Archive for August, 2011

Outfest Legacy Awards

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The 2011 Outfest Legacy Awards will be held on Thursday, October 20th.  The Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation, in collaboration with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, is the first film preservation program in the world dedicated to saving and protecting LGBT cinema.  Tickets go on sale on September 15th.  Further information will be posted as the event draws closer.  Please click the photo below to learn more information about the Legacy Project.

The China Study

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A colleague recently recommended The China Study by T. Colin Campbell.  It clearly and powerfully elucidates how  the health of Americans (and the industrialized world) continues to grow worse because of our “affluent diet” – we eat like “kings and queens” of historical times every day.

We are leading our youth down a path of disease earlier in their lives while the War on Cancer has been a failure.

The issue comes down to three things:   breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

If you want to rock your world and experience a health revolution, pick up this book (from your Independant book store) today!

Comme des Garcons Fall 2011 Collection

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As we head into the dog days of summer (although it’s been quite nice in So.Cal.this season), one can’t help but begin thinking about the changes in fashion that takes place in the fall.  Light and airy will be replaced with heavier textures; rich and luxurious fabrics are de rigueur.  The Fall collection that I found most inspiring was the decadent showing by Comme des Garcons.  Previewed back in January, Rei Kawakubo showcased military jackets, multi-textured blazers, slouchy pants and even a few pajama bottoms.  For the days you feel like lounging in high-fashion.  Check out some select looks below or click on a photo to view the entire collection (the boiled wool pants are my favorite…)