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How do we (or just me?) eat in Los Angeles?

By Ivana Poulova, published on Sep 24, 2007

...I order a salad. That is not easy either. I have to pick one of some six dressings. That's a problem again. From Czech restaurants I know a salad with white salty cheese. My grandma used to make a vinegar salad and my mom's salad is with cucumber and yogurt. That's it as far as my salad education goes. I don't know why but the salty cheese salad is not made here. The cheese is being sold here but only in those oriental shops with Turkish, Greek, Armenian, Persian, Bulgarian, Romanian and also Polish groceries. And Kinder Surprise Eggs are considered oriental as well. Salads are not... (more)

Tags: los angeles, restaurant, education

What Happened To MTV?

By 'Mean' Mike Duffau, published on Sep 8, 2007

My music education began on August 1st 1981 while watching the birth of MTV, Music Television. It was as simple as that...bands playing on the television set. I was glued to the screen and I couldn't get enough of AC/DC, Van Halen, Def Leppard, The Pretenders, Genesis, and so on and so on...I was about 7 or 8 years old at the time and I got so much from watching MTV during those infancy years that I could hold my own with teenagers of that time. I remember them asking me how did I know so much about music? "MTV man!" I really believed that I was ahead of my time. I felt like I was a child prodogy... (more)

Tags: hip-hop, music, education

Friday Night Lights: Movie Review

By DLFerguson, published on Aug 30, 2007

...LIGHTS convinced me that it is. I liked how the movie was told in an almost documentary fashion and didn’t pull any punches as far as showing the good and bad of small town high school football. For a lot of these boys, football is the only way they’re going to get a college education and get out of their town. This is indeed more than just a game to them. For most of them, it’ll define the course of the rest of their lives. This is really brought home when Boobie injures his knee and is told he cannot play any longer. Boobie accuses the MRI technician of taking ... (more)

Tags: baseball, football, movie, education, fashion

Movie Stars: How "The Star" Was Born

By KLiedle, published on Aug 22, 2007

...the studio handled the puppet strings" Either way, a star had a job to do and an image to establish and maintain. *Photo Credit: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, and Charlie Chaplin, 1918. Copyright: Mary Pickford Institute For More Information: The Mary Pickford Institute For Film Education http://www.marypickford.com The Official Charlie Chaplin Site http://www.charliechaplin.com The History of the United Artists Lot The Society of Independent Motion Picture Producers http://www.cobbles.com/simpp_archive/ua-studio-lot.htm Gone Hollywood: The Movie Colony In The Golden Age ... (more)

Tags: movie, hollywood, education, fashion

The Sounds of Summer

By Renee Shepard, published on Aug 16, 2007

...that can be hard to do. What happens when the sounds of summer from the little beings turn into an unpleasant sound, an unhappy sound? The elementary and middle school down the road houses students during the hot days of summer for various programs including summer cohesion and special education. Many times especially in the mid morning hours, the ‘teachers’ or so they call themselves are seen touting a group of kids most of them well mannered but some are indeed a bit unruly. Yet some are just plain tuckered out and enjoy taking a break sitting in complete defiance of... (more)

Tags: education

A Simple Night

By Glenn T, published on Aug 15, 2007

...with friends, talking about the biggest things in our world, which weren't big at all. I remember parking lot conversations, declarations and protestations. I remember when the only requirement for a great night was great company, and when great company seemed to abound. After years of education, a higher credit score and moving my overly observant behind to the materialism capital of the world, nights are no longer simple. Going out means dinner meetings, networking, schmoozing, or even worse, trying to meet new friends in a city whose dominant personal paradigm for friendships is ... (more)

Tags: paris hilton, music, restaurant, education, traffic

Bi-Lingual Preferred

By Christopher Gibson, published on Aug 11, 2007

...tell you why. Her parents are both Hispanic. Her father is from Mexico, and her mother was born here in Texas. They were raised with the belief that to be a part of the American culture, one must learn the English language. Learning English was the key to the good life. If you wanted an education, you had to learn English. English was the key to finding a good job. All business was conducted in English. Government forms were all printed in English. Yes, learning English was the key. Now English is not an easy language to learn. In fact, English is one of the most difficult... (more)

Tags: education

Sister Sandy Koufax

By Ed Attanasio, published on Aug 7, 2007

...my bed to work it in; trying to catch those first thrown baseballs and dropping at least 20 before one miraculously fell into my glove; my first World Series (1968 – Detroit beat St. Louis), watching Bob Gibson scowl as he struck out 18 Tigers reminded me of our fourth grade Physical Education teacher, Mr. Cannon, who believed in jumping jacks and medicine balls and couldn’t tolerate “mouthy punks” like myself. I’ll also always fondly recall my very first little league uniform -- a t-shirt that shrunk to half its size after the first washing and... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, basketball, football, medicine, california, education

Small Favors And Big Lies Makes For Human Tragedies

By Credo, published on Aug 7, 2007

...Africa with flood and drought, hitting Malawi and Zambia especially hard with the worst food shortage in fifty years. Currently, over three quarters of the population is without food stocks in countries that are already economically fragile and unable to provide sufficient health care and education for their citizens, let alone lose their only means of subsistence to adverse weather conditions. Both countries are waiting for debt relief from the stalled IMF/World Bank program. In February, Hayley Coristine wrote about a young Malawian mother who attempted to sell three of her children... (more)

Tags: religion, jesus, environment, education

12th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Aug 2, 2007

... the last tune of the set featuring an amazing talented group of young musicians. The name of the group JazzAmerica. This group was founded by Buddy Collette, a Los Angeles legend/ and icon in the jazz community and great jazz bassist Richard Simon. JazzAmerica is a L.A.based, tuition-free jazz education organization formed to introduce students to “early jazz”. I always have hope about the future of jazz when I see a group of young musicians perform. CJS Quintet played a soul-lifting, hard bop set of jazz to the delight of everyone in attendance. They dedicated their set to the ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, california, music, education

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