Archive for March, 2016

Surfing to Tom Sawyer Camp among favorites

Surfing to Tom Sawyer Camp among favorites

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

This month’s Larchmont Chronicle features a camp guide (pages 13 to 22) as well as the camps recommended this month by our Mommy Beat columnist, Danielle Avazian-Reyes. Click on the current issue in the side bar to read the guide. And come back in May, when we’ll add even more camps to our directory. My […]

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Local ties for 105th annual art exhibition at the Autry

Local ties for 105th annual art exhibition at the Autry

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

From April 3—24, the California Art Club will present its Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West. Included among the more than 200 fine art paintings and sculptures—by contemporary artists who work in traditional style—are works by artists who either trained or lived in the Greater Wilshire area. The exhibition […]

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At home on my toes and in the dirt

At home on my toes and in the dirt

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The garden writer and philosophy professor Allen Lacy didn’t believe in the conventional wisdom of the green thumb. He was certain that it was the “gardener’s eye” that induces otherwise normal people to pick up the trowel and not let go. I agree. It’s like a conversion: one day a tree is a green generality […]

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California cuisine with 1920s décor DTLA, bakery ups ante

California cuisine with 1920s décor DTLA, bakery ups ante

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the Menu, by columnist Helene Seifer, is published every month, and next month will be featured in our spring Dining & Entertainment issue. My car automatically heads for the arts district when DTLA and food are mentioned in the same sentence, but a scattering of interesting restaurants reside near L.A. Live, including the elegantly […]

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Meet the GWNC candidates at a meet-and-greet

Meet the GWNC candidates at a meet-and-greet

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Meet the candidates seeking a spot on the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) board of directors at a meet-and-greet in Robert Burns Park on Sun., April 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. The 35 candidates are running for 21 positions, which represent 15 geographic areas and six special interest categories. Elected board members will serve […]

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Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

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Visit six private gardens in historic Windsor Square on Sun., May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. during “Living Alfresco,” the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s 11th annual Los Angeles Garden Tour & Party. Backyard entertainment features will be highlighted with wine and food pairings at each venue. First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Elaine […]

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