5/26/2017

Queen Mary’s Rock the Queen Returns Featuring Royal Machines Saturday, June 3

Queen Mary’s Rock the Queen returns Saturday, June 3, teaming up with the number one morning radio show in Los Angeles, ALT 98.7’s The Woody Show, to present The Woody Show Throwback Fiesta at Rock the Queen.  This year’s incredible lineup of artists includes Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors and Eve 6, as well as, Royal Machines featuring Dave Navarro, Mark McGrath, Billy Morrison, Donovan Leitch, Chris Chaney and Josh Freese. With the majestic ship as the backdrop, enjoy a day of top Alternative Rock performances while seeing the entire gang of The Woody Show host an unforgettable day of music, food and drinks in one big fiesta party.

Saturday, June 34 – 11 p.m.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

2017 Performances
4:00 p.m. – Eve 6
4:30 p.m. – DJ Hed
5:15 p.m. – Spin Doctors
6:00 p.m. – DJ Hed
6:45 p.m. – Smash Mouth
7:45 p.m. – DJ Hed
8:30 p.m. – Sugar Ray
9:30 p.m. – DJ Hed
10:00 p.m. – Royal Machines

TICKETS:
Standing only - $39
General admission seating - $49
VIP seating – $69, includes priority entrance, access to VIP lounge and two drink tickets
VIP pit - $99, includes priority entrance, access to VIP lounge and two drink tickets

PARKING:
$20 per vehicle


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5/25/2017

MAX 2: White House Hero Giveaway Opp!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray
I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.




MAX 2: White House Hero Blu-ray Combo Pack! Plus Exclusive Run Game!

5/17/2017

MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! Age of Heroes

MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW, AGE OF HEROESFEATURING GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY AND MORE THAN 20 FAVORITE MARVEL SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS

Epic Marvel Super Hero Experience Premieres in Los Angeles on July 7

Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. The iconic Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man and The Avengers are joined by the Guardians of the Galaxy, including Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket and Drax, in a legendary battle to defend the universe from evil.  The newest production from Feld Entertainment, the world’s leading producer of live touring family entertainment, will make it’s world premiere in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on July 7, 2017.  

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes will be playing throughout Los Angeles from July 7–23, 2017 at STAPLES Center/Los Angeles, Citizens Business Bank Arena/Ontario and Honda Center/Anaheim.

Tickets go on sale to the public tomorrow Tuesday, May 16th 

for all SoCal shows – tickets start at just $25!


“Our tremendously talented creative team and a nearly super human cast, have created a show that brings the grandeur of Marvel to life,” said Juliette Feld, producer of Marvel Universe LIVE!  “Age of Heroes creates an experience that immerses families in non-stop action, creating movie-style thrills and jaw-dropping stunts that showcase the powers of your favorite Super Heroes right before your eyes.” 

Called on by Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy join Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes on a momentous crusade against the scheming Nebula who teams up with the conniving and loathsome villains Loki and Green Goblin.  The incredible superhuman forces of Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow will unite in clashes that pit student against mentor, sister against sister and brother against brother.

Immersive video projection and cutting-edge special effects will captivate and transport audiences across the universe from the fantastical Savage Land to New York City and beyond.  Spider-Man and Wasp’s dynamic aerial stunts along with Captain America’s daring motorcycle skills will be on display in the ultimate race against time to save mankind.

“I’m extremely excited to work on Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes and bring the talents and powers of these amazing characters with such dimensionality to life,” said Marvel’s chief creative officer, Joe Quesada.  “Audiences will be on the edge of their seat as they witness the outrageous stunts and fight sequences in truly a unique experience that puts fans at the center of the action.”

L O S   A N G E L E S 
WHEN: Friday, July 7 – Sunday, July 9 
o         Friday, July 7                         7:30 PM
o         Saturday, July 8                    11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o         Sunday, July 9                        11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM  
WHERE:             STAPLES Center – 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015TICKETS:          Tickets start at $25 each
Tickets available for purchase online at AXS.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office.          
*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees. 

