Archive for August, 2010

August 25th, 2010 - 12:02 pm § in Community

L.A. Streetsblog Re-Launch Party/Fundraiser!

Join us tonight at the LA Streetsblog Party! Here is the info, reprinted from facebook: It’s official! L.A. Streetsblog will remain open for business.[...]

August 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm § in Community

Buy a GLAM Pass for $10 to Benefit GLAD

With the support of the Macy’s Foundation and their generous Macy’s associates, the Passport Fund, will grant over $28 million to non-profit  organizations in the communities we serve that provide education, research, services and programs for people affected by and infected with HIV and AIDS.[...]

August 20th, 2010 - 10:13 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Bikeside Speaks Pt. 2, Disposable Film Fest and After Party!

By Alex Thompson Bikeside Speaks will join forces with Cynergy, Specialized, and the Disposable Film Festival to throw a triple-header bash in Santa Monica. Saturday, August 21st, at 6:30pm sharp Bikeside Speaks will kick off a night of bikes, films, and P.A.R.T.Y! 6:30pm – 8:30pm Bikeside Speaks![...]

August 18th, 2010 - 8:36 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Mayor’s Bike Summit – a bit of hope, a bit of frustration

LA’s Mayor and highest ranking cyclist, Antonio Villaraigosa, hosted LA’s city sponsored Bike Summit in the Metro’s Board Room, drawing an expectant crowd of about 300 cyclists, all eager to hear of the Mayor’s new-found sensitivity to cyclists on the streets. Just one month ago, Villaraigos[...]

August 11th, 2010 - 11:43 am § in Community

“Draw the Line” – Group show at Cactus Gallery

The Cactus Gallery has always been a favorite gallery of mine because they always display such a wide variety of art work that you get a great taste of the Los Angeles art community. This weekend there is a group show titled “Draw the Line” which features a collection of drawings done in[...]

August 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm § in Entertainment

Drum Downtown – Wellness Through Drumming

Tune up your Saturday mornings with outdoor drumming fun on the Music Center Plaza. Play easy-to-follow rhythms with hand drums, shakers, tambourines, and other percussion instruments provided. For non-drummers and drummers of all levels, no experience necessary. What is Wellness for Drumming? This [...]

August 3rd, 2010 - 11:44 am § in Entertainment

Pepsi project of the Month – Clerc’s Children Inc.

I’m posting this because I love ASL and because I think this is a great project that needs doing! Please, vote for Clerc’s Children Inc. so they can launch the 1st bilingual website for deaf toddlers & their families! My friend Sonya Wilson and the team has been working on this for a[...]

August 2nd, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Sustainability

Rebel Without a Car – Greening Our Cities

This article appeared in the on-line magazine for actors The Networker, in June 2010 Nothing throws us out of our comfort zone like a vacation, a walkabout, a trip from the everyday routine and an adventure of discovery. My recent trip to Chicago over the 4th of July holiday was just that, a journey[...]