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TV I’m Looking Forward To

First and foremost, we have to catch up on the Oscar candidates – nearly all the nominated films are online so here is a nice link to help you find how to stream any of the ones you are interested …

2.9.22
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Get to Know: Ruth Asawa

There was a bit of a kerfuffle this week after photos from Gwyneth Paltrow’s new Montecito home were featured in Architectural Digest *and all over the internet. The Goop maven is seated on a beautiful couch in a beautiful room …

2.9.22
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LA needs Your Blood Urgently

In February we give gifts of the heart, so now is the perfect time to donate blood. Our city is experiencing a grave blood shortage. The American Red Cross is calling the current shortage “the worst in over a decade” …

2.8.22
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3 Black and White Classics for February

The last three films I watched were shot in black and white, a delightful accident that got me to think about why directors today would make such a bold choice. Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth is artfully constructed by …

2.3.22
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2 popular LA Conservancy Tours for February: Paul Williams + Modern Skyline

February 16/Virtual 6:00 PM

I participated in this virtual tour on February 2, and thought it was really interesting – the LA Conversancy is repeating it twice this month, because of it’s popularity. I learned so much more about an …

1.14.22
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On the Couch (January/February Reading)

Lots of wonderful authors released books at the end of 2021, but these are the titles which are are rising to the top as we start 2022.

Irish Enlightenment

Our book club deliberately chose a happy title to begin the …

1.14.22