Category: Orange County

A FIRST LOOK: Melanie Griffith - Ready to Captivate and Entertain as Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate

A FIRST LOOK: Melanie Griffith – Ready to Captivate and Entertain as Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate

[ 0 ] February 6, 2018

by bill biss –  There is a scene near the end of the classic romantic-comedy film Working Girl. The head of Trask Industries compliments Melanie Griffith’s character “Tess” by saying, “You’ve got a real fire in your belly.” She responds, “I think it’s just nervous knots.” Hence, when the opportunity came forth to interview one […]

CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION: Honoring Sarah Kasman and Shanti’s 30th Birthday Bash

CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION: Honoring Sarah Kasman and Shanti’s 30th Birthday Bash

[ 0 ] January 5, 2018

by tony reverditto –  The word Shanti, meaning “inner peace” in Sanskrit, was first used in 1974 by San Francisco’s Dr. Charles Garfield, to describe The Shanti Project’s model of volunteerism, designed to enhance quality of life by providing emotional support and assistance to people living with life-threatening illnesses. It’s a mantle and ideology that […]

Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

[ 0 ] December 15, 2017

by bill biss –  Bruno Serato, the owner of the revered dining establishment known for three decades as Anaheim White House, is a remarkable humanitarian in his charity work and a chef supremo, putting his passion, talent and heart into every detail. In February of this year, Serato, his family and staff watched as their […]

Celebrate the HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD with Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Celebrate the HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD with Segerstrom Center for the Arts

[ 0 ] December 6, 2017

by tony reverditto –  ‘Twas a long time coming…but it was absolutely worth the wait. Segerstrom Center for the Arts is celebrating their latest addition, the new beautiful Argyros Plaza and Center for Dance and Innovation (CDI), which has transformed the center’s campus. This brilliant use of space was designed by Michael Maltzan and has […]

A Holiday Adventure with The Merry Men of MENALIVE

A Holiday Adventure with The Merry Men of MENALIVE

[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

by tony reverditto –  It may seem a little early for a Christmas anecdote, but MenAlive, Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus holiday concert takes place Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, so we didn’t want you to miss it! A little history: MenAlive, the brainchild of founder Rich Cook, began with 13 singers back […]

ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE with Something Rotten's Adam Pascal

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE with Something Rotten’s Adam Pascal

[ 0 ] November 6, 2017

by tim parks –  Shakespeare once wrote in the play As You Like It that “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” The tried-and-true adage is something actor Adam Pascal can certainly relate to, as he has spent much of his life under the stage’s spotlight. The singer/actor made […]

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland's Swan Song Tribute

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland’s Swan Song Tribute

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

by tony reverditto –  Since her endearing role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz back in 1939, Judy Garland won the hearts of millions, cementing her as a much-beloved icon throughout her entire career. An image marred only, by her ongoing struggle with an addiction to drugs and alcohol throughout that storied calling. End […]

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

  Come celebrate all things LatinX and LGBTQ at the 2nd Annual Calavera LGBTQ Community Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at Mi Centro in Boyle Heights. Designed to honor the cultural Day of the Dead and to remember family and community members who have passed: Particularly those lost to gun violence, such as those at […]

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul's Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul’s Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

The 2017 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8. For its 20th year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. They will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay […]

GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: "The Best of The Best..." Gets Better

GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: “The Best of The Best…” Gets Better

[ 0 ] September 11, 2017

by tony reverditto The Golden Foodie Awards (GFA) is one of the most glamorous events in Orange County and is the brainchild of Pamela Waitt (Pam), president and founder. Her calendar is quite full, on top of the Golden Foodies, she also produces Orange County Restaurant Week’s Launch Party and brought to fruition last month’s […]

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