Monday, July 9, 2012

Brits in LA Newsletter July 9

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Contact Brits in LA member Joseph Seymour about how you can get into a VW without any credit. There are many options for ex-pats. Joe has all the answers you will need. He has helped so many members already and will give you the best deal in town whether you are buying or leasing. Call him on 310-266-8825 or  on email.
Like Joe's Facebook page here to keep informed of any special offers or competitions he is running

Hi Everyone
Hope you all had a fab 4th of July? I think I went to more pool parties last week than I have been to in the past year. It seemed everyone was throwing one! Have to share a pic of the stunning view of one I attended yesterday 

I hear Britain is having a giant pool party too - or also known as a flood. Keep safe and don't forget to check on your neighbours!
So exciting to finally have a Brit in the Wimbledon final. I think Andy Murray may take the title next year, if we all cross our fingers!
Don't forget if you are planning on attending breakfast tomorrow that KCET will be filming. Make sure to put your lippy on!
Brits in LA member and UK comedian Dan Clark has a show at the UCB on Tuesday. You may remember his fab BBC tv show 'How Not to Live Your Life' ? Tickets are only $5, you can get them here . I will be going so don't be shy if you want to come on your own.
Unfortunately we didn't get enough people to sign up for a bus to take us to the Galaxy v Spurs match. I am in touch with the Spurs supporters club though, so hopefully they will let us hop on theirs. Will keep you posted. 
Congratulations to John & Mario for winning best of Hollywood Fringe.  If you haven't seen the The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, jump to the Brits on Stage section below for all the info.
Hope to see some of you at Breakfast Club this week
cheers
Eileen

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LOOKING FOR A ROOM OR AN APARTMENT?
So many of you are looking to sublet your apartments/rooms or house hunting that we have set up a new group called Brits in LA Housing. This way your listings can all be in one dedicated place. Click here to join .

ANY OLD IRON?
Fed up of sifting through craigslist and gum tree?
 How about searching in your own back yard, things for sale, things to trade. have a browse, a few cars for sale, and clothing and household furniture too. Check out Brits in la selling pages


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Thinking of moving to LA, need a visa?
GIL BRITO
Gil Brito of Beltran Brito has helped over 100's of Brits obtain visas into the USA call or email him today to find out if he can help you.
 gbrito@beltranbrito.com or call on 305-860-4050 for a free consultation.

&
BERNARD SIDMAN
Bernard Sidman is a fellow Brit in LA and has helped many other Brits in LA with the immigration process and has a high success rate. He has helped many BRITS IN LA through the citizenship application and is very thorough and no nonsense. You can reach him on 
818 981 0352 or Email him at Bernard@bernardsidman.com

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 UPCOMING EVENTS  

THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

John Mawson's Holmes and Mario Vernazza’s Watson are nominated
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW and picked for BEST OF FRINGE @ THEATRE ASYLUM
July 20, 29 - TIX SOLD HERE
There's a HALF PRICE DEAL for Brits in LA: use discount code britsinlasherlock NEXT SHOW SATURDAY 20TH JULY AT 7:30


BRITS BREAKFAST CLUB EVERY TUESDAY 
SPONSORED BY 
Best Eggs Benedict in town - Plus we have Heinz Baked Beans
 RSVP here. -  only $15*
The price includes the Tax and Tip - Cash only - please remember they do not accept  credit cards.
*full English breakfast is $18

We would like to thank Industry Hollywood for coming on board and sponsoring Breakfast Club.
Industry Hollywood provides valuable advice and support through the process of making the move to L.A.
INDUSTRY HOLLYWOOD 0-1 VISA ADVICE AND LA NETWORKING WEEKS

**In the Month Of MAY 2012, Industry Hollywood has guided 5 actors towards successfully obtaining their 0-1 visas **
 If you would like more information on the products and services that Industry Hollywood offer and how they can help and support you with visa guidance and networking opportunities in Los Angeles, then please submit your resume, head shot and a forwarding letter with any questions or queries to info@industryhollywood.com


Mary Poppins
Ahmanson Theatre
4 WEEKS ONLY!
August 9 – September 2
For tickets call 213.972.4400
All matinees at 2pm, all evening shows at 7:30pm
This spectacular hit has astonished over seven million people worldwide with its pure Broadway magic. With four productions currently running on three continents, Mary Poppins is one of the biggest stage musical successes in recent years to come out of London and New York.
DON’T MISS MARY POPPINS FOR JUST $49!
Family Friendly Price!
$49 (Reg. $72) for select seats Aug 9 - 17*
Family Friendly Time!
Evening shows start at 7:30pm
To purchase call 213.972.4400 and mention code SUGAR
*Conditions: Offers valid for all performances August 9-17 in Rear Orchestra and Rear Mezzanine sections. Saturday and Sunday matinees not included in offer. Subject to availability. Offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets. May not be combined with any other offers.


