple steps can help reduce the damage to your home and danger to your family.
Identify the dangers zones in your home; How To Prepare For An Earthquakewindowsheavy furnit…

Brits in LA Newsletter March 4th 2012

Are you having trouble buying or leasing a car due to non existent credit?  If so you need to talk to Joe Seymour at Mike Sullivan's Volkswagen Santa Monica. They are offering the Brits the Foreign Business Professionals Leasing Plan . All you need is a social security number and a valid visa. Contact Joe on 310 266 8825 or email him at . He is a Brits in LA member and will do his very best for you! This is also a brilliant way to build up your credit score pretty quickly too. They also have pre-owned cars if you are on a smaller budget. 
Hi Everyone

Hope you are all having a great week ? I was lucky enough to see Brits in LA member John Altman perform with his jazz band at the Desert Rose last night. It was a fantastic night, so if you get a chance to see him play I would highly recommend it!
I also saw the wonderful film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , which isn't on general release here until early May but click on the video below to watch the trai…