Category Archives: Events

Fun and Philanthropy this Sunday in Hermosa Beach

Most of us see the images on the news or social media and wish there was some way we could help those who have recently survived hurricanes. Maybe we even send a donation or give blood. When Betsy Ryan sees … Continue reading

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The Impossibly Delicious Impossible Burger!

I caught wind of the Impossible Burger from a friend a day before I received an email offering the chance to experience the Impossible Burger at a special launch at The Counter in Santa Monica. My friend’s recommendations was glowing, … Continue reading

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Highlights from LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade 2017

The 8th annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Stand held on September 9th, attracted more than 2,200 people, raising over $1.3 million to fight childhood cancer. The auctions alone raised $640,000. The big money makers were the always popular women’s chef dinner … Continue reading

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‘Dark Harbor’ at the Queen Mary: Prepare To Be Scared-Very Very Scared

I love to be scared.  That is why I go to horror films, not the gory ones, just the super scary ones. I like nothing more than to be so scared that I jump out of my seat. It does … Continue reading

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Bland On The Run – Eric Clapton at The Fabulous Forum

Last night was the second of a four-night run by guitar god Eric Clapton in Los Angeles, probably to be the final time any of us see him live. Prior to setting up shop here in L.A., Clapton played recently … Continue reading

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‘Viver Brasil’ Will Bring Its Magic to the Ford Theatre for the Company’s 20th Anniversary

This is an event you do not want to miss. I’ve seen this extraordinary company  several times during the years and they never ever disappoint. Viver Brasil is an Afro-Brazilian dance company based in Los Angeles, It was created 20 … Continue reading

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What We Loved at The LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Sunday’s Flavors of LA

The heat wave finally broke on Sunday evening in time for Flavors of LA as a light sprinkle of rain started to clear the sky of orange residue from the Las Tuna Fire. Octopus was still a popular dish, with … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Sunday Block Party

Sunday afternoon’s event at The Taste was another day of extreme heat on the lot, though there was also real estate that had set aside for shade. Some vendor got the message on the temperatures and served us the right … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste This Year: Saturday’s Dinner with a Twist

Saturday night the heat wasn’t so oppressive, it was just another summer night for partying in LA. Dinner with a Twist is all about cocktails, but the night also offered some of the best food of the weekend. Cocktail-wise, I … Continue reading

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What We Loved at LA Times’ The Taste this Year: Saturday’s Field to Fork

This year’s LA Time’s food event, The Taste, was up against some record high heat. When I wanted to complain though, I just thought about those hardworking chefs. And clearly, these are pros at working in the heat, because everything … Continue reading

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