PEN America Virtual Gala

PEN America Virtual Gala

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. PEN America champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Their mission is to unite writers...

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Your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Get in the SpiritFor many of us, it's been hard to get what we really want out of life this year. Remember that list of New Year's Resolutions you placed on an indefinite hold as the pandemic unfolded? Yeah. That's why this holiday season should be about going all...

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The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen's Gambit, a Netflix TV mini-series, is a fictional story (adapted from ​Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel of the same name) that follows Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), as she strives to become the world's greatest chess player. Set in the mid-1950s through the 1960s,...

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Well-Being through Hiking

Well-Being through Hiking

The Benefits  Without long summer days to enjoy in the backyard, pandemic restrictions can feel a bit more suffocating. Though the natural mood boost of all that sunlight won't be back for a few months, shaking up your outdoor routine with a trip to the trail can help...

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Santa Monica gets Festive!

Santa Monica gets Festive!

The holidays are happening in Santa Monica! Restaurants, retailers, and businesses are offering an array of festive, physically-distanced attractions and charitable food and clothing drives to give back to the community this season. From free holiday art installations...

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6 Benefits of PRP Therapy for Your Skin

6 Benefits of PRP Therapy for Your Skin

Ah, the vampire facial. You might have read all about the surprising technology and skincare developments that are helping all kinds of people get their Elizabeth Bathory kick — in a much safer setting, of course. Could PRP be right for you? PRP, also known as...

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Mood Boost

Mood Boost

Keep These 9 Things in Mind to Combat SAD The days are growing shorter — and you might find your temper doing the same. Irritability is often the first sign of depression, and if your mood grows as dark as the days, you might feel touchy. How can you combat seasonal...

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