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Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

Publication - Alive

Fatigue Science helps pro sports teams beat fatigue for their best game. Soon, the tech innovator could help you sleep for your best life. read more

What’s the Best Way to Take CBD?

What’s the Best Way to Take CBD?

Publication - Delicious Living

The pros and cons of some of the most popular hemp-derived CBD products flooding store shelves. read more

The Vegan Skincare Ingredients You Need This Summer

The Vegan Skincare Ingredients You Need This Summer

Publication - Alive

These plant-based, cruelty-free, natural skincare ingredients will be sizzling hot this season. read more

Hot Right Now

Hot Right Now

Publication - Alive

The latest trends in plant-based supplements, foods, and green business practices. read more

Kara Goldin: Liquid Gold

Kara Goldin: Liquid Gold

Publication - The Key Magazine

How Kara Goldin turned her thirst for a healthy beverage into a multimillion-dollar company--and emerged as an entrepreneurial guru. read more

Annabeth Gish: In the Balance

Annabeth Gish: In the Balance

Publication - The Key Magazine

How actress Annabeth Gish maintains harmony between family and fame. read more

Kirstin Maldonado: Finding Harmony

Kirstin Maldonado: Finding Harmony

Publication - The Key Magazine

How Kirstin Maldonado's dream of becoming a Disney princess led to the founding of Grammy-winning group Pentatonix. read more

Nyakio Grieco: Skin Deep

Nyakio Grieco: Skin Deep

Publication - The Key Magazine

How beauty entrepreneur Nyakio Kamoche Grieco uncovered the secrets of women with the most beautiful skin in the world. read more

Susan Taylor: The Accidental Chemist

Susan Taylor: The Accidental Chemist

Publication - The Key Magazine

How UCSD chemistry Professor Susan Serota Taylor made—and continues to make—her mark on science. read more

Eleanor Bergstein: Still ‘Dancing’

Eleanor Bergstein: Still ‘Dancing’

Publication - Backstage

"Dirty Dancing" screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein opens up about the challenges of transforming the cult film into a stage musical. read more

Joe Duplantier: The Plant-Powered Rock Star

Joe Duplantier: The Plant-Powered Rock Star

Publication - Alive

Gojira’s Joe Duplantier talks salad, Metallica, and revolution. read more

Q&A: Larry King on the Power of Dance

Q&A: Larry King on the Power of Dance

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Why the former CNN host is promoting heart health through dance. read more

You Won’t Believe It’s Not Beef

You Won’t Believe It’s Not Beef

Publication - Alive

Meet the Beyond Burger: burger patties made entirely from plants that look, cook and taste nearly identical to their beef counterparts. read more

Parking Lot to Plate

Parking Lot to Plate

Publication - Alive

Brooklyn's Square Roots is growing non-GMO, pesticide-free crops in an unlikely place: industrial shipping containers. read more

Before Whole Foods, There Was Rainbow Grocery

Before Whole Foods, There Was Rainbow Grocery

Publication - Clean Plates

How San Francisco's first major organic and natural food store helped pioneer how we eat today. read more

Sqirl It Away

Sqirl It Away

Publication - Clean Plates

Get a taste of Jessica Koslow's trendsetting food with "Everything I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking" read more

Chefs Talk About Culinary Innovation at the Symrise-Star Chefs Los Angeles Roundtable

Chefs Talk About Culinary Innovation at the Symrise-Star Chefs Los Angeles Roundtable

Publication - In-Sight

Three rising-star chefs and a mixologist discuss local flavor trends in L.A. and the creative process behind them. read more

Chefs Discuss the Los Angeles Dining Landscape at the Symrise-Star Chefs Roundtable

Chefs Discuss the Los Angeles Dining Landscape at the Symrise-Star Chefs Roundtable

Publication - In-Sight

L.A. chefs muse on the picky palates and idiosyncratic tastes of L.A. diners. read more

Decolonizing Your Diet

Decolonizing Your Diet

Publication - Clean Plates

This collection of plant-based Mexican-American recipes exploits the health-promoting merits of indigenous ingredients. read more

6 Ways to Love Lavender Even More

6 Ways to Love Lavender Even More

Publication - Clean Plates

From pasta sauce to dark chocolate, these tasty food products subtly showcase the fragrant purple flower. read more

5 New Coconut Products We Love

5 New Coconut Products We Love

Publication - Clean Plates

If you're cuckoo for coconuts, you'll love these healthy treats, from coconut oil-based vegan butter to coconut water sparkling beverages. read more

