Category Archives: Attractions

Offbeat L.A.: Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam- A Surreal Easter Passion Play at Vasquez Rocks

No matter what your spiritual leanings, you have to admit that some of the pomp and circumstance that goes into celebrating religious holidays is quite magical. Whether gussied up for the masses or stripped down to the bare essentials, belief … Continue reading

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It’s BBQ Time Again as the Queen Mary hosts the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic

The aroma of delicious barbeque will be wafting through the air on Saturday, May 9 as the Queen Mary hosts the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic. Long Beach’s iconic ship is one of the top venues on the barbeque … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day 2015 at the Farmer’s Market

All pictures by Tequila Mockingbird for the LA Beat

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The Original Grand Budapest Hotel Model is Exclusively on Display at The Hollywood Museum

The wonderfully quirky Grand Budapest Hotel was the recipient of four Oscars® this awards season: that included Best Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling and Original Score. Wes Anderson won best screen play at the Writers Guild Awards the week … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Highway to Hell- The Mysterious Devil’s Gate Dam in Pasadena

“When I was sweet sixteen I was the juke box queen Down in Devil Gate Drive I led the angel pack on the road to sin… Down in Devil Gate Drive” – 1974 Suzi Quatro song It is highly unlikely … Continue reading

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Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Ram

It’s our favorite time of year again — the Chinese, or lunar, new year. It is the Year of the Ram, ushering in artistic potential and creativity. As usual, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has worked in conjunction with community organizations to host … Continue reading

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Festival of the Desert: March 18, 2015 in Palm Springs

Now there’s more to the Coachella cultural scene than blazing Rice Krispie squares, whirling, twirling, swirling tie-dye and rampant dehydration. Break out your tux and snap up your tix for high desert elevation of a different kind. Festival of the … Continue reading

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The Theme Of The 2015 Edwardian Ball Is “My Gorey Valentine!”

This year’s The Edwardian Ball theme is “My Gorey Valentine!” with a special performance of Edward Gorey’s “The Beastly Baby”. Rosin Coven and co-hosts Vau de Vire Society bring Edward Gorey’s story to life on stage with original music, theatrical choreography and narration. … Continue reading

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Chef Eric McBride Presents Scottish and Celtic Food Demonstrations at the Upcoming Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival

Coming up on February 14 and 15, the Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival and International Highland Games this year is providing a culinary feast for all. In addition to the Burns Night Supper and all the Scottish and Celtic Food vendors, this … Continue reading

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Cartwheel Art Tour Exposes The Surprising World of LA’s Art District

Anyone who has followed the DTLA Arts and Warehouse District over these years are aware that this community offers unique and unexpected experiences. Cindy Schwarzstein heads Cartwheel Art Tours for the DTLA Arts community. The Cartwheel Art Tour exposes the meat and … Continue reading

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