O N T A R I O  
WHEN: Thursday, July 13 – Sunday, July 16
o   Thursday, July 13                         7:00 PM
o   Friday, July 14                               7:00 PM
o   Saturday, July 15                         11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM 
o   Sunday, July 16                             1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
 WHERE:             Citizens Business Bank Arena – 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764
 TICKETS:          Tickets start at $25 each
 Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office.    
*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees. 

A N A H E I M
 WHEN: Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23
o          Thursday, July 20                7:00 PM
o         Friday, July 21                       7:00 PM
o         Saturday, July 22 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM 
o         Sunday, July 23                     1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
 WHERE:             Honda Center – 2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806  
TICKETS:          Tickets start at $25 each Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office.    
*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.


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5/15/2017

Arctic Zero Frozen Desserts



ARCTIC ZERO® Fit Frozen Desserts® are the perfect zero-guilt sweet treat for moms who care about clean ingredients for the whole family to enjoy. The founder of ARCTIC ZERO created it for his mom—a Type-1 diabetic, because he believes that everyone should be able to enjoy delicious frozen desserts without any worries. Each crave-worthy, low calorie pint is made with hormone-free whey protein and sweetened naturally with monk fruit, making it low in sugar. ARCTIC ZERO Fit Frozen Desserts are lactose free, GMO free, and available in gluten-free options. So get your dessert on!

ARCTIC ZERO contains monk fruit, which is a natural sweetener that’s low glycemic and is roughly 150 times sweeter than sugar. Monk fruit is a small melon that is harvested from the subtropical hillsides of Asia and gets its name from the Buddhist monks who have been enjoying its health benefits for centuries.
ARCTIC ZERO is low in sugar (low glycemic) and makes a great sweet treat for diabetics since it’s sweetened naturally with monk fruit (no sugar alcohols). 
• ARCTIC ZERO is lactose free and perfect for those who are lactose intolerant.
• ARCTIC ZERO only uses rBST-free whey protein. 


• There are many gluten-free ARCTIC ZERO options available that are every bit as delicious as non-gluten free frozen desserts. 
• ARCTIC ZERO Creamy pints are fat free and only 35 calories per half-cup serving and 150 calories for the entire pint, making it a zero-guilt dessert. 
• ARCTIC ZERO Chunky pints are low in fat (1-2.5 grams) and only 75 calories per half-cup serving and 300 calories for the entire pint, allowing you to indulge without guilt. 
• ARCTIC ZERO pints contain 3-4 grams of protein per serving and are perfect in protein smoothies or shakes. 
• All ARCTIC ZERO pints contain 2-3 grams of fiber per serving. 
• ARCTIC ZERO is certified kosher, GMO free, and contains no artificial ingredients. 
• Price: $4.49-$4.99 a pint and are available to purchase at select Target® stores. To find a store near you, visit: arcticzero.com/retaillocator.



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Add a Zing with Tajin !!


TAJIN® Clásico Seasoning

A perfect blend made from a select combination of world-class Mexican chilies, lime juice and sea salt, TAJIN® Clásico Seasoning adds a perfectly balanced ZING to enhance the flavor of fruits, vegetables, drinks or any food! TAJIN® Clásico Seasoning is also available in low sodium variety and you can find it in the produce section of your local store.








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HOUSE OF BLUES ANAHEIM WELCOMES THE NEW ELECTRIFYING SUNDAY GOSPEL BRUNCH


The new House of Blues Anaheim is pleased to introduce a reimagined Gospel Brunch experience each Sunday of the month. A new Southern inspired soulful menu features signature brunch dishes and live action carving and omelet stations. The electrifying, uplifting and unprecedented gospel show is unlike any other brunch experience available. Gospel Brunch is perfect for families, visitors and special celebrations.





Cali Julz says....
This was my very first Gospel event, and I really wasn't too sure what to expect. We came, we ate, we sang and some even danced!! (I myself have no rhythm, so I didn't get up,lol) The crowd was so welcoming to one another and everyone had a blast!! View the rest of the images from Sunday's Gospel Brunch HERE
📷 Photo Credit : Fleur de Lis Photography


WHERE:      The new House of Blues Anaheim (at GardenWalk)400 West Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CAFree parking available at GardenWalk for first hour
WHEN:        Sundays, 10:30 a.m. Check House of Blues calendar for dates.Holidays welcome two shows at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Show runs 1.5-2 hours
TICKETS:$45 per personAvailable online via http://houseofblues.com/anaheim/gospelbrunch and Ticketmaster
CONTACT:Visit http://houseofblues.com/anaheim/gospelbrunch and contact (714) 778-2583.




