Category Archives: News

Johnny Winter February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014

There are not a lot of famous people I would shed a tear for, and fewer still demand that I publicly pay them my respects. I was looking forward to seeing Johnny Winter next month with The Edgar Winter Group. I have … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heritage Museum and The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Celebrating: The Squaw Man, 100 Years of Movie Production

  Nothing says “Hollywood” like the Silent Era and the Golden Age of film. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the centennial celebration The Squaw Man by the The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Hollywood Heritage Museum.The Hollywood production of Squaw Man was the … Continue reading

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LA Welcomes Back The Babys With a Gala CD Release Party!

Wednesday night, June 25th, the legendary British band The Babys were welcomed back to the Los Angeles area music scene with a fun-filled party that celebrated the official release of their first album in over thirty years, ‘I’ll Have Some of … Continue reading

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Honda Rockets New Music Out of Torrance with Three Great Bands to Launch Honda Stage

On Thursday, June 11th, Honda made a bold move to connect and brand Millennials. I was invited to join in on the exciting kick off of Honda’s new music platform “Honda Stage“. The whole shindig was opened by Ellen K, … Continue reading

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2014 ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo

On Thursday, after my return form my San Francisco trip I popped into the ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo at the Loews Hotel at Hollywood & Highland to put my hand on the pulse of the art and business of … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Fear & Loathing Under The Golden Arches

Back in 2007, my wife, son and I moved into an old two-bedroom house in Valley Glen, just outside of Sherman Oaks, CA.  I think it was built back in the 1920’s or so.  The floors were all wood or … Continue reading

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“All For The Love Animal Rescue” Charity Cabaret Event Brings A Splash of Broadway to NoHo

“All For The Love Animal Rescue” put one a special Musical Theater “Broadway” flavored event at Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal Bar that echoes one of my favorite annual events, The Actors Fund Tony Awards® Viewing Party. The All For The Love Animal Rescue … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chefs, delicious cuisine and craft cocktails will be featured at the Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach’s charity event

Celebrity Chefs such as Duff Goldman and Alan Wong, great ocean views, craft cocktails and much more take center stage on June 8, 2014 when the Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach takes place at the Montage in Laguna Beach. … Continue reading

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Farewell to AC/DC Premature? Band Site Announces They Are Taking a Break

Rumors have flown all week that AC/DC is breaking up after Malcolm Young returned home to Australia to be with his family due to illness. Yesterday the band’s site announced: “After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member … Continue reading

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Gallery 800 Presents “Valley Watercolor Society” Juried Art Exhibit Opening April 12th

I find that Gallery 800 is a somewhat uncelebrated part of the Arts community. While flying under the general public’s radar Gallery 800 presents some remarkable talent associated with the local film community. This month the Art Directors Guild (IATSE … Continue reading

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