Monthly Archives: March 2012

Surrealist Women at LACMA

When we think of Surrealist artists, our minds generally go to such painters as Salvador Dali, Juan Miro and Rene Magritte—all men. But there are a number of powerful women Surrealist painters, most of whom are less well known, who worked in the more progressive United States and Mexico, rather than in Europe where old-world […]

Book review: Learning to Breathe

My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life Book by Priscilla Warner Hobbled by panic attacks that leave her gasping and almost immobilized, Priscilla Warner undertakes a journey to find the peace that has eluded her for as long as she can remember. In the process she reconnects with emotional pivot points, learns the […]

Film: Vegucated

Directed by Marisa Miller Wolfson What happens when you get three committed carnivores to agree to eating—gulp!—vegan for six weeks? You turn a few lives upside down and open their eyes not only to a different way of eating but to a gruesome side of the meat industry. Writer/director Marisa Miller Wolfson uses a lighthearted […]