Category Archives: Events

Reviewed: Ascencia’s Urban Blues Festival

Saturday I was at the buffet of blues presented by Ascencia, an organization that helps the homeless. The show was the Urban Blues Festival, hosted by Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Walter Trout was the headliner, but when you have acts … Continue reading

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LA Food & Wine’s Opening Night Showcases LA’s Best

The annual Los Angeles Food and Wine festival is when the chefs take out their big guns. We were definitely impressed by the wide array of offerings on Thursday’s opening night: Ultimate Bites of LA. Sponsored by Lexus, it was … Continue reading

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2001: A Space Odyssey / Hollywood Bowl, 8/18/15

Sitting under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl was the ideal setting for experiencing Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by conductor Brad Lubman, gave a stellar performance of the … Continue reading

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Singer Barbara Morrison is Ready for Long Beach’s Upcoming New Blues Festival II

The New Blues Festival II returns to Long Beach this year, expanded to two days and two stages with an even larger roster of musical stars. James Harman, Bernie Pearl, Teddy Lee Hooker, the New Blues Revolution, the Delgado Brothers, … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Rising Tohoku Food Fair in Torrance Offers Unique Japanese Experience: Exquisite Bites, Crafts for Kids, Art, Music and More Family Fun

Now through Sunday August 23, head toward the sea-breezes for the visually resplendent Rising Tohoku Food Fair, Mitsuwa Marketplace, 21515 Western Avenue, in Torrance. It’s a multimedia happening that the whole family will enjoy, offering an appreciation of the exquisitely … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival Takes Over Grand Avenue August 27 – 30, 2015

Prepare yourself a four day spectacular of unrivaled food events. The Food & Wine Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE and Lexus, returns once again to celebrate the finest chefs and restaurants in Los Angeles and from around the United States. The primary location … Continue reading

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Le Diner en Blanc Brings Mystery and Magic to LA

What is this Diner en Blanc we have heard whispered about? “At the last minute, the location is given to thousands of friends and acquaintances who have been patiently waiting to learn the “Dîner en Blanc’s” secret place. Thousands of … Continue reading

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Kalin and Myles & Austin Mahone at the OC Fair – Photo Gallery

After a long day of excitement at the Orange County Fair, many teens made their way over to the Pacific Amphitheatre.  The lineup was an exciting one – starting with Bay Area rap duo Kalin and Myles, and ending with … Continue reading

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First Annual “Guiding Star Gala” Benefitting “A Minor Consideration” to Bowl all Supporters Over in the Name of Funding and Fun at Lucky Strike Live; August 30th!

Remember The Donna Reed Show?  Reminisce further upon the cast, in particular those two most adorably talented kids.  Okay, now focus–focus in on Jeff—Jeff Stone. Recollect further that Jeff looked curiously and almost the spitting image of Dr. Alex Stone, … Continue reading

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Tiki Oasis: A Freaky Tiki Meet & Greet At The Bali Hai!

Last night kicked off Tiki Oasis 15: Yesterday’s Future Today at the lovely and exotic Bali Hai on Shelter Island in San Diego. The sun was shining and the bay was full of ships and boats creating a very scenic view … Continue reading

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