Archive for June, 2010

Mind and Body Workout at The Jade Apple

If you’re feeling scattered, yoga will calm your mind. If your body needs a boost, yoga will help you tone up and slim down. Discover how yoga works your whole body, mind and spirit at The Jade Apple. When you walk through the front door of The Jade Apple, you find a safe, friendly place […]

Bare Sole: A Shoe For All Seasons

Bare Sole has relocated to the charming Tujunga Village in Studio City (across from Aroma Café). Bare Sole is a revolutionary shoe design that offers a vast array of shoes which varies from an everyday flat to an ultra high-heel. “The beauty of Bare Sole is that it gives women the opportunity to express themselves […]

Fourth of July Thoughts

Happy 234th birthday to America! The Fourth of July is the celebration of our nation’s birth, of course, but it’s also an ideal time to reflect on what our country is all about. A good place to start would be the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence specifically mentions three unalienable rights which human […]

The Psychic World of Kenny Kingston

The Psychic World of Kenny Kingston

First, I’ll share one of your letters, and then some intriguing celebrity information that in a way relates to the letter: Dear Kenny: I’m so confused. My husband wants me to become pregnant right away now. We’ve been married two years and actually, he’d have liked for me to have become pregnant the day we […]

Sinatra Evening on the Napa Valley Wine Train: “Come Fly With Me”

Sinatra Evening on the Napa Valley Wine Train: “Come Fly With Me”

Just when you thought there’s nothing more elegant than a relaxing train ride in wine country, a sumptuous feast and a glass or two of neighborhood vino, the stakes get higher. The Napa Valley Wine Train, a 36-mile roundtrip run in the heart of Napa Valley, will host a Frank Sinatra tribute on August 21st. […]

An Automotive Icon Returns

An Automotive Icon Returns

Every few years lately, Mercedes-Benz has created an ultra-performance supercar. First it was the McLaren-Mercedes SLR, followed by a roadster version of the exotic two-seater. The limited run of those was discontinued a few years ago, making way for the next limited production car from the German brand. Behold the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLR AMG, a […]

Tapping Into a Passion That Knows No Limits, a Life Changing Seminar with Bill Dance

Tapping Into a Passion That Knows No Limits, a Life Changing Seminar with Bill Dance

Imagine the heights to which our success would soar if we could tap into the unbridled passion that exists within us. Our productivity would be endless. Our level of living, thinking and doing limitless. Inhibitions preventing us from seizing opportunities and squandering time would diminish. Fear that used to conquer would be repressed and what […]

Tales of a (Struggling?) Toluca Lake Actress

The Indian Way Vijay Amritraj and his assistant Kapil are laughing their butts off. We’re sitting together in Vijay’s very air conditioned conference room, sipping sweet chai tea and munching on vanilla wafer cookies as I entertain them with stories of my last trip to India. I’m here to ask Vijay Armritraj for a grant […]

Social Summer Somethings

Social Summer Somethings

I want to talk about some local somethings that are a great way to enjoy a super summer. Just walking Skye in the neighborhood and eying the gardens is a joy. Between swimming (medical appointments), ping-pong, quicken, movies and writing, writing, writing, the days are zipping by. Outings with friends and family, all in the […]

An Orchestra Like No Other

An Orchestra Like No Other

By Maria Chow, Ph.D The Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra is a tour de force that combines Western and Chinese musical instruments to create a unique whole. Currently it is the world’s only orchestra that embraces both Western and Chinese instruments as permanent members. The practice of deploying Wes-tern and Chinese instrumental timbre simultaneously in […]