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THE LATEST FROM LOS ANGELES AND BEYOND BY campus circle staff L.A. STREET VIOLENCE SOARS IN SUMMER 2013 From “bash mobs” to protests, this summer L.A has seen an increase in violence on its streets. Many of the largest issues are ongoing protests in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman after he was found not guilty for shooting African American teen, Trayvon Martin. Many neighborhoods in the L.A. area exploded with outrage, violent riots ensuing and requiring police attention. New groups are demonstrating their anger on major L.A. streets every day. This summer has also seen the conception and rise of the “bash mob” trend in SoCal, playing off the idea of a “flash mob.” Basically, bash mobs are organized displays of crime. Only those involved in the crime are privy to the knowledge of when and where the crime will take place. This trend is on the rise, and to combat growing street violence, LAPD has been implementing strict warnings as well as sending extra staff to certain parts of L.A. such as Hollywood. A zerotolerance policy for street violence has been put into effect for these types of crimes and vowed by LAPD to be used to arrest anyone participating in such violence in the future. FEDS CONTINUE TO PROBE USC, OTHER COLLEGES REGARDING HANDLING RAPE ALLEGATIONS The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into the University of Southern California’s handling of rape allegations. Back in May, a Title IX complaint was made where 13 students (and other unnamed students) claimed they suffered from USC administrators and the
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Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) failure in responding to reports of sexual violence on campus. If these claims turn out to be true, these failures would be a violation of Title IX, which is a federal gender equality law. USC student Tucker Reed (the lead complainant) has been very vocal about her experience. She claims that USC dismissed her claim that her now ex-boyfriend raped her. Students “were blamed for their victimization and were forced to watch impotently as their cases were routinely misreported, misconstrued, mishandled or discounted entirely,” said Reed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Reed even states that she has audio recordings of him admitting to the rape. The Huffington Post reported that an anonymous student involved in the USC complaint said a DPS detective told her “no rape occurred in her case because the alleged assailant did not orgasm.” USC is not the only college under investigation; the Education Department has also opened investigations of Title IX offenses at UC Berkeley, Dartmouth, Swarthmore and Occidental colleges.
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A Johnny Ramone Tribute, Win Dismemberment Tickets & Mid-Summer CD’s Available
A Johnny Ramone statue stands in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where the 9th annual tribute will take place on Aug. 18.
BY KEVIN WIERZBICKI JOHN WATERS TO HOST JOHNNY RAMONE TRIBUTE The 9th annual Johnny Ramone tribute, a celebration of the life of the late guitarist for the Ramones, will take place August 18 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and be hosted by iconic film director John Waters. Waters’ 1990 film Cry-Baby, starring Iggy Pop and former porn star Traci Lords, will be projected onto a 42-foot mausoleum wall along with lots of Ramones footage. Waters and Lords will participate in a Q&A session and also sign autographs. Fans are encouraged to dress up like one of the Ramones, and there will be a look-alike contest judged by Johnny’s wife Linda Ramone and Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols. Music will be spun throughout the cemetery during the event. Admission is $10, and additional cash donations will be accepted; proceeds will go to the Johnny Ramone Research Fund at USC’s Westside Prostate Cancer Center. The cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles. www.johnnyramone.com CALL DISMEMBERMENT PLAN, WIN TICKETS Their new album Uncanney Valley, their first album in 12 years, won’t be out until October, and their upcoming tour won’t stop in Los Angeles until Dec. 12. However, Dismemberment Plan wants to hear from you now. Give the guys a call at (252) 64-DPLAN (that’s 643-7526) and leave them a voicemail about your favorite D-PLAN memory. You’ll then be in the running to win a pair of tickets to an upcoming show. You can hear “Waiting,” the first single from the upcoming album, at Soundcloud. FLAAMINGOS Flamingos usually sport pink plumage, but Flaamingos (the Echo Park-based band anchored by singer Jerry Narrows and guitarist/synth man Daniel Koontz) are much more likely to be spotted wearing all black. The guys have just signed to Felte Records, and the label will be releasing the duo’s self-titled debut effort on Aug. 27. The first single from Flaamingos is the moody “All I Wanna Do Is Live,” and is widely available on the Web now. EARL SWEATSHIRT’S DORIS Los Angeles-based rapper Earl Sweatshirt has previously released music on his own Tan Cressida label, but now the imprint has a deal with major label Columbia Records. They’re about to release Sweatshirt’s new album, Doris. Some of the luminaries involved in the making of Doris are Tyler the
