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Miranda Ratner Yoga

Yoga with Miranda Ratner

from Patricia Lombard, 64th President of The Ebell of Los Angeles

January 5, 2021

Last March, Ebell member Laurie Schechter hosted a yoga class with yoga instructor Miranda Ratner and daughter of Ebell member Alecka Corwin. The class proved to be a wonderful respite during the pandemic and for many of us, this writer included, the first time we participating in a yoga class. Ratner is a wonderful instructor… Read more »

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Maxine Cohn Pastel Drawing Art Class

January 5, 2021

On Tuesday, December 1, Meredyth Deighton’s mom, art teacher Maxine Cohn, showed us how it doesn’t take great expertise to draw great art in the style of Georgie O’Keefe, using black paper and pastels. Here is a sample of the works that were produced that day.  If you want to have a go yourself, and… Read more »

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The Artist filmed at the Ebell

Magical History Tour: More on Ebell in the Movies

from Phyllis Hansen, Ebell Historian

January 5, 2021

Dear Readers, Last month, in the Magical History Tour article for our e-Magazine, I wrote about the films and shows using the Ebell as a location site and invited members to share any knowledge of the scenes they might remember. We have a list of 118 such films and shows where the club appeared in… Read more »

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Book Chamber – January Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

January 4, 2021

Join us January 19 (3rd Tuesday) for some seasonal, winter chill with thriller No One Knows by J. T. Ellison. It’s not a murder mystery.  We don’t wonder, “who dunnit?” It is a psychological puzzler, a “why-would-he-do-such-a-thing?”. Widow wonders why her husband disappears.  Each and all characters have secrets.  Every book review – raving, favorable, or bland – spotlights “twist”:  “you question… Read more »

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President’s Message

from Patricia Lombard, 64th President of The Ebell of Los Angeles

December 1, 2020

I hope you and your family had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving. It’s definitely been one for the history books as we all figured out a new way to celebrate. While this year has been much more challenging, as it comes to a close I can honestly say I am hopeful about 2021. And I… Read more »

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Save the Date!

December 1, 2020

Now until December 21 Ebell Virtual Holiday Boutique Shop to your heart’s content.  Over 40 curated artisans from across the country have been selected, bringing a dazzling range of wares from jewelry and clothing to millinery and chocolates. Twenty per cent of all sales goes to The Ebell Emergency Fund if you use Ebell 2020… Read more »

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In Memoriam

December 1, 2020

The Ebell is sad to announce the passing of Catheryn (CJ) Brockett, actress, writer, comedienne, public speaker and Ebell member, in November 2020, aged 48. She leaves her mother, Lois, her brother, Paul, and three adored nephews. A memorial will be held, on zoom, on Friday, December 4 at 3.00 p.m.  For those wishing to attend please register here… Read more »

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Kiss 2020 Goodbye!

Virtual Boutique and Holiday Cocktail Celebration

December 1, 2020

The Ebell of Los Angeles, famous for its festive holiday luncheon and boutique, is preparing a virtual celebration this year to kiss 2020 goodbye! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 9 and join the celebration.

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The Ebell Recognized as a Site “Where Women Made History”

From Dennee Marson

December 1, 2020

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has an initiative “Where Women Made History” to identify, honor, and elevate places across the country where women have changed their communities and the world. We’re proud that the Ebell of Los Angeles recently was accepted as one of these sites! Access our story here. The NTHP states:… Read more »

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$300 Tax Deduction in 2020!

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

December 1, 2020

Thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief Security Act (CARES), a deduction of up to $300 to your favorite charity by the end of 2020 is allowed, even if you don’t itemize! Donations must be made to a 501c3 charity.  Talk to your Tax Advisor and please consider Ebell Friends as a recipient. Thank you Lorraine… Read more »

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From the Collections: Seated Woman Reading

From Suzanne Wilton, Director of Historic Collections

December 1, 2020

This beautiful little sculpture, aptly called “Seated Woman Reading”, is one of the many sculptures in the Ebell’s wonderful Statue Collection. She currently resides in the President’s Office where we can keep an eye on her. She is alabaster and is 20” tall. She was sculpted in the 19th or 20th century and the artist… Read more »

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Make Your Gift Go Twice As Far: the $5,000 Challenge

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

December 1, 2020

WE DID IT!!!!! Match Completed and Going for Another Round of $5,000— Continue making your gift go Twice As Far!  Thank you to our wonderful donors who gave us $5,000—meeting our challenge in record time. Your incredible support provides the Ebell Emergency Fund with an additional $10,000 during these difficult times. Our generous donor who… Read more »

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December Book Chamber Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

December 1, 2020

Join us December 15 (the 3rd Tuesday) for holiday cheer and light conversation about the easy-going, undemanding, entertaining who-dunnit mystery we chose for this busy month: Still Life, by Louise Penny.  It’s attractions?  A Qubecoise small town, favorite maiden school teacher, nasty niece, self-sacrificing father, surprise will, amateur (?) painter, and a victim shot “through the… Read more »

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