Tony Denison, Norby Walters, Amy Smart & Steve Bauer at Night of 100 Stars

Night of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Party & John Wayne Odyssey Ball

Same event (for 25 years;  same Producer & Dinner Chairman (Norby Walters); Familiar Sponsor, famed designer Peter Nygard & similar cast of former Oscar winners ... Continue Reading →
(photo by Brad Auerbach)

The Church – Bowery Ballroom

As to the guitars on this stage, you will only find more 12 strings in Roger McGuinn’s house or a guitar shop. The resulting jangly surging melodies are infectious. ... Continue Reading →
Lyndie Greenhood

Safety & style & so much more take centerstage at celeb lounge

  During Hollywood’s awards season, celebrities attending a fabulous gift lounge became part of something special. In addition to stylish and luxury gifts and services ... Continue Reading →
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Bob Seger – San Diego 2/25/15

Seger’s decades long appeal is built on the fact he is one of us. In contrast, David Bowie is not one of us, and his appeal is of a different sort. Seger came roaring ... Continue Reading →
Singer Patti LuPone making her entrance in The Ghost of Versailles

Valentine Romance Suite & Ghost of Versailles

Hollywood hotspot, Fig & Olive was the perfect setting to host Doris Bergman’s 7th Annual Valentine Romance Lounge, which honors the 87th Annual Academy Awards.  ... Continue Reading →
Secret Rooms Events (photos by Margie Barron)

Secret Room Events has Beauty Bar & Luxury Lounge for Oscars 1015

It’s party down in Hollywood during Oscar season when celebrities make their pilgrimage to the trendy gifting suites to be pampered and endowed with lots of goodies. ... Continue Reading →
Hal Blaine and Glen Campbell

The Wrecking Crew

We are in the middle of an embarrassment of riches when it comes to music documentaries. In the fine tradition of shining the spotlight on the unsung heroes of the music ... Continue Reading →
Bass-baritone Ildebrando D'Arcangelo is Don Giovanni. Photo by Cory Weaver

Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera: Far More Than Fifty Shades

Don Giovanni – San Diego Opera Occasionally the worlds of opera and film overlap, and such is the case this weekend when both Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Fifty Shades ... Continue Reading →