Frieze LA: A Major Hit in Tinseltown

The inaugural Frieze LA brought a lot of buzz to the city’s artistic community. In fact, it charmed Tinseltown. During Frieze week, it attracted celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Maria Sharapova, Billy Idol, Kanye West, and Leonardo DiCaprio among many others. Tickets sold out like hot cakes. I attended the first day, February 15th, at the […]

2019 She Rocks Awards Honor Inspiring Women in the Music Industry

On January 25, during the NAMM show, women in the music industry came together to recognize their peers during the 7th annual She Rocks Awards at the House of Blues in Anaheim. The dynamic evening started on the red carpet. Many talented artists arrived for an evening of notable performances, amazing swags, and awards including […]

Gwyneth Paltrow promotes her cookbook – The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal

The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal is Gwyneth Paltrow’s new cookbook which she celebrated with fans at The Grove in Los Angeles on January 14. Although it was a rainy day, a lot of fans showed up to Barnes and Noble and it was a great turn out. As Paltrow entered the podium, she was […]

Urth Caffe Opens in Old Town Orange

Southern Californians are very fortunate to have Urth cafes in their neighborhood. The restaurant not only serves its signature heirloom – organic coffees and fine teas but offers an authentic architecture and charming ambiance whether alfresco or inside. With nine beautiful Southern California branches each location has its own character. Known for peeling back layers of […]

Ross Pangilinan, Orange County’s Rising Star Chef

If you’re a foodie or into restaurant culture, by now you may have read or heard the buzz about Mix Mix, Terrace by Mix Mix and the name Ross Pangilinan. Let’s start with Ross Pangilinan a former executive chef at Leatherby’s Café Rouge and sous chef at the flagship Patina at the Walt Disney Concert […]

Bohemian Rhapsody, Not just a Movie but a Grandiose Experience

Bohemian Rhapsody is the champion. Rami Malek, brilliant. Freddie Mercury is a winner. I waited almost a year to see this movie, ever since Variety released that Rami Malek would play the lead role as Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Rami and Freddie have similar backgrounds – Malek, an Angeleno, and his parents […]

Candace Cameron Bure Signs New Book in Mission Viejo

Candace Cameron Bure has recently been making a splash on the media circuit promoting her new children’s book “Candace Center Stage“. This is her sixth book and she mentioned at the event that this is a twenty year dream come true for her. This is not the first time I met Candace. We met during […]

An Evening with America Ferrera at Live Talks LA

I have always been fascinated with cultures from different countries. Culture is a  beautiful thing- it makes us unique, different, interesting and is definitely a gift. Being a Filipino living in the United States, I’ve always embraced my own culture and the American culture. The first time I came to America was in 1979 during […]

Recycled Fashion at Festival of Arts Laguna Beach

Every summer the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach holds its annual Fashion Show and I always look forward to attending. I’ve been to a lot of fashion shows but this is one of my favorites. Why? It’s because of the artist creative and dramatic designs using recycled materials – paper/shopping bags, tissue papers, CD’s, […]

A One on One with Nick Verreos, Fashion Guru and FIDM Spokesperson

It was an honor to interview the always ever busy Nick Verreos. Ever since I started blogging and being a social media aficionado I’ve been following Nick’s career. The first time I met Nick was at an event in Macy’s South Coast Plaza. I was blown away by how Nick connected with his audience and […]