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5/06/2017

Rumble on the Water The Queen Mary Introduces All-New Fight Night Series

The Queen Mary Introduces a Knockout Win with All-New Fight Night Series
Rumble on the Water

The three-date series kicks-off
Saturday, June 10


The Queen Mary is pleased to announce the first-ever Rumble on the Water, a local, one-of-a-kind Mixed Martial Arts event hosted at the Queen Mary’s beautiful Waterfront Events Park. In conjunction with Roy Englebrecht Promotions, Rumble on the Water will take place with Southern California’s top MMA athletes competing on June 10July 22, and September 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available today, May 2, at queenmary.com for the June 10 date.  Tickets will be available for the July 22 and September 16 events soon.

“We are excited to announce Rumble on the Water as part of our summer entertainment line-up at the Queen Mary,” said Dan Eisenstein, Director of Events at Urban Commons. “It’s a completely new, exciting, and action packed event with a bit of history and a spectacular view of Downtown Long Beach and the harbor.”

During the Queen Mary’s historic crossings crew members would conduct boxing matches to entertain the passengers on board. Today the Queen Mary will continue the grand tradition of providing unique entertainment with Southern California’s top MMA Athletes coming together to demonstrate raw determination and strength.

“The world of Mixed Martial Arts has become a high-end experience catering to a distinct audience,” said Dan Zaharoni, Urban Commons VP of Development. “In our attempt to broaden the reach of the Queen Mary by attracting new audiences to the ship, we felt introducing an MMA event like Rumble on the Water seemed like another win. We are excited to push the envelope in producing high-quality, unique experiences for the Southern California market.”

Rumble on the Water will kick off the three-date series on Saturday, June 10. All three show dates will feature eight MMA bouts, with the first bout starting at 7p.m. The 1,250-seat venue is located just steps away from the water in the Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park, offering attendees a panoramic view of the Long Beach skyline.

“Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world, and it’s always had its home in Southern California,” said Englebrecht, whose Fight Club OC events have drawn rave reviews from fight fans. “With this series at the Queen Mary, we’re bringing the best fights and the most talented up-and-coming, amateur fighters to the area and continuing this region’s stellar tradition of MMA.”

Individual show tickets to the Queen Mary’s Rumble on the Water series will be available for purchase. Tickets to the June 10th show are on-sale today. Reserved seats start at $45 per seat in advance and $55 each at the door. Premium seating starts at $65 each in advance, and $75 each at the door. VIP Lounge upgrade is also available. Rumble on the Water will take place on June 10July 22, and September 16. Doors open at 6 p.m. The first bout is at 7 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets visit queenmary.com/events/rumble-on-the-water/.




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Lee Brice to Headline 3rd Annual ShipKicker Country Music Festival at the Queen Mary July 1st


The Queen Mary is thrilled to welcome ShipKicker back to the beautiful Waterfront Event Park on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The 3rd annual country music festival brings today’s top country artists to Long Beach with performances by Lee Brice, Swon Brothers, Jerrod Neimann, and the 2017 ShipKicker battle of the bands winner: James Rensink. More artists to be announced.

Lee Brice will headline the 3rd annual ShipKicker country music festival stage. Brice’s breakout track “More Than a Memory” was released in 2007 and was the first single in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart to debut at #1. His cardinal album, Love Like Crazy, took the country music scene by storm in 2009 with the title track setting a record as the longest-charting song in Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart history. Brice has had multiple chart-topping hits, gold albums, and was even honored with song of the year at both the CMA and ACM Awards for fan-favorite hit "I Drive Your Truck.” Brice will be joined by the likes of favorite country artists the Swon Brothers, Jerrod Neimann and the ShipKicker 2017 battle of the bands winner: James Rensink.

In addition to a full day of some of the greatest live music the country scene has to offer, ShipKicker concert-goers will enjoy line dancing lessons, food vendors, a beer garden, cocktails, mechanical bull rides, yard-games and more.

