Archives for September 2013

The Purge Haunted House Comes To Downtown Los Angeles

As mentioned in previous posts, Los Angeles is the place to be for Halloween.  One of the most incredible haunted houses involves BlumHouse Productions.  This year they spook Downtown Los Angeles once again with “The Purge.”  Tickets aren’t cheap at $65., but then again, this is no small production.  We highly recommend grabbing your tickets early, for this venue will surely sell out, especially as we get closer to Halloween.  Make a night of it, and enjoy the many bars and restaurants nearby, including one of our favorites, Bottega Louie. From the Purge Live website: This fall, enter the chaos of THE PURGE, where all crime is legal for one night each year. Audience members inhabit this dystopian world for 

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Tours from LAX Los Angeles Airport Include Hollywood and Beverly Hills

Tours from LAX can be an option for visitors.  As the world’s 6th busiest airport, with over 63 million travelers last year, quite a few domestic and international guests may find extended layovers between their different destinations. If you have a short layover, stay and enjoy the new Tom Bradley International terminal.  LAX is wrapping up close to 2 Billion in renovations which will include new gates, concourses, retail, and amazing food choices from some of L.A.’s most famous chefs. Longer layover?  Private tours from LAX allow guests to get a feel of the communities of Beverly Hills and Hollywood or the beach communities of Santa Monica and Venice. Glitterati Tours is one of the few private charter tour companies 

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Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood Becomes a 932 Seat IMAX Auditorium

Congratulations to the historic Gruaman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on their recent upgrade to become the single largest IMAX auditorium in the world! From the official TCL Grauman’s Chinese Theatre website: With the blessing of both the Los Angeles Historical Theatre Foundation and Hollywood’s Historic Resources Group, the TCL Grauman’s Chinese Theatre has partnered with IMAX Corporation to introduce the single largest IMAX® auditorium in the world.  The new theatre seats 932 people, and hosts the third largest commercial movie screen in North America, joining an exclusive class of theatres along with the Metrodome IMAX® theatre in San Francisco and Lincoln SquareIMAX® theatre in New York City. On 20 September 2013, we will unveil our new screen to the public with showings of Wizard of Oz, 

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Restaurants in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles keeps a great up-to-date list of some of our favorite restaurants in Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills on our “L.A. Info” page.  It’s here that we also offer hotel information as well as things to do while in Beverly Hills and Hollywood. We also recommend checking out Discover L.A.’s website  for definitive guides on restaurants in Los Angeles, and dining in different neighborhoods, including:  Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Venice, Santa Monica and West Hollywood. From Discover L.A.: Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic dining scenes in the country, offering everything from street food to 5-star restaurants. From California cuisine to organic ingredients, food trucks, and dineLA Restaurant Week, LA’s culinary influence can be felt 

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Underbelly L.A. Tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills

One of our most popular tours during the fall season is the Underbelly L.A. tour  which focuses on the many famous scandals and deaths around Hollywood and Beverly Hills.   Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles  

Wizard of Oz Comes To The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood

  The Wizard of Oz returns to Hollywood!  Filmed a short distance away at the now Sony/MGM Studios, the wizard makes his triumphant comeback Sept 17th – October 6th, 2013 at The Pantages Theatre. From the official website for the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood:   FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD TO THE PANTAGES FOR TIMELESS FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT. “We’re off to see…”The most magical adventure of them all. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage. This new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim 

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