Fall’s Green Leaves

Fall’s Green Leaves

Publication - Clean Plates

Silver Lake's innovative Taiwanese spot Pine & Crane spotlights exotic veggies like celtuce and a-choy at their peak. read more

Forget the Freezer

Forget the Freezer

Publication - Clean Plates

The Vietnamese cuisine at The District by Hannah An is so fresh that the restaurant doesn't even have a freezer. read more

You’re Golden

You’re Golden

Publication - Clean Plates

Erewhon Natural Market's gingery Golden Latte is the cold-weather tonic you need. Farewell, high-sugar pumpkin spice lattes! read more

Minus the Meat

Minus the Meat

Publication - Clean Plates

Why celeb chef Phillip Frankland Lee took a left turn into plant-based cooking at The Gadarene Swine. read more

Slow Your (Breakfast) Roll

Slow Your (Breakfast) Roll

Publication - Clean Plates

Pastry chef Zoe Nathan's Huckleberry cookbook celebrates naturally sweet and savory breakfasts. read more

New Year, New Cleanse

New Year, New Cleanse

Publication - Clean Plates

Juice cleanses are so last year! LA-based soup delivery company Soupure is out to prove that souping is the new juicing. read more

A Good Wrap

A Good Wrap

Publication - Clean Plates

Kye's in Santa Monica hacks the burrito, using romaine leaves, collard green leaves, and nori as healthier tortilla alternatives. read more

Salads Go Glam

Salads Go Glam

Publication - Clean Plates

Build-your-own salad chain Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop elevates salads to night-on-the-town dining in Hollywood. read more

Hyper Local

Hyper Local

Publication - Clean Plates

The Malibu Farm Cookbook reads like a love letter to the agricultural bounty of the 'Bu. read more

Barneys Gets Fresh

Barneys Gets Fresh

Publication - Clean Plates

So long, steak and martinis: Freds at Barneys New York is redefining the "power lunch" with farmers' market salads and pressed juices. read more

Vegan Cheese, Please

Vegan Cheese, Please

Publication - Clean Plates

From Vromage to Kite Hill, Los Angeles is having an artisanal vegan cheese moment. read more

Cold Rush

Cold Rush

Publication - Clean Plates

Vegetables for dessert? That's the idea behind Pressed Juicery's Freezes: soft serve made from seasonal veggies, fruits, and nuts. read more

A Story in Black & White

A Story in Black & White

Publication - Southwest Airlines' Magazine

The story of a secret marriage between my Jewish cousin and her African-American husband in the 1950s. read more

Cartagena, Colombia: Gabriel García Márquez’s inspiration, the seaport mixes Old World and New

Cartagena, Colombia: Gabriel García Márquez’s inspiration, the seaport mixes Old World and New

Publication - Los Angeles Times

The audio tour "The Cartagena of Gabriel García Márquez" traces the influence of this enchanted city on the author's work. read more

My Thirty-Something Teenage Pregnancy

My Thirty-Something Teenage Pregnancy

Publication - Narratively

Late-night dancing was all I craved as a single thirty-something... until an unexpected pregnancy set my life to a different beat. read more

LA Loves Dogs, but Is This City of Canine Lovers Going Too Far?

LA Loves Dogs, but Is This City of Canine Lovers Going Too Far?

Publication - Open Skies

In Los Angeles, dogs are entering into social and leisure territory once reserved only for humans. read more

Best burlesque acts in LA: The city’s top ten live shows

Best burlesque acts in LA: The city’s top ten live shows

Publication - Time Out

From slinky cabaret shows to variety act extravaganzas, these are LA's best places at which to sample the art of the tease. read more

Dancing to the beat of another country

Dancing to the beat of another country

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Travel the world through the lens of dance on trips led by LA-based dance companies. read more

Boogie Nights: ‘Silent disco’ is making itself heard

Boogie Nights: ‘Silent disco’ is making itself heard

Publication - Los Angeles Times

At silent disco events, partygoers get their audio fix from wireless headphones tuned to a live DJ broadcast. read more

Dancing to the smooth groove of urban ballroom

Dancing to the smooth groove of urban ballroom

Publication - Los Angeles Times

On Urban Ballroom Fridays, Inglewood is the place to be for sharply dressed, smooth-moving dancers of a certain age. read more

