Daily Archives: January 10, 2017

Elysian Valley’s Portlandia connection; $750,000 donation to boost Boyle Heights graduation rates

MORNING REPORT: Portlandia is set in Portland but it's written in Elysian Valley AKA Frogtown. Fred Armisen, one of the creators and actors of the IFC show tells the New York Times: "We’re in an area called Frogtown, which is near Silver Lake. It’s an industrial area that’s already starting to turn. Little shops are opening up everywhere” .... Promesa, a group of 20 groups and schools dedicated to raising the high school graduation rate in Boyle Heights, received a $750,000 grant from AT&T Read More »

Dr. Katz Live! at Riot LA Comedy Festival

Riot LA Comedy Festival is back in Downtown Los Angeles on January 19 - 22! Joining the incredible Mel Brooks, Ali Wong (who has sold out SIX performances at the Theater at Ace Hotel!), Felipe Esparza, and Dr. Katz Live! will be some of the top stand-up comedians in the world .... Read More »