Picnics are tons of fun for spring, summer or fall. Luckily for Californians, the state offers year-round sunny skies — winter or summer, you’re bound to experience some pleasant weather. Whichever time you choose is sure to bring excitement — but before you go, check out a few tips for planning an enjoyable picnic! Pack Smart Choose food that doesn’t require hassle or leave behind … Continue reading Your Guide to Planning the Perfect Picnic in LA
If you’re a budding Picasso or simply appreciate the arts, the city of Angels ranks as a veritable paradise. From museums to cultural centers to theaters, you could spend several lifetimes exploring all the city of L.A. has to offer. What if you only have a few days of holiday time to explore the city? You still can absorb much of the location’s iconic art … Continue reading 12 Things to Do in LA for Art Lovers
Back-to-School time is upon us, a chill is in the air, and I’m excited to help scoop up all of the best L.A. has to offer this year! But before digging into new fall happenings, I’d like to share my culturally enriching summer season here in LaLaLand! I challenge anyone who claims that L.A. is only about glitz and glam – for I experienced some … Continue reading L.A. Summer with Tchaikovsky, Sondheim, and Chagall!
Executive Chef Fernando Darin dazzled us all night long with an endless slew of exceptional dishes at Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s 5 year old Ray’s and Stark Bar named in honor of film producer Ray Stark (“West Side Story,” “Lolita,” “Funny Girl,” “Annie,” and “Steel Magnolias.”) It was hard to pick our favorite bites from his new art-centric menu, but the Italian in me loved the … Continue reading Chef Fernando’s art-centric menu at Ray’s pairs well with LACMA
We have compiled some of our favorite Los Angeles gifts to help you give creatively this season. Our list includes gifts for the friend who likes to give back, the mom who likes to have healthy items delivered to the house for convenience, the partner who likes to make things, or the brother who only uses natural, eco-friendly products. Perhaps you don’t know the person … Continue reading LA Holiday Gift Guide 2015
Is it Friday yet? It’s getting close! And, you seriously have to sign up to enjoy a LACMA Café picnic basket, so you can experience LACMA Summer Jazz Nights in upscale VIP style. After reading LaLaLady Melissa Curtin’s article, I just had to check it out. So, I took two of my favorite people (my mom and boyfriend) a couple of Friday nights ago and we had … Continue reading Seriously… Everyone Needs One of These!
Summer in LA brings free Friday night jazz at LACMA. For the first time ever, you don’t have to worry about hopping back in traffic to seize a bottle of wine and your finest accoutrements to impress your date. Now, with a few less LA stops, you can leave the perfect picnic party planning up to LACMA Café since they now offer sensationally stuffed picnic baskets … Continue reading Order a picnic basket for jazz at LACMA
“Fashion is a mysterious energy, a visual moment – impossible to predict where it goes.” – Diane von Furstenberg As I entered the new exhibit at LACMA honoring fashion designer Diane vonFurstenberg (formally a princess), I strolled down a long haul filled with large sized images of her iconic wrap dress, many on the cover of magazines like Vogue and Newsweek. Images of Cheryl Tiegs, … Continue reading Diane vonFurstenberg at LACMA: The Journey of a Dress