October is a big, big month and mixing it up this year are lot’s of local and national happenings from Foods to Fests, Pink to Postmodern.  Check out of few of these leads for inspiration while carving those Jack O’ Lanterns…

“Madonna is in for lunch, Elton John wants a birthday cake, Sean
Connery loves the beef, Mick Jagger can’t get a table because Michael
gave it to his wife. Kim Kardashian is here launching her clothing line. And can Michael make a menu for Dustin Hoffman?”

With over 25 million people living with diabetes in the U.S., everyone
knows someone that has diabetes.  Michael Moore, Australian Celebrity Chef and author of BLOOD SUGAR: Inspiring Recipes for Anyone Facing the Challenges of Diabetes and Maintaining Good Health (New Holland) is determined to share his personal message of healthy eating to everyone as a chef living with diabetes. Whether one is pre- or post diabetic, planting the seed of healthy eating is a
topical subject that has mass appeal.  http://www.michaelmoorechef.com/

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UNJUNK YOUR HALLOWEEN

Created by a candy loving, 15 year old boy upset by his parents when he awoke to find they had confiscated half of his Halloween loot a couple of years ago, UNREAL delivers candy with less sugar, more protein and more fiber. 

…On a candy coated mission to unjunk the world™, starting with the biggest candy holiday of the year.

  • ·        No corn syrup
  • ·        No hydrogenated oil
  • ·        No artificial flavors
  • ·        No GMO’s
  • ·        No synthetic colors
  • ·        Responsibly sourced ingredients

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KEEP A BREAST  

Etnies is collaborating with Keep A Breast Foundation (KAB) to raise awareness for KAB’s continuing efforts to eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection and support.  It’s just simple.  Get a pair.  Save a life.  A portion of the proceeds from the KAB/etnies Woozy will go to KAB’s awareness program. 

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Michelle Pfeiffer will host the 8th Annual Pink Party in support of the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program (WCP) at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Hangar 8 in Santa Monica on October 27, 2012 presented by Elyse Walker.

Anticipated to be the biggest fashion event to take place in Los Angeles in years. The fashion show will be on 54-foot catwalk and will feature looks from designers: Barbara Bui, Brunello Cucinelli, Chloé, J. Mendel, KaufmanFranco, Kelly Wearstler, Stella McCartney and Valentino.

Pink party® is a celebration of women, fashion, friendship and life and eight years of philanthropy supporting one of the premier medical and research centers in the world. It is without question that this year’s pink party® will be bigger and better than ever,” said Elyse Walker.

Celebrities who have lent their name in support of both the event and the cause include: Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman, Katie McGrath and JJ Abrams, Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow, Jennifer Meyer Maguire and Tobey Maguire, Stacy Keibler, Maria Menounos, Molly Sims, Marcia Cross, Bernadette & “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall, Jessica Capshaw, Caroline and Chris O’Donnell, Serena & Shawn Levy, Michelle & Michael Chiklis, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Roger Fishman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Giada de Laurentiis and Todd Thompson, Stacey Snider & Gary Jones, Allison Janney, Beth Riesgraf, Carrie Preston, Lisa Edelstein, and more.

For more information, please visit: www.pink-party.org

AIA Los Angeles and the City of Los Angeles Gear up to Celebrate Architecture Month this October!

October is Architecture Month in Los Angeles! In celebration, AIA|LA, in conjunction with Community Partners, will host a slew of events across the city that educate the public about architecture and architects, celebrate the profession and encourage the dialogue between those interested in the built environment. The theme for this year is, “Designing Design.” Come help celebrate Architecture Month!

One Last Bit…

Oh Nicky You’re So Fine…