July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl: The Story of an L.A. Icon

05/01/2015

Elina Shatkin

Después de haber sido el lugar donde se llevaban a cabo conciertos, producciones teatrales y hasta un servicio religioso de Pascua, el Hollywood Bowl dio comienzo a su temporada oficial en el verano de 1922. Fue una experiencia muy particular para los espectadores quienes se sentaron en bancas de madera provisionales para ver a  Alfred Hertz dirigir a la Orquesta Filarmónica de Los Ángeles. Tanto el escenario como el sonido eran extraordinarios. Localizado en una área en forma de tazón ubicada en las Colinas de Hollywood que en alguna ocasión era llamada “Daisy Dell”, el lugar en donde ahora se ubica el recinto fue elegido en parte por su acústica natural. La cual es amplificada gracias a la electrónica así como la concha acústica con sus distintivos arcos blancos. La que se encuentra en la actualidad es de hecho la cuarta concha acústica, las primeras dos fueron diseñadas por Lloyd Wright, el hijo del legendario arquitecto Frank Lloyd Wright.

Gallery Bar and Cognac Room at the Millennium Biltmore

Go On Location: Famous Film & TV Restaurants in L.A.

04/22/2015

Lindsay Blake

Los Angeles has never suffered from a shortage of fabulous places to grab a bite to eat. From Downtown to Hollywood, Santa Monica and Pasadena, there is a unique bistro, café, delicatessen or gastropub situated on virtually every street corner ready to welcome a hungry patron. For those who prefer their meals with a side of show biz history, here are 11 famous film and TV restaurants that you can visit in L.A.

Living room of Hollyhock House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House Reopens

02/11/2015

Daniel Djang

Following a multimillion-dollar restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, an iconic architectural masterpiece in the heart of Barnsdall Park, is celebrating its official reopening on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

Go On Location: Oscar-Winning Best Picture Locations in Los Angeles

02/10/2015

Lindsay Blake

Los Angeles has been home to the Academy Awards ever since the very first ceremony was held on May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Eight Oscar trophies were handed out that night, including one to “Wings” for Outstanding Picture. In the ensuing decades, numerous Best Picture winners have filmed in L.A. Read on for a list of ten memorable Oscar-winning movie locations that are found in the City of Angels.

Nancy's house from "A Nightmare on Elm Street"

Go On Location: Iconic Horror Movie Locations in Los Angeles

09/26/2014

Lindsay Blake

The late 1970s through the early 90s was a golden age of the horror/slasher flick, and nowhere was filming of the genre more prevalent than in the City of Angels and its environs. Many horror locales from that time period remain unchanged today, still possessing the power to give those in the know a good spook. Read on for a guide to some of the most iconic horror movie locations in Los Angeles.

Battleship IOWA guns

Battleship IOWA: The Story of an L.A. Icon

05/22/2014

Discover Los Angeles

Designated the "World's Greatest Naval Ship," Battleship IOWA is a floating museum that welcomes visitors from around the world to its location at the Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro.  

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