Weezer Wows Fans with an Epic Concert at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine

I have always been an alt rock devotee. Back in the days when alt rock didn’t exist I was a new wave fanatic then grunge then alt rock. In the early ’90s, I listened to my fave station KROQ in my first cool car an Acura Integra. And it was in that era that I […]

A Night of Magic Gala celebrates Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters 90th Anniversary

On Aug, 26, 2023 marks the most exciting event of Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters. A Night of Magic Gala is a red carpet event celebrating the Pageant of the Masters’ 90th anniversary where attendees, VIPs and celebrities walked the red carpet. The night was magical where three world-class magicians: Johnny Ace Palmer, World […]

Styx Rocks Costa Mesa: A Timeless Journey Through Four Decades of Hits

For over four decades, Styx has been captivating audiences worldwide with their extensive collection of hits. I fondly recall the days of my youth in the 80s when I adorned my bedroom wall with a pin-up of Styx torn from Creem or 16 magazine. Their timeless ballads like “Babe,” “Come Sail Away,” and “The Best […]

Toad the Wet Sprocket Returns to The Coach House with a SOLD OUT show of All You Want Tour 2023

Toad the Wet Sprocket burst into the alternative rock scene in the ’90s. I remember vividly ordering their CD from the mail-order CD club Columbia House. I was in my early 20s when I started to listen to grunge and alternative rock. As you know, if you lived in Los Angeles in that era, the […]

No Filter with Paulina Porizkova at Happy Women Dinners Event in Beverly Hills

I recently had the pleasure of attending the book signing event of Czech-born supermodel Paulina Porizkova on March 26th. Growing up in the ’80s, I always admire her beauty. According to Wikipedia, in 1984, she became the first Central European woman to be on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The fashion magazine […]

Must See Spring Destination Fleurs de Villes VOYAGE at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa

I’m a big fan of flowers especially when art and flowers come together. For its third consecutive year, Fleurs de Villes comes to South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Fleurs de Villes meaning “flowers of the cities” is an amalgamation of different cities world-class talent, bespoke, flower lovers, and utterly stunning displays of art. The […]

2023 PaleyFest Presents Yellowstone Cast at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

On April 1st at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, PaleyFest the nation’s original and longest-running festival which celebrates creative excellence in television, presented the cast and creatives from Yellowstone. I had the pleasure to chat with some of the cast: Josh Lucas who plays a younger version of Yellowstone’s John Dutton (Kevin Costner); Wendy Moniz […]

GLAUDI by Johana Hernandez, a Beverly Hills Fashion Show

“Dreams Do Come True” was the theme of the Glaudi fashion show last March 25th at the Beverly Cañon Gardens in Beverly Hills. Johana Hernandez, founder of Glaudi, a bridal designer who also designs women’s power suits wanted to recognize women in honor of Women’s History Month by having astounding panelists on the first segment […]

Oceanside International Film Festival Brings Pride to the Community

I’ve covered a number of film festivals in Southern California such as the Temecula Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, and a lot more but I’ve never been to Oceanside International Film Festival which is just in my neck of the woods. OIFF now on its 12th year kicked off its […]

A Visit to Mr. Brainwash Art Museum in Beverly Hills

If you like pop art, you will definitely like the works of Thierry Guetta, best known by his moniker Mr. Brainwash. Born in France and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15. I recently visited his pop-up exhibit in Beverly Hills where the Paley Center for Media was previously housed. The exhibit was […]