Staycation Giveaway: Blaqhaus NoHo
August is usually the world’s vacation time - day trips, long weekends and big trips. Since we are on a mandatory staycation, we’re doing a giveaway for two, $25 gift certificates to Blaqhaus. Enjoy their outdoor patio for yummy dishes, drinks and company. More>>
Congrats, Alex!
We like to share positive news about our local folks and showcase their talents. We are, afterall, the NoHo ARTS District. Meet North Hollywood local Alex Garza who has been selected for the Television Academy Foundation’s prestigious 2020 Summer Fellows program.  More>>
#KeepNoHoArtsy: NoHo Utility Box Program
Attention artists! Let’s brighten up the NoHo Arts District! Apply for the NoHo Utility Box Program. The theme for this artist call is "movement. More>>
Sidewalk Singers Bring Music (and joy) During COVID-19...
Plus they've donated $2,000+ to local causes.
Covid-19 has dealt out arts community a heavy blow. We are actors, dancers, singers, musicians, filmmakers, artists. If it weren’t for artists what would we be doing during quarantine? There would be no movies, TV shows, music, dance classes online, etc. So let’s applaud two NoHo musicians who have taken this pandemic as a creative outlet to bring joy. Meet the Sidewalk Singers More>>
2020: The Year of the Solo Artist
“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” -Toni Morrison More>>
Fringe from Home.
The Hollywood Fringe Festival goes totally virtual with FRINGE FROM HOME program. “While the 2020 festival may be cancelled, the community is not; Fringe will continue to expand virtual programming until we can be together in person again” says HFF Festival Director, Ben Hill. As an open access, community derived event, programming is designed for all artists and arts lovers in L.A., around the country (or even around the world).  More>>
Meet Face Cocoon. They’ve created unique, locally made, and easy to wear face masks to keep us safe… and not boring. Thanks for helping to #KeepNoHoArtsy…and fashionably safe. USE CODE: NOHO20 for 20% off!>> More>>
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“The Stay-At-Home- Variety Show #Lockdown Day 157”
August 15, 22, 29 and September 5 at 7pm
The Actors Forum Theatre brings you the first in a series of independent, live, virtual theatre productions featuring Brandon Scott and the Actors Forum Players. This interactive show interweaves improv, comedy, magic, music, black-light illusions and virtual sketch guest artists into a fun and innovative theatrical presentation.  More>>
Corona is like the Grinch who stole summer. So we’re Listening to Frah Quintale. (Stay safe, stay creative, and wear your mask... so we can have our summers back!) More>>
“Tuesdays with Morrie”
The Group Rep presents a pay-per-view staged production from the Lonny Chapman Theatre of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” an accomplished sportswriter reconnects with his former professor and mentor who is battling ALS.  August 14 – August 30.  More>>
Incredible and Quick Hoison Tofu Stir-Fry | Plant Based
I adore this stir-fry. Probably one of the best bang for your buck meals out there. Super easy to make, dirt cheap, tastes amazing and also works really well for meal prep. If you’re a vegan, vegetarian or thinking about making the switch, check out some of Bailey’s easy and yummy vegan recipes. Even if you're not contemplating a switch, the dishes are delish! More>>
We're in this together! We work hand in hand to keep NoHo the eclectic creative community it's grown to be. Here's our list of North Hollywood restaurants that are delivering or are open for takeout during the Coronavirus shutdown.

Wishing you calm days filled with creativity and kindness. Check back as we update this list.
Heat Wave Indoor Exercises
This time of year for many is tough. It’s so hot you can’t even walk your dog after 9am! This is really difficult for higher energy breeds so I wanted to give you all some ideas you can do with your dogs indoors. More>>
Online Acting Class Guide
When we get dealt a heavy hand like COVID19, we find a creative solution - that's the NoHo way. For our acting classes it's no different. Our acting classes have gone online for the time being and we've created a list for our readers. Remember, they may cancel our in-person acting classes but they will not take our acting classes away. More>>
"The way to get great headshots is with a great photographer.”
NoHo is a neighborhood filled with actors, after all we have 20+ theaters in one square mile! What do most actors need? Headshots. But finding a good headshot photographer can be a daunting task. Meet Rafael Larin from Headshots by The Light Committee – a photography studio that provides corporate, model and actor headshots. He’s given us some tips to help make the process a bit easier and manageable.  More>>