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Black Business Association Brings Legends of Motown to the Millennium Biltmore

Originally proclaimed “Black Music Month” by President Jimmy Carter on June 7, 1979, and later renamed by President Barack Obama, the African-American Music Appreciation Month is a commemoration that takes place annually in the US, throughout the month of June. U.S. In recognition of African-American Music Appreciation Month, the Black Business Association

Kai Japanese Roots Opens on Broadway

These past two weeks have seen people walking by, peering into the windows of Kai Japanese Roots, as the new restaurant neared completion as if they had stumbled upon the unexpected, gazing and pointing out Kai’s most elegant features, the assortment of Edison lights, selectively placed over handcrafted Japanese cedar

THE THIRD EYE OF EMMERIC KONRAD

Sitting with DTLA artist/resident Emmeric Konrad at Pete’s Café on 4th and Main, it’s relevant to note the similarities between the two most iconic symbols of change within the Historic Core. Before the stylish nightclubs, chic boutiques and exotic eateries was what this writer calls, “TheGRIT”, a dark, scary, enter at

DTLA Has the Force: Return of Glow Battle Tour 2016

It’s 10:30 am on a Wednesday. The founder and CEO of the wildly successful GLOW BATTLE TOUR sits in McCarran International Airport awaiting his connecting flight towards San Francisco. He is also anxiously awaiting the next GLOW BATTLE event scheduled for December 16th in Pershing Square, and just so happens

Vagrancy: Theatre Present and Future

It began as a theatre group in 2007 New York, but today the Vagrancy calls downtown Los Angeles home.  Since moving here they've won multiple praises including several at the Hollywood Fringe Festival and the 2015 Ovation award.  Their first classical production won accolades with audiences and critics.     Macbeth, Shakespeare's tragedy of human

10 GREAT PLACES TO BOOGIE

Downtown Los Angeles is chock-full of awesome places to get your groove on. Dance clubs here start at 18 and up. So whether you’re feeling the funk, twerking dat a**, shaking a leg, slow grinding, line dancing or dancing the watuzi, be sure to check out these 10 Great Places

The Perfect Night for Halloween In Downtown!!!

This past weekend gave DTLA a chance to dress up like a different character each day, from Thursday until Sunday, but true ghouls and ghosts know it's Hallow’s Eve and Halloween Night that make for the best witching hours. So, if rainy days and Mondays get you down, but Halloween

10 GREAT PLACES YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS DURING ARTWALK

Of course, this Downtown Art Walk, you'll probably hear about the usual Art Walk Lounge happenings, and it's tours, the fairy tale labyrinth of books at the Last Bookstore and the oh so, elegant findings at the Gloria Delson Contemporary, but be sure not to miss the politics, cultural diversity, delicious eats, celebrity artists, musical

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