Category Archives: Attractions

Behind The Art Behind The Music – Conversations With Ernie Cefalu – Part I

It’s one of those rare days in Los Angeles. Rare not only because it’s July and the temps are just right, but rare because I’ve just spent the day discussing rock history, album covers, anecdotes about rock icons, and art … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to the Historic & Cool Bob Baker Puppet Theater

Bob Baker Theater is the oldest puppet theater in the United States. Its founder Bob Baker passed away in November 2014, but the show must go on. Come on a fascinating 3-minute video journey with Offbeat L.A. host Nikki Kreuzer … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Gone Fishin’…Troutdale in Agoura- Stocked Trout Ponds for Fun & Relaxation

Tucked away in Agoura, on mountainous Kanan Road, between the 101 freeway and the Pacific Coast Highway, lies an unusual and peaceful sanctuary that has been a destination for pond fishing since the 1930s. Two man-made ponds, surrounded by shady … Continue reading

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Revolutions 2: The Art Of Music At Forest Lawn Museum

Nestled amongst the soaring cypress trees and calm, rolling hills of Forest Lawn in Glendale is the perhaps unknown but nonetheless charming Forest Lawn Museum. Frankly, I was surprised to learn that a museum exists in this unlikely location, but … Continue reading

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Vanguards Of History: Grand Central Air Terminal

The place abounds with the names of some of the most famous names in aviation history. Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Jack Northrop, William Boeing. If someone flew into the fledgling city of angels back in the late 1920’s, they came … Continue reading

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Blue Whale Watching Season Has Begun: Conservation Efforts To Save World’s Largest and Smallest Whales

It is the time of the year that the Blue Whales enter the Southern California region as they migrate and feed for the summer leg of their journey. If you want to know about this part of the migration you … Continue reading

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4th of July 2015 in LA: Every Single Thing You Could Possibly Want to Do…Fireworks! Cannons! Rollercoasters! BBQ! Giant Boats Made out of Legos!

LIVE MUSIC 3-Day July 4th Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl with Smokey Robinson (July 2, 3, 4) 7:30 pm / $13.00 – $256.00 From July 2-4th, Smokey Robinson will be bringing the Motown sound to the Bowl. There will be … Continue reading

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When it’s Time to Get Fancy, Only High Tea at the Queen Mary in Long Beach Will Do

Exactly two years ago, in June of 2012, “Diana, Legacy of a Princess: Royal Exhibition” went on display on the sun deck of the Queen Mary in Long Beach. After short exhibits in Kensington Palace and Bath, England, the collection brought … Continue reading

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“Chinatown Summer Nights” Kicks Off Saturday!

It’s that time of the year again. Time for Chinatown to explode with firecrackers, dragon dancers, a craft brew garden, DJs. shopping, and live music. Starting tomorrow night, Chinatown Summer Nights will be celebrated on the 4th Saturday of every … Continue reading

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Boatbound Enables Anyone to Quickly and Easily Charter a Boat

The ocean — ever since the dawn of man, it has held an attraction for us, primarily for relaxation, fun and sport. The big obstacle up to now has been finding an easy way to do it. Many people who … Continue reading

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