Archive for April, 2014

Barbara Lazaroff Hosts Spago’s 30th Passover Seder

Barbara Lazaroff Hosts Spago’s 30th Passover Seder

When you enter Spago solo and told you’re sitting next to singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester, you know it’s a good day. It was better than that. It was a fabulous evening filled with Barbara Lazaroff’s family, friends, and donors who contributed to Mazon, the Jewish hunger charity that has been the recipient of all of her […]

Hooray! St. Charles 30th Annual Festival Is Almost Here!

Hooray! St. Charles 30th Annual Festival Is Almost Here!

The wait is over! The St. Charles 30th Annual Festival will be held April 25 thru April 27 on the St. Charles School grounds in North Hollywood. You won’t want to miss this fun family event featuring giant rides, kiddie rides, games, and a chance to win $10,000 cash! There will also be a fabulous […]

The Toluca Lake Fine Arts Festival Features Numerous Artists Presenting Their Original Works

The Toluca Lake Fine Arts Festival Features Numerous Artists Presenting Their Original Works

The Toluca Lake Fine Arts Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, 10a—5p. Our second show at this location. Featuring numerous artists presenting their original work in all mediums of two and three dimensional fine art, including paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone, and wood. […]

The World Is Nuts

It’s hard to keep up with the tragedies. It’s been one after the other without any time in-between to digest them. The Malaysian airliner disappearing in the Indian Ocean with 250 passengers aboard followed by the soldier who went off the deep end at Fort Hood followed by the kid at the High School going […]

‘Spotlight on Photography’ in Santa Monica This Saturday

‘Spotlight on Photography’ in Santa Monica This Saturday

Santa Monica Auctions announces “Spotlight on Photography”—an auction of contemporary and classic photographs along with photo-based work this Saturday, April 26 beginning at 4 p.m. at Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica. Anchoring the catalogue is Irving Penn’s Optician’s Shop Window, New York, 1939 (Printed 1983) gelatin silver print, from the edition of 65, […]

Choosing to “Grow” Old

Last week I presented at a breakfast meeting for an association of folks in the events industry. Before my talk I was mingling and happened into a conversation just as a woman disgustedly exclaimed, “It’s true, youth is wanted on the young.” I then was quickly sucked into a conversation on “growing old.” Of the […]

The Valley Performing Arts Center: friendly, convenient parking and a fabulous variety of shows at The Valley’s new live entertainment hub

The Valley Performing Arts Center: friendly, convenient parking and a fabulous variety of shows at The Valley’s new live entertainment hub

The diversity of the lineup of performances at the Valley Performing Arts Center is impressive. On the schedule are shows presenting jazz, comedy, dance, and classical cello. But Thor Steingraber, the new Executive Director of the VPAC, says, “Something for everyone is not only about the lineup, it’s also about who comes here. Of course […]

Local Glendale Attorney Is a Leader in Protecting Family Assets

Local Glendale Attorney Is a Leader in Protecting Family Assets

Have you ever met a nice guy who is an Attorney? Well Joe McHugh is one that you will like and he makes legal information easy to understand for everyone — from business owners to grandmas and frantic family members in crisis when a loved one needs nursing home care. Attorney Joe McHugh is a […]

West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show Explodes in Pomona!

West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show Explodes in Pomona!

With a multitude of fabulous displays and special guests, the 2014 West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show, the West’s largest all-military collectibles event, explodes in Southern California on May 9-10 at the Pomona Fairplex Expo Building #4. Now held once a year in May, the expanded 105,600 sq. ft. event is host to hundreds of […]

JACKIE: We want to Talk about the fabled Negresco, of which I have savory memories. But this is all David’s. Mr. Lawrence …

JACKIE: We want to Talk about the fabled Negresco, of which I have savory memories. But this is all David’s. Mr. Lawrence …

THE NEGRESCO: SUPERB STAY IN NICE, FRANCE DAVID: There is something calming, reassuring (albeit exciting) about seeing the bright pink dome of the Hotel Negresco rising above the other buildings bordering one side of the famed Promenade des Anglais in Nice. The other side of the wide road borders the appropriately named Bay of Angels, […]