Tag: The Ebell of Los Angeles

Mix good deeds with fun for a holiday cocktail

Mix good deeds with fun for a holiday cocktail

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Now that the holidays are upon us and we are able to leave our homes, it’s a wonderful feeling to help others. Sometimes helping means attending a festive event to raise funds for an organization, and sometimes it’s volunteering to create fun for someone else. Whichever you prefer, here are some opportunities. Even adults want […]

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Sheryl Lee Ralph of ‘Dreamgirls’ opens Ebell season

Sheryl Lee Ralph of ‘Dreamgirls’ opens Ebell season

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ebell of Los Angeles launched its new programming season in style with the debut of a one-woman show, “Journey to Center Stage,” by actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, (Tony Award-nominated for her starring role in the original Broadway production of “Dreamgirls”). Nearly 100 Ebell members and guests gathered for coffee and pastries in the Wilshire […]

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Discover Griffith Park with author and blogger Casey Schreiner

| January 26, 2021

Discover Griffith Park with author and founder of the blog modernhiker.com, Casey Schreiner, at a virtual event Tues., Jan. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with the Ebell of Los Angeles. Schreiner will give his perspective of the treasured park, and why it’s “the best dang city park in the country.” Part of the Ebell’s […]

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Resilience, staying connected in 2020

Resilience, staying connected in 2020

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s been quite a year, what with a once-in-a-century pandemic and a presidential election like no other in recent memory, or maybe ever. There were shining moments too, some surprises and glimmers of hope. When the lockdown came, religious leaders probably said a quick prayer before moving their services outdoors and online. Programs online Wilshire […]

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Short, short tale of loss is a big winner

Short, short tale of loss is a big winner

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

A story inspired by a writing exercise in a class taught by Helene Seifer at The Ebell is among winners in the Summer 2020 Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) Short Story Contest. Seifer’s story, “The Last Time I Saw Her,” was one of 12 winners from among 265 entries. The winners are posted on the […]

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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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