LA Art Show

Los Angeles is a hub for diverse culture and all art forms. While it is clearly the epicenter of the entertainment industry, it also has many opportunities to view incredible art from around the world. From The Getty Center, to The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), to The Broad, there is never a shortage of famous and breath-taking exhibits to view.   This weekend, our city welcomes back the annual LA Art Show to Downtown L.A. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This popular event welcomes artists, collectors, and exhibitors, the chance to show and buy some of the greatest artwork today. The show put on by DIVERSartLA prides itself on working with not only international museum curators, 

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Los Angeles Recreational Marijuana

Los Angeles Recreational Marijuana Now Legal _____________________ For years, California has been able to sell medical marijuana for those with a prescription.  As of January 1st, 2018, the state can know sell to anyone 21 and over for recreational use. Forget red and blue states, now several states in the United States, are green states.  California has now joined its West Coast neighbors of Oregon, and Washington for legal recreational use. Of course, local Southern California cities like Los Angeles and West Hollywood are going to be a little bit more relaxed.  For years, areas like the Venice Boardwalk have smelled more like weed than hotdogs and pizza.  It’s still no free-for-all, for there are quite a few regulations for 

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Coffee Coffee West Hollywood

Coffee Coffee West Hollywood ________________ Calling all coffee connoisseurs, coffee snobs, and hipsters looking for the best place for a perfect espresso in Los Angeles. When you are particular about your coffee it can be hard to find a good cup when you’re traveling. Starbucks and Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf can only hold you over for so long until you need a cup of coffee that reminds you of your favorite small shop back home. While the L.A. scene has some decent coffee all around – you will find some of the best brews in a small and unassuming shop on Fairfax and Santa Monica Blvd., just blocks away from the hub of street fashion and the Melrose and 

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Museum of Failure Los Angeles

Museum of Failure Now in Los Angeles __________________________ Good news. Los Angeles currently has a pop up museum where you can see great “artifacts” of the past such as the Ford Edsel, the Teleguide, the Itera bicycle, and the Twitter Peak. Wait. Having trouble knowing what these are? It could be because they are all fails from some of the top companies around the world. Yes, Los Angeles has a museum in town highlighting some of the biggest failure products created all over the world. The Museum of Failure is brought to town via the world tour debut from its original home, Helsingborg, Sweden. While you have the chance to see some hilarious and interesting products that may make you 

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The Pasadena Rose Parade 2018

It will be here before you know it. The tradition that’s over 100 years old, and showcases the beauty of Pasadena, Santa Anita and the San Gabriel Mountain Range. New York is the place to be on New Years Eve, but Pasadena owns New Years Day. Along with the parade, we also have our Rose Bowl Game. This year, The Oklahoma Sooners take on The Georgia Bulldogs. (See our previous post on The Rose Bowl Game and distance to Hollywood). The Rose Parade starts near the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado Blvd. It travels east for 5 ½ miles before turning north up Sierra Madre Boulevard. The Grand Marshal for The Pasadena Rose Parade 2018 is actor Gary Sinise. 

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Where are the Fires in Los Angeles

Where are the Fires in Los Angeles and Southern California _____________________ December is typically our worst month for fires, and this year is obviously no exception. Los Angeles is surrounded by hills and mountains, in fact, the Santa Monica Mountain Range cuts our city in half. These hills remain extremely dry for the majority of the year, and December is when our notorious Santa Ana winds can really kick up. These are the strong devil winds that affect the Southern California Coastline, as they develop inland. Like any disaster, when people see these fires on the news, it looks as though all of California is on fire. Glitterati Tours has been fielding calls and emails from visitors wondering about the 

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Rose Bowl and the Distance Between Pasadena and Hollywood

Coming to the Rose Bowl Game or Rose Parade and Want to Know the Distance Between Pasadena and Hollywood? __________________________ First off, congratulations to The Georgia Bulldogs and The Oklahoma Sooners in making it into the Rose Bowl out here in Pasadena on January 1st, 2018.  It’s a very special place! We wish both teams the best of luck and hope that their fans enjoy a fantastic game, and our city. Every year about this time, we get asked about logistics and things to do. If you’ve never been here before, Los Angeles, and its county, are HUGE! The Rose Bowl and Rose Parade take place in the city of Pasadena, which falls into L.A. County. This area is about 

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Dine and Party at Clifton’s DTLA

Dine and Party at Clifton’s DTLA Along Broadway _____________________ The real draw to our city is Old Hollywood and tales of the Golden Age. Even if you aren’t the biggest fan of the classics you have to admit that those stories from years ago are what started all of the hype for our city today. One of the best places to truly experience the feel of the Los Angeles yesteryear is none other than the historic Clifton’s Cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles. Recently restored to its original splendor, Clifton’s is now the last cafeteria left in the city from the golden era age of cafeteria style dining. Don’t let the word “cafeteria” confuse you with school lunches and stark rooms 

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The Best Holiday Shopping in Los Angeles

The Best Holiday Shopping in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica ________________ Old school and want to avoid buying everything online this holiday season? Look no further than the many shopping opportunities in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. Of course there’s the granddaddy of luxury shopping experiences on Rodeo Drive and neighboring streets. Here, you’ll find every major designer name imaginable, from Cartier, to Chanel to Louis Vuitton. Along Wilshire Blvd., just off Rodeo Drive, visit Barney’s New York, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus. Santa Monica and Venice Beach have Montana Avenue, The 3rd Street Promenade, Main Street and the boutique heavy Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Near Beverly Hills, the newly renovated Westfield Shopping Mall is better 

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Hollywood Christmas Parade 2017

The 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2017 takes place this Sunday, November 26th, 2017 with Dr. Oz serving as the Grand Marshall. Mehmet Oz M.D., has won nine Daytime Emmy Awards for his Dr. Oz Show. Previously, he was on for six seasons as the health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Along with Dr. Oz, look for celebrities in the parade like Deidre Hall, Marci Miller, Bryton James, Mishael Morgan. Performers will include The Village People, The Tearaways, Ceelo Green, Band of MerryMakers, Ruben Studdard, and Nick Fradiani. Hosts will be Erik Estrada and Laura McKenzie, along with co-hosts Dean Cain, Garrett Clayton, Elizabeth Stanton and Montel Williams. Of course there will be equestrians, and plenty of marching bands 

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