Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

Read the full article HERE. Los Angeles is a city is exploding with new eateries. Brave chefs and hospitality workers have been knocked down over and over the last few years. Many had to reinvent their menus to survive.  But this is a resilient city where culinary creatives from all over the world continue to flock and test out inventive ideas – often bringing diverse cuisines … Continue reading Best Restaurants in LA 2022 – See LaLaScoop’s article on Lonely Planet

“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

GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

The ultra-exclusive Pre-Oscar Luxury GBK Brand Bar Lounge returns to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in LA in 2022 gifting attendees high-end watches and handbags thanks to sponsor eBay. GBK CEO Gavin Keilly will welcome nominees not only from the Oscars but SAG, Golden Globe, and GRAMMY Awards since this is the first lounge of the year. With a 26-years selling high-value goods, eBay is the … Continue reading GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit comes to Hollywood July 31

The original awe-inspiring Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit will celebrate its grand opening in LA this July 31, 2021, at the iconic former Amoeba Music Building at 6400 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood. The exhibit’s highly anticipated LA opening comes on the heels of massively successful launches in Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco and New York with more than 2 million tickets sold to the original Immersive Van … Continue reading Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit comes to Hollywood July 31

Gastro Garage’s flaming culinary experience brings joy during uncertain times

Gastro Garage has been wearing masks and gloves since 2014. It is an unexpected evening to be seated outside on the rooftop of the W Hotel Hollywood after being thermometer checked in a mask at the hotel lobby door. In tumultuous times comes rare glimmers of sunshine. These really may be the worst of times (at least in my life) and this 8-course meal (including … Continue reading Gastro Garage’s flaming culinary experience brings joy during uncertain times

Exclusive: Dave Navarro & Billy Morrison On September 16th’s “Above Ground” Benefit Show, Upcoming Projects & More

Scheduled to take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday, September 16th, guitarists Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) have put together a must-attend event: the second annual Above Ground benefit concert. As with last year’s successful event, this immersive evening of art and music will celebrate the vinyl album as an art form, and at the same time raise … Continue reading Exclusive: Dave Navarro & Billy Morrison On September 16th’s “Above Ground” Benefit Show, Upcoming Projects & More

Museum of Weed begins its journey in LA

On the eve of my 12 year anniversary with Los Angeles, I found myself in an unimaginable place, a place I wouldn’t expect to exist when I first arrived at the Museum of Weed. But that is why I adore living in the City of Angels. My mind is constantly stretched, excited, delighted, and inspired by the people, the ideas, the forward thinking. When I … Continue reading Museum of Weed begins its journey in LA

The Hollywood Rabbit Hole to WonderWorld

WonderWorld has hit Hollywood!  The vision of Hua Wang, Jie Wang, and Jay Yue of Eastern Horizon Adventures, this interactive experience takes us through Alice’s wonderous world down the rabbit hole!   I got to hit the grand opening night party on Friday, April 5th, and upon entering the amazing world, I was greeted with a custom cocktail featuring the familiar face of Cheshire Cat! … Continue reading The Hollywood Rabbit Hole to WonderWorld

49 Boxes reveals the mysteries at Black Rabbit Rose

Escape Rooms are popular in LA. Players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and physical adventure to escape before time runs out. The idea of being trapped in a room kind of freaks me out, so I have never done one. But 49 Boxes at Black Rabbit Rose seemed like a different teambuilding challenge, without the “escape” component, one where I … Continue reading 49 Boxes reveals the mysteries at Black Rabbit Rose

Up on the Roof, catch a Movie

Sunsets and movies. It’s what Los Angeles does best. But for years, movie watchers were condemned to darkened rooms lit only by the screen and a few obnoxious cell phones. It wasn’t always so. There was a time when people watched films from their cars, enjoying to some extent being out of doors on warm evenings. Drive-ins are all but gone now but a new … Continue reading Up on the Roof, catch a Movie