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The City Prolific: Weekend Events May 3 – 5

The City Prolific: Weekend Events May 3 – 5

The City Prolific is a round-up of fun, cheap, social events around Los Angeles. I keep the list affordable, usually only posting events that are $10 or less. However, I will now start adding theatre events. These are usually more than $10, sometimes going up […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 27 – 28

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 27 – 28

Summer is coming, can you feel it? SATURDAY, APRIL 27River Bike + Walk Spectacular This is such a good idea! The wonderful folks of the L.A. River Revitalization Corporation have combined a day of exploring one of L.A.’s greatest treasures by bicycle with an outdoor […]

The Spirit of Salt Lake

The Salt Lake City Marathon began at 7:00 a.m., in a light rain that waited until after “Sweet Caroline,” a tribute to Boston, to begin falling.  Spectators, moms and dads with their children wrapped in blankets, stood on the side of the road spinning noise […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 20 – 21

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 20 – 21

Apologies for how late I’m getting to this. I was running a marathon. The Salt Lake City Marathon, actually, 26.2 miles through my homeland. At mile 20 I thought I might die. Then, at mile 23, when it started to hail really hard, I thought […]

Boston

My heart has been heavy since this morning, when I first received news of Boston. I’ve tweeted and Facebooked about it several times, I think as a way to release some of the overwhelming emotion. The thoughts I’ve shared have all been alike: love to […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 12 – 14

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 12 – 14

The cherry trees and jacaranda’s are a blossom, as we near summer in LA: the season of outdoor festivals and screenings.  This weekend’s events are a little taste of what’s to come. Most everyone’s at Coachella this weekend, but I for one am glad I’m […]

The City Prolific: My Biggest Baddest Bucket List!

The City Prolific: My Biggest Baddest Bucket List!

If you could make someone‚Äôs dreams come true, would you? You can! Click on this link  or the image above and vote as many ways as possible. By voting, you will be helping to SEND ME AROUND THE WORLD! As a travel host for MyDestinations.com, I’d […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events March 23 & 24

I haven’t been doing much lately, other than exploring my new ‘hood, (and admiring its old facades like that above), doing homework, and training for a marathon.  But there’s some fun stuff around town that you ought to go do. SATURDAY, MARCH 23 Tolkien Reading […]

A Collection of Towns

It is colder in Culver City than Hollywood, and less sunny, generally. I take the bus and the train in the mornings, and as I travel, I feel the degrees falling away, see the fog hanging down. Downtown Culver City bustles with pedestrians. People walking […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events March 16 – 17

The City Prolific: Weekend Events March 16 – 17

SATURDAY, MARCH 16Public Star Party Join a bunch of other astronomical nerds, including the Los Angeles Astronomical Society and the Los Angeles Sidewalk Astronomers at the Griffith Observatory to look at the sun, moon, visible planets, and other objects, to try out a variety of […]