New York - Winner of our favorite Mother’s Day promotion: the W New York - Downtown is offering special packages inspired by the timeless classic film, Mommie Dearest. Guests who book two nights this weekend (May 9 & 10) will receive 40% off their second night plus their choice of a complimentary Mommie Dearest add-on like Mommie’s Turn Down Service or Breakfast in Bed with Mama. Of course, in all cases, the part of Mommie, Mama or Mother will be played by a legendary NY drag queen. Go to whotelsnewyork.com/mommiedearest to book.
Los Angeles - FYF Fest, Southern California’s annual indie music extravaganza which takes place on August 22 & 23 at L.A. Sports Arena and Exposition Park, announced its line up of talent this week. Headliners Frank Ocean (above) and Morrissey will be joined by dozens of other notable acts like The Jesus and Mary Chain, FKA Twigs, D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Belle and Sebastian, Chet Faker, Solange and many others. To see the entire line up or to purchase passes, go to FYFFest.com.
Paris, France - For the second year, Greatdays Travel has teamed up with Manchester Pride to present Magical Pride from October 15 - 19, 2015 at Disneyland Paris. Packages that include accommodations, a two-day Hopper ticket, party passes and more are now on sale and can be purchased at magicalpride.com.
Sonoma, Calif. - The Transcendence Theater Company announced this week its 2015 season of outdoor Broadway concerts that run from June 19 through September 13 in Jack London Historic State Park. In addition, on July 25, Broadway and, more recently, television star Megan Hilty (above) will take the stage as part of the Transcendence Artist Series. More information and tickets can be found by visiting transcendencetheatre.org.