Archive for January, 2012

A YEN FOR THE GLEN

A YEN FOR THE GLEN

I want to Talk about being home, by necessity … cold reality, actually. Willfully, I am in my cozy quarters taking care of taxes, some bits and dabs of dermatology, celebrating birthdays with old friends, and involved with the windup of the AFTRA/SAG decisions to form a new union — while avoiding the winter chill […]

American Cinematheque Salutes Golden Globes Foreign Film Director Nominees

American Cinematheque Salutes Golden Globes Foreign Film Director Nominees

Can you think of a more heartwarming way to spend a Saturday afternoon than with nominees for Best Foreign Film Director? Sponsored by the America Cinematheque and Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the esteemed panel was held at the Egyptian Theatre. Let’s start with the elephant in the room. The glam feature was America’s own Angelina […]

1-25-12

1-25-12

BURBANK Pasadena Society of Artists The Pasadena Society of Artists (PSA) is proud to present its 87th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Creative Arts Center Gallery. Join us at the opening reception and awards presentation on Friday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m.—9 p.m. Eight awards will be presented during the opening reception. View 60 works of […]

Pancakes

My first bite is savory and sweet, like these have been honeyed by the queen bee and I can swear (if I were under oath) that I am eating buttermilk pancakes and not the buckwheat ones the chipper server with messy orange- curled tendrils just set in front of me. I use a dollop of […]

From Pop Culture to Slop Culture: The Importance of Educating Yourself Before Jumping on a Bandwagon

From Pop Culture to Slop Culture: The Importance of Educating Yourself Before Jumping on a Bandwagon

By Cristina M. Molina Pop culture icons have been around as long as I can remember. They can be anything from a real person to a character or symbol. Some of the most well-known pop culture icons on the human side include Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, and Pee-wee Herman. People find ways to identify […]

Addicted to Food? Lifestyle Tips for Weight Control

Addicted to Food? Lifestyle Tips for Weight Control

By Dr. Melina Jampolis As a weight loss physician, I see lots of patients who think they are addicted to food. Food addiction is being increasingly recognized as a real condition. It can lead to changes in brain chemistry similar to those seen in other types of substance dependence including drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. It […]

Core Conditioning

Core Conditioning

Core Conditioning is not your typical Physical Therapy clinic or fitness studio. Step foot inside one of Core’s state-of-the-art facilities, located in Burbank and Studio City, and you will see a world that integrates Physical Therapy, Pilates, RedCord®, and Gyrotonic®. This was the dream of owners Allyson Cabot, PT, and Gabrielle Shrier, MPT, who together […]

Crunch Fitness Headed to Burbank

Crunch Fitness Headed to Burbank

Crunch Fitness, the health club chain known for making serious fitness fun and pioneering a philosophy of “No Judgments,” announces it will swing open the doors to its newest location in the heart of Burbank in spring 2012. The new outpost will join the brand’s legendary West Hollywood location as the second club to open […]

“Just a Little Something….”

“Just a Little Something….”

By Dr. Stephen McNeese More and more, men and women are saying they just want “a little something” to refresh their looks to carry them through until it’s time for the “big” procedure. Our new comprehensive medi-spa laser center and weight loss management are the answers that you’ve been seeking. Without scars and with minimal […]

It’s Time to Make Some Moves

It’s Time to Make Some Moves

By Greg Smith, Staff Writer Aches and pains got you down? Do you have to politely decline when asked to participate in activities because even the thought of moving more than necessary shoots pain up your spine? It’s time to dance again … or for those who don’t dance: run, swim, play, hike, bike, etc. […]