If you've been waiting anxiously for every detail of the Royal Wedding, you'll know that the day is almost here! And since obviously not all of us can fly to England (That's the real reason we can't make it, right? The would-be invitation was obviously a given!) - Madame Tussauds Hollywood is offering the next best thing tonight!
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Burn the Floor is primarily a showcase of different dances, featuring "international style" ballroom dancing. This style comprises of ten dances including Waltz, Foxtrot, Viennese, Tango, Charleston/Quickstep, Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive, and Paso Doble. The show is home to an amazing number of dances and a cast of talented dancers, but given the variety of dances being showcased without a main narrative storyline, the show itself can also be seen as being a bit uneven in design with the second half shining the best.
Go to the Coachella Valley desert this weekend, April 30 and May 1, for a fun day or two featuring the return of Carrie Underwood (pictured above from Stagecoach 2008 taken by me) to Stagecoach and a variety of other country music and bluegrass musical talents. With the setup still in place from the Coachella Music Festival out in Indio, California, Golden Voice is ready for Stagecoach: this weekend's premiere country festival that is considered the start of the summer music season.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
As a life-long Angeleno, I am no stranger to the richness and diversity of Mexican-American culture that exists in Los Angeles. Though a home of many cultures from around the world that have become infused with American influences, Los Angeles and Mexican-American culture is inherently tied together by land, language, and time. So when I stepped into La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles' new Mexican-American cultural center, my immediate reaction was - "Why wasn't this here before?"
While the food court at 7+Fig (soon to be Fig at 7th) is being renovated to add in a Target (yeah!), every Monday through Wednesday, gourmet food trucks have been gathering there instead. I was first introduced to food trucks through a Din-din A Go-go at the Alpine Village in Torrance, and now that they are so close to my work, I'm trying them at least twice (if not three times) a week!
Friday, April 15, 2011
Our friends at Center Theatre Group sent along this awesome video of Burn This!
Experience the show that everyone is talking about! ExperienceLA members - for special $25 tickets to Burn This, check out the ExperienceLA event listing for details!
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Did you know? Newborn koalas incubate in the mother's pouch for six months after they are born, leaving the pouch for a good after a year.
This Koala joey made its media debut today at the L.A. Zoo. Check out the L.A. Zoo at ExperienceLA.com.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Well - to start - I have a house in the valley with lots of convenient services nearby like a grocery store. I guess that's how I can live here. I do all kinds of things in the valley, such as go for walks, take my dog to the park, and talk to my neighbors. As for entertainment, there's plenty: visiting the NoHo Arts District, going to the venerable jazz club Charlie O's, Universal Studios Hollywood, and shopping along Ventura Blvd. And now, I can chalk to this a state-of-the-art, beautiful 1,700 seat performing arts center!
Friday, April 01, 2011
Tiina: All four of them!
Charity: Um...April Fools?
Tiina: No! RAIN is back at the Pantages!