Tag: The Ebell of Los Angeles

Pioneer and mentor, Madelyn Murray paved her own way

Pioneer and mentor, Madelyn Murray paved her own way

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Madelyn Murray started out as a stockbroker, the 5-foot, 2-inch MBA graduate was not only the only woman in the room, but also the only Black woman in the room. No matter, she thought. “I can do this.” She went on to a successful 30-year career in finance and investments. But when starting out […]

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Ebell celebrates 125th with scholarships, gala

Ebell celebrates 125th with scholarships, gala

| October 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Ebell of Los Angeles — the city’s longest-running social and philanthropic women’s club — is celebrating its 125th year. Celebratory events will be offered all year long and will range from a magic-themed holiday ball and a fashion show (drawing on the club’s 800-piece costume collection dating to the mid-1800s) to a primer on […]

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Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society will hold its annual home tour this year on Rossmore Avenue Sun., Oct. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. Five stately homes between Third and Sixth streets will be featured, including one once owned by Harry Warner, who mortgaged it to pay for the financing of the first talking […]

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Local photographer turned community advocate on homelessness

Local photographer turned community advocate on homelessness

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Allison Schallert is a woman on a mission to curb homelessness in Los Angeles. The citizen activist was born and raised in Illinois, studied at DePaul University in Chicago, and spent time in Toronto and New York City before relocating to Los Angeles in 1991. “What brought you to Los Angeles?” I ask. “No reason,” […]

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Stories hold the key for homeless advocate Marilyn Wells

Stories hold the key for homeless advocate Marilyn Wells

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Stories can speak volumes. Just ask Marilyn Wells, an advocate for the homeless with impressive academic credentials. Wells was so moved by one woman’s talk that she started a formidable speaker series. “I was listening to her,” Wells explained last month, “and I thought this woman is the key. People need to see somebody who […]

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Celebrate women’s history at Ebell, Downtown Women’s Center

Celebrate women’s history at Ebell, Downtown Women’s Center

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tours of the historic Ebell Club, the Downtown Women’s Center and Hollywood Studio Club are among events this month in honor of Women’s History Month. Los Angeles Conservancy tours of The Ebell have already sold out as the Chronicle went to press, but other events are still available, and one takes place at The Ebell, […]

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