Ready…Set…Read!

As we are holed up at home, waiting out the coronavirus pandemic, we are looking for ways to keep busy. Much talked about projects are getting attention. Exercise routines are taking on regularity. The cook in all of us is getting revealed. And many of us want to lose ourselves in a good book. It's the perfect tiime to ready...set...read! So why not settle into a comfortable lounger in the ...

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Art at Bergamot Station

Santa Monica’s 5-acre Bergamot Station is home to a thriving community of fine art galleries and creative arts spaces. Celebrating its 25th year, they are open for art at Bergamot Station. Its gallery owners balance the business of selling art with their passion for making art accessible to the Los Angeles community. Many a Saturday night will find gallery doors flung open with wine and light hors d’oeuvres flowing. Guests ...

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The Donum Estate in Sonoma County

To the ordinary wine drinker, a glass of red pairs most naturally with a fine cheese. At the Donum Estate in Sonoma County, however, the preference is less obvious partners for their distinguished wines. These include a 9-foot stainless steel rhino (Captured Rhino, Li Hui, 2012). Or even a massive heart sculpture made of polished mirrored steel (Love Me, Richard Hudson, 2016). With an outdoor sculpture garden boasting of nearly ...

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Front-Row Philanthropy

The Geffen Playhouse Los Angeles has long been the capital of entertainment, the gold standard destination for film, television and music. But over the past decade, L.A. has emerged as the hotbed of another important medium of art and creativity: theater. To be present for the premieres of new and exciting plays, one used to have to hop on a plane and head to Broadway. But no more. It’s happening here ...

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Lady Gaga–Born to be a Shining Star

How music and performing have always been the beacon in Lady Gaga’s life She’s a pop star. She’s a movie star. She’s a superstar to legions of fans who vibe with her experimental style, her outspoken message, her honesty, her individual expression. She is Lady Gaga and in the ten years since she launched her first album The Fame, her star is shining just as bright if not brighter. When asked ...

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