LA Pride 2018

LA Pride 2018 is less than a week away.  In fact, many consider it pride week, or pride month, so there’s no shortage of festivities.  The big day is Sunday, June 10th.  The day can start with a fun local brunch before the LA Pride Parade hits Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood at 11AM.  The parade usually travels from Crescent Heights to Doheny, so there’s plenty of viewing areas.  If you plan on setting up chairs, arrive early enough to stake your claim. This year’s theme is #JUSTBE.  Everyone is welcome so one doesn’t have to be in the LGBTQ community.  By everyone, just no pets, unless they’re service animals. The actual festival takes place on Saturday, June 9th from 

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Live Music Venues in Los Angeles

Live music venues in Los Angeles are everywhere!  After all, many of the world’s top musicians live in or around our city.  We’ve got everything from small rock ‘n roll stages to outdoor venues to massive stadiums. Here’s just a few: Travel down the Sunset Strip and enjoy a bit of rock history.  It’s where bands like Motley Crue, Jim Morrison and The Doors, Van Halen, Guns n Roses, and Frank Zappa played to excited fans. Spots like Gazzarri’s, Pandora’s Box, Billboard Live, and Starwood are long gone, but The Whisky A Go-Go, The Viper Room, The Roxy, and The Rainbow Bar and Grill are still going strong. One of the venues on this stretch that’s been reincarnated from past clubs is the 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season

The Hollywood Bowl is up and at again for their 2018 season, and tickets are now on sale for all of their upcoming events for this Spring and Summer season. The Hollywood Bowl line-up is always one of variety, and there is something for everyone. This year is no exception with shows from Annie the Musical, to viewings of the original Star Wars with a live orchestra! Sprinkle in some Diana Ross, Kevin Hart, and Sing-a-Longs of some of America’s favorite movie musicals (think Grease and Sound of Music!) As always the L.A. Philharmonic will be playing throughout with some of the great conductors of our age. If the amazing entertainment isn’t already fantastic enough, remember that you can bring 

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NSYNC Live on The Walk of Fame

Since the information was released about NSYNC live on the walk of fame, fans from around the world have been buying airline tickets for the opportunity to see the band live and in person. Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick will receive their collective star for NSYNC on Monday, April 30th at 1130AM.  The ceremony will be the 2636th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and will take place at 7080 Hollywood Blvd, near the corner of La Brea.  Other boy bands at this same location include New Edition, New Kids on the Block, Boys II Men, and The Backstreet Boys.  (Just yards away, next to the four silver ladies of Hollywood statue, look down to 

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Where is Coachella and Why Do I Keep Hearing About It?

  Once again, Coachella is all over the news.  Most people woke up to Twitter lighting up about Beyonce headlining this year’s event.  So much so that they’ve renamed it “Beychella.”  Her performance was full of surprises, including Jay Z and Destiny’s Child taking the stage. So what and where is Coachella?  It’s a desert city in Riverside County, California.  The concert actually takes place in Indio, which is part of the Coachella Valley. It’s about 2.5 hours to get there from Los Angeles, and it’s about 25 miles east from its famous neighbor, Palm Springs. Their population sits at about 40,000, but swells to nearly 300,000 people in the general area for the annual Coachella Music Festival. This festival 

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Au Fudge Restaurant Los Angeles

Los Angeles is clearly known for its trendy scene. Restaurants fit for even the most involved hipster and restaurants for every late night diner that wants to hit the city and dance the rest of the night. There’s always a lot going on, but in the midst of all the crazy, there are a few places that allow for a relaxed meal for you – and yes your family. This includes the very little ones. It may sound crazy, but even Los Angeles has a place for family friendly dining – with a fun creative twist! Au Fudge Restaurant is tucked right in the midst of some of Los Angeles’s best known spots for dining. It’s located on Melrose Ave 

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Rockwell Table and Stage Los Angeles

Rockwell: Table and Stage The entertainment business is everywhere in Los Angeles – and not just in the magic of film making. New music, theatre, and comedy are at venues all over our city —from familiar names in entertaining to those that may not yet be discovered. If you find yourself wanting to live like a true Angeleno while visiting, and see live local talent, you definitely want to make a stop at the Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. Tucked away in the heart of hip Los Feliz, the venue sits in the middle of the hub of the up and comers in the entertainment world. Rockwell is where many take their music to workshop and their comedy 

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St. Patrick’s Day Los Angeles

St. Patrick’s Day Los Angeles ____________________________ Trouble is on the horizon.  St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year! From the tame to the insane, here’s a small list of things to do this March 17th: The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood will be having their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration all day long.  From 11:30AM to 130PM, look for the Celtic Camerata on the east patio.  12N-3PM, Glen the Bagpiper will be strolling the market.  3PM-5PM, The Blackwaterside Trio will be on the east patio, and 6PM to 9PM brings out Lilt ‘n’ Tang on the west patio. EB’s Beer and Wine Bar will be serving green beer, Guinness and other Irish brews, and the legendary Magee’s Kitchen will 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season Calendar

It’s right around the corner.  That amazing time of year when the Hollywood Bowl prepares for their summer season.  They’ve released their 2018 calendar, with much more to come. Look into series packages, including Classical Tuesdays and Thursdays with The Los Angeles Philharmonic (with Gustavo Dudamel and guest conductors), Jazz at the Bowl (with Herbie Hancock as Creative Chair for jazz), Weekend Spectaculars, KCRW’s World Festival, Sunday Sunset Concerts and Special Concerts.  These special events are available for subscribers immediately, and open to the general public that purchase 5-or-More on March 20th, 2018.  Single ticket sales start on April 29th, 2018 at 10AM. Some of the many highlights for the Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season Calendar included Paul Simon’s “Homeward Bound” 

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Melrose Umbrella Company, Los Angeles

Los Angeles is full of specialty cocktail bars with some of the most creative themes. You can find everything from a 1970’s basement feel to an arcade touting the most well-loved games of years’ past and booze. Each offers their own twist and adventure for the night. While each bar having their own gimmick is fun – it is always nice to stumble across an eclectic spot that you want to return to again and again. Melrose Umbrella Company is definitely one of these bars you will find yourself wanting to become a regular. Their theme is directly related to their creative logo. A simple umbrella with raindrops falling. This was the symbol of the post prohibition area to signify 

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