Posts Tagged ‘LA’

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Win Your Way into the AIF Screening of Real Steel in LA


As the proud presenting sponsor and exclusive airline of Australians in Film, we are excited to participate in next week’s screening of Hugh Jackman’s latest flick, Real Steel.

It’s movie night done right — drinks before the movie, Australians on the silver screen and a reception to close out the evening. You could win your way in! Read more »


Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Join us this Thursday for the Sucker Punch Screening!

In support of Australians overseas, V Australia  has  teamed up with Australians In Film, whereby we’ll be giving you the chance to join us, and those amazing Aussies that are apart of Hollywood! Read more »


Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Behind the scenes at SSMF

In September we rocked LA’s Sunset Strip with Virgin America for SSMF and it was quite the event. From the huge crowds, to the amazing performances (Slash, Fergie & Smashing Pumpkins just to name drop a few), our fabulous Fly Girls and VIP party and the Andaz, we caught it all. Read more »

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Spirits and Spice (LAX)

Seasonal cocktails (like gingerbread apple martinis), cider, eggnog and cookies will be served throughout December from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the famed Millennium Biltmore Hotel. On Wednesdays, live jazz performances liven up the joint from 4–7 p.m. For a little more refinement, winter afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones and desserts will be served Wednesday–Sunday from 2–5 p.m.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Los Angeles: Stay through the weekend – quick getaways from the city

Los Angeles in a good light

The Los Angeles metropolitan area is so huge and interesting that you’d never run out of things to do nearby, but it can also be nice to combine your city trip with a totally different flavor in the same area. Fortunately, there are many great choices that are all within a 2-hour drive (traffic permitting) of the city centre. Read more »

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Historic Hollywood – 6 Landmarks you can still visit

Hollywood Blvd 03.04.2007

Los Angeles’s world famous district of Hollywood can be difficult for tourists unless they know what to expect and where to look. The name itself tends to conjure up a land teaming with movie stars and luxury hotels, but the reality is that Hollywood continues to be a working town, and almost all of that work goes on behind closed doors, so the city itself can look unremarkable to the casual observer. Read more »

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

AFI Fest 2010 (LAX)

The 10-day American Film Institute’s Los Angeles International Film Festival is the longest-running LA film festival. It features competitions of films by new filmmakers and showcases the latest works of established masters. Screenings take place at ArcLight Cinemas. 866.234.3378.


Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

4 unique fast food restaurants to try when visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles has a very peculiar food culture, with a wide variety of amazing white table cloth restaurants, as well as thousands of drive-through fast food joints that might expect in a place that more or less invented the modern-day car culture.

You’ll find plenty of McDonald’s and Taco Bells, both of which got their starts in Southern California, but you’ll also find a number of lesser-known fast food restaurants that are beloved to those of us who grew up in the area. These places haven’t spread themselves all over the globe, so they are worth a try when you are in Los Angeles. Read more »


Saturday, August 21st, 2010

V Australia & Virgin America rock the Sunset Strip

Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) commemorates the influential music history of the Sunset Strip while celebrating its present and future and returns for another year of epic shows August 26 – 28. This year’s line-up is slated to be better than ever with performances by: Slash, The Smashing Pumpkins, Common & Neon Tress (just to name a few). Read more »

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Sunset Strip Music Fest

We’re coming back to sponsor another great Sunset Strip Music Fest (SSMF), and this year’s live up is amazing. Mark your calendars & get your tickets because you’re not going to want to miss:

Thursday: August 26

Thursday: SSMF salutes rock icon Slash at House of Blues

Friday,August 2

Friday: Six legendary venues, one full night of music
Cat Club
House of Blues
Key Club
The Roxy Theatre
Viper Room
Whisky A Go-Go

Saturday, August 28

Saturday: Street festival Outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.

See you there!