The Hollywood Salon with Writer David Radcliff

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

Never never never give up. Our guest this month is taking Winston Churchill's advice and living it everyday. Not only has he landed opportunities to write for streaming giants and networks, he's also written for a First Lady. And through his writing, he advocates for those with disabilities.  Come by Priscilla’s Coffee Shop in Burbank this Monday to experience our guest in person. Sit in to hear about his advocacy work, and how he has developed himself as a successful writer of both comedy & drama with some of the biggest names in the industry. See you Monday! DAVID RADCLIFF is is an Omaha native and is co-chair of the Disabled Writers Committee at the WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST, where he works to elevate opportunities for disabled artists in front of and behind the camera. He has written on the upcoming DISNEY JR. series PUPSTRUCTION, the ABC drama series THE ROOKIE, and the NETFLIX family series WAFFLES + MOCHI, which earned him an Emmy nomination. Recently, David has been writing on the upcoming CBS mystery series TRACKER, starring Justin Hartley. David is an alumnus of the Disney Writing Program and received top honors at the Austin Film Festival. He has developed material with Diane Warren's REAL SONGS, INC., as […]

The Hollywood Salon with Writer/Producer Marion Dayre

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

Onward! Our writer's talks continue with a guest who has blazed forth a trail from her hometown of Superior, NE leaving a list of exemplary accolades in her wake. Writing and producing some of the most awarded shows on TV today, including four Emmys and a Peabody of her own, she's just getting started.  Come by Priscilla’s Coffee Shop in Burbank on Monday, August 14th to hear Part II of our writer's Salons. July's guest, writer David Radcliff will drop in to support! See you August 14th! MARION DAYRE is a writer/producer.  Her credits include Head Writer/Executive Producer on Marvel’s ECHO; Writer/Producer of Apple’s SHANTARAM; Writer/Executive Story Editor of AMC’S BETTER CALL SAUL and Hulu’s THE ACT; Showrunner/Executive Producer of Amazon’s upcoming WYTCHES, and Associate Producer of Killer Film’s feature DEALIN’ WITH IDIOTS. Her 5 seasons of work on BCS earned her 4 WGA Nominations, 4 Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, a Saturn Award, and two individual WGA nominations for her episodes.  Her autobiographical comedy pilot BURY ME, about growing up in a funeral home in South Central (Nebraska), was selected as one of ten projects for Sundance’s Inaugural Episodic Writers’ Lab. Marion got her MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA and teaches drama […]

The Hollywood Salon with Actor Adam Jefferis

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

Calling all creatives! Hailing from two Midwest states, our upcoming guest has called LA home since he moved here two decades ago. Not only has he been successful in television and film, he has also written, directed, and acted for the stage in LA and around the world! Come by Priscilla’s Coffee Shop in Burbank NEXT MONTH, Monday, September 11th to hear how this actor continues to expertly navigate these uncertain times. See you soon! ADAM JEFFERIS is a midwestern boy, born and bred. Born in Emporia, Kansas, he made the move to Scribner, Nebraska at the age of 14. As a Theatre Arts grad from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his love of theatre continues to thrive. Adam is part of Tim Robbins’ The Actors’ Gang and has toured the globe with productions of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, TARTUFFE, and HARLEQUINO: ON TO FREEDOM. In 2019 he was nominated for Stage Raw’s Theater Awards best ‘Male Comedy Performance’ for his work on ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST. His most recent credits with the Gang are MUCH ADO ABOUT POOH, UBU THE KING, and AS BOO LIKE IT. He currently serves as the Director of Education and lead teaching artist for the company. Adam recently played Anton Chekhov in CHEKHOV IN LOVE, a stage […]

The Hollywood Salon with UNL’s Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

The Aster 1717 Vine Street, Hollywood

In One Week - Monday, October 9th, 2023 at 8:00pm PT The Hollywood Salon at The Aster Special Guests: UNL Carson Center Emerging Media Arts We took the Salon to Lincoln in May…now Lincoln comes to Hollywood! UNL's Carson Center EMA students are innovative dreamers wanting to share their latest works with YOU. At October's Salon, you'll connect with creators embarking on their path with brand new storytelling ideas supported by cutting edge training & tech. As a seasoned artist in LA & beyond, your knowledge is priceless to those starting out. We invite you to come, connect, & meet the new UNL folks at a unique location: the swanky private club in the Heart of Hollywood, The Aster. UNL's CARSON CENTER for EMA is bringing top students to present innovative projects at the October Salon. They will be accompanied by UNL staff, faculty, & administration. See their work and hear what’s coming next at the Carson Center & Carson School from the new Dean & new Director. You'll recognize a lot of faces in attendance this month, with more special guests in one Salon than ever! The students are being matched with industry pros in their career areas for the second annual Carson Connectors Reception, taking place prior at the private social club, The Aster. The Salon will follow at […]

