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“Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood

"Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood, a popular event features all new mazes, frightful scare zones and a fully re-imagined "Terror Tram" experience. This year's new and returning mazes include, "American Horror Story," "The Exorcist: The Possession of Regan MacNeil," "Freddy vs. Jason: Dream Battle," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Blood Brothers," "Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield," "Krampus: The Christmas Devil," "The Walking Dead," a permanent attraction, as well as "Eli Roth Presents Terror Tram," “The Purge Election Year” and an all-new performance by the award-winning hip hop-dance crew Jabbawockeez. Also open some of Universal's most popular rides and attractions "Transformers: The Ride-3D," "Jurassic Park–In the Dark," "The Simpsons Ride" and "Revenge of the Mummy–The Ride."


Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at http://www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/Hollywood
"Halloween Horror Nights" dates are: September 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 4 and 5, 2016.

Knott’s Scary Farm Opening Night

The 2016 ScaryFarm is opening up it’s gates on Sept. 22nd. and ends Oct. 31st 2016. Ticket prices are based on the date you pick. There is a $10 off coupon available at some fast food restaurants.

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Returns to the Infamously Haunted Ship September 29 for 22 nights of fright

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will once again rise from the deep torrid history of the infamously haunted ship September 29 - October 31, 2016. Dark Harbor will unveil new grotesque creatures and features at Midsummer Scream in Long Beach on July 30. Tickets are on-sale at QueenMary.com. Ghoulish spirits, old and new, will descend upon The Queen Mary in Long Beach for the most anticipated twenty-two terrifying nights of the year. Dark Harbor’s Sinister Seven Spirits: Ringmaster, Captain, Samuel the Savage, Graceful Gale, Half-Hatch Henry, Scary Mary and the newest malevolent resident will haunt the grounds of Dark Harbor nightly. Ringmaster promises to unleash her band of misfit monsters under the gruesome big top of Circus - a maze that continues to disorient with horrifying illusions, death-defying acts and spirited thrills. Dark Harbor’s youngest soul, Scary Mary, who has haunted the ship since her mysterious drowning in the first class pool in 1952, will leave fear-seekers gasping for air in the enhanced Lullaby maze. Deadrise, Soulmate and B340 mazes have been reengineered to deliver a darker descent into the depths of Queen Mary’s sinister past. This year’s Paintball Shooting Gallery sends guests on an other-worldly adventure and Sideshow grants “backstage” passage into the macabre underworld of the traveling circus. Haunt-fanatics can even double down on this year’s new double-sided small tops to host a private soiree featuring close-up freak shows with instant complimentary access toSideShow directly from a private Creepy Cabana. Take in a mesmerizing fire show on the main stage, have a spin on the Sinister Swings, and toss back all-you-can-eat tacos in the exclusive R.I.P. Lounge. But get the party started early and arrive during Happy Haunting Hour to down a happy hour potion in the all-new Voodoo Brew. Dark Harbor brings the true haunted tales of The Queen Mary to life, offering the most authentically frightening experience available. The annual event begins September 29 and continues to scare those who dare through October 31. General admission ticket prices start at just $20 online, with Fast Fright, VIP Passes, and lodging packages available. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.queenmary.com/dark-harbor.

LOS ANGELES HAUNTED HAYRIDE ANNOUNCES MOST INNOVATIVE HAYRIDE IN HISTORY AS “SECRET SOCIETY” THEME IS UNVEILED FOR THE 2016 ATTRACTION.

TWO DIFFERENT PATHS AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, GUESTS WILL LEAVE THE SAFETY OF THE WAGON AND CONFRONT THEIR BIGGEST FEARS ON FOOT AS THEY BECOME MEMBERS OF THE SECRET SOCIETY OF SAMHAIN (HALLOWEEN) UPON THEIR ENTRY INTO THE ATTRACTION.
Ten Thirty One Productions (TTO) is excited to announce the return of the most popular Halloween attraction in the country, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride coming this October. TTO will be bringing its biggest and best scares to both coasts for the most unique and immersive Halloween experience in town.
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride returns to its darker and more disturbing roots with the announcement of this year’s brand new and most innovated theme to date, Secret Society. The Secret Society will unveil two different experiences, Elite or Deranged. Your status will choose your path and experience throughout this 30 acre live attraction. For the first time ever, Hayriders will leave the safety of their wagons to confront their secret society initiation on foot, closer than ever to the inhabitants of the corn maze. Hayride regulars may recognize some ghosts of Hayrides past which will benefit them in making it to the end of their initiation.
“I feel like a kid at Christmas. Our Hayriders are going to have the time of their lives being part of our Secret Society of Halloween. We’ve just raised the bar so high on ourselves. The moment our guests enter our gates, they are members, part of our secret society, our world,” explains TTO CEO and Haunted Hayride Founder, Melissa Carbone.
Fan favorite, Trick or Treat will be returning in double the size this year and three times the mischief as the suburb of Hell welcomes trick or treaters to knock on their doors! House of Shadows will also take on a new sinister force as Universal Pictures takes over the space in the newly named Ouija, Origin of Evil. In the first partnership of this kind that the LA Haunted Hayride has ever allowed, unsuspecting patrons will be trapped in an extremely dark, almost blacked out walk through of a colossally possessed demonic house.
If you’ve ever thought about going to Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, this is the year to do it.
The terror of Los Angeles Haunted Hayride starts on October 1, 2016 and will be open from Thursday through Sundays from October 1st – October 31st, 2016. General Admission is $44 and VIP passes that surpass the line are $61, and there are a limited number of Hayride Only Passes $32, that are expected to sell out during the pre-Sale.
Pre-sale for tickets will begin July 15th. Visit www.losangeleshauntedhayride.com for complete details.

