Monthly Archives: February 2012

  Dancing Classrooms Los Angeles, the classroom-based social development arts-in-education program that was featured in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentary, Mad Hot Ballroom has finally arrived in Los Angeles!   With the support of community leaders, local politicians and LAUSD officials, Dancing Classrooms LA provides a ten-week, twenty-session social development […]

Dancing Classrooms Featured on NBC Nightly News

by Steve Ramos A gay riff on Cher’s dance melodrama Burlesque, House of Boys trades Cher and Christina Aguilera for audience friendly hunks Frank (Layke Anderson) and Jake (Benn Northover). Cher (in spirit) makes a fleeting appearance in co-writer/director Jean-Claude Schlim’s sweet natured and showy go-go boys drama. (Cher would […]

Handsome leads will draw audiences to House of Boys

‘Raju’ Director on Going to Great Lengths to Film a Short Max Zaehle (left) directing Wotan Mohring and Julia Richter in ‘Raju.’ Barbara Chai, Wall Street Journal Although his short film, “Raju,” deals with the weighty subject of illegal child-trafficking, director Max Zaehle is ebullient when discussing his work. Perhaps […]

Angelus Winner Talks Oscar With WSJ

Mark Gold’s Potato Parmesan Soup for National Homemade Soup Day By, Lesley Balla For National Homemade Soup Day, which for some unknown reason is always February 4, the first thing that comes to mind is the story of stone soup. Some travelers go to a village carrying nothing more than […]

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels