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Native San Diegan looking to inform the world, one article at a time. Car enthusiast, anime convention goer, fun foodie, concert attendee. Living life in the fast lane and making memories each and every day.
Anime Expo 2018 Celebrates a Successful Turnout

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Anime Expo 2018 Celebrates a Successful Turnout

by Liz Tarnof For anyone who attended Anime Expo (AX) last year in Los Angeles knows the pain experienced in waiting for hours to get into the convention center. This year, The Society for the promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) really stepped up their game and provided an incredibly smooth process of obtaining badges and […]

San Diego County Fair 2018 – How Sweet It Is!

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San Diego County Fair 2018 – How Sweet It Is!

by Liz Tarnof The San Diego County Fair has come and gone, spanning 26 days and providing over 1.5 million guests with a magical Candyland experience. “How Sweet It Is” was the theme this year, causing great excitement amongst all the candy and dessert lovers. Fairgoers experienced sweet embellishments wherever they went and had an […]

Knotts Berry Farm Presents HangTime – The First Dive Coaster

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Knotts Berry Farm Presents HangTime – The First Dive Coaster

by Liz Tarnof HangTime is now officially open to the public at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park. This brand new roller coaster towers 150 feet over the Boardwalk area, featuring gravity-defying inversions, mid-air suspensions and a beyond vertical drop – the steepest in California. Riders ascend 15 stories up a vertical lift hill, and […]

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con brings The Rock and The Black Eyed Peas to Party

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Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con brings The Rock and The Black Eyed Peas to Party

by Liz Tarnof Stan Lee really pulled out all the stops this year. First, we hear that the Halloween Cosplay Ball will feature the Black Eyed Peas. We were impressed last year when they brought in Jamie Paige who sings the american Pokemon theme song …but this is a whole ‘nother level. The real BB-8 […]

The 26th Anime Expo explodes on the scene

The 26th Anime Expo explodes on the scene

by Liz Tarnof Anime Expo (AX), produced by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), presented its 26th event this past weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year AX added its first Pre-Show Night which had 8,068 unique attendance. The event overall had 107,658 attendees, making this the most attended Anime Expo yet. AX did […]

Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas: It really can’t be beat

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Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas: It really can’t be beat

By Liz Tarnof I’m from San Diego, born and raised. During Memorial Day, you can find us San Diegans having backyard barbeques, swimming at the pool or bonfires at the beach. However, this past Memorial Day weekend, I decided to take my San Diegan self to Las Vegas. This would be my first trip to […]

Sunset Sessions: A Debut Debauchery

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Sunset Sessions: A Debut Debauchery

by Liz Tarnof Coming up this week is the exciting Sunset Sessions by Michele Clark. According to Sunset Sessions Facebook page, this is an “ industry only event that bring together passionate radio programmers, music supervisors from film, tv, ads, games and sports, record companies, press, artist managers, tv bookers and some of the freshest new […]

Lindsey Stirling Talks Touring, Talent and Truth

Lindsey Stirling Talks Touring, Talent and Truth

By Liz Tarnof Cover photo by Eric Ryan Anderson When we think of popular music today, we often think of synthesized beats, nonsensical lyrics and one hit wonders. However, a sparkling gem hailing from Arizona has broken out of this mold. Lindsey Stirling is a professional violinist as well as a motivational speaker. Tonight, I will […]

Scarlett Rabe: Symphonic Singer and Artist

Scarlett Rabe: Symphonic Singer and Artist

By Liz Tarnof As I made my way through the streets of San Diego, I anticipated the events to unfold tonight. The sky was clear, the weather was cool; it was perfect concert atmosphere. Tonight, I would be interviewing and watching up and coming musical artist Scarlett Rabe perform. If there is one appropriate term […]

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