Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

The Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrated in major style with Nobu dinners, fitness sessions, pool bashes, and dinner soirees at a glamorous Malibu home hanging over the Pacific Ocean. Nine events over 3 days included guests using and taking home numerous Shiseido product like the Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Serum and the Shiseido Sun Care Line.   On Thursday, July 22 LaLaScoop attended a special outdoor dinner party with … Continue reading Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

It felt amazing to be back in the theater for the first time in almost 2 years. With record temperatures blazing in the desert, an air-conditioned cinema made for a fantastic way to cool off over extremely thoughtful content with other movie goers at the International Palm Springs Shortfest 2021.  The Palm Springs International Film Society marked another exciting milestone as its annual Palm Springs … Continue reading The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

Debbie Durkin does it again, but this time her 15th Annual EcoLuxe Awards Season Luxury Gifting Lounge on April 23 at the Beverly Hilton was a different kind of experience – drive-thru style – where guests stopped along the way to learn about new products and services.  To celebrate the 2021 Awards Season nominees in film, guests took home boxes from the Beverly Hilton chef team … Continue reading EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

Model-actress mom extraordinaire Vanessa Angel has lived in L.A. for nearly 30 years. If you are a bit older, you may know her from the classic Farrelly brothers comedic film Kingpin. If you are my mom, she calls from the east coast to tell me she saw Vanessa on the Hallmark Channel. After gracing the covers of every well-known fashion magazine in her early modeling … Continue reading Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

Italian Team Scores in Your Kitchen

Cooking Italian at home is such a unique and satisfying experience, it even has its own Spotify playlist. Few pleasures in life rival the heavenly aromas of a kitchen stove sauteeing traditional Italian ingredients like garlic, onion, and tomato. And if you’re like me, you consider artisanal sauces and pastas a form of currency, and a cupboard full of such items a virtual treasure chest. … Continue reading Italian Team Scores in Your Kitchen

At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports

The weekend in Los Angeles was filled with pre-Golden Globes parties, but a special event returned for its 7th year – Gold Meets Golden – where former Olympians from around the world and young paralympic athletes mingle with Hollywood’s finest entertainers to celebrate the Golden Globes weekend AND support Angel City Sports, a Los Angeles organization that fosters young athletes with disabilities with the resources, … Continue reading At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports

American Ballet Theatre’s Annual Holiday Gala Returns to The Beverly Hilton

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to witness the American Ballet Theatre performing excerpts from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake? Just entering The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills makes you feel like the holidays exist in Los Angeles. Skinny white Christmas trees dangle with faux icicles. A dancer dressed as a toy soldier flits around to take photos with guests. Bulbous … Continue reading American Ballet Theatre’s Annual Holiday Gala Returns to The Beverly Hilton

The Tubes’ Fee Waybill On Playing The Whisky On Dec. 20 & Why He Loves L.A.

As led by singer Fee Waybill since 1972, The Tubes have scored plenty of hit songs, including “She’s A Beauty,” “Talk To Ya Later,” “White Punks On Dope” and “Don’t Wanna Wait Anymore.” Waybill has also done well working with the Foo Fighters, Steve Lukather, Kenny Loggins, Vixen and Richard Marx, beyond appearing in Xanadu and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. One of the first theatrical rock bands, The Tubes have … Continue reading The Tubes’ Fee Waybill On Playing The Whisky On Dec. 20 & Why He Loves L.A.

9 Songs That Perfectly Represent LA

If iconic locations can inspire artistic majesty, then the City of Angels is pure magic. Few cities have inspired more songs about their wonders. From old school rockers to modern rappers, song mavens in all genres pay tribute to Los Angeles. These nine songs celebrate everything that makes LA unique. If it’s cold and snowy where you’re located, put in your earbuds, turn up the … Continue reading 9 Songs That Perfectly Represent LA

Author Ben Merlis On His New Book, Cold Chillin’ Records & More

As hip-hop first exploded throughout New York City’s boroughs and surrounding towns, a new generation was emerging: the first to be raised on the genre. At the center of it all was a collective known as The Juice Crew, as led by the charismatic radio personality Mr. Magic, whose Rap Attack was the first program of its kind on a commercial station; that show was, of course, … Continue reading Author Ben Merlis On His New Book, Cold Chillin’ Records & More