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to be happy
A little madness, a little kindness, makes for happiness.
Soccer (yeah yeah, football), settling down with a good book, jogging, traveling, trying new food and ahem, drinks, history, archaeology.
Music, Movies, and Books
I tend to go for movies that are uplifting, music that is depressing, and books that are clever. But generally whatever I'm watching/listening to/reading at the moment is my favorite and I'm entirely capable of playing a new album on repeat for weeks on end or doing absolutely nothing until I finish that book.
Teach, Learn, Share
Your guide to LA:
Monday: Babe's and Ricky's. Blues bar in Leimert Park. $10 gets you a soul food dinner and damn good music. http://www.bluesbar.com/
Tuesday: Hollywood Bowl. Classical music concert in lovely outdoor setting. Buy the $2 seats, bring wine and have a picnic. http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
Wednesday: Vintage Hollywood. Free screenings of classic Hollywood films in 1930s atmosphere. Cheap drinks! http://www.vintagehollywoodprivateclub.com/
Thursday: Santa Monica Pier. Free outdoor concert on the sand. Bring wine and be ready to dance! To be followed by: Project Blowed. Open mic hip hop spot in Leimert Park. Doesn't start till around 10 or 11pm.
Friday: Upright Citizens Brigade. Improv comedy in Hollywood. Tickets are $5 or $8. Make reservations and get there early. http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/ To be followed by drinks at the Drawing Room on Hillhurst.
Countries I’ve Visited
Armenia, Belize, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Jordan, Mexico, Moldova, Romania, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
Countries I’ve Lived In
Argentina, Chile, Egypt, France, Peru, Turkey, United Kingdom