This is my last message to you as president. It’s been my honor to serve as the 64th President of The Ebell of Los Angeles. I wanted to share my comments from our June 13 Business Meeting. We have also posted the PowerPoint from that meeting in case you missed it. I started my term… Read more »

Hello, and summer greetings to all! I am writing this on the summer solstice from one of my favorite cities in the world, London. After many delays, my husband and I have finally been able to make the trip we had planned to make in spring 2020. We are seeing dear long-time friends, historic sites… Read more »

On June 1st, Congressman Adam Schiff hosted a conversation with local arts and cultural leaders in his district, which includes The Ebell and all the museums in Miracle Mile as well as numerous small theatre groups. Congressman Schiff took the opportunity to meet local leaders in advance of the new Congressional district lines taking effect… Read more »

Congratulations to Our Newly-Elected Board Members 2022-2024 President Laurie Schechter Vice President Randi Jones Director of Governance Janis Barquist Director of Membership LaToya Hearns Treasurer Donna Russell Director of Programs Phyllis Hansen Director of Development Fran Varga Congratulations to Our Elected Additional Nominating Committee Members Patricia Lombard, Jane Gilman, Vivian Arterbery, Glynis Morrow Current Board Members Continuing… Read more »

  The 2022 Semi-Annual Business Meeting was held on Monday, June 13 at 5 p.m. on Zoom. Over 55 members attended this semi-annual presentation on the “state” of The Ebell. In addition to reports presented by board members highlighted in the PowerPoint, members approved amendments to the Bylaws. The Board of Directors unanimously approved these… Read more »

Thank you for your continued support as an Ebell member. Your membership is key and an important part of our magnificent historic Clubhouse and Theatre. We hope you will continue to play an essential part in The Ebell’s history and help our Club by renewing your membership. Easy ways to renew: Pay online via your… Read more »

  On Thursday of last week, Second Gentlemen Douglas Emhoff and senior Biden administration officials coordinating pandemic relief grants for arts organizations met with local arts and cultural leaders for a conversation on the stage at the Ebell of Los Angeles. Shelly C. Lowe, Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Isabella Casillas Guzman, United… Read more »

Members gathered on Wednesday, June 15, for the annual Legacy Tea honoring the memories of two Ebell members and three spouses. Former Ebell President Loyce Braun began the ceremony with the following remarks: “To begin with, there have never been times at The Ebell of Los Angeles that were not interesting times, from its determined… Read more »

  Betty Jean Shea, the 51st President of the Ebell, was born in 1934. The largest part of her story before her 32 years of membership in The Ebell, is drawn today from an interview conducted by Slate Magazine a few years ago that was intended to shed light on the other eight women who… Read more »

Gloria Droguett was born on February 13, 1934 in New Orleans, during Mardi Gras. As Lizzie Blatt relates in her piece about Gloria in The Ebell’s on line-magazine, Droguett family lore has it that it was Gloria’s father who delivered her at her birth, since on that day, there were no sober doctors in New… Read more »