Category Archives: Miscellanious

A Busy Month at Disney Hall

Disney Hall has been busy so far in 2020, with no let up in sight between now and when the Hollywood Bowl season begins in June. Recent highlights have included Esa-Pekka Salonen leading the LA Philharmonic’s exploration of the art … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 2/20/20 – 2/26/20

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 2/20 Alex’s Bar – Spells, Manhattan Murder Mystery + Drakulas DiPiazza’s – ComPreHend The Redwood Bar – Cave Flowers record release, Ryan Hahn & the Believers + Wyman & … Continue reading

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“A Woman’s Guide To Low Self-Esteem”: You TOO May Have Scalp Odor

“Imagine if as much thought and strategy were applied to world peace as they have been to vanquishing the eternal scourge, unsightly fat.” “A Woman’s Guide to Low Self-Esteem” is a funny and sometimes surprising look at the onslaught of … Continue reading

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This Week at the Music Center: Yuja Wang; Weimar, Eurydice Continue

Chinese pianist Yuja Wang, one of the brightest stars in classical music, will be performing in recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 pm. Ms. Wang has become a critical and fan favorite, combining vitruoso … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 2/13/20 – 2/19/20

Slaughterhouse video by Hilary Russell Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 2/13 Bootleg Theater – As The World Berns: Fundraiser for Bernie Sanders with Gold Star, Olivia Kaplan, Alex Lilly, Austin McCutchen & the … Continue reading

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Alternative Valentine’s Week Activities for the Discerning Non-Conformist

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which holiday is the most manipulative of all? Over-booked exclusive restaurants, if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it roses, and after-dinner bedroom stress and apprehension: everyone has had that one bad date in their lives. And … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills’ Theatre 40, in Association with The City of Beverly Hills, does it again with Another Rousing Room-to-Room Rendition of “The Manor!”

An ostensibly joyous wedding party opening in Medias Res; circa 1920s America; the declaration of a 47,000 Square foot Beverly Hills Mansion boasting 55 rooms bestowed to the newly merry married couple; A grand piano laden with wedding gifts from … Continue reading

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‘Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’ Proclaims ‘Sid and Marty Krofft’ to Receive 2,687th Star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame!’

On the morning of Thursday, February 13, 2020, Hollywood Blvd. is going to get a whole lot more colorful and kid-friendly as the creators of one of the most unique and innovative children’s television shows will be honored with their … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: That’s Amore- The Oldest Surviving Italian Restaurants & Delis in Los Angeles

Ciao Bella! Welcome to the second installment of my Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants map series. This one features The Oldest Surviving Italian Restaurants & Delis, including Los Angeles and Orange Counties along with parts of San Bernardino & Riverside … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 2/6/20 – 2/12/20

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 2/6 Alex’s Bar – Jason Paul & The Know It Alls, Grinning Ghosts, Foxx Boddies + Cosmic Kitten The Hi Hat – Mondo Cozmo, Poppy Jean Crawford + Andy … Continue reading

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