Creative Indoor Hobbies to Try This Month

Creative Indoor Hobbies to Try This Month

Since most of us will be spending more time at home for a little while, Jennifer Landis (from mindfulnessmama.com) has put together a few hobby ideas you might like to try. Feel free to add your own ideas in the comment section below. Stay healthy and positive,...

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While we wait it out…

While we wait it out…

The New Pope: Set design, art direction, costume design are all remarkable in this new HBO series.As we all have a lot of time on our hands, here is my list of things to watch: The New Pope (and the old series, with Jude Law) If you love art, design, costumes,...

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MICHAEL ARNTZ: CALIFORNIA CLAY MASTER

MICHAEL ARNTZ: CALIFORNIA CLAY MASTER

  “I wanted to make a statement in clay” – M. Arntz Southern California is rich with historically important artists and makers. In the mid 20th Century, trail-blazing craftspeople and designers of all kinds were working up-and-down the California coast, creating...

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Willy Porter

Willy Porter

I'm a big fan of Willy Porter and was thrilled to get to watch him perform at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica (a wonderful, intimate venue, by the way). From the first notes, Willy Porter, a contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter from Mequon,...

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The Golden Hour – Comvita’s Longevity Panel

The Golden Hour – Comvita’s Longevity Panel

I was excited to attend Expo West 2020 and interview Alan Bougen founder of Comvita, the #1 maker of Maunka Honey, but sadly the expo was cancelled due to “social distancing” in an attempt to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. Instead, however, I was invited to a...

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The 10 Biggest Skincare Trends of 2020

The 10 Biggest Skincare Trends of 2020

Beauty trends change every year. Decades ago, women used to focus on giving their hair as much volume as possible. Later, everyone wanted the perfect rouge or heaviest liner. It's hard to imagine those same trends being as popular today, mostly because the beauty...

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A Weekend in the Country: DAOU Winery Sojourn

A Weekend in the Country: DAOU Winery Sojourn

The road to SoCal’s local wine country is the El Camino Real, or Highway 101. Located 219 miles from Los Angeles,  Paso Robles is precisely the halfway point between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Paso Robles used to be a dusty pioneer town famous for its almonds, but...

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Valentine’s Night!

Valentine’s Night!

Chocolate, gifts, an exchange of cards—it must be Saint Valentine's Day. But wait—this festive holiday has some dark roots: Historians believe Valentine's Day actually began in Ancient Rome as a pagan fertility festival called Lupercalia, with the celebration...

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Ask the Experts: Relationships

Ask the Experts: Relationships

One of the hardest roads to navigate is relationships. But as Valentine's Day is nearly upon us we decided to reach out to an expert for some advice on love, relationships and everything in between. We turned to Dr. Gregory Canillas, Ph.D., who provides couple...

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The Art of Wood

The Art of Wood

The art of making furniture is universal—it is a craft, an ancient craft that requires patience and a profound knowledge of wood. Japan is nearly 70% forest, which has provided an ample supply—dating back 1,300 years. Perched in the retail epicenter of Hollywood and...

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Art Comes to LA!

Art Comes to LA!

Superfine! Art Fair is returning to the Magic Box @ The Reef in DTLA for its second LA edition, February 6 - 9, 2020. Throughout the four-day fair, visitors will have the unique opportunity to meet and connect directly with 60+ top local and international artists,...

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Portfolio: Don Saban

Portfolio: Don Saban

Don Saban knows LA; he's photographed it for a long time yielding images that are difficult to pin down in time. In fact, his eye for details found in Los Angeles create a visual proposition that they could be places found in Europe. His works has range—deep, black...

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Best Of

Best Of

All things must end—that includes 2019. It was the Year of the Pig, the year that we discovered that beer is good for you, cheese can protect you from salt, human bodies can continue to move over a year after death, the Lovers of Modena were men and dolphins are right...

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