Archive for Westwood

How to save 1 Hour on your Commute time if you live in West LA

Dec 10, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Do you live on the Westside?
If you do, you know how much of a hassle taking Metro can be. But don’t get me wrong, I really like Metro, but their service to the Westside isn’t [...]

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Plants, Parrots, and Veterans

Dec 02, 2010 by Lisa Newton

When Holiday Shopping, many people love to purchase plants, and other items for their houses and apartments.
If this sounds like something that’s of interest to you, I found the perfect place for [...]

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Hershey Felder plays Leonard Bernstein at the Geffen

Nov 18, 2010 by Lisa Newton

On November 12th, I was privileged to watch one composer portray another. Currently playing at the Geffen Playhouse is Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a contemporary look at the personal and [...]

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A Westwood Village Walking Tour

Nov 10, 2010 by Lisa Newton

For all UCLA students, when your parents come to visit you at school do you need to know where to take them and what to show them that’s around campus?
Or how about showing off some [...]

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See Love, Loss, and What I Wore – Before it’s too Late

Oct 20, 2010

After a seven month run at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater, at the Geffin, Nora and Delia Ephron’s scripted play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, weaves an intimate collection of stories by women, about [...]

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Ruined at the Geffen tells a Tale of War, Survival and Hope – It’s full of Life

Sep 23, 2010

It isn’t often that I cry with sadness, jump out of my seat with shock, and laugh all in one evening, but that’s exactly what happened when I saw the Geffen Playhouse’s stage transform into [...]

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Westwood Memorial Park

Sep 19, 2010

If you happen to like cemeteries, you’re not alone. As a child, I remember walking around old cemeteries looking at the headstones. My mother is also a fan of the names, people, years of birth [...]

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An LA Treasure – Neutra’s Plywood Model Demonstration House

Sep 13, 2010

Los Angeles is fortunate to be home to several world renowned architects and their finished structures. Frank Lloyd Wright, S. Charles Lee, Rudolf Schindler, Raymond Kappe, and John Byers, just to name a few.
But, [...]

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Malibu Tiles throughout Westwood Village

Jun 17, 2010

Since coming to California, I’ve fallen in love with what is known as a form of tile that’s ubiquitous throughout Los Angeles and Southern California, aptly named, Malibu Tile.
After visiting the Adamson House, I look [...]

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Los Angeles 2010 Free Summertime Movies start this Weekend

May 27, 2010

Los Angeles and the word “free” don’t always go together, but summertime movies here are an exception. Several of the annual free concert series are already in full swing, and now it’s time for [...]

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