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 […]

Pageant of the Masters Celebrity Benefit Concert with Al Jarreau

Every year, Pageant of the Masters/Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach holds a celebrity benefit concert. The event kicks off with red carpet arrivals, followed by the concert. This year’s concert on August 23rd featured Al Jarreau and a line of celebs on the red carpet from the Criminal Minds cast like Joe Montegna, […]

Pageant of the Masters Celebrity Benefit Show, James Ingram headlines and Heather Locklear hosts

  August 24, 2013, was one of the most enchanting nights of the summer in Orange County. It was the Acura/KOST celebrity Event, Concert and Pageant of the Masters/Festival of Arts. I was fortunate enough to be invited as member of the press to cover this most intimate outdoor event celebrating the 80th anniversary of […]

Christopher Cross Headlined Celebrity Event at Pageant of the Masters Festival of Arts 2012

It was the last Saturday of August, also the most anticipated event of Pageant of the Masters Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA. Art connoisseurs and regular visitors were waiting this moment where they witness a triple treat – an annual celebrity event, concert sponsored by Acura and Kost 103.5, and the theatrical celebration […]