10 top tips-off from our Los Angeles correspondent
Stars in the sky and on the silver screen, trips to the beach and a graveyard, plus a stroll with a local performer who calls himself the people walker LA delivers the goods for our west coast writer
Hollywood movie magic
Watch a movie at the Aero in Santa Monica, or the Egyptian in Hollywood: both are part of AmericanCinematheque, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting Americas indigenous art form the moving picture. It has an old-style ambience and eclectic options, and after screenings there are often Q& As with the movies directors and stars. You can see top talent, particularly in autumn the run-up to awardings season when Oscar hopefuls come out to lobby.
See the real stars
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