On my trip to Seattle last week, I was so excited to revisit Pike's Place Market. This is by far the best outdoor farmer's market in the US that I've ever been to. The Market, which opened August 17, 1907, is one of the oldest continually-operated public farmer's markets in the United States. Smoked salmon, clam chowder, chocolate covered cherries, fresh fruits and vegetables - this is food heaven!!…
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Similar to the W, but better, Hotel 1000 is all about the details. I stayed here a few days ago and couldn't have been more impressed. The staff always greeted me with warm, sincere smiles and were incredibly intuitive to my every need.
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The Sushi & Sake Festival is being held at Seawalk Village on the grounds of the beautiful and historic Queen Mary in Long Beach. The festival will feature music, food, cultural exhibits, sushi demonstrations, sake tasting, sumo demonstration, sake classes, traditional Japanese dance, haiku readings, taiko and more! Enjoy the festivities!!
What an opportunity to see all the best pro athletes in one place! Hosted by Justin Timberlake at the Nokia Theatre, the 2008 ESPYs will present both sport-specific awards such as Best NBA Player, and categories that pit different sports against each other, such as Best Team. Join top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting… Continue
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This one is for all you Murakami fans out there! The superstar, jpop artist returns to LA for the first time since his landmark MOCA show. This solo show features a new series of psychedelic paintings at the Blum and Poe Gallery and will be up until June 14th. For those of you that can't make it, here's a look at his complete set.…
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Coldplay is playing at the forum on Tue, July 15 at 7:30 PM
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"Take Out" is a day-in-the-life of Ming Ding, an illegal Chinese immigrant working as a deliveryman for a Chinese take-out shop in New York City. Ming is behind with his payments on his huge debt to the smugglers who brought him to the US. The collectors have given him until the end of the day to deliver the money that is due. After borrowing most from friends and relatives, Ming realizes that the remainder… Continue
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Indulge yourself by tasting 40 different fine Italian wines while enjoying food provided by Angeli Caffe, Acadie Crepes, and Pan e Vino. Add awesome music, exquisite art, impressive architecture, and nice people and you got yourself one fun, toasty, artsy evening. Tickets $49 online. Buon appetito!!…
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On Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm, The Hollywood Bowl presents conductor David Newman and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra to celebrate 85-years of Warner Bros. movie history. Music will be selected from classic films such as Casablanca, A Star Is Born, and Harry Potter, amongst many more, and will have corresponding movie scenes projected on the big screen. This year's nostalgic show is sure to impress!!…
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His art has appeared in cities around the world. Nobody knows his real name, or even his true background, but many know his work and admire his creations.
The Cannes Film Festival was founded in 1946 and is one of the world's oldest and most influential and prestigious film festivals in the world. This years private festival was held between May 14-25, 2008 at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in the resort town of Cannes, south France.
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Do you have an impeccable eye for digital photography, art, video, or new media? If so, the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art is hosting a juried competition where the top 40 winners from all over the world will have the privilege of having their work shown at the LACDA gallery on August 14-16. Juror Howard Fox, Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA, will attend the opening reception of the widely promoted exhibition. The registration fee is $30 and the… Continue
Alice and I checked out the Royal/T studio today, a 10,000 square foot art space, cafe, and retail store, which opened up a couple weeks ago. Just Love Me is the art studio's opening exhibition, which explores the complexity of cuteness, and the yearning it reveals in artistic expression today. We took a second to sit down and have lunch, and while being served by Japanese girls in maid costumes, we were fortunate enough to speak… Continue
You haven't experienced a real, fully orchestrated, live mariachi band right from your dinner seat unless you've dined at Casa Sanchez in West LA. Aside from their free, amazing performances, which take place every Thursday-Sunday, you will surely enjoy the great upscale, authentic, Mexican food . The topper? Free, unlimited, fresh guacamole and salsa. Whether you'e planning a romantic evening, or dining with a group of… Continue
Have you ever seen the Simpsons episode where Homer feeds his pet lobster butter?
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