The Hollywood Salon with Actor Abby Miller

  You CAN do it all! Our guest this month is a multi-talented actor, writer, & singer. Calling Nebraska home, she moved to Los Angeles and built an impressive career appearing on some of the most critically-acclaimed, award-winning prime time network television shows. Also a triumph with the streaming services, she currently stars in an original series. Come by Priscilla’s Coffee Shop in Burbank on Monday, November 13th to hear how our guest has been navigating these uncertain times, and what lies ahead. She is looking forward to connecting with the Nebraska Coast family once again - this time, in person. See you soon! ABBY MILLER currently stars on the APPLE TV+ original series HOME  BEFORE DARK. Prior to this, Abby appeared as a series regular on THE SINNER, where she played Officer Caitlin Sullivan opposite Bill Pullman. Her turn as Charles Manson follower Mary Brunner on AQUARIUS came on the heels of her dynamic turn as Ellen May on the FX original series, JUSTIFIED. Abby also recurred as Emily Greenstreet on THE MAGICIANS. Other TV credits include: IMPOSTERS, STATION 19, SNOWFALL, THE REAL O'NEALS, THE CATCH, GREY'S ANATOMY, LAW AND ORDER SVU, and MAD MEN. She also appeared in numerous feature films […]

The NCC Holiday Party

Celebrate the Season! Reflecting on the year, congratulate yourself on all of your wins, big & small. We have survived not one, but TWO record-breaking strikes just as our community was getting going again. Well ya know what? Folks like us are made to weather a storm or two! You're invited to celebrate those wins and your friends wins at the annual Nebraska Coast Connection Holiday Party on Sunday, December 10th from 3-7pm.  We're flying in hometown treats including Vic's Popcorn from Omaha, Pizza from Val's. We're whipping up a Dorothy Lynch salad, & we'll have some very special gluten-free vegetarian homemade runza casseroles..! SO #NebraskLA. We’ll also have hot & cold drinks & desserts. We are gathering at Todd & Marion’s lovely home in the foothills of San Gabriel Valley in Pasadena. There are lots of indoor and outdoor spaces for gathering, including decks & gardens & patios. We encourage festive attire and invite you to remember layers for the evening's crisp mountain air. Come before sunset & see the deer frolicking in the meadow from the yurt deck (bears are hibernating, so no worries there!). We’re inviting every special guest we’ve had at Salons all these years, so expect it […]

Nebraska Coast 3MIN Film Festival

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

It's our 3-Minute Film Festival! Cue up your latest short, reel, or anything you helped to create and we'll show three minutes on Monday, January 8th. You'll get a minute to tell us about it, before or after. Please send your files and/or links to howdy@nebraskacoast.com by Monday afternoon. Come to share and see what your friends have been creating. It's a great way to get to know all the talent in this group, develop collaborations, and to participate by showing us what you got in a safe and friendly environment. The 3MIN Film Festival is always one of the most fun Salons of the year! It will be an eclectic and fast-paced evening...no telling what surprises we will be seeing. Webisodes. New acting reels. Docs. Kickstarter promos. All kinds of YOUR latest masterpieces. Whatever you want to share with the group -- this is your chance to show off. We also have a new ticketing system! Follow the link below to purchase through our website. Please enter the amount of tickets you'd like to purchase below! And don't forget to mark your calendars for our upcoming Salons, every second Monday of the month: February 12th March 11th April 8th […]

$10.00 – $15.00

The Holdovers Screening / Q&A with Director Alexander Payne

Landmark Theatres Sunset 8000 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Feb 13th Screening and Q&A of  THE HOLDOVERS with Alexander Payne is now fully at capacity, with waitlist only available! Unless you've heard from us that your seat is confirmed, there is no guarantee of entry. It's going to be a packed house, with lots of familiar and new faces in the crowd! Thanks to everyone who participated in our drawing! We rounded up the names and our two lucky winners of the drawing are... (drumroll please!)  Noah Franc Brian Sutherin Congrats to our winners, we're excited to see you Tuesday! Again, we appreciate everyone who entered. Add your name to the waitlist if you haven't yet and we will contact you if a seat opens up! A note from Todd: Alexander called me as soon as he saw the NCC email — he is super excited to be joining his many old and new friends at the NCC Hollywood Salon and to share his movie with you all. I’ll be moderating the 45 minute Q&A with him after, and it will be the longest talkback he is doing this busy awards season — among friends — just a few weeks before he and his team are honored at the […]

