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Entertainment Buzz: Classic variety show at Burbank’s Big Victory Theatre

A talented lineup is getting ready to take to the stage in “The Aubree Sweeney Variety Show”  at the Big Victory Theatre in Burbank this coming Saturday, April 11. Producer, Aubree Sweeney, is a writer, comedian, and actress who regularly appears at Flappers Comedy Club, which has locations in Burbank and Claremont. The event goal is to bring back “the thrill of the classic variety show,” Sweeney explains in a news release. Sweeney admits she “has always been a fan of variety shows and has been hugely... Read More →

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Photo Kevin Hart opening at Flappers in Burbank October 5, 2014 courtesy @FlappersComedy

A chance to see Kevin Hart at Flappers in Burbank tonight

Flappers in Burbank’s Twitter account is a buzz with photos and comments about hot comedy star/actor, Kevin Hart, and his sold out  shows  last night. Hart open a two-night gig Sunday. The entertainer is working out some new material. He wraps up tonight. Don’t have a ticket? There’s still a chance you could get into a show tonight. Flappers in Burbank 102 East Magnolia Boulevard will be taking names from folks in a stand by line starting at 5:30 p.m. today. Tickets are $35 each. I’m told... Read More →

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Kevin Hart photo courtesy Flappers Comedy Club Burbank

Kevin Hart sells out Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank

Actor/Comedian Kevin Hart is on fire. Hart burned up the box office in hits like “Ride Along” (2014) $134 million and the “Think Like a Man” movie series (2012, 2014) $157 million. Hart is hot on the comedy circuit as well. Yesterday, October 2, Flappers in Burbank announced Hart would be on its stage for performances on two nights only. Today when I went on the comedy club’s website to check the shows — they were all sold out! Hart is planning to work out some... Read More →

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Photo: TV Guide -- Comedian/Actor Tracy Morgan

Walmart truck driver charged in deadly accident that injured comic Tracy Morgan

A Walmart truck driver has been charged in a horrific accident in New Jersey today, which killed one and injured several others — including comedian/actor, Tracy Morgan. Thirty-five year old, Kevin Roper of Jonesboro, Georgia,  was charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto, according to CNN. The accident occurred early this morning on the New Jersey Turnpike. Roper reportedly was driving a Walmart tractor-trailer, which slammed into the back of a limo bus carrying Morgan and several others.... Read More →

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Photo: Lori Shepler/Los Angeles Times/MCT --Entertainer Bob Hope, left, gives his wife Dolores a kiss at her table at the Ella Awards Show for Rosemary Clooney at the Beverly Hilton Hotel October 5, 1998

Hope estate in Toluca Lake up for sale

  A lot of chatter on the Internet about the huge Toluca Lake estate of Bob and Dolores Hope going up for sale. The legendary entertainer and his singer/philanthropist wife reportedly built their home at the corner of Moorpark Street and Ledge Avenue in 1939. The estate has an English-style mansion, guest house, private golf course and gardens. It sits on more than an acre. Several potential buyers have made offers on the property, according to The Tolucan Times. No word on whether or not the property is... Read More →

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ShowBiz Bits: Charlie Sheen files $100 million lawsuit, book deal for Bill Cosby, and Hollywood script news

Another twist in the Charlie Sheen saga There are more strange twists in the real-life saga of troubled-outspoken actor, Charlie Sheen, than most TV shows. This morning, Sheen’s attorney filed a $100 million lawsuit against Warner Bros. and “Two and a Half Men” co-creator/executive producer, Chuck Lorre. The suit comes days after Warner Bros. fired Sheen from the highly rated TV sitcom. The Wrap has the termination letter, a copy of Sheen’s complaint, and more here. Book deal for... Read More →

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