UCLA has two medium sized museums which it operates on campus: the Fowler Museum of Cultural History and the Hammer Museum of Art. Both of which are, at this time, FREE. They are great places if you... more
I love art and architecture so when I stumbled upon this theatre on Hollywood Boulevard I had to stop and take notice. I did not attend a showing there but was in awe of the old architecture and art... more
Mann's Chinese Theatre, located in Hollywood Boulevard, is a special place too. When in the neighbourhood, it is worth checking and photographing.
Mann's Chinese Theater opened as Grauman's Chinese... more
Sunland Park is located in Sunland, California. Many film companies have used the park, especially during the silent and early talkie days. Today it is used by the community as a place of rest and... more
Bend down and measure up your hand with the handprints left by your favorite rock artists! I saw handprints of Van Halen, Def Leppard, and Aerosmith but not my favorite Bon Jovi! :-( I asked the store... more
The Skirball Cultural Center is dedicated to exploring the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday,... more
Walk around the lake and go for a coffee or a wine tasting at either Silver Lake Coffee Co. or Silver Lake Wine (http://www.silverlakewine.com/). Both are on Glendale Ave., half a block up from Silver... more
I went to see a Lakers game. It was a good experience (and they even won). The Staples Center is a great arena and you will also see famous people for sure. I saw Jack Nocholson (he's always there)... more
This was my first visit (11/09) and I was quite happy with the sound system.
Drawback - cramped seating with ghastly color combinations from a bygone era (but hey, who's here to look at the decor?).... more
The second LA Conservancy tour I took was the art deco tour which you do not have to reserve in advance. Los Angeles has many fine examples of this style of architecture as the city experienced a... more
I enjoyed this tour a lot. My tour guide was hilarious and he did quiz us and give us gold stars (lol). We visited the sets of various tv shows and movies and yes I saw two movie stars who were... more
I've been to Los Angeles quite a few times over the years, I was born in nearby Inglewood and lived there until the tender age of 3, returned when I was in grade school, again in junior high when I......