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Gallery: The 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda 2017

Gallery: The 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda 2017

Parked on Orange Grove awaiting the 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses Rose Parade presented by Honda in Pasadena, January 2, 2017, dozens of rose floats await their day in the sun. Decorations featured: bark covered barrels of over flowing vegetables, spheres of red roses, and […]

Long ‘Nights’ for noirish comedy at Hollywood Fringe

Long ‘Nights’ for noirish comedy at Hollywood Fringe

Because the Three Clubs lends the perfect intimate speakeasy atmosphere for a show like Nights at the Algonquin Round Table, it would have been fairly safe to assume that such a show would fit well, at least in style and cast. Unfortunately, there is a […]

‘Legends’ at Fringe: the antidote to that long work week

‘Legends’ at Fringe: the antidote to that long work week

Fruit punch, projectiles and slime. Even at the risk of giving too much away, anyone attending this show might be clued in immediately upon seeing a stage covered in plastic. And by design—at least during this show—nothing wet traveled passed the stage that wasn’t governed […]

New supper club in Koreatown: a return to the aesthestic

Videos and Photos by Monique A. LeBleu ~ The Pacific Coast and Chincoteague Oysters, Hamachi Tartare, a Royal Hawaiian cocktail, Pan Fried Mary’s Chicken Schnitzel with brassicas greens, kohlrabi, and whole grain mustard jus, Prime NY Steak with a deconstructed Sauce Ravigote, Avocado Samosas, Chocolate Pots […]

Gallery: Comic-Con the Musical

Gallery: Comic-Con the Musical

                                 

New Comic-Con musical premieres at Hollywood Fringe

New Comic-Con musical premieres at Hollywood Fringe

To the same extent that Comic-Con appeals to many people on many things just outside of comic book and superhero lore—Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Star Wars, Alien (and anything alien)—so would anyone who appreciates a well-crafted, funny, sometimes […]

On Orange Grove for the 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ Parade

On Orange Grove for the 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ Parade

Parked on Orange Grove awaiting the 128th Pasadena Tournament of Roses Rose Parade presented by Honda in Pasadena, January 2, 2017, dozens of rose floats await their day in the sun. Decorations featured: bark covered barrels of over flowing vegetables, spheres of red roses, and […]