Category Archives: Events

CANVAS Food and Lab Concept Rolls Out Worldwide Beginning at the Irvine Marriott

A refreshing new concept is on the way to making one local restauranteur very happy, as JW Marriott rolls out their CANVAS Food and Lab concept internationally, starting with the Irvine Marriott and the Shenzen (China) Marriott. Locally, Marriott held … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015 Events

Tomorrow we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music, and even birthday cake. Yeah, you heard me – free cake. You may choose to honor the memory of MLK by volunteering in your community. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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Take a Trip Back in Time this Weekend at the Steampunk Carnivale Aboard the Queen Mary

If all the 70s and 80s music events happening this weekend just aren’t far enough back in time for you, travel to Victorian times aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium is hosting a four day Carnivale. January … Continue reading

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Globes: Colgate Beauty Bar

Smile! The Colgate Optic White Beauty Bar headed to the Chateau Marmont’s Selma House Saturday during this year’s award season kickoff. Professional stylists indulged with exclusive picture-perfect hairstyling sessions using the new Rowenta Beauty Tools. Other stay-gorgeous comps included Priv … Continue reading

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Three Upcoming Restaurant Weeks Give Diners a Chance to Sample Tasty Orange County Cuisine

Local Restaurant Weeks are a great way for diners to try restaurants they have never been to before or to try dishes that might not be on their favorite restaurant’s menus. Three local Restaurant Weeks are coming up and will … Continue reading

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Hudson Marquez Features his ‘Rhythm and Shoes’ Paintings at Upcoming La Luz de Jesus Gallery Show

Hudson Marquez is excited about his upcoming show at the La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Hollywood, starting January 9, 2015 and running through February 1, 2015. Hudson said, “There are going to be 15 paintings in the show. Six … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Fresh Squeezed- Orange Picking at Heritage Park in La Verne

It’s hard to believe, but it wasn’t too long ago that if you headed East out of Los Angeles, beautifully vibrant orange groves stretched as far as the eye could see. Even before we were known for our movie production, … Continue reading

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Where the Cool People will be on New Year’s Eve

Party safely this year. The Metro is providing free rides from 9pm December 31st until 2am December 1st. There are a variety of themed events happening all over the city, from Black & White Balls to The Great Gatsby. How did … Continue reading

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The Streets Ran Red With Santas: The Topsy-turvy World That Is Santa-Con!

Santa-Con erupted out of San Francisco in 1994 and was sponsored by the The San Francisco Cacophony Society. Santa-Con has inspired many and has been the topic of ridicule by others for the last 21 years. It is unquestionably a polarizing … Continue reading

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Black Velvet Christmas

  Celebrate Christmas with a touch of kitsch culture at Velveteria’s A Very Tiki Christmas exhibition. Aficionados of velvet paintings will welcome the gallery’s presentation of previously unseen paintings, plus their new additions: two paintings by velvet painting pioneer Edgar … Continue reading

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