The Million Dollar Melody Hotel - Episode 3

Welcome to the Million Dollar Melody Hotel! Find photos and links relating to the April 2017 show, From New York to LA!  I explore the post-modern, retro-futuristic Westin Bonaventure Hotel, in Downtown, Los Angeles, Mary Pickford is my Queen of the Week and Martin Scorsese's New York, New York is Movie Musical of the Month. Yes it's all gone 1976/1977 here this month! You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes'like" my Soundcloud or  sign up for my monthly newsletter.  Say hi on TwitterFacebook or see my daily gallery on Instagram. Cheers!

 
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Downtown NEWS!
In this week's news I feature two preservation issues, read more here:
The Parker Center on the LA Conservancy Website

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The Million Dollar Melody Hotel - Episode 2

The Million Dollar Melody Hotel - Episode 2

Join me for episode 2 of the Million Dollar Melody Hotel, a monthly podcast from Downtown, Los Angeles. On this show, I explore the historic Biltmore Hotel, birthplace of the Oscars, my Queen of the Week is Bette Davies and I interview Marius DeVries, Musical Director on LA LA LAND!

The Million Dollar Melody Hotel Podcast #1

Welcome and thanks for checking in! Please find photos and links relating to the February 2017 show #1, Welcome to Burlesque! You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, 'like" my Soundcloud or  sign up for my monthly newsletter.  Say hi on Twitter, Facebook or see my daily gallery on Instagram.

 
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Meghan and Teresa recording the 'DTLA news' jingle in the Rosslyn.

Meghan and Teresa recording the 'DTLA news' jingle in the Rosslyn.

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California In Popular Song - part 1

California In Popular Song - part 1

Every generation, going back to the arrival of the transcontinental railroad, sang songs about the Golden State. The romance and longing of a sunny utopia, played out in a three minute popular song, contributed to the myth of California, and the population boom from the 1880's to the present day.