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Creator, Pharell, RZA, Vince Staples, Casey Veggies and Mac Miller. Doris drops on Aug. 20, and you can catch Sweatshirt live at Rock the Bells in San Bernardino Sept. 7 and 8. MID SUMMER CD RELEASES If your summer is starting to slow down a little, new music is probably what you need to get things going again. Try these! Bitchin Bajas Bitchitronics (Drag City) – Doesn’t the name say it all? Well, not quite. The ninepiece group plays synth-based loop and effects-laden music that some call ambient and some call drone, but all call it cool. Coke Weed Back to Soft (Heavy Friends) – Nina Donghia and guitarist Milan McAlevey take turns on lead vocals on a set of subdued tunes that have their roots in mid-‘60s psychedelic pop. Dumpstaphunk Dirty Word (Louisiana Red Hot) – Fronted by Ivan Neville, this New Orleans-based outfit plays funk for fans of Parliament/Funkadelic, the Meters, and with “Dancin’ to the Truth,” Sly and the Family Stone. Ani DiFranco, Flea, Trombone Shorty and Art Neville guest. Fueled By Fire Trapped in Perdition (Noiseart) – Here’s a set of thrash metal for fans of bands like Slayer, Overkill and Testament. Songs like “Pharmaceutical Extermination” and “Catastrophe” pound like hell. On “Defaced Mortality,” guitars howl like the devil himself. Dana Fuchs Bliss Avenue (Ruf) – Fuchs has a voice that sounds like a female version of Rod Stewart back when he used to rock. Rowdy cuts like “How Did Things Get This Way” tune into the same groove that Stewart’s band the Faces did. Andy Kaufman Andy and His Grandmother (Drag City) – This is the first (and likely only) comedy record featuring the late Kaufman that’s ever been released. Material was culled from 80-plus hours of Kaufman’s personal microcassette recordings from 1977-79; narrated by Bill Hader of Saturday Night Live fame. King County Queens Ladies & Gentlemen, Your King County Queens (Green Monkey) – Everyone in this band is named Scott except for bassist Marsh “Not Scott” Gooch. It’s just another trippy aspect of a group that plays garage rockin’ psychedlia with a little bit of grunge thrown in. The Of Oh It’s the Of (Green Monkey) – Obviously influenced by the outre music of Frank Zappa, The Of plays songs focused on the music and the Zappa-esque guitar work of John Carey; when there are lyrics, they are delightfully weird. The band members often wrap themselves in aluminum foil when playing live. Campus Circle - August 1-14, 2013
15 MINUTES WITH RAPPER MAC MILLER BY SYDNEY CHAMPION
Love him or hate him, Mac Miller is here to stay and continues to make his mark in the hip-hop industry.
Let’s not pretend you don’t know who Mac Miller is. The Pittsburg-native rapper has been making headlines ever since the release of his new album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off. It came in at No. 3 on the Billboard charts behind Kanye West’s Yeezus and J. Cole’s Born Sinner. He’s on Ariana Grande’s hit song (“The Way”), which has gotten major airtime on the radio this summer. And he’s done in-depth interviews with The Huffington Post and New York Times, discussing everything from drug use (he’s a fan of “lean”) to his “unexpected success” as a respected artist (his first album garnered harsh reviews from critics, who claimed he was a “frat rapper.”) Currently, the 21-year-old is excited about his album’s success and his Space Migration tour. While on the road before his show in Buffalo, Mac Miller found a quiet area away from the loud noises in the background and as he tried to figure out what shoes matched his socks, he chatted on the phone with Campus Circle for 15 minutes. Campus Circle: How old were you when you decided you want to do music and become a hip-hop artist? Mac Miller: I think I was 6 when I realized I wanted to make music for a living, and I was probably 14 when I realized that I wanted to rap. CC: Did that come just from loving the music or was there a specific instance in your life that propelled you towards music and hip-hop? MM: I think it just all came from music. I’m a fan of music. I played instruments, and I couldn’t take instruments everywhere I went. But I could rap everywhere I went. So I started doing that more, because I could do it all the time.
