LA LIFE: Women Rule, Trilogy and Shopping Discounts

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International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month is upon us. Celebrate with a march and rally in Downtown LA.  The Olivier-Award Winner Pat Kinevane is back in LA with his amazing trilogy of solo work. Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Tomato discount shopping aficionados. There are now three great discount stores side by side in Woodlands Hill. Happy Friday Gals!

March 3. International Women’s Day March

LA LIFE: Women Rule, Trilogy and Shopping Discounts

As we near International Women’s Day on March 8, AF3IRM LA has organized it’s 4th march and rally in DTLA for a future where women are free from violence against women, free of oppression from the state & other institutions and simply free to thrive.  Yes Tomatoes, it’s hard to believe we still have to march on these issues.

“UPRISING: Forward to a Feminist Future,” is the theme for this 2018 celebration of International Women’s Day. The spirited march/walk/rally through a wonderful part of DTLA makes visible the needs and issues of women, especially women of color.  It is led by transnational/women of color, but this march is inclusive of all people. There will be speakers, poets, and musicians throughout the day.


March 8 – April 1. Pat Kinevane Trilogy

LA LIFE: Women Rule, Trilogy and Shopping Discounts

When I saw Pat Kinevane’s premiere of “Underneath” at the Odyssey a year and a half ago I was left speechless.  It was truly one of the most amazing, gratifying, spellbinding and unique pieces of theatre I have ever seen.  I can only imagine how stunning his other pieces are in his trilogy of solo work are.  But I have no doubt with Kinevane performing with Fishamble and Georganne Heller producing at the Odyssey all shows will be breathtaking.

Olivier Award winners Pat Kinevane and Fishamble: The New Play Company return to Odyssey Theatre Ensemble from their home base in Dublin with a limited engagement of the Irish writer/performer’s extraordinary trilogy of solo work. The three plays, each of which brings to the surface the people who live under the nose of everyday life, will be performed on a rotating schedule, with Fishamble artistic director Jim Culleton again at the helm.

“Underneath” (winner, 2017 Stage Raw Award for Solo Performance) is the blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret. It explores the surface — and what lies underneath. Is beauty really only skin deep? Does ugliness hide somewhere deeper?

“Silent” is the touching story of homeless McGoldrig, who once had splendid things. But he has lost it all – including his mind. He now dives into the wonderful wounds of his past through the romantic world of Rudolph Valentino.

And “Forgotten” reveals the interconnecting stories of four elderly people living in retirement homes and care facilities around Ireland using a unique fusion of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling.

Discount Heaven in Woodland Hills

LA LIFE: Women Rule, Trilogy and Shopping Discounts

This Tomato loves Nordstrom’s Rack bigtime! Yes, I admit it.  The Topanga Nordstrom’s Rack Outlet Store on Victory in Woodland Hills, which I have been known to frequent to get my thrill of the deal craving satisfied, has always been the main attraction at that strip mall but now ladies it’s got so much more to fill your thrill of the deal needs!

You have a big new Saks Off Fifth and an Urban Home Outlet  ALL in one place and side by side. There’s an Aaron Brothers and tons of places to get food when you need a quick break from shopping.  It’s a heavenly hub for Discount Shopping Aficionados Tomatoes!



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4 Responses

  1. I love your Newsletter Cheryl! So empowering for us women. Keep you posted when I’m co-leading, with my nutrition colleague Val Kallen RD our next Mindful Intuitive Eating Workshop for Women at Midlife

  2. Carol Roth says:

    I also love Nordstrom Rack and Saks on Fifth!!! That’s where we spent our money this past Christmas 🎄! Fabulous finds, great bargains and believe me, after 14 years in Retail Management and over 20 years on the Apparel Manufacturing side, I know what the mark up is! I’m also a frequent shopper at Goodwill and Salvation Army! With champagne 🍾 taste on a beer 🍺 budget I can always get great quality and a bang for my buck!

  3. Debbie Zipp says:

    Thank you Arden! So glad you enjoy the LA newsletter. It is deeply appreciated. Wish your next Mindful Intuitive Eating Workshop was in LA.
    Thank you for your kind support Arden.
    Debbie Zipp, LA Editor

  4. Debbie Zipp says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience and info with us Carol. Love it!

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