Tickets start at $49 (online in advance) and $59 day of and at the door. VIP tickets are $99 (online in advance) and $110 day of and at the door. VIP tickets include access to a private bar, shaded lounge, trailer bathrooms and front-of-stage access. Both general and VIP admission include complimentary access to the Queen Mary until 6 p.m. on July 1.

Tickets for ShipKicker are on-sale Friday, May 5, 2017. For more information and to purchase tickets visit http://www.queenmary.com/events/shipkicker/.



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Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend at Dana Point Harbor


Spend May 13 – 14 at Dana Point Harbor to enjoy
whale watching excursions, dining, shopping, sailing, and more.

The County of Orange, OC Parks, and Dana Point Harbor invite families to spend Mother’s Day weekend enjoying ocean activities, delicious dining and more at Dana Point Harbor. The weekend of May 13 – 14 will welcome a calendar of special activities including an art sale, trunk show, brunch menus and marine events.

Known as the “Whale Capital of the West,” Dana Point Harbor is home to many marine activities perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching offers excursions daily. All Dana Wharf whale watching cruises on May 14 will offer moms a complimentary “MOMosa” or glass of champagne. Additional whale watching excursions are available from the Ocean Institute and Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari. Parasailing and sailing activities are also available in the harbor.
Dana Point Harbor features a variety of signature dining options for Mother’s Day weekend. Waterman’s Harbor will offer a Mother’s Day buffet overlooking Dana Point Harbor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families can enjoy dining at the many eateries at the harbor including Wind & Sea, El Torito, Proud Mary’s, The Brigg, Harbor Grill, Gemmell’s Restaurant, Harpoon Henry’s, Harbor Deli, Coffee Importers & Deli, and more.

Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect time to enjoy shopping in Dana Point Harbor during the weekend-long Mother’s Day Fine Art Show from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. under the outdoor pergola. The White Pelican Gallery will be hosting a trunk show featuring the designs of David Rosales from May 6 – 14

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at Dana Point Harbor and experience the ultimate springtime adventure. For more information visit www.DanaPointHarbor.com.


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4/26/2017

Royal Machines featuring Mark McGrath and Dave Navarro Rock The Queen



Queen Mary’s Rock the Queen Featuring
iHeartMedia’s ALT 98.7 FM’s The Woody Show Fiesta Returns Saturday, June 3






The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back Rock The Queenfeaturing some of the 90s top alternative rock in concert from 4 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. The head-banging music festival will bring top rock artists to Long Beach with performances from Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors, Eve 6 and the Royal Machines featuring Dave Navarro, Mark McGrath, Billy Morrison, Donovan Leitch, Chris Chaney and Josh Freese. As iHeartMedia’s ALT 98.7 FM’s The Woody Show hosts their Woody Show Fiesta at Rock the Queen, festival goers will experience a day of fun in the sun with incredible live music, food, multiple bars, retail vendors, merchandise, DJ’s, and more.

Rock The Queen featuring ALT 98.7 FM’s The Woody Show Fiesta features an unprecedented music lineup. Headlining hard rock super groupRoyal Machines, features Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) on lead vocals and Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) on lead guitar with Billy Morrison (The Cult), Donovan Leitch, Jr. (Camp Freddy), Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), and Josh Freese (The Vandals, Devo) joining the band. Artists Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors and Eve 6 will also take the stage for an all-star musical lineup.

Concert goers will have an opportunity to see ALT 98.7 FM’s famed radio DJs, Woody, Ravey, Greg and Menace as they host the entire concert with their 3rd annual The Woody Show Fiesta at Rock the Queen

“We’re thrilled to partner with The Woody Show Fiesta for the return of Rock The Queen,” said Steve Sheldon, Director of Events and Entertainment at the Queen Mary. “Rocking-out with Royal Machines and the Woody Show in front of the legendary Queen Mary could be the perfect way to kick-off summer.” 

Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 21 starting at $39 (standing only). General admission seating is $49. VIP tickets are also available at $69 for VIP seating and $99 for VIP PIT. VIP tickets include priority entrance, access to a private bar and two drink tickets. VIP and Cabanas are available. Rock The Queen is from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets visit Queenmary.com.



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