 July 14 @ Orpheum Theatre downtown:
"CATS for Cats"
 Travelzoo subscribers can save as much as 65% on tickets
A re-imagining of CATS from T.S. Eliot's POV
*Celebrity cast* & *After-party*


Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival
Jenny Eloise Rieu  July 15th @ 4:30 PM
TIX HERE
@ Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area 4100
South La Cienega Boulevard LA CA 90056


A Great British Pub Crawl in LA - July 19th
 This past month's men and women pub crawls went splendidly.  This time around, we are combining the women and the men's into one big crawl! 
Join our event on Facebook


Sizzle This Summer at IRIS!
For a limited time only, purchase a four-pack of tickets for as low as $199!*

Grab your friends and family and turn up the heat in Hollywood this summer at IRIS from Cirque du Soleil, exclusively at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.  With jaw-dropping acrobatics, dance, projections and live music by Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman, IRIS is a journey through the world of cinema as only Cirque du Soleil could imagine it.  Be front and center with this special offer and experience why the Los Angeles Times calls IRIS, "A Wonderland!”

Clickhere  now to purchase (4) Category 2 tickets for $199!

Click here  now to purchase (4) Category 1 tickets for $250!

*Category 1 and 2 tickets only. Prices shown during the purchasing process already reflect the above offer where applicable; Service charges or facility fees apply to all transactions and are not included; Cannot be combined with any other offer; Offer is applicable to performances Tuesday at 8:00pm, Wednesday-Saturday matinees and evenings May 8-September 2, 2012; Offer valid until September 2, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. local time.

SATURDAY SOCIAL
For those Brits that have to work during the week come and join us for a fully earned half price Mimosa brunch - Same great deal as Tuesdays BBC. $15 and $6 mimosas. - Cecconi's is such a perfect setting to relax unwind and start your weekend right.
rsvp here



London 2012 Summer Olympic Games start July 27th
Opening Ceremonies mark the beginning of the XXXth Olympiad
More event details to come!

Monty Python's Spamalot 

 Running June 29th - July 15th from Musical Theatre West

Today only tickets from $10-34 on Goldstar!


War Horse

Craig saw this and it's amazing!
Six weeks ONLY!!  War Horse at the Ahmanson Theatre June 13-July 29! 
Both single and group tickets are now on sale for War Horse.  For more information and single ticket purchases, please call the Center Theatre Group Audience Services at 213-972-4400 or visitwww.centertheatregroup.org/warhorse.
To book a group of 15 or more, please call Center Theatre Group’s Group Services Department at 213.972.7231.

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AUGUST

Brits in LA 5th Anniversary Party - August 5th
More info to come...

August 1st - September 9th
RED at Mark Taper Forum
Center Theatre Group 
Alfred Molina starring in Red
Buy tickets here
  
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MEMBERS NEWS 


Dan Clark has a comedy show tomorrow
At the UCB on Franklin 
Click here to buy tickets

OUTFEST July 18th @ FORD
Brits in LA member David W. Ross, wrote and stars in this fully funded kickstarter feature called
"I DO"
and premier's at this years Outfest!
Beautiful urbanites steam up the screen in this romantic drama about a complicated love triangle from filmmaker Glenn Gaylord (EATING OUT 3, LEAVE IT ON THE FLOOR). To stay in the U.S., gay Brit Jack (David W. Ross) convinces his lesbian best friend Ali (Jamie Lynn-Sigler, “The Sopranos”) to marry him. Things get messy when he falls for a sexy Spanish architect while his commitment to his brother's widow (Alicia Witt) complicates his decision either to stay or to follow his lover.

