• Beach Destination Face-Off: Miami vs. Los Angeles

    6 monthes ago - By Oyster

    Beach at Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort, Miami /Oyster
    If you're looking for a year-round city beach vacation in the upper 48 states, it basically comes down to Los Angeles in California and Miami in Florida. On the surface, both beach metropolises seem to have more commonalities than differences, including year-round pleasant temperatures, easy beach access, diverse food scenes, and hotels that range from budget hostels to five-pearl luxe properties. But dig deeper and you'll discover that Miami and Los Angeles are worlds apart. So, which beach destination should you choose for your...
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  • For Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the welcome return of some familiar faces

    For Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the welcome return of some familiar faces

    6 monthes ago - By LA Times

    Jeffrey Kahane, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's music director for 20 years, now the ensemble's conductor laureate, was back - if only for a weekend. And it was as if nothing had changed. There he was, giving the pre-concert talk/interview at Royce Hall on Sunday night, as before. The program...
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