Vulture Festival 2023: A Decade of Pop Culture Extravaganza with Sharon Stone’s Artful Unveiling

On Nov 11-12, Vulture Fest (Pop culture extravaganza for fans of TV and movies and other stuff) returned for the tenth year in a row with a weekend of high-profile celebs. The event took place at NYA Studios in Los Angeles. The festival brought fans a plethora of actors in conversation, screenings, live music, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Panel Discussion with Erin and Sara Foster at StyleWeekOC in Fashion Island

On Saturday, the 17th of September Fashion Island and SIMPLY teamed up to bring back StyleWeekOC® which celebrated everything about fashion and beauty. The snazzy afternoon consist of beauty and fashion panelists including entrepreneurs, stylists, radio/TV personalities, ballroom dancers and influencers. I sat in the audience during the panel discussion with Erin and Sara Foster […]

A Tour De Force Performance of Andy Grammer at House of Blues Anaheim

A rapturous reception filled the House of Blues Anaheim at the Andy Grammer’s Art of Joy concert on Wednesday night, March 2nd. I have to be honest, I have never seen an Andy Grammer concert so I didn’t know what to expect. While waiting at the pit and testing my SLR, I chatted with some […]

Gina Schock, The Go-Go’s Drummer Launches Book “Made in Hollywood” at the Harley Laguna

Blogger Ruchel Freibrun with Go-Go’s drummer Gina Schock during her book signing at Harley Laguna in Laguna Beach

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opens to the Public on Sept. 30

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always been a movie aficionado. When I was a teen and was still living in the Philippines I would ask my mom if we can see a movie when we went to the mall, whether a Filipino or Western movie. I would watch on our Betamax player […]

MONIQUE LHUILLIER Dreaming of Fashion and Glamour Book Signing in South Coast Plaza

The much anticipated book of the season is finally out “Monique Lhuillier: Dreaming of Fashion and Glamour“. I’ve been waiting ever since Monique posted on her Instagram account the printing of her book in Italy and finally the public book signing which happened on Wednesday, November 10 at her flagship store in South Coast Plaza. […]

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 […]