WTT SMASH HITS RETURNS TO CAESARS PALACE WITH McENROE, RODDICK, NAVRATILOVA AND DAVENPORT IN LINEUP

Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King bring their annual charity event back to Las Vegas for second time on October 10. Some of the greatest players in tennis history are returning to Las Vegas this fall as World TeamTennis Smash Hits returns to Caesars Palace on Monday, October 10. John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Martina Navratilova and Lindsay Davenport will headline the annual charity tennis event co-hosted by longtime friends Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King. Tennis action is set to begin at 7 p.m. on a specially-constructed tennis court in the valet parking lot adjacent to Caesars Palace Drive. Tickets for WTT Smash Hits go on sale at 10 a.m. Pacific on Monday, July 18. All seating will be reserved and have chairbacks. VIP seats, which include admission to the pre-match VIP Reception and Live Auction, are $500. For the tennis action only, Premium Reserved chairback seats are $125, and Reserved chairback seats are $55. Order tickets through www.WTTSmashHits.com or axs.com, or by calling The Colosseum at Caesars Palace box office at (866) 320-9763 or AXS at (888) 929-7849. For group sales of 10 or more tickets, call 212-586-3444, x. 121.

2017 ASCAP "I CREATE MUSIC" EXPO SLATED FOR APRIL 13 - 15 AT LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that its 12th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place on April 13 - 15, 2017 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. The premier conference for songwriters, composers, artists and producers in all music genres, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO brings together aspiring and professional music creators to learn from some of the most successful and creative people in the music industry.

The ASCAP EXPO also unveiled a new logo and "Where Creators Connect" tagline, emphasizing the event's focus on networking and the songwriting community. Registration for the 2017 event opens on September 13 with a special two-day sale offering advance access to special opportunities like the EXPO One-on-One Sessions and Lunch Roundtable workshops. For more information visit http://www.ascap.com/expo.

Last year's ASCAP EXPO kicked off with an electrifying ASCAP Annual Membership Meeting featuring performances from Grammy and ASCAP Founders Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, chart-topping "Cheerleader" songwriter OMI and the songwriting power trio of Chris DeStefano, Brett James & Priscilla Renea (Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood's "Somethin' Bad"). Other highlights included a keynote from super-producer Timbaland, plus master sessions with today's top songwriters like Grammy-winning Rihanna ANTI co-writer James Fauntleroy; Ashley Gorley (Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley) and Greg Kurstin (Adele, Kelly Clarkson), among others. EXPO participants also heard exclusive insights and performances from Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley; songwriter and vocalist for the GRAMMY-winning group fun. Nate Ruess; musical power couple Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo; multi-platinum songwriter, solo artist and Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas and more.

Every year, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO participants attend creative and business-focused panels, workshops, master classes, keynotes, one-on-one sessions, networking events, state-of-the-art technology demonstrations and performances. The ASCAP EXPO provides music creators with an unforgettable and authentic experience - real knowledge, tools, connections and a community of support and guidance they can't find anywhere else.

Since its inception, the event has brought together music's biggest talents and most successful industry players. Previous keynote speakers include Justin Timberlake, Tom Petty, John Mayer, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Quincy Jones, Ludacris, Carly Simon, Sara Bareilles, Lindsey Buckingham, Randy Newman, Jackson Browne, Steve Miller, Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart), Diplo, Big Sean, Ne-Yo, Stargate, Bill Withers, Aloe Blacc, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Jeff Lynne.

REAL BODIES at Bally's - Now Open

Imagine Exhibitions proudly presents REAL BODIES at Bally’s, a highly original and thought-provoking exhibition of human anatomy. This powerful exhibition explores life by displaying more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens. More than a simple display of human specimens, REAL BODIES at Bally’s will connect audiences to a deeper sense of what it means to be alive. Founded on anatomical, cultural, and emotional narratives, the exhibition transforms the way we view the mysterious organism we all share - the human body - and reminds us of all the complexity and magic within us that we often take for granted. REAL BODIES at Bally’s digs deeper into the beauty of the body, mind, and soul than any other exhibition of its kind, and invites you to explore the entire human experience from the first breath to the last.
REAL BODIES at Bally’s is now open and is located on the lower level of Bally’s Las Vegas.

"Safety Harbor Kids 9th Annual Polo Classic

Malibu nonprofit, Safety Harbor Kids, hosted their 9th Annual Polo Classic at the historic Will Rogers Park in Pacific Palisades on September 10th featuring Grammy winning guitarist, Albert Lee. Also performing was internationally acclaimed singer/actress Josie Achaval. Held at the Will Rogers State Historic park, the venue offers mountain and ocean views and has been the filming location of movies including Star Trek IV (William Shatner, Nichelle Nicols 1986). Old Hollywood royalty including Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Walt Disney, and Gary Cooper also frequented the polo estate formerly owned by 1930’s entertainer Will Rogers.

Guests enjoy a gourmet luncheon, open bar, wine tasting, high tea, special half time entertainment, an art exhibit and silent auction. While enjoying the polo match, guests relaxed in the VIP lounge in private cabanas with chamber music and an orchid garden.

Supported by luxury automotive dealer Bentley Beverly Hills allowed guests to test drive their new Bentley Bentayga. The Gatsby style event also included a red carpet photos, champagne divot stomp and vocal performances.

The game of polo is played between two teams of four men on horseback on a field about three times the size of a football field. The object is to hit a ball with polo mallets down the field and through two goalposts for a goal. There are six periods of play known as “chukkers” and each chukker is seven minutes long.

Founded in 2007, Safety Harbor Kids (SHK) is a 501c3 nonprofit formed for the purpose of enriching the lives of parentless and homeless children through education in the areas of college, career, music and the arts.

www.safetyharborkids.org