Saturday, August 30, 2014

Jason Mraz Concert

I am on the email list for the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. I get advance notice for various events there. I love this theatre. It is beautiful, over the top, old Hollywood. And there really aren't any bad seats. It is a more intimate venue than an arena or stadium type of place.
So I recently bought tickets to see Jason Mraz there.
It was an awesome concert in a beautiful place.

 Juanita and I


Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At Pantages

Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At Pantages

I was there for this!

Dogs in painting

 While I was at the Norton Simon Museum, I started noticing all the dogs in the paintings. I took photos of a lot of them. Look at the color on the little pug looking dog above. And below, this big guy was some nobleman's beloved hound. It was a large portrait of just the dog.
 This one looks like a bird dog, a Brittaney.
 This little guy was in a huge painting that depicted the interior of St. Peter's Basilica. How funny to see this little fu fu dog there.
Some type of hound.
 This is actually a cat. Kind of add looking, playing with a bit of string with a bunch of monks in front of a fireplace.
 I can't tell if this is a cat or a dog. Could be a Chihuahua type of dog.
 Another hound.

 This lady is a bad example of the effects of drink. It looks like the dog is laughing at her.
 These two little dogs are at the Marriage in Cana.
 This little spaniel is happy to see someone.
 Generic dog.
 Another happy spaniel. Looks like the only happy one in the painting.
 At first I thought this was a dog, but it's a lion.

Paradise Cafe and Bakery, Glendale California

 A few years ago, I discovered the Paradise CafĂ© and Bakery in Glendale, California while on a trip. It is an Armenian bakery and it is amazing. They make the most beautiful baked goods. We went back this trip to look in amazement again. I took lots of photos, hopefully for some inspiration when I make some cakes.
They have a coffee table book there for sale, that is just photos of their goodies. It is 50$. If it wasn't so expensive, I would be tempted.
Enjoy your calorie free visit! Mine was not calorie free.