Category Archives: Attractions

LA’s Best Chefs Gather at the Santa Monica Pier to Raise Money for Special Olympics at the 20th Annual Pier del Sol Fundraiser on October 9

At Pier del Sol a week from Sunday, families can play carnival games, feast on a VIP brunch prepared by over 37 of the best restaurants in LA and enjoy unlimited access to rides. Presented by Westfield Inc., the event includes live music, arts & … Continue reading

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Son of Monsterpalooza Returns to Burbank

Over the last eight years, Monsterpalooza has become internationally recognized as one of the better horror events in the country. And since one Monsterpalooza a year wasn’t enough to fill the demand, Son of Monsterpalooza was born in 2012 to bring you double the … Continue reading

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“Into The Night: Pop For The People” at Skirball

On October 7th at 8pm, the Skirball Center presents “Into The Night: Pop For The People” to kick off the new exhibit “Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A.” The opening night will include live music by synth-pop/kitsch artist Seth Bogart … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance, Sunday, August 21, 2016 Presented by Rolex

As the field opened at dawn, 200 of the most magnificent collector cars in the world rolled onto the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance is one the most competitive top-ranking collector automotive events worldwide. … Continue reading

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One to Remember: “The Fantasticks,” Pasadena Playhouse, Now Through October 2nd

“The Fantasticks” seems like just a syrupy treat—until it cuts your heart in two like a fine-honed sword. It’s an ambush, a lilting, mid-century psyche-out, and this twist of surprise makes “The Fantasticks” the must-see of the new theater season … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Live! RM Sotheby’s Historic Monterey Auction

On Saturday, August 20th, Sotheby’s blue-chip, Crème de la Crème car auction took place at the lovely Portola Hotel and Spa in Monterey. Sotheby’s splendid listing of “best of category” had 49 cars, featuring exotic sports and racing cars. A beautiful  green … Continue reading

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Concorso Italiano at the Pebble Beach 2016 Concours d’Elegance

All photos by Rachel Ganz for The Los Angeles Beat On Saturday, August 20, at Black Horse Golf Course, there was a showcase of over 800 Italian designer cars.  The event featured automobiles from Alpha Romeo, Porsche, Ferrari and my favorite — the … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 at the Pebble Beach 2016 Concours d’Elegance

Automotive displays on Friday afternoon included a sneak peek at Elvis Presley’s BMW 507. 1958 was the year that Elvis Presley fell in love and bought the BMW 507 in a feather white color. After a few months of his many … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Monterey Car Week

This renowned event, opened in 1950 is a celebration of both modern and classic automobile, is more than a prestigious showcase of beautiful cars from around the world. This week-long event (this year spanning August 15-21) draws thousands of people to … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: The King & I- The Annual Elvis Festival in Garden Grove and a Visit to Azteca Elvis-themed Mexican Restaurant

Elvis has not yet left the building. In fact, his iconic mythology echoes far greater and far louder than it even did during his lifetime. The cult of Elvis is very real, cutting through place and time, uniting those with very … Continue reading

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