Author Archives: Monique A. LeBleu

About Monique A. LeBleu

Monique A. LeBleu is a writer, photographer, videographer, shameless foodie and wineaux. Her love of film history and a background in film production, post production and film theory give her unique insights into her movie reviews, and a brief background in technical theater fuels her passion on all-things theater and film. As a foodie, living in the ever-growing and diverse culinary landscape that is the City of Los Angeles feeds her never-ending pursuit of the perfect comfort food. She lives in the hope that someday she'll find the world's best Mac n' Cheese to pair with a saucy Malbec.

‘Vixen DeVille’ Reveals All, Yet Retains Mystery

Although Vixen DeVille aka Cat LaCohie is sexy, warm, welcoming, energetic and embarrassingly gifted in a wide variety of talents, she is also self-deprecating, tough-as-nails, and incredibly funny. Winner of the 2018 Best International, Soaring Solo Artist and Encore Awards, … Continue reading

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Get ‘Buzz’d’ and Splooshed in Hollywood at the Studio/Stage

For fans of trivia games, games shows, colorful game show hosts, and perhaps even “splooshing” enthusiasts, “Buzz’d Out! Live!” at the Studio/Stage in Hollywood is definitely for you! Although a family show, this immersive show is geared towards adult participants … Continue reading

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Coastal Provençal and Love of the Westside Inspires ‘Lunetta Dining and The Moon Bar’

Photos by Billy Bennight and Monique A. LeBleu Local Executive Chef Raphael Lunetta introduced Lunetta All Day, a fast-casual concept for daylight driven guests that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day in 2017. On Wednesday, June 26, 2018, Chef … Continue reading

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‘Still’ Stirs in a Roller Coaster ‘Complex’ of Sibling Emotions

This article has been updated on 6/27/18 for extended dates. Do I find it so hard When I know in my heart I’m letting you down every day Letting you down every day Why do I keep on running away? … Continue reading

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Art Beyond the Glass VII: L.A.’s Top Bartenders Come Together To For Cause and Community at Los Globos

Now in its seventh year, Art Beyond the Glass VII, L.A.’s premier cocktail culture festival, is taking place on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Los Globos in Silver Lake. The annual festival will feature 100 top bartenders this year, making … Continue reading

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Pasadena Artist Carves a Niche with ‘Ephemeral Paths’ at Alhambra City Hall

The City of Alhambra is currently featuring “Ephemeral Paths,” the work of Laura Henneforth, during the month of June in the spacious Alhambra City Hall lobby where they will host a reception this Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, 5-8 p.m., for … Continue reading

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Become Your Own Dungeon Master, TODAY

Dungeons & Dragons, the ever-evolving and never-ending OG RPG (Original Role Play Game) has become a fixture of the social table gaming community for nearly 50 years. Today, Saturday, June 16, 2018, actor and author Wil Wheaton (Yep, the guy … Continue reading

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‘Meanwhile,’ the KaBam! Cast Blasts Through with Superhero ‘Lair’ at the New American at Hollywood Fringe

With the glut of super-serious, superhero films coming out of Marvel and DC Comics these days, it’s shows like “Meanwhile, Back at the Super Lair…,” writtten by Greg Kalleres, that seek to blast through the BS, keep things in check, … Continue reading

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Today: City Of LA and International Buster Keaton Society to Unveil Commemoration Plaque for Silent Star Buster Keaton

Today, Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., the International Buster Keaton Society, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, will unveil and dedicate a bronze plaque commemorating the original film studio of iconic Hollywood silent filmmaker and comedic … Continue reading

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New Exhibit ‘Because You Watched’ Invites You Into the World of Netflix

Netflix is bringing an exhibit to Los Angeles that’s “going to blow up your Instafeed!” From the team that brought you your last LOL, WTF, and ugly cry, a new exhibit is inviting consumers into the world of Netflix. “Because … Continue reading

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