Category Archives: Attractions

Highlights from LAFW Lexus Live on Grand Saturday Night

Saturday night’s Lexus Live on Grand is when the big guns come out — the best chefs presenting their best dishes in a superglam setting. High-end ingredients like King crab, scallops, and sushi-grade fish were the order of the day. Bulleit … Continue reading

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Eclipse Man Heralds in The Total Solar Eclipse Monday

The upcoming Solar Eclipse will be visible in Los Angeles on Monday, but the biggest buzz is along the path of totality, that area where it becomes a total solar eclipse and the sun disappears completely, only showing the faint … Continue reading

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ScareLA at The Los Angeles Convention Center

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Summertime Food Festivals and County Fairs

To paraphrase the Gershwin hit from Porgy And Bess, “It’s Summer Time and my fingers are greasy.” If you’re not firing up the backyard grill or smoker, and are tired of driving all the way to the pier for a … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack 2017: Big Hats & Fast Horses

The 78th Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack took place last week on a hot, sweaty Wednesday. Whereas last year over 40,000 people swarmed together, this year the numbers were down to a little over 34,000 people. Perhaps the competition from the … Continue reading

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‘The Story of P-22, LA’s Most Famous Feline’ Opens at NHMLA.

Last Friday the Natural History Museum of LA opened a new installment featuring everyone’s favorite cat, P-22. The mountain lion, which is also referred to as a cougar or puma, was first spotted on a wildlife camera trap by NHMLA’s … Continue reading

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4th of July 2017: Where to Enjoy the Most Fireworks and the Least Sousa

I have always had an aversion to old-school patriotic music. Other than the theme song for Monty Python’s Flying Circus, John Philip Sousa’s marches makes me crazy. As a result, I seek out places that aren’t advertising something like “A Salute to America” or … Continue reading

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GRASSFED’s Stand Up And Take Your Clothes Off Presents Comedy With A Giggle Stick

To all the loner stoners out there – it’s now officially OK to leave the house. In Los Angeles, you can partake of social events and marijuana at the same time. Sure, I know, it’s not like you’ve never left … Continue reading

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Theater Review: The Designated Mourner at REDCAT

Wallace Shawn’s play The Designated Mourner, showing at REDCAT through May 21st, is an existential drama that unfolds in an unnamed city, in an unnamed country, at an unspecified time. Under the minimalist direction of André Gregory, a cast of … Continue reading

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Greystone Mansion Concours d’ Elegance 2017 Final Awards

On Sunday  May 7, 2017, the Concours d’Elegance took place at Greystone Mansion. It was a beautiful breezy Sunday afternoon, despite the last minute rain showers during the awards presentation. Friends of Greystone and the City of Beverly Hills collaborated  to … Continue reading

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