By Holly Andres | [email protected] | Daily News PUBLISHED: September 21, 2018 at 10:54 am | UPDATED: September 21, 2018 at 10:54 am There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar. EVENTS Old Town Newhall Chalk Art Festival: Watch art being created plus live music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 22; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23. Pick up a passport at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market (24500 Main St.), visit businesses for stamps and be entered in a raffle, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 22. Main Street between Sixth Street and the Roundabout (the junction of Fifth and Main streets and Newhall Avenue). 661-253-0730. otna.org Los Angeles County Fair: “Get Your Kicks at the LA County Fair” reflects a Route 66 theme for the 96th annual event, noon-midnight Sept. 21; 10 a.m.-midnight Sept. 22; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. … [Read more...] about Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 21-28
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BARGAIN Hunt is a daytime TV regular which asks contestants to find valuable items at antique fairs before selling them on for the biggest profit they can. The long running show has four presenters - Eric Knowles, Charlie Ross, Anita Manning and Natasha Raskin Sharp. Here is all you need to know about the awesome foursome... Who is Bargain Hunt presenter Eric Knowles? Eric, 65, is an antique expert from Nelson, Lancashire, whose main interest is in ceramics. Before forging a TV career he worked with prestigious auction house Bonhams and in 1981, he was made head of their ceramic department. His first TV appearance was on fellow BBC show The Antiques Roadshow and he has also appeared on Going, Going, Gone and Noel's House Party. Eric became one of the Bargain Hunt presenters in 2016 and says his favourite part of the job is meeting the contestants and guest experts. Who is Bargain Hunt presenter Anita Manning? Originally from Glasgow, 70-year-old Anita has been a presenter on … [Read more...] about Who are the Bargain Hunt presenters? From Eric Knowles and Anita Manning to Natasha Raskin Sharp
PART ONE - A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE INTRODUCTIONS PLEASE NOTE: THIS ESSAY WILL DISCUSS THE ENTIRE PLOT OF MAN OF STEEL IN DEPTH. PLEASE ALSO NOTE: THIS ESSAY HAS FOUR DIFFERENT INTRODUCTIONS. SORRY BOUT THAT, IT'S JUST THAT WE'RE ULTIMATELY GOING TO NEED THEM ALL. * * * INTRO #1 EVERY SUMMER PEOPLE ASK WHY HULK IS SUDDENLY BEING ALL CYNICAL AND NEGATIVE AND JUNK. THEY WORRY THIS DISPOSITION IS SOMEHOW A NEW TREND AND THAT HULK HAS SUDDENLY BECOME "ANOTHER JADED MOVIE CRITIC" OR SOMETHING. OTHERS EVEN CLAIM THAT HULK IS JUST BEING SNOTTY AND PRETENTIOUS AND LOOKING DOWN ON "REGULAR MOVIES." THE TRUTH IS THAT NEITHER OF THESE EVALUATIONS IS ACCURATE AT ALL. IN FACT, THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IS THAT HULK ACTUALLY LOVES SUMMER MOVIES A WHOOOOOLE BUNCH. SERIOUSLY, HULK JUST LOVES EM. FOR A GOOD POPCORN MOVIE IS FUN, THRILLING, HILARIOUS, AND CAN HONESTLY GET AT SOME OF THE BASIC HUMAN LIFE LESSONS AS WELL AS A HIGH-MINDED ART FILM. IT IS THAT VERY BROADNESS THAT MAKES POPCORN MOVIES SO DAMN … [Read more...] about Film Crit Hulk Smash: THE IMPORTANCE OF DRAMATIZING CHARACTER
10 minutes ago Major spoilers below for anyone who hasn't yet watched Fear the Walking Dead's latest episode. With the episode "Just In Case," Fear the Walking Dead continued connecting its various timelines together in striking ways, and it not only unveiled one of the darker skeletons in Naomi's closet, but it also dropped Garret Dillahunt's John right on death's doorstep. And through it all, the "villainous" Vultures continued to look like a peaceful and patient gaggle of scavengers when directly compared to Madison, Alicia and the rest of the (now-former) Diamond residents. Let's discuss some of the episode's biggest moments and situations below. Alicia May Have Killed John Fiction being what it is, it would have been impossible to end John Dorie's story -- and that's "story" spelled without an "ie" -- without him ending up shot and potentially dying mere moments after reconnecting with Laura-or-Naomi, just as he was still grieving over her presumed death. That's exactly … [Read more...] about Fear The Walking Dead’s Big Shocker Continues Making The Vultures Look Better Than The Good Guys
Opening Night The Domestics (World Premiere) USA, 2018 Dir: Mike P. Nelson We’re kicking off Cinepocalypse 2018 with a thunderous bang in what will certainly be one of the most talked about genre films of the year. It’s Mad Max meets The Purge in The Domestics, an absolutely savage survival love story following a young couple (Kate Bosworth and Tyler Hoechlin) as they fight to return home through a post-apocalyptic, mid-western wasteland ravaged by terrifying and sadistic gangs. The Domestics is an action spectacle, boasting explosive set pieces and nonstop action, culminating in a suspense-filled finale that will leave your shattered jaw on the floor. With his feature length debut, writer/director Mike P. Nelson establishes himself as a breakout filmmaker, weaving together incredible performances from Bosworth, Hoechlin, Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina), and Lance Reddick (John Wick), into an epic, white-knuckled, roller coaster ride, destined for badass cult status. Boogeyman … [Read more...] about The 2018 Cinepocalypse Slate Has Arrived!