Haunted Queen Mary Boat (House)

Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Something Wildly Wicked Takes Over:  This Halloween, THE QUEEN MARY steams into a harbor of the damned, a decidedly demonic destination. With a trio of She-demons that prey on all mortals who dare enter their realm after sunset – villagers, passengers and visitors alike – the annual scare-fest takes on a …

Erasure concert on October 1, 2011

Erasure How can I explain … LOVE that song!!!  Erasure was the soundtrack of my high school and college years!!! The perfect British import band for me to moon over and listen to as I cried over my broken heart!   Tee hee We love to hate the two Brit pop superstars who make up …

Found L.A. Festival

Found L.A. Festival This free citywide fest is made up of resident-led tours of neighborhoods that include Boyle Heights, Highland Park, Inglewood, Koreatown, Leimert Park, Little Armenia, Little Tokyo, the Los Angeles River, MacArthur Park, San Pedro, and Thai Town. Surprised that West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills didn’t make the cut? Here’s your …

World Festival of Sacred Music

World Festival of Sacred Music October 1 – 16, 2011 Balinese dancers, Slavic women singers,taiko drummers, Hawaiian choruses—this always ambitious festival is back with 34 events unfolding over two weeks, and they’re all free. Shows are scattered across the city in venues ranging from UCLA’s Fowler Museum and the Luckman Fine Arts Complex to houses of …

Esperanza Spalding is in Los Angeles on Friday September 30, 2011

Esperanza Spalding The jazz bassist and singer stunned the music world when she took the Best New Artist Grammy from (gasp!) Justin Bieber. How dare she. The win was well deserved, though, as her music spans cultures, genres, and instruments and is as complex as it is approachable. The Orpheum is an appropriately regal spot …

Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights Halloween is fast approaching and this is the first of the scary halloween horrors you can attend over the month in Los Angeles. “The Thing: Assimilation” is the highlight of this year’s frightfest from Universal Studios. Pegged to the remake (yes, another one) of the classic ’50s thriller, the theme park version …

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at the Geffen Playhouse

Cast Just learned of this play at the Geffen Playhouse and am hoping to write a review.  If any of you have seen it can you post a comment?  It looks pretty fun with the crazy wrestling being a backdrop to race relations. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity August 30 – October 9, 2011 …

Hammer Museum – Great exhibits for October

Hammer Museum   I’m so excited about Free Museum Day on Sunday, October 2, 2011!  I can’t wait to see these exhibits!  Anyone want to join me and get a little culture???? Hammer museum has some great exhibits this month to see AND Sunday is free museum day! Ed Ruscha: On the Road  This exhibition …

Free culture day on Sunday

I love all things free so am happy to remind everyone that Sunday is free entry into museums! Yahoo What exhibit do you want to see? THE HIGHEST STANDARD The City’s Giant Art Thing… Gratis So that giant Pacific Standard Time exhibit—you know, the one documenting decades of LA’s art scene at museums all over …

Am I a polo watching, hat wearing and polo watching woman?

Hmm should this be added to my list of places to go (men in attendance)? On one hand allergies on the other hand hot polo players and horses (Flicka, Velvet, Black Beauty, etc) from my childhood horse phase. It might be fun till i have a major attack! I’ve convinced myself this is a good …