[pictures] The Patchwork Craft Fair Show Kicks Off Summer!

You know what I love? Summer (or soon-to-be-summer) in Los Angeles. Why?   When I first moved to LA a few years ago, the bulk of the craft fairs took place in summer. Now we are lucky to have so many great events year round and I was excited for the Patchwork Show in Santa Ana. […]

[Pictures] LA Pride Festival 2012

Today is the last day of LA Pride, but for those who aren’t able to make it, I took some photos at the Festival yesterday. I thought about attending the parade today too, but the idea of getting trampled on by a sea of gays who all tower over me didn’t seem like a lot […]

LA Pride Kicks Off Today in West Hollywood!

It looks like we’re in the middle of Gay Pride season and this weekend is LA’s turn to celebrate! Today and tomorrow is LA Pride in West Hollywood with a festival, parade, and all kinds of awesome booths and entertainment.  Above is a map of the celebration grounds for those who are interested. I’ll be […]

Hawaii Author Lee Cataluna to Read at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena

I was really excited to find out that local author Lee Cataluna would be doing a reading here in Los Angeles to promote her newest novel, Three Years on Doreen’s Sofa (which is also Bamboo Ridge’s #99 issue).  Her first book,  Folks You Meet at Longs, is actually one of my all-time favorites. I remember […]

Adele Captivates at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

  For months now, I’ve been dreaming about the Adele concert. I watched so many live performances online, listened to her album so many times that I was preparing myself to be mildly disappointed when I went to the Greek Theatre last night for her show. Not because she’s untalented or a bad performer, but […]