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Finding hope in small things that can hold greatness

Finding hope in small things that can hold greatness

| December 31, 2020 | 1 Comment

Last month, the City of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission recommended that the City Council designate the former print studio of Sister Mary Corita Kent, the “Pop Art Nun,” as an Historic-Cultural Monument — thus ending the year with a ray of hope. With all the challenges that our fair city has endured in the […]

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Great theater is ephemeral — you have to be there; look to Juno

Great theater is ephemeral — you have to be there; look to Juno

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

January, as Professor Know-It-All might have told us before he retired, is named after Janus, the Roman god of gates, doors, transitions and new beginnings. Representations of Janus show him looking simultaneously forward and backward, but, with only Google to rely on (or rather, DuckDuckGo) and not the inestimable Professor, it’s hard to know if […]

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Children’s Institute virtual gala sparkles, raises $470,000

Children’s Institute virtual gala sparkles, raises $470,000

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Confined to computer screen Zoom rectangles, the Children’s Institute’s third annual Cape & Gown Gala on Dec. 12 none-the-less sparkled in this difficult fundraising season. Emcee Loni Love, a comedian, Emmy Award-winning television host and actress, dazzled in cranberry-hued sequins while entertaining with humor and enthusiasm, and President and CEO Martine Singer warmly welcomed us […]

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Poker is like life — it takes skill, good decisions and a bit of gambling

Poker is like life — it takes skill, good decisions and a bit of gambling

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

As we begin another year, I thought we should take a break from our lessons on how to win more at the poker table. Instead, let us contemplate how much alike are the games of poker and life. Do you know who said: “Life is just like a game. First you have to learn rules […]

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Doggie day spa caters to the well-heeled on Larchmont

Doggie day spa caters to the well-heeled on Larchmont

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jess Rona had such a long waiting list for her competition-worthy doggie cuts and blowouts, she was running out of room in her garage for her expanding business. So she was excited to find the perfect spot to open her first commercial storefront on Larchmont. Then the pandemic hit and slowed the opening process, but […]

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Holidays arrive on Larchmont

Holidays arrive on Larchmont

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays. Parkway trees have been decorated with red, bodacious ribbons, and Christmas trees were en  route to the boulevard as we went to press. The annual Small Business Saturday officially kicked off the holiday shopping season. Students from Rhodes School of Music performed, and Paramount Pictures donated […]

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