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  • NASA's Hotwire to Hollywood

    NASA's Hotwire to Hollywood

    Publicist Warren Betts says science truth is stranger (and better) than science fiction.   Arroyoland has kept itself gloriously free of Hollywood hijinks involving papparazzi who swarm the streets for a glimpse of A-list stars and maitre d’s who dole out tables according to the diner’s box office ranking. Yet right here, on Fair Oaks … Continue reading “NASA's Hotwire to Hollywood”

  • Color Master

    Color Master

    Event designer Billy Butchkavitz creates extraordinary environments for HBO’s biggest celebrations.   Bold. Vibrant. Exotic. The lavish, elegant and over-the-top creations that event designer Billy Butchkavitz creates for HBO’s annual Emmy Awards and Golden Globes celebrations are legendary in Hollywood, making them the hottest party tickets in town. His rich and opulent style — often … Continue reading “Color Master”

  • Ring-a-Ding-Bling!


    Lois Boardman’s unusual jewelry collection forms an unusual show at LACMA.   It’s very unusual for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to feature a jewelry collection, but this is no usual collection. As the exhibition title suggests, Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection (through Feb. 5, 2017) takes us into another … Continue reading “Ring-a-Ding-Bling!”