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A Canine Coup

In Los Angeles, a town smitten with dogs, the four-legged friends are enjoying ever-expanding privileges. In addition to doggie yoga classes, doggie spas, doggie bakeries, and doggie birthday parties, dogs in Los Angeles are now surfing, dancing, and partying alongside their owners. They also recently won the right to dine alongside their human guardians on […]

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles eBook

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles eBook

I’m one of the writers/editors for The Purple Passport to Los Angeles, a new eBook guide to my home port of LA. It’s organized by neighborhood to help readers get oriented in the LA sprawl and includes hip, handpicked venues from the Westside to the Eastside. Whether your LA pleasure is celebrity sighting, beachcombing, dance […]

Los Angeles flamenco emerges from the fringes

Los Angeles flamenco emerges from the fringes

“Flamenco is a fragile art. It exists on the verges of society, just as the Gypsies once existed in the same way.” So opens the recently completed documentary “Kumpania” by Katina Dunn, a story of the passionate dancers, singers, musicians, and producers who pursue flamenco in Los Angeles as a labor of love and often […]