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23 Oct  

Localicious – November 4, 2012


Join us at the GOOD FOOD Festival & Conference Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 in Los Angeles. Programming for GGFC will focus on issues that matter to Californians, such as community building, safe, healthy and economically viable food jobs and the California GMO labeling measure, Proposition 37. The conference culminates on Sunday, Nov. 4 with Localicious, an evening of food and wine tasting on the beach with 30 chefs and 30 farmers at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

At Localicious, guests will savor the freshest and best of the season with signature dishes prepared by 30 of Los Angeles’s leading culinary talents, paired with 30 farmers from the Santa Monica Farmers Markets including; Coleman Farms, Coastal Organics, Weiser Family Farms, Harry’s Berries, Schaner Farms, Gloria’s, Garcia Farms and Tutti Frutti.  Confirmed chefs include Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger from Border Grill, Akasha of Akasha, Nyesha Arrington of Wilshire Restaurant, John-Carlos Kuramoto of Michael’s Santa Monica, Jeremy Strubel of Rustic Canyon, Christina Olufson of Lucques/AOC/Tavern, Ray Garcia of FIG, Roxana Jullapat and Dan Mattern of Cooks County, Josie Le Balch of Josie, Gianfranco Minuz of Locanda del Lago, Paul Shoemaker of Savory, Bradley Miller of Inn of the Seventh Ray, Matt Dickson of FEED, Vardan Abgaryan of Public Kitchen, Collin Crannell of The Lobster and Joe Miller of Joe’s/ Bar Pinxto. For a complete list of Chefs and Farms, visit

The Good Food Festival & Conference is produced by in cooperation with the Santa Monica Farmers Markets, support from the City of Santa Monica and the City of Pasadena and sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill, The California Endowment, LACMA, Whole Foods and Nature’s Path, KIND Bars, Cuties Juice, Café Luxe, Pali Wines and Edible Westside.  Proceeds benefit For more information, visit Tickets and additional information can be found at

12 Oct  

The Actor’s Golden Box

By Michelle Danner

Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica presents The Actor’s Golden Box

What do you love about Santa Monica?
The opportunity to create a great community of actors and actresses.

Michelle Danner’s Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica presents The Actor’s Golden Box, a two-day intensive program of training taught by renowned acting coach Michelle Danner. The intensive will take place on October 27th from 09:00 to 2:00 and October 28th from 10:00 to 4:00 focuses on answering the following questions: How does one deliver a raw unforgettable performance? Why are some choices more powerful than others? What specific tools can be applied to film, television and stage work? How does one develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a solo show, screenplay, short or novel?

For more information contact us at 310-392-0815 or email us at You can also visit us on the web at


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