Monthly Archives: February 2013

Film: Solar Mamas

Jacquelin Sonderling reviews “Solar Mamas” from the PBS Independent Lens series, “Why Poverty?”.

6 Acting Tips to Help You Get the Job

By Jane Marla Robbins We all know that feeling—tightness in the belly, jumpy nerves, dry mouth, maybe even clammy hands—that can happen when something important is at stake, and job interviews are notorious for bringing it on. Here’s where we have something to learn from actors, who, with every audition,  are really interviewing to get […]

Evo Kitchen

Family-owned & organic in the heart of West Hollywood By Abigail Lewis Once you’ve been a non-meat eater and then decide, for whatever reason, you’d like to add a bit of meat back into your diet, you may find yourself with a dilemma. Most vegan and vegetarian restaurants don’t serve any meat, and most meat-serving […]

Farmers Market Leftovers

Share the Love by Sharing the Food By Kat Thomas Growers can estimate, but it’s difficult to predict how many people will actually show up at the farmers market on any given day. Thus it’s not unusual to have leftovers when the last of the customers have trundled off home with their bursting bags of […]

Teen Fantasy Gone Awry

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WLT writer Billie Criswell remembers a ridiculous moment of sexual exploration that went off the rails

Meditation + Art = Less Anxiety


For women with breast cancer, a stress management routine that pairs meditation with art therapy could go a long way in alleviating anxiety. That’s the finding of a recent study from the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, which involved 18 patients diagnosed with breast cancer within the last three years. For the study, one […]

Meredith Monk: On Behalf of Nature

Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble Meredith Monk, composer, singer, director, choreographer, and visual artist, has been bringing her unique and prolific work to audiences for nearly five decades. In January the 71-year-old force of nature debuted her newest evening-length work at the Freud Playhouse at UCLA. Monk’s powerful work echoes 1960s and ‘70s performance art—no […]