Free

Reception with Director Alexander Payne

Pizzeria Vivoli 7994 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

You're Invited to a Fundraising Reception After the Q&A, starting at 10:45pm, we’ll host a post-screening reception nearby at Pizzeria Vivoli, a renowned neighborhood trattoria. Enjoy late night drinks, pizza, & pasta as we toast to Alexander and his latest cinematic gem. All food and drinks are included in this price. Proceeds remaining after costs will go to support the good work of your NebraskaCoastConnection. To attend, purchase your ticket below. ___________________ ENTER THE DRAWING FOR RECEPTION ENTRY We want to give two lucky people the opportunity to attend the reception free of charge. To enter, please email Roslin at roslin@nebraskacoast.com. Write ENTRY in the subject line and give us your name and phone number. Be sure to enter by 3pm on Friday, February 9th. We'll randomly draw & notify the two lucky winners by phone from 3-4pm on February 9th. Must be available to win! We'll try to reach you by phone within the hour. If we cannot reach you, we'll draw another name. Be sure to have your phone handy! Winners will be posted here. ___________________ Pizzeria Vivoli 7994 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046  

$200.00

The Hollywood Salon with Talent Agent Sheila Finegan

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

We're back to our regular Monday schedule this month and are thrilled to bring you our guest - a talent agent who hails from the heartland! Come prepared to ask your burning questions of one of the top talent agents in the biz! Sheila Finegan is a Nebraskan who now calls Los Angeles home. Executive partner at Trinity Artists International, a full-service entertainment company, she has played a pivotal role in shaping the success and trajectory of many industry professionals' careers. Beyond her professional achievements, Sheila is known for her philanthropic endeavors, actively supporting initiatives that promote arts education and accessibility. Brush up your 30-second elevator pitch - we will practice them on Monday! Come to share, connect with new friends and old, and see what new wisdom you can add to your toolkit. As always, it's a great way to connect with other kindred artistic spirits in a supportive environment. We can't wait to see you on Monday! RSVP Below. The Hollywood Salon with Talent Agent Sheila Finegan Monday, March 11th 8-11pm Priscilla's Cafe, Burbank

$10.00 – $15.00

The Hollywood Salon with Filmmakers Travis Beck & Suzanne LaChasse

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

Your project is in the can. You have reel footage. What’s next, with or without the help of a network? This month we’re bringing you a dynamic duo who’s shaping the future of film with the creation of their present projects. Each half of this power couple has extensive on-set experience in nearly every area of production in Hollywood and beyond. Most recently, they traveled to Nebraska to support testimony for the tax incentives bill. There is something for everyone at our upcoming Salon on Monday, April 8th. You’ll want to hop in (or online) & connect with this team of filmmakers! Travis Beck is an Actor, Producer and Location Scout from Lincoln, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor's in Journalism in 2010. He moved to Los Angeles in 2013 and worked his way up on set, from Production Assistant in Television to Production Coordinator and eventually Location Scout & Manager in Commercials and Features. As a Location Scout, he has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world: Nike, Jordan, Oakley, Wells Fargo, Albertson's, Hyundai, and Liquid IV, to name a few. As an Actor, Travis recently completed his debut feature film called Pug, a boxing movie […]

$10.00 – $15.00

The Hollywood Salon with Actor & Director James Eckhouse

Priscilla's Cafe 4150 W Riverside Dr A, Burbank, NE, United States

You CAN do it all! Join this month's Hollywood Salon to find out how. Our guest is a veteran actor and director with over 70 credits on the small and silver screen spanning his 40-year career. In addition, he's a master of the stage, appearing on Broadway and nearly every regional theatre in the country. Pro tip: he leads a weekly acting class! There is something for everyone at our upcoming Salon on Monday, May 13th. A Salon you'll surely not want to miss! See you in person (or online) next Monday, May 13th! JAMES ECKHOUSE has had a varied and distinguished career as an actor and director in film, television, and theater for over 40 years. Recent film credits: THE HAPPY CAMPER, SAVING PARADISE, & A SIMPLE WEDDING. Other notable film credits include: THE AVENGERS, S.W.A.T., ONE TRUE THING, JUNIOR, DEFENDING YOUR LIFE, 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD, FAT MAN & LITLE BOY, COCKTAIL, BIG, LEAVING NORMAL, and the voice of Potiphar in the DREAMWORKS animated film, JOSEPH, KING OF DREAMS. Well known to TV audiences as Jim Walsh on FOX’s original BEVERLY HILLS 90210, James starred in HBO’s hit series HIGH AND MIGHTY as the mad scientist Don Knotts. He has […]

$10.00 – $15.00

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