Category Archives: Attractions

Visitors Day Tour at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab

If you have any interest in space exploration (and you should!!), I recommend checking out the free public tours at the Jet Propulsion Lab. Located in Pasadena, the robotic space exploration lab is where the Mars Curiosity Rover was created, as well as its … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Grand Central Market

 

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Intrude: Giant Bunnies Coming to DTLA

This Sunday, June 5, a wondrous installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer will hit LA on the 3rd leg of its national tour. The piece, titled “Intrude,” features gigantic sculptural rabbits, “sewn in white nylon, inflated and internally lit.” For this tour of … Continue reading

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The LA Zoo Gives Us a Preview of the Beastly Ball

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) will be hosting its 46th annual “Beastly Ball” on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 6 pm. This year’s honorees are wildlife supporters/long-time GLAZA donors Patricia and Stanley Silver and actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., … Continue reading

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Music in the Key of Sea

Friday, June 10, 2016 the Long Beach Chorale presents “Music in the Key of Sea.” Featuring fifty voices accompanied by projected video with the Aquarium’s Honda Blue Cavern exhibit as the backdrop. The chorale will perform music that celebrates penguins, mermaids, and … Continue reading

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Henry Diltz Exhibition This Weekend In Malibu

(from L to R: Richard Horowitz, Henry Diltz, Joel Bernstein, Graham Nash, Pattie Boyd, Peter Blachley) This weekend, CSNY, Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, Robert Plant, Blondie, and more will be at Stax Of Wax Records in Malibu this Saturday. … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Pacific Introduces Two New Exhibits

June 8th is World Ocean Day. What better day to go to the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and learn about sea life, especially the conservation of species that are endangered? There are two new exhibits featuring more than two dozen … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: The Bewitching Mosaic Sculptures of Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Escondido, CA

It is not hard to enchant me. I am captivated quite easily by things of beauty, places of mystery, anything that calls to my heart, my soul and my imagination. And yet the spellbinding mosaic sculptures of French/American artist Niki … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff Going On This Weekend – Simi Valley Cajun And Blues Music Festival

Just in case you haven’t made the trip to your local grocery store and succumbed to the long lines of suburbanites vying for that last bag of charcoal, there are lots of things going on in and around our fair … Continue reading

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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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