Category Archives: Attractions

Offbeat L.A. ROAD TRIP: The Clown Motel in Tonopah, Nevada

The desert winds, warm and caressing, whisper secrets as they blow across the sun-bleached Western Nevada landscape. This terrain is a place for loners and outcasts, a final resting place for slowly rusting abandoned vehicles, a location where cold-blooded serial … Continue reading

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2nd Annual “Ride For Ronnie” Motorcycle Ride and Concert Sunday!

This year’s 2nd Annual “Ride For Ronnie” kicks off on Sunday after last year’s successful inaugural Motorcycle Ride and Concert, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, and it will be in Glendale this year. On site registration … Continue reading

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She’s With The Band – Rock And Roll Tour Hosted By Miss Pamela

Here’s something cool to do this weekend if you love rock music and are prone to taking a trip down memory lane (or as it’s known in the annals of rock; Laurel Canyon).  Legendary author, celebrity groupie, and music lover … Continue reading

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Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park Reopens (for Actual Bowling!)

If you attended shows at Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park in the 90’s, get ready to have your mind blown.  It smells good!  There is light enough to see! You can bowl there again! Honestly, you wouldn’t recognize the … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Malibu Guitar Festival Presented by D’Angelico’s Guitars

This weekend starts early in Malibu for music and “guitar” fans! This year’s 2nd Annual Malibu Guitar Festival, presented by D ‘Angelico Guitars will be 4 days of guitar playing mayhem and magic starting Thursday, April 29th and running through Sunday, May … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Aquarium Of The Pacific’s 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival With Style

The press was gathered for a special preview of the art, fashion and food that will be part of the 7th Annual Urban Ocean Festival starting Saturday of next week. Dr. Jerry Schubel, President of and CEO of Aquarium of the Pacific, … Continue reading

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America’s Family Pet Expo: Kittens and Spiders and Doggies, Oh My.

This weekend, America’s Family Pet Expo is marking its 27th year at the O.C. Fairgrounds and Event Center in Costa Mesa this weekend. This is a completely different animal than you will see at local zoos (Pun Intended). It’s something I look forward to every … Continue reading

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Hey Ho, Let’s Go! Ramones Exhibit Comes To West Coast

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Ramones’ debut album, Morrison Hotel Gallery in West Hollywood is presenting “Gabba Gabba Hey”, an exhibition of rare and unseen photographs from the band that defined Punk Rock. Hosted by Guitarist Johnny Ramones’s widow, Linda … Continue reading

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Monsterpalooza Takes Over the Pasadena Convention Center this Weekend!

It’s not too late to get your Monsterpalooza tickets for this weekend! There are hundreds of vendors for monster movie make-up, monster sound effects, and pretty much anything monster-related. Enjoy special screenings of horror and fantasy movies, panels on subjects … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: 100+ Los Angeles Area Liquor Store Signs- A Photographic Essay of the Vintage, Obscure & the Odd

All photographs by Nikki Kreuzer As our city’s colorful past is slowly absorbed into the high tech future, erasing much of what we felt would long survive us, it feels good to take comfort in what remains. Memories are very … Continue reading

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