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Creativity in the Time of Coronavirus Available on Amazon

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

June 1, 2021

Ebell Write Club members Helene Seifer (Write Club Co-ordinator) and Aleka Corwin who are also members of LA-based writing group Western Edge Writers, feature in the second of Western Edge’s anthologies: Viral Voices: Creativity in the Time of Coronavirus, consisting of stories arising from life during the Pandemic.  Both Helene and Aleka contributed stories, and Aleka… Read more »

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Successful Spring Drive for RCA Grantees

from Arden Teplow, Chair, Social Service Committee

June 1, 2021

A request for donations to the Social Services Committee’s Spring Drive to benefit 14 of the RCA grantees was sent to all Ebell members over the last six weeks. This request was created due to the Pandemic and the Ambassadors’ inability to provide needed items. During this challenging time, the organizations realized all they needed… Read more »

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RCA Grantee LA Family Housing: The Arroyo

from Joyce Davidson, Ambassador Los Angeles Family Housing

June 1, 2021

The Los Angeles Family Housing’s (LAFH) mission is to help people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. LAFH has grown enormously since its inception in 1988 as a merger between an interfaith organization of community leaders (who initially purchased an old motel to help the growing… Read more »

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Donate to Ebell Friends’ Building Endowment Fund

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

June 1, 2021

The Ebell is where our Club meets, where Los Angeles celebrates life-affirming celebrations, programs and theatre that welcomes the community. Today we are embarking on a long-term commitment to our building which will support The Ebell in its second hundred years. Let’s sustain and restore together! Your donations will lay the foundation for an endowment… Read more »

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Book Chamber: June Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

June 1, 2021

“. . .Willis explains the vagaries of the actor’s life: “When you die, it sucks. The first thing that happens is that you can’t work for forty-five days.” Interior Chinatown, by Charles Yu. This month’s choice is winner of the National Book Awards Best Fiction 2020.  A comedy?  Yes, in an ombre-colored way.  (After all, it… Read more »

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President’s Message

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

May 3, 2021

Spring has sprung and life in our Ebell world feels more hopeful. If you have been in the neighborhood, you have seen that our historic clubhouse is a beehive of filming activity for a major motion picture through the end of the month. We are thankful for the filming rental fees which come very close… Read more »

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Save the Date

from Phyllis Hansen, Director of Programs

May 3, 2021

  Monday, May 3, 12:00 p.m. Speaker Series: Eric Evavold on Bullocks Wilshire History “Mr. Bullocks Wilshire”, authority on the art deco department store that once shared our Wilshire corridor, tells us the fascinating history. A slide show of our own pieces in the Costume Collection from the famous store follows. Wednesday, May 5, at… Read more »

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In Memoriam

May 3, 2021

The Ebell is very sad to announce the passing of Mark Richard, one of our “gentlemen members” in early April. Mark bequeathed to The Ebell his player piano, with many rolls of music.  He also donated his collection of signed photographs of members of LA’s high society during the 70’s. We reproduce for you, below, Mark’s… Read more »

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Meet the Candidates

May 3, 2021

Here are biographies of this year’s candidates for the Ebell Board of Directors Election. Many thanks to them for being willing to assume leadership roles at our club. Members who are eligible to vote will have received an eblast from the Ebell with a link to the ballot on Monday May 3rd. The deadline for ballot submission… Read more »

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British Vogue Disappoints

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

May 3, 2021

If you rushed out to buy yourself a copy of April’s British Vogue, you will have been as disappointed as we were that The Ebell did not feature in the issue, as reported last month.  We can show you, however, a shot of actress Ciara Bravo outside the Ebell Theatre on 8th St, and one… Read more »

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