For some, the idea of driving to Buena Park, Valencia or Downtown LA for some Halloween scares is the right way to celebrate. For others, though, staying local is the way to go and now it is even easier than ever to do so. Local homeowners, like Dr. Death, aka Mr. Chavez, dress their front yards to the nines to give trick-or-treaters the Scary Farm or Horror Nights experience close to home. Chavez decorates his home using lights, backdrops and handmade animatronics to give the most authentic Halloween experience. He creates the animatronic creatures by putting pipes together with duct tape and using kits to make the monsters pose and even move. "Most of them, you buy; they come … [Read more...] about Halloween on La Paix St.
Nightmare Before Christmas
By Lauren Jennings |Sports Editor| 'Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas and all through the bowl, fans were cheering for Tim Burton's story of ole. For three nights only spanning from Oct. 28 - 30, the Hollywood Bowl presented The Nightmare Before Christmas (NBC) in concert, live to film. Voice actors Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page and Paul Reubens reprised their singing roles as Jack Skellington/Barrel, Sally/Shock, Oogie Boogie and Lock. Before the orchestra took the stage, fans were given the opportunity to trick-or-treat, take photos with cutouts and enter a costume contest. The contest featured 30 fans dressed to the nines with some fans dressed as characters … [Read more...] about Tim Burton fans gather at the Hollywood Bowl