Archives for January 2015

Upcoming Calendar for The Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles

Most of the Los Angeles tours conducted by Glitterati Tours, take guests through the heart of Hollywood.  There’s no corner more famous than Hollywood and Vine.  It’s here you’ll find the historic Pantages Theatre.  Following is a list of current and upcoming shows: WICKED December 10, 2014 – March 15, 2015 Back by “Popular” demand at The Pantages Theatre. Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon!” Winner of over 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).   NEWSIES March 24th, 2015 – April 19th, 2015 They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 

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Mardi Gras at The Original Farmers Market L.A.

Let the Good Times Roll! Sat & Sun, February 14-15 & Fat Tuesday, February 17 The 26th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration returns to the corner of 3rd and Fairfax! Join The Original Farmers Market February 14, 15 (Valentine’s Day weekend) & Fat Tuesday, February 17 for the finest New Orleans party west of the Big Easy. This year’s activities at The Original Farmers Market will feature the best in live Mardi Gras and Zydeco music, including Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Bros and Grammy-nominated Lisa Haley & The Zydekats, strolling parade bands, authentic New Orleans food and drink, beads, activities for kids, the Mutti Gras Pet Parade and more! So, don’t think twice about where to go for Valentine’s Day. 

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dineL.A. Restaurant Week 2015

One of our responsibilities with guests during our tours of Los Angeles, is pointing out the hippest and tastiest restaurants in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.  Just 10 more days for another opportunity to experience some of the best dining in Los Angeles with dineL.A. Restaurant Week, Winter 2015, for both locals and visitors. From our friends at Discover L.A. dineL.A. Restaurant Week (January 19 – February 1, 2015) is a 14-day dining event showcasing Los Angeles as a premier dining destination, highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences L.A. has to offer. Locals and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus from some of L.A.’s best restaurants. Participating restaurants for 

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Once Again the Numbers are Up for Los Angeles Tourism

For the 4th straight year, Los Angeles tourism has continued to grow.  With over 70 million visitors coming through LAX, approximately 40 million stuck around and enjoyed our fantastic city.  Record breaking numbers were also reported for our international friends taking in Los Angeles tourism.  We’re on the map big time! Planning a trip to L.A.?  Glitterati Tours can showcase the heart of Southern California with an emphasis on Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Malibu. Our most popular tour is the “Essential L.A.” tour.  We also perform a “Just the Hills” tour, which is a celebrity homes tour.  This tour features the rich and famous in the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills and Bel Air.   

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Gene Kelly Tribute at The Wallis Beverly Hills

Tomorrow night, Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 8PM —- A must for Gene Kelly fans!  The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts, presents “Gene Kelly: The Legacy.”  Presented by Gene Kelly’s widow and biographer, Patricia Ward.  Guests will be entertained with film clips, unreleased audio recordings, and of course stories of one the most loved entertainers in Hollywood history.  (Interesting enough, Gene Kelly once lived in the heart of Rodeo Drive, not far from The Wallis).  Tickets start at $29.  The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is located near The Beverly Hills City Hall at 9390 N. Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills.  For more information, call 310-746-4000.

Singles Day in West Hollywood

National Singles Day in West Hollywood has activities lined up for Sunday, January 11th, 2015.  From 1p-2p, there is a rally at Robertson Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard.  There will be blue carpet access for photo opportunities.  From 2p-4p, the singles day in West Hollywood activities move to the recently opened Horn Restaurant.  They will have signature cocktails, dancing, music, special guests and giveaways. Regardless of whether you’re single or not, enjoy the afternoon.  In the general vicinity, one can also partake in the gay friendly venues such as PUMP Lounge by Lisa Vanderpump from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fame, The Abbey Food and Bar, Here Lounge, Sur Lounge, Bossa Nova, Gracias Madre, Tortilla Republic, Gym Bar, Mickey’s, and 

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Staying Fit and Activities in Venice Beach

When taking a tour of Venice Beach along the boardwalk, it’s hard to avoid the funnel cakes, hotdogs, and pizza.  Eat them guilt-free, for there are dozens of ways to burn off calories in this beach front community. First, walk down to 19th and Oceanfront Walk, and get inspiration from the bodybuilders at the world-famous Muscle Beach.  Then, enjoy the outdoor activities, such as the 17-mile bike path from Palos Verdes to Pacific Palisades, the gymnastic section with climbing ropes, parallel bars, balance beams, and ring sets.  One can also take a swim, a long walk filled with incredible people-watching, the skateboard park, basketball courts, paddle tennis courts, the skate plaza, or the boxing area with speedbag platforms. Want to 

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Beverly Hills Shopping in the Popular 90210

From our friends at Love Beverly Hills: Beverly Hills Shopping From world-renowned fashion houses to one-of-a-kind local boutiques, Beverly Hills offers a shoppers’ paradise located within a compact, easily walkable area known as the Golden Triangle. Experience world-famous Rodeo Drive where you’ll find Prada, Gucci, Valentino, Armani, Dior and Cartier. Discover the crown jewel in the heart of Beverly Hills, Two Rodeo Drive, with quaint cobblestone walkways leading you to the likes of Versace, Lanvin, Jimmy Choo and Tiffany. Blocks east of Rodeo, shop Beverly and Cañon Drives with local boutiques, unique luxury shops, fantastic Beverly Hills restaurants and open-air cafés. Anchoring the southern border of the Golden Triangle is Department Store Row, home to the titans of luxury retailing, 

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