August 4 @ 8:45 PM
Death screening at Feel Good Festival
Nominated for best film, best lead actor, best lead actress, and best director.
 Stars Leslie Phillips, Paul Freeman, Nick Moran, and Linal Haft and directed by Martin Gooch.
Leammie Noho 7 Theatre, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

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NEED TO RENT AN AFFORDABLE CAR 

Need a car for a month or longer? don't wanna pay the big brand car-rental prices?If all you need is a runaround to get from A to B you should call Zoe at Express Rent-a-Car*

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HAVE YOU TRIED ACUPUNCTURE?
I did the other week and I highly recommend Zelaikha, It's acupuncture with a mix of Reiki.
She was amazing and she also takes health insurance. He had a huge problem with his back last week and she sorted it right out, he woke up the next day with the pain gone. She wants to give Brits in LA members a discount (Aren't we a lucky lot)
Experience the combined benefits of Acupuncture & Reiki to
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path that supports longevity, vitality, immunity, and JOY.

Zelaikha is offering Bla members with a special rate of $99 for two healing acupuncture sessions (60% discount). This includes an initial treatment and one follow-up, normally priced at $150 and $100, respectively.


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He is now the number one entertainment career consultant in Los Angeles, with an amazing reputation for getting real results.
He has helped numerous actors, comedians directors etc to achieve success where it had previously seemed impossible.
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BRITS ON STAGE


NOW THRU JULY 19th
SHAKESPEARE UNDER THE STARS
@ The Japanese Garden
Buy tickets here


LA THEATRE WORKS ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON
Info and Tix here


Sat. July 21st @ Greek Theatre L.A.
RINGO STARR & His All Starr Band

Get more info here

 
Tickets go on sale for Iron Maidens August show
click here to buy 


Peter Gabriel at the Hollywood Bowl Oct 6
Tickets on sale now - here
Did every one have this album, or just me?




The Kills

with Black Bananas
Monday, August 13Mayan Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
 FINANCE SECTION
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NEED ANY OR ALL INSURANCES, FROM CAR, TO HEALTH AND HOME - SPEAK TO BRITS IN LA MEMBER ADAM BEACH

Adam Beach has been helping us set up our new retirement plans and he's great at explaining all the complicated stuff. - Brits in LA

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SPORTS

Sign up here for your tickets to the game - Please specify how many tickets you want and that you want to be seated with the BRITS IN LA group -http://www.lagalaxy.com/britlaspurs

The form is pretty straight forward! Go LA GALAXY!


Keep it up BLAggers!
Next match is on July 16th at Crossroads School in Santa Monica. Come along and support if you can, kick off at 8pm 

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Weekly Stars with Anne Shaw
email Anne at shawcastar@aol.com for a private reading

7/7/12
 
ARIES.
If life is not all it could be look out as we move in to the middle of the month your bored Ruler Mars moves into Libra which will bring all kinds of action in your life.
He is now raring to go after many weeks cooped up.!!

TAURUS
Your emotions are probably in a mess in regards to some area of life. It is more than likely a past situation that you have need to pay attention too. What has been brought to the surface is for your better good in the long term.

GEM
Take time out to really get a handle on and figure out what direction you need to follow in your personal life for the best long term outcome .Some of your life is in order some needs more order. You will be better in general as the month progresses.

CAN
The full moon in your opposite sign Capricorn this week will bring up situations or feelings you thought to not rehash again. However the greatest plans of mice and men comes to mind this week for you water babies. Happy Birthday.

LEO.
You  have a good influence in your life this weekend onwards .Mars is good to you and gives you plenty of energy to get any tasks done and finished by mid month .So with this in mind don’t procrastinate.

VIR
Look at what is staring you in the face this week and do take a careful look at this part of your life. Be sure you understand that you can change every thing in a positive and timely way. You can do this.

LIB
The planet of Karma Saturn is about finished with your sign for several years .So what ever lessons you have learned you likely will not have to replay. If on the other hand you are aware of any thing unfinished you still have time.
SCOR
Stress is the predominant force around you these days and worry is a big part of what causes stress. Take it easy, relax and know if you have tried your best at whatever is important in life for you then that’s all you can do .Mars your boss moving in to Libra will mellow life out a bit.

SAG,
You are likely busier than you thought or will be by mid month .Do not overextend yourself or overdo things. It’s a month to catch up with things not start any thing new if you can possibly hold of until mid August then life will be easier.

CAP
This could be the week due to the full moon in your own sign that you lose it or regain it  Whatever this means to you it is entirely up to you how you make it work .Pluto also in your sign albeit less intrusive will assist in the long term.

AQU
Keep your life stress free this month and plans should be in process for a trip of sorts although late this month or August is best. Work should be improved by Autumn and this area to lets things take a natural course.

PISC
You are seeing the rewards of past efforts to settle your self in to a better way of being in this Topsy Turvy life we are all experiencing these days. If you can be mellow until September comes life picks up in many ways for the better.

 

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