‘Kumpanía’ and festival spotlight Los Angeles’ flamenco scene

‘Kumpanía’ and festival spotlight Los Angeles’ flamenco scene

Publication - Los Angeles Times

A documentary film and festival shine the spotlight on Los Angeles as a hub of vibrant flamenco talent. read more

The Floor dance night swings into action in Hollywood

The Floor dance night swings into action in Hollywood

Publication - Los Angeles Times

At The Floor, a multi-genre dance night, you'll experience everything from swing to tango to tap set to a freestyle band. read more

Mod music, clothing make a comeback at area clubs

Mod music, clothing make a comeback at area clubs

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Sharp dressers and Northern soul dancers gather for a '60s revival at LA's Club Soulside. read more

Boogie Nights: Bachata is stepping into salsa’s territory

Boogie Nights: Bachata is stepping into salsa’s territory

Publication - Los Angeles Times

This smooth, romantic dance from the Dominican Republic is winning over LA's hard-core salseros. read more

The hustle for a new generation

The hustle for a new generation

Publication - Los Angeles Times

A staple of the disco era, the hustle is seducing a new generation of dancers with fresh moves and updated music. read more

Boots scoot during Montana’s dance nights

Boots scoot during Montana’s dance nights

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Just outside of LA, Montana's offers a country and western dance scene that's straight out of a Texas two-step bar. read more

Bootleg Dance Festival hopes to display dance as it has never been seen

Bootleg Dance Festival hopes to display dance as it has never been seen

Publication - Los Angeles Times

At the Bootleg Dance Festival, innovation in movement and production is the name of the game. read more

Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival gives choreographers a spotlight

Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival gives choreographers a spotlight

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Emerging and established choreographers compete for the top prize at this unique Palm Desert festival. read more

Celebrate Dance at the Alex in Glendale

Celebrate Dance at the Alex in Glendale

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Offerings at this crowd-pleasing, cream-of-the-crop concert dance showcase include ballet, jazz, acrobatic, and contemporary. read more

Poor Dogs Dig For Theater’s Bones

Poor Dogs Dig For Theater’s Bones

Publication - Los Angeles Times

The young actors in this theater troupe are fixing their eyes on careers in experimental theater rather than Hollywood. read more

The future is NOW

The future is NOW

Publication - Los Angeles Times

REDCAT's NOW Festival features contemporary dance, music, theater, and hybrid works -- and yes, one of the pieces is about cats. read more

Moving stories, to the beat of the streets

Moving stories, to the beat of the streets

Publication - Los Angeles Times

"Groovaloo" combines elements of hip-hop dance, music, and spoken word poetry to tell the personal stories of its cast members. read more

There’s something about women celebrating tap that just clicks

There’s something about women celebrating tap that just clicks

Publication - Los Angeles Times

The Women in Tap concert and conference honors the neglected contributions of female tap dancers to the genre. read more

Travel+Leisure Local Expert: Rachel B. Levin

Travel+Leisure Local Expert: Rachel B. Levin

Publication - Travel + Leisure

A collection of articles on L.A.'s best hotels, shops, restaurants, sights, activities, and more, written and curated by yours truly. read more

10 Best Hotels in Los Angeles

10 Best Hotels in Los Angeles

Publication - Travel Channel

A guide to distinctive hotels in L.A. that offer superb amenities and one-of-a-kind experiences (butterfly sanctuary, anyone?). read more

14 Things to Do in LA

14 Things to Do in LA

Publication - Travel Channel

From book labyrinths to horseback rides, these under-the-radar activities offer a surprising sense of L.A.'s diversity. read more

10 Best L.A. Professional Organizers

10 Best L.A. Professional Organizers

Publication - SpareFoot

Get your Marie Kondo on and organize your home and your life with these pro organizers, each with their own area of specialty. read more

10 Best Neighborhoods in L.A.

10 Best Neighborhoods in L.A.

Publication - SpareFoot

From the Westside to the Eastside, these are some of the best neighborhoods in Los Angeles to settle in and call home. read more

10 Best Real Estate Agents in Los Angeles

10 Best Real Estate Agents in Los Angeles

Publication - SpareFoot

These top real estate agents can help you nab your dream home in L.A.'s hottest zip codes. read more

A Weekend Passport To Los Angeles: Old Hollywood Glamour

A Weekend Passport To Los Angeles: Old Hollywood Glamour

Publication - Huffington Post

This nostalgic L.A. itinerary will transport you back to the glamorous Golden Age of Hollywood. read more

