The local film commission is launching a contest they hope will bring visitors to the shooting locations of some of the biggest movies to be made on the North Coast.
The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission’s contest starts Aug. 1 and is based on its Map of the Movies, according to a commission press release. Published in 2014, the Map of the Movies includes permanent markers at more than 30 filming locations of feature films made in the Redwood Region over the past 100 years, according to the press release. According to the film commission, it’s one of the most popular free activities for locals and tourists.
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No matter what you do at the Post Ranch Inn, you’ll have a beautiful view. And that’s just one reason why Travel + Leisure readers voted this the Best California Resort Hotel in our 2018 World’s Best Awards.
Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe— to share their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Hotels were rated on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. Properties were classified as city or resort based on their locations and amenities.
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If you’re visiting San Francisco this summer, you’ll have to make sure you stop at The Cartoon Art Museum to check out the show, “A Treasury of Animation.” The first major exhibition drawn from the Cartoon Art Museum’s permanent collection since its reopening in Fisherman’s Wharf, the show features historic never-before-seen work. On display is some amazing original production art following the evolution of animation from the 1920s onward.
“Our permanent collection houses thousands of animation cels and concept drawings,” says CAM Curator Andrew Farago, “but only a small portion of that artwork can be shown at any given time. This exhibition is an opportunity for us to show off the best of the best from the museum’s archives.”
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One of Downtown Los Angeles’ most colorful events is back this week. It’s the time of year when anime enthusiasts, video game fans and lovers of Japanese culture converge on the Central City for four days.
Anime Expo takes over the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday-Sunday, July 5-8. The celebration of Japanese animation, comics, games and culture draws more than 100,000 people each year to meet anime creators, attend panel discussions, enjoy screenings and catch sneak peaks of everything from cult classic “FLCL” to current sensation “Attack on Titan.”
Single-day tickets are $70 while four-day passes go for $120. Enjoying the brilliant costumes of people wandering through South Park all weekend is free.
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These hotels don’t just allow you to bring your dog — they welcome your pup with special treats and accommodations.
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