Less Bluster, More Bustle Finding Your Way in the Windy City

My first introduction to the city of Chicago was the 1995 film While You Were Sleeping. B-roll of the city’s skyline flashed through the movie, and the clickety-clack of the “L” ran through its soundtrack. A silver caterpillar cruising over bridges, past the Chicago River. Home to two and a half million people, the city […]

Chicago Eats. Distinctive Dining Destinations

312 Chicago 136 N. La Salle Street Old World charm and authentic Italian cuisine is at its finest in the heart of the Chicago Loop. Located adjacent to the Cadillac Palace Theatre inside the Hotel Allegro, 312 Chicago is presided over by executive chef and Italian native Luca Corazzina. Taste your way through plates of […]

Segerstrom Center Presents Two Remarkable Divas

Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway for Three Nights October 5 – 7, 2017 in Samueli Theater One word most wonderfully describes this extraordinary evening featuring two of the cabaret world’s leading singers and songwriters: Divalicious. Segerstrom Center welcomes music divas Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway as they help kick off the 2017-18 Cabaret […]

“Kids Free San Diego” Returns this October with Big Savings for Families

During the entire month of October, more than 100 San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and transportation companies will offer families with children money-saving deals, so they can enjoy San Diego without emptying their wallets. “Kids Free San Diego” provides families an opportunity to save during budget-conscious times with a variety of unique “kids free” […]

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces the Third Installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Audiences will experience the next chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with a 90-piece live orchestra performing the entire score live to picture from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban October 6 & 7, 2017 in Segerstrom Hall. The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with […]

THE ULTIMATE MARVEL SUPER HEROES RETURN TO SAVE THE WORLD WITH AN ALL-NEW MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!

Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! tour is returning to SoCal this summer with a brand new, action-packed arena stunt show made for the entire family! Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hulk and more) plus menacing Marvel Villains come to life to wow […]

Amping Up Summer Fun at Surfer’s Cove the newest beach-themed expansion at LEGOLAND® Water Park

My husband and I made the mistake of telling our kids we were planning an overnight stay and two days of fun at LEGOLAND® in Carlsbad two weeks prior to the planned visit last month. As you can imagine, we were on the countdown for the the next 13 days, peppered with questions about which […]

Couples Beer-Cation

When you want a vacation and he wants beer, Carlsbad has your back. by Betsy Sanz I enjoy a good beer, but I wouldn’t go out of my way for one. My husband, on the other hand, would not only go out of his way, he would form every vacation around beer if no one […]

TAJ EXPRESS: THE BOLLYWOOD MUSICAL REVUE will tour Orange County for two nights in Segerstrom Hall

April 21-22.  Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern […]

Popular Musical Ensemble. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the return of popular musical ensemble Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on February 17, 2017 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. In 2015, the group’s sold-out tours of Australia and the United States prompted the Buffalo News to proclaim, “Postmodern Jukebox is literally a postmodern success, extending its […]