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 […]

Jo Koy, A Sold-Out Show at the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa

About 12 years ago, I was already hearing the buzz about Jo Koy, the Filipino American comedian. At that time he had shows in small venues like the Improv. Fast forward more than a decade, Jo Koy is now one of the biggest stand-up comedians in the world. His shows are selling out like hotcakes […]

A Summer of Sing for Hope Pianos in Beverly Hills

On February 5, through an integrated partnership with the City of Beverly Hills and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Sing for Hope Pianos placed 16 pianos designed by local artists in front of The Wallis Center. Sing for Hope is one of the world’s largest annually recurring public art projects bringing joy […]

Fashion Filmmakers Showcase their Masterpieces at the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival

Yasss, I’m back on the red carpet. It feels so good to be out and about and covering a fashion event. It is my first time to feature the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival on July 24th at The Cut location in San Diego. The La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival, now in its […]

A Botanical Bliss at the San Diego Museum of Art

With the recent re-opening of the state of California, on June 17th-20th the San Diego Museum of Art held the highly anticipated Art Alive exhibition. This year celebrated the 40th anniversary of the celebration with a breathtaking floral extravaganza. Guests experienced the sights, sounds, and scents of nearly 100 floral arrangements inspired by the collection […]

Frieze 2020 in Los Angeles

Since the inauguration of Frieze Los Angeles last year at the Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, I see to it that I attend this event. When I went to the first one in 2019, I said to myself, “Someday, I will bring my mom here and my family.” Mom loved to go to interesting and […]

Popbuff Review – Girls Night: The Musical

Girls Night: The Musical is the perfect getaway and photo-op with your gff’s (girlfriends forever and even gayfriends forever). I saw the show at Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach on April 1st. I brought my bff, my mom, my bff’s mom, and two of my girlfriends. As I entered the lobby of the theater, I […]

A Rolling Boutique: Waves of Attire

We have seen food trucks chock-full of food including ice cream, hotdog/hamburger trucks…and there are even gourmet food trucks. But the latest addition to the vendors-on-mobile squad has arrived: fashion trucks! Instead of serving lobster rolls and garlic fries, these businesses are hawking full-blown boutique fashion shops on wheels. They are the latest business trend, […]

Cavalia presents Odysseo in Irvine

I had the opportunity to attend the media preview of Cavalia: Odysseo in Irvine. Going to work everyday, one can’t help but notice the massive big white top that attracts every single passerby on the 405 freeway. Odysseo’s big top is grandiose – larger than a hockey rink, and about the size of an NFL […]