“The Journey” Hollywood Premiere Marks an Historic Night

Those who follow my musical theatre writing career know that I truly appreciate the storytelling, artistry, and emotionality of Japanese manga and anime – especially the way in which they can be translated to western-style theatre, film, and music. On April 12, 2022, I had the opportunity to attend the world premiere of Manga Productions’ newest action fantasy film, THE JOURNEY, directed by Kobun Shizuno … Continue reading “The Journey” Hollywood Premiere Marks an Historic Night

The Top 10 Tastes of L.A.’s Masters

THE TOP 10 TASTES OF LA’S CULINARY MASTERS After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Masters of Taste made its grand return to the Rose Bowl on April 3, 2022 – bigger, better, and tastier than ever before!  Having attended this annual culinary festival for many years, I was anticipating a flavorful Sunday out on Pasadena’s famous field – but never did I … Continue reading The Top 10 Tastes of L.A.’s Masters

Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is back in the desert, bigger than ever with more bands and brands and even grander parties. While the intimacy was missed with smaller venues in previous years, (like Rachel Zoe’s ZOEasis at the Parker and Neon Carnival games where you could easily win a $100 gift card from Pac Sun) those days seem to be over, with many events … Continue reading Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Nina Takesh is a Los Angeles-based high-end interior designer known for her chic, subtle, and modern aesthetic with a Parisian flair. Recently, she partnered with Ruggable, the most popular lightweight rug brand that is stain-resistant, water-resistant, and designed to fit conveniently in your home washing machine—even the 9×12! Each rug comes with an easy-to-clean Rug Pad that features a nonslip back, which is made of the same … Continue reading Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Masters of Taste 2022 returns to the Rose Bowl

It felt for years like we may never get here again but finally, the day has come where we can laugh and eat together at a food festival – but this one is outside on the field at the iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl stadium. Come celebrate and be part of the 5th Anniversary Masters of Taste, L.A.’s premier outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival that will take … Continue reading Masters of Taste 2022 returns to the Rose Bowl

5 of the Best Tea Rooms in LA

Afternoon tea is a luxury many people have never experienced. Around 80% of American households consume tea, but fewer have attended a formal event complete with signature blends and tasty snacks.  There are so many types of delicious teas with an array of health benefits. Tea can boost your metabolism and your immune system. While too much of it may produce unwanted side effects like … Continue reading 5 of the Best Tea Rooms in LA

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Appreciate your lover or acknowledge someone you care about this Valentine’s Day with a fun and memorable gift. Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love – a month-long celebration of giving extending to your best gal pals. “Galentine’s Day” is also for your single gals, best gals, and gals who are like family. Get inspired with our LaLaScoop list of ways to show … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

7 Tips If You’re New to Dating in LA

Any time you move to a new city, you might run into social challenges and a little bit of discomfort. This can be especially true if you’re looking to start dating wherever you end up. No matter who you are and what your type is, you can absolutely thrive and find your person in the City of Angels. Here’s how you can make the most … Continue reading 7 Tips If You’re New to Dating in LA

New Year, New Wine – Wine for every price point

Sometimes it feels like with all our pandemic woes, a nice glass of wine will cure the day. Sometimes a nice bottle isn’t even enough but it sure is a start. As my friend said, “One bottle may not be enough! to cure some of our woes. All joking aside, once again as we slide into 2022, it feels easier to stay home with the … Continue reading New Year, New Wine – Wine for every price point