Heliotrope-Melrose

Heliotrope-Melrose

Publication - Los Angeles Times

The L.A. neighborhood known as "Hel Mel" boasts a collegiate, counterculture vibe and hipsters galore. read more

Hikes, the universe and everything else

Hikes, the universe and everything else

Publication - Los Angeles Times

La Cañada Flintridge, the home of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, contrasts cutting-edge technology with pristine natural beauty. read more

A trip back in time, with cutting-edge and fun cuisine and a cache of antiques

A trip back in time, with cutting-edge and fun cuisine and a cache of antiques

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Old-fashioned soda fountains, historic buildings, and antique stores add to the time-warp feel in Old Towne Orange. read more

Neighborhoods: Boyle Heights

Neighborhoods: Boyle Heights

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Bright murals, handmade tamales, and mariachi tunes are just a few of the highlights in the predominantly Mexican community of Boyle Heights. read more

Equestrian and hiking trails, art and avocados

Equestrian and hiking trails, art and avocados

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Fallbrook -- California's avocado capital -- boasts beautiful nature, a lively arts scene, and avocado products galore. read more

Neighborhoods: Santa Monica

Neighborhoods: Santa Monica

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica's Main Street is the ideal place for a bar crawl on St. Patrick's Day. Here's where to "go green." read more

Neighborhoods: Little Ethiopia

Neighborhoods: Little Ethiopia

Publication - Los Angeles Times

In L.A.'s Little Ethiopia, Ethiopian coffee, authentic restaurants, and Afrocentric fashion boutiques transport visitors to Addis Ababa. read more

Neighborhoods: Leimert Park

Neighborhoods: Leimert Park

Publication - Los Angeles Times

A bastion of African-American history and culture, L.A.'s Leimert Park Village preserves the traditions of jazz, blues, and soul food. read more

Neighborhoods: Byzantine-Latino Quarter

Neighborhoods: Byzantine-Latino Quarter

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Greek, Mexican, and Central American communities each contribute to the cultural offerings in L.A.'s historic Byzantine-Latino Quarter. read more

A little bohemia hidden in the Valley

A little bohemia hidden in the Valley

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Tujunga Village's charming mom-and-pop shops, coffeehouses, and eateries give it a small-town feel amid the L.A. sophistication. read more

It’s the soul of Orange County

It’s the soul of Orange County

Publication - Los Angeles Times

A monthly art walk, vibrant street scene, and thriving Latino community have reinvigorated Santa Ana. read more

This show really has everything

This show really has everything

Publication - Los Angeles Times

North Hollywood (a.k.a NoHo) may be L.A.'s de-facto theater district, but it offers visitors much more than just what's on stage. read more

Where retro cool thrives in Burbank

Where retro cool thrives in Burbank

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Blast to the past in L.A.'s Magnolia Park neighborhood with vintage shops, vinyl record stores, and throwback beauty parlors. read more

Despite history, it’s no lemon

Despite history, it’s no lemon

Publication - Los Angeles Times

A town built on the citrus trade, Claremont is now a hub for contemporary art, music, and fine cuisine. read more

At Home in the World

At Home in the World

Publication - Singular

In L.A.'s ethnic enclaves, the cultural immersion can be so complete that you feel like you've fled the country. read more

These choreographers are jumping with joy

These choreographers are jumping with joy

Publication - Los Angeles Times

"Four-Headed Dance II" brings together a quartet of choreographers for a showcase of eclectic dance/theater. read more

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles

Publication - The Purple Passport

A guide to LA's hippest, chicest hotels, nightlife venues, restaurants, shops, sights, and spas. read more

Clean Plates Los Angeles: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest, and Most Sustainable Restaurants for Vegetarians and Carnivores

Clean Plates Los Angeles: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest, and Most Sustainable Restaurants for Vegetarians and Carnivores

Publication - Craving Wellness

A nutritionist-approved guide to over 100 restaurants in Los Angeles where clean eating meets culinary craft. read more

The Purple Passport to New York City

The Purple Passport to New York City

Publication - The Purple Passport

A discerning guide to the best of the Big Apple, with a focus on Manhattan. read more

The Purple Passport to Palm Beach

The Purple Passport to Palm Beach

Publication - The Purple Passport

A guide to the South Florida resort town's plushest resorts, beach clubs, spas, fashion boutiques, and more. read more