The 20th San Diego International Film Festival Kicks off in Balboa Park

The 20th San Diego International Film Festival kicked off on October 14 with an alfresco reception in the majestic Balboa Park in San Diego. Movie aficionados, filmmakers, producers gathered near the Botanical Building and the Lily Pond and posed on the red carpet. It was a magical night where food was catered by Topside Terrace […]

Pageant of the Masters 2021 Celebrity Benefit Show

On August 28, the star-studded night commemorated with the traditional red carpet arrivals. Celebrities attending included Christopher Knight (Brady Bunch), Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Dean Butler (Little House on the Prairie, Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Gregory Harrison (Trapper John, M.D.), French (3rd Rock from the Sun) & Vanessa Stewart (Rules of Engagement), David Faustino (Married […]

Newport Beach International Film Fest features Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch

On November 3rd, the Newport Beach International Film Festival hosted a red carpet event featuring “Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch” at the 5-Star resort in Orange County, The Resort at the Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. Moderated by Variety’s Deputy Awards and Features Editor, Jenelle Riley. Variety 10 actor’s to watch Jessie Buckley (Judy, Wild […]

Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters Celebrating 85 Years of Arts

Every year for about 10 years my friends and family never failed to see this theatrical spectacle Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters during the summer art fest in the beautiful Laguna Beach. Aside from the one-of-a-kind living pictures, it also includes musical theater, a narrator that tells the story behind the art, and a […]

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 […]

The Third La Costa Film Festival a Smashing Success

Last September 10th was the opening night of the Third La Costa Film Festival held at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. It was my first time to attend/volunteer and blog about the fest. I could not be more thrilled to be there. That night was indeed a success. A fantastic night surrounded by […]

Innovative Fashion Show at Festival of Arts

Every year, aside from the tradition of going to the Pageant of the Masters, I always see to it that my family and I attend the Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show. Why? Because it’s not just a regular fashion show.  The Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show is just like Heidi Klum’s Project Runway […]

La Costa Film Festival Continues to Deliver Cultural & Arts Experience

Film Festivals have always been my thing. I love how films are presented in screening venues which can include international or domestic releases. In addition, I love the glamour and the chance to get to chat with filmmakers and the stars of the films. I’ve been to several festivals in Southern California such as the […]

A chance to meet William Shatner

Did you grow up watching Star Trek, the original series and just looked up to Capt. Kirk?  Or you loved him as Sgt. T.J. Hooker in the ’80s TV show T.J. Hooker? Or is it his legal charm as Denny Crane in Boston Legal? Whatever decade you grew up with, you can’t help but admire this TV […]

My Trip to the Temecula Valley International Film Festival

To be honest, I had never heard of the Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival (TVIFF) until I stumbled upon this article from Huffington Post “Fantastic Film Festivals That You Might Not Know About“. So it was a no brainer, I decided to go to Temecula. The last time I visited was more than 10 […]