Parties & Nightlife

So many events, so much work, so little help, but working on changing this asap. #JoysTravelAdventures update

By Joy A. Kennelly Realizing I can't continue to do this all myself, I've brought in Tomiya Eastlin to assist me with social media efforts and more. We get invitations to events to attend and cover almost daily which makes... Read more →


Announcing our "Vegas Escape" #travel video #JoysTravelAdventures - see the side of #Vegas only locals know

By Joy A.Kennelly Very happy to share our completed "Vegas Escape" travel video with everyone. We had so many people help make this a reality and wanted to give them a shout out here, in addition to on our YouTube... Read more →


#Foodie, #Fashion, #Film Fun in Los Angeles with @supperclub_la, @LloydKlein, @ChakaKhan, @SueWongFashion, & more

By Joy A. Kennelly Here's a pictorial essay of some of the fun events I've attended in the past few weeks for your viewing pleasure. First up, the Supperclub LA. If you go tomorrow, they're offering 50% off on ALL... Read more →


#Fashion, Food and Wine Festival of #Volleyball Champions at #Raleigh Studios in #Manhattan Beach with #Dig4Kids final wrap-up

By Joy A. Kennelly This past weekend was so packed with fun activities it's taken awhile to compile pix and information to share with you. John Mayer is amazing in concert fyi.:) So! Without further ado... (All Photos Courtesy Photographer,... Read more →


#Hermosa Beach vs. #Venice Beach - A (cautionary) Tale of Two Cities 1st Friday and First Thursday events

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I finally had the opportunity to attend the wildly successful 1st Friday event held in Venice Beach which I like to call "Hermosa North." Here's some of the similarities and contrasts of the demographics according... Read more →


Rusnak - Night of Luxury with Designer Kevan Hall - Part 1

By Joy A. Kennelly In light of the recent White House party crashers who are soooo desperate for attention (shamefully so), I thought I'd share some of the amazing parties I've been to over the past few months as a... Read more →


VOX DJs/VOX Entertainment 25th Year Celebration wrap-up

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been waiting on the professional photographer's shots from the VOX DJs/VOX Entertainment 25th Year Anniversary Celebration, but since it's taking too long I will use my images from the event to share what went on.... Read more →


Blog - #Manhattan Beach-based VOX DJs & VOX Entertainment Celebration Saturday!

By Joy A. Kennelly KC CAMPBELL OF VOX DJS & SHAWN SEDLACEK OF VOX ENTERTAINMENT, MANHATTAN BEACH ENTREPRENUERS, TO CELEBRATE 25th YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT MANHATTAN COUNTRY CLUB IN MANHATTAN BEACH, CA SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009 FROM 8:00pm – 12:00am Manhattan... Read more →


My long, up and down, fun, sometimes sad, interesting day

By Joy A. Kennelly Finally have to laugh at something Bill Maher said on his show just now. He apparently is showcasing countries where he suggests people should move to should McCain become President. Now that is stupid, but what... Read more →


Onto something a little more fun Domi & me out on the town - finally, right?

By Joy A. Kennelly What I've been loving about being more vocal about my political beliefs is that it's sussing others out who normally don't say anything either. One friend teasingly (I hope she was teasing!) said she almost defriended... Read more →


Huckabee, Obama, McCain, AVP's, & The Shore Restaurant and Lounge

By Joy A. Kennelly Watching the new Huckabee Show - did you know it existed? I didn't till now. Very interesting. Geraldine Ferraro, Dave Ramsey, and cute Elizabeth Hasselbeck were on it. I've put a link to Whoopi Goldberg's opinion... Read more →


The Shore Restaurant and Lounge for your reading and dining pleasure

the SHORE Restaurant and Lounge · COMPANY BACKGROUNDER · FACT SHEET · CHEF DAVID LINVILLE BIO · PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONALLY INSPIRED CA COMFORT CUISINE BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE AT THE AWARD WINNING SHORE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA... Read more →


Recent South Bay Professional Connection Hospitality Appreciation Evening

By Joy A. KennellyYou are curious about our recent South Bay Professional Connection "Hospitality Appreciation Evening" at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past week or you wouldn't have clicked on the link right? So, without further ado... here's some... Read more →


Last night at The Shore's Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Fest!

