Monthly Archives: October 2014

Book Review—Nights I Let the Tiger Get You

By Elizabeth Cantwell Review by Abigail Lewis The title alone may be enough to make you curious about this slender volume of poems, but just wait until you start reading. Start anywhere. I began at the beginning: “And in the space inside your head, between your eyes and your ears, an entire planet throbs,” writes […]

Raves for a Morning Workout

Get up… so you can get down By Elyse Glickman There’s new movement in morning workouts that’s literally winning raves. Matt Brimer and Radha Agrawal, founders of Daybreaker, have brought their New York party to Los Angeles, shaking things up for morning people intent on celebrating the dawn of a new day. A Daybreaker party […]

Oral Sex, a Skill-based Activity

Oral sex, just like other sexual acts, is a skill-based activity, and other than pornographic clips online, many people have few resources to learn and improve their skills.

Cholesterol Confusion

By Laura Owens Will the real health wrecker please stand up? Just when you think you’ve figured out the worst culprits (trans fats, simple carbs and cholesterol), along comes a new finding. A growing number of experts say weight gain, heart disease and many other illnesses are not caused by high cholesterol, but by underlying […]

Film—Following the Ninth

In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony Written and directed by Kerry Candaele Following the Ninth is a history-packed paean to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor. In this dramatic composition, passion and violence resolve in the final movement—the section commonly referred to as “Ode to Joy”—with a chorus singing words adapted from an […]

Eat Here Now—SunCafé


SunCafé is a sophisticated dining experience that ranks among the best in Los Angeles, with a menu that’s not only vegan, but to a large extent raw.