Archive for April, 2009

April 29th, 2009 - 5:29 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Storm the Bastille – Van Nuys City Hall

On the morning of April 24th a Hummer hit a young cyclist, sending him to the ER. When cyclists stopped the car to get his information, they fled the scene, running over three bikes and nearly killing several cyclists. LAPD stopped the Hummer a block later, with a bike lodged beneath it. LAPD let th[...]

April 29th, 2009 - 4:59 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Live Poetry at Union Station

April is National Poetry Month and Metro is hoding their annual “Poetry in Motion” reading at Union Station on Thursday, April 30th rom 4-6pm. I attended and participated a couple years ago and it was a lot of fun and I might even go down to this one tomorrow.[...]

April 27th, 2009 - 8:00 am § in Sustainability

It’s Time to Make LA Green!

I read this on CityWatch and I had to repost because I thought this was very inspiring. Daily News Issues Challenge to NCs … and the City 1. Plant a garden on the City Hall lawn First lady Michelle Obama did it at the White House; California’s first lady Maria Shriver plans to plant a [&hell[...]

April 24th, 2009 - 2:09 pm § in Entertainment

Voices From Chornobyl Anniversary Readings

“How can you talk about radiation when the butterflies are flying and the bees are buzzing?” The month of April is the anniversary month of the 1986 disaster at the nuclear reactor in Chernobyl in Ukraine, which also radiated portions of Belarus and Russia. 600,000 people were exposed to[...]

April 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm § in Entertainment

Depeche Mode Holds Free Concert in Hollywood

The British electronic music trio Depeche Mode will bring Hollywood Boulevard traffic to a halt today when they hold a free street concert. Woot! Go on down. Take the Red Line or saddle up on your bike or your horse and enjoy Hollywood in all it’s glory![...]

April 22nd, 2009 - 10:40 am § in Sustainability

Happy Earth Day!

I try to celebrate Earth Day every day and I know a lot of you do so as well. But it is good to have a day dedicated where we remember where we come from, what are we doing on this planet and in our lives and to be thankful that Earth gives us so […][...]

April 2nd, 2009 - 10:02 am § in Sustainability

Office Space

This article appeared in the on-line magazine for actors The Networker on April 1, 2009 About three years ago I was cast in the play “Voices From Chornobyl”adapted and directed by Cindy Marie Jenkins, based on the interviews from the book “Voices From Chernobyl” by Svetlana Alexievich. I met[...]