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, I cheated. I snuck out before uploading the pix to watch some shorts over at the Hermosa Shorts Festival, but I'm back because I remember now why I don't produce short festivals any more. Nothing... Read more →


Tonight The Shore hosts the Hermosa Shorts Festival Kick Off Party!

By Joy A. Kennelly Tonight is the Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Festival at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Hermosa Beach at 7pm. The Shore doesn't close till 1am. Don't forget to come! Goody bags sponsored by... Read more →


I can't get enough of Coldplay's Viva La Vida! What about you?

By Joy A. Kennelly I don't know what it is about that Coldplay song, Viva La Vida, but it always makes me speed extremely fast with the song loudly blaring with all my windows down. Every single time. Especially on... Read more →


What a fun weekend! Sharkeez pre-opening party and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly If I have to be stuck in my neighborhood because I can't drive very far right now, I guess living in Hermosa Beach aint so bad after all. I've got the beach, good friends, beautiful weather,... Read more →


SBPC's Surfrider Benefit/Tasting Party at The Shore hosted by She's Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd

By Joy A. Kennelly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION AND THE SHORE RESTAURANT TASTING PARTY BENEFIT BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE RAISED MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR SURFRIDER FOUNDATION TV Land’s She’s Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd, Hosted... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection Surfrider Benefit at the Shore adds new celebrity guests!

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: The South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) announces a Tasting Party at The Shore Restaurant featuring Executive Chef David Linville’s menu of fresh, internationally inspired California comfort food from 5:30pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) Announces June 25 Surfrider Benefit at The Shore with TVLand's She's Got the Look, Melissa Todd, hosting

By Joy A. Kennelly THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION (SBPC) ANNOUNCES A TASTING PARTY AT THE SHORE RESTAURANT IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM Hosted by TV Land’s “She’s Got the Look” Finalist,... Read more →


THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Joy A. Kennelly 310.714.2077 thejoywriterpublicity(at) gmail (dot) com THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES With a Networking Celebration on Thursday,... Read more →


Lovin' Mariah Carey's new song... Happy St. Paddy's Day...

By Joy A. Kennelly Had a very nice day today seeing as I'm Irish. Hit the local Hermosa Beach Community St. Patrick's Day parade which was very cute. Reminded me of a very small version of the Rose Parade in... Read more →


Gen Art Fashion Show, Seal Beach, GoChi, The Lost Patrol

By Joy A. Kennelly Enjoyed hanging out with a bunch of friends last night at the Gen Art Fashion Show downtown LA and then again today over in Seal Beach. Two very different experiences, and very fun. I love my... Read more →


Channel 4 Chuck Henry news coverage on Hermosa Beach bar scene

By Joy A. Kennelly Watch Chuck Henry, co-anchor of the award-winning weekday editions of the "Channel 4 News", coverage of our out-of-control Downtown Bar scene and the recent Planning Commission meeting. Henry has won 12 Los Angeles area Emmy Awards... Read more →


Check out my latest posts on my wordpress blog

By Joy A. Kennelly (new link here too - check it out!) Hi Everyone, I've been busy promoting my client, Artist Gali Rotstein's Art Opening Reception January 12, 2008 at Lois Lambert Gallery in Bergamot Station and will have more... Read more →


Yeah! School is finally over! I'm getting my life back...

By Joy A. Kennelly Just had my last final exam presentation tonight at UCLA and I am so happy school is over for now. I need a break! Although I've really loved meeting all the cool speakers, getting to know... Read more →


Money, Money, Money! I won the pitching contest!

By Joy A. Kennelly As a publicist, when you're pitching the media you have very limited time to get your point across. As a result, you learn to speak quickly, succinctly and cover all your bases in a minute or... Read more →


My Letter to the Editor was published in The Easy Reader this week!

FYI, this was originally one of my blogs in July and I decided to submit it to the papers to share my view on what's going on in the South Bay. This was printed this week in the Easy Reader... Read more →


South Bay Sorrow - Al Anon & Alcohol Anonymous support

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm beginning to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can and praying for the wisdom to know the difference. It still deeply, deeply, deeply, saddens me that the... Read more →


AICP Awards Show, X Bar, The Liquid Muse and the Independent Television Festival,

By Joy A. Kennelly Just returned from attending the Association of Independent Commercial Producers Awards Show tonight over at the LACMA with an actress friend. I like working the door of the show because then the rest of the night... Read more →