Lucy from San Clemente

Concert Review: Adam Ant-Kings of the Wild Frontier Tour

As the most powerful storm of the season hit on Friday, Feb 17th, it didn't deter fans from attending a sold out show of Adam Ant's Kings of the Wild Frontier at The Observatory in Santa Ana. After parking their cars, fans walked over planks of wood created as a bridge due to flooding and headed to … [Read More...]

Steve Case promotes his book at Ronald Reagan Library

AOL Co-Founder Steve Case Talks About his New Book The Third Wave

It was 1998. The internet dot com industry was in high gear. Almost every phrase had a dot com at the end. In fact, it was a pop culture craze similar to what we see with hashtags today. My generation, Gen X-ers are all psyched to join a startup company, hoping it would go public. 1998 was the year … [Read More...]

Wyland 60th birthday

Wyland, Marine Life Artist celebrates 60th Birthday

If you're a connoisseur of the arts and marine life, then it's no brainer you know this prominent artist Robert Wyland... more famous known as just "Wyland". Wyland celebrated his 60th birthday at Wyland Laguna Beach Galleries on July 10 where he gave a tour of his new fine arts and explained some … [Read More...]

Wolf Restaurant in Melrose

Q&A with Top Chef Alum Marcel Vigneron

Ever heard of Marcel Vigneron? His name may sound familiar but not because he is a an actor or entertainer on film or television. Marcel is an executive chef/entrepreneur and has appeared on several hit cooking shows such a Bravo's "Top Chef", where he made it to the finals. He also has his own show … [Read More...]

Concert Review: Adam Ant-Kings of the Wild Frontier Tour

Lucy from San Clemente

As the most powerful storm of the season hit on Friday, Feb 17th, it didn’t deter fans from attending a sold out show of Adam Ant’s Kings of the Wild Frontier at The Observatory in Santa Ana. After parking their cars, fans walked over planks of wood created as a bridge due to flooding and headed […]

Still Stuck in the ’80s

Kristen Mai Pham circa 1986

As some of you know, Paul, my BFF and partner in crime, is a former professional musician. A guitar player to be exact. Growing up listening to the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, and Earth Wind & Fire, Paul is a connoisseur of “real” music as he likes to say. I, on the other hand, grew […]

2017 Oscar Noms

Oscars 2017

As a film aficionado, I always look forward to watch awards show and other special events that related to Oscar like the Hollywood Costume presented in 2014 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It was the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition that delves into the role […]

The Go Go’s Farewell Tour

Go Go's with Ruchel Freibrun popbuff blogger

When I heard the Go Go’s were going to rock in Orange County at the Segerstrom Center of the Arts, I didn’t waste any time and bought the ticket right away. In fact, I bought the VIP ticket. I was like… if it’s true that this is their Farewell Tour then I gotta have a […]

Q&A with Top Chef Alum Marcel Vigneron

Wolf Restaurant in Melrose

Ever heard of Marcel Vigneron? His name may sound familiar but not because he is a an actor or entertainer on film or television. Marcel is an executive chef/entrepreneur and has appeared on several hit cooking shows such a Bravo’s “Top Chef”, where he made it to the finals. He also has his own show […]

LA LA LAND, One of the Best Movies in Decade

Photo by Dale Robinette

I don’t usually do movie reviews but this movie LA LA LAND had all the ingredients that stir my emotions. I sure love musicals and a lot of my favorite musicals were in the 80s like Annie starring Aileen Quinn, Flashdance with Jennifer Beals, Fame with Irene Cara, Xanadu with Olivia Newton John and Gene […]

My Tribute to George Michael

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Singer George Michael performs on stage in concert on the first night of his "George Michael Live" Australian tour at Burswood Dome on February 20, 2010 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

As a lot of my close friends know, I am an avid 80s fan. I’m a Gen-Xer who gets stoked when I hear about comeback concerts from 80s and 90s artists. In fact, my blog is mainly about the 80s. I am writing this as I am devastated about the news that George Michael passed […]

La Costa Film Festival 2016 Honors Chris Noth

Chris Noth receives shining star awards at La Costa Film Festival

On October 14, 2016 the first La Costa Film Festival Star Award was presented to the talented Chris Noth. The event was held at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, dubbed as one of the top resorts in Southern California by Conde Nast Traveler. The award was presented by Dave Karger, an E! […]

Recycled Materials Meet Fashion

Every year I make it a tradition to attend one of the most popular events at Festival of the Arts – Pageant of the Masters,  The Festival Runway Fashion Show. This innovative event was held on August 13 where artists compete to use reclaimed, reused or recycled materials to create the most inspired couture.  The Festival […]

Art for a Cause

Waste-Less art show and fundraiser

On August 20, I attended the 2nd annual art fundraiser Waste-Less. The fundraising and art event was presented by Surfrider Newport Beach and hosted by Volcom in the indoor skate park at their world headquarters in Costa Mesa. The art/fundraising event was open to the public with a suggested donation at the door. It was […]

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