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CC: You’re 21 years old, and a lot of people your age are in college or working to go to college. Were you ever interested in attending college? MM: Not really. I never really wanted to go to college. School was never really my thing, but there was a point in time where I had a girl that was going to college so I thought maybe I would try to go to college. But it didn���t happen. CC: What gave you the confidence to enter the music industry and believe that you’ll be successful? MM: When people chase after success - I don’t think that’s really a thing to chase. I just love making music and it was more just chasing the ability to make music every day. It was less about a certain type of success, less like, “Hey, I’m trying to be the biggest rapper ever.” I just wanted to make music every day. CC: In recent press articles, a lot of people have been saying you’ve come out of “left field” and gained a “new respect” as a hip-hop artist, especially with the release of your new album. What is your reaction to all of that? MM: It’s cool, you know? This album was the album that I wanted to make right now. It’s cool to see people react positively to it. It’s dope that the fans love it too, you know what I’m saying? A lot of people felt like I was going to lose my fans because I did this. CC: What are some your favorite activities that you like to do on tour? What’s a typical day like? MM: It depends. It really depends on what time I wake up. If I wake up at a reasonable time, then I’ll get up, walk around a little bit, go hang out with the production crew as they set up
the stage, jam with some instruments, walk around the city that I’m in or something. Then there are the days that I wake up at 5 p.m. or 4 p.m. that I’ve just to wake up and go right into doing a f**kin’ meet n’ greet and right from the meet n’ greet go right onto the stage. CC: What can your fans expect at one of your live shows? MM: It’s a lot of different stuff. My shows used to be all about “turning up,” if you will. It used to be all about turning up and high energy all the time. Now, it’s become partially that and also just putting on a good performance and bringing a new version of songs and having it be something memorable. It’s something really special. I feel like I’m having fun on stage again, and I’m enjoying every day and enjoying the amount of work I have to do. It’s all worth it. This is some of the most fun I’ve ever had on a tour. CC: If you had to give advice to a young person (high school and college-aged) who wanted to be a hip-hop artist, what would you tell them? MM: Not to listen to anybody but themselves. That’s the most important thing. If you have a true artistic vision, you can’t compromise it. You’ve got to listen to yourself before anyone, because no one can tell you how to do you better than you can. It’s actually more difficult than it sounds. I’m even still working on that; I’m still working on having the self-confidence and the vision to trust myself. And this album is a good step in the right direction for that. To read the full interview with Mac Miller, make sure you visit campuscircle.com. Miller will be performing at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Aug. 7.
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MUSIC: FEATURE Once a member of girl band No Secrets, Jessi Malay is making it big as a solo artist.
JESSI MALAY: A RISING STAR WHO’S DOWN TO EARTH
The UCLA-Bruin-turned-pop-star opens up. What makes a superstar? You have to have talent, passion, ambition and the ability to utilize all three qualities in the face of obstacles and failures. Without a doubt, Jessi Malay is a superstar on the rise. The former teen pop star is reemerging from a brief hiatus to begin her career as a solo artist. Campus Circle met with Malay to hear her story and find out what sets her apart from other artists today. With song lyrics like “From Kors to Louis, I always stay bougie” in her new song “Bougie,” one might assume that Malay is some huge diva. However, the 27-year-old singer is anything but that. In fact, Malay is more down to earth than you could ever imagine. When I arrived for the interview at her small office in North Hollywood, there was a welcoming air, and Malay was the warmest of all. She greeted me with a big smile and an even bigger hug the moment I walked through the door. Within the first five minutes of my arrival, Malay and I realized that we had the same phone case and the same name for our dogs (her adorable Maltese pup Missy was trotting around the office). “We must be soul mates,” Malay said, giggling. Halfway through the interview, when Malay stopped everything so that we could properly gush about how Beyonce is the “real deal,” I began to think that she was right. Malay is no stranger to the spotlight. When she was 14, she was a member of the widely popular girl group No Secrets. Malay’s experience under large label Jive Records gave the starlet an opportunity to learn how the music industry operates. “It was a very exciting growing process, and it really taught me a lot about how to work as a team, how to ring people in and patience,” she said. However, when No Secrets broke up, Malay traded in her teen
stardom for textbooks as she enrolled as a student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). “College was always really important to me,” she said. “I think my dad would have disowned me if I hadn’t gone to college at some point. I tried to, you know, get straight A’s, be super active with the social scene at school while still trying to pursue my career.” Malay completed her freshman year at UCLA, and then she signed to Warner Bros. Records, taking a few years off from school to focus on her music career. Unfortunately, things did not take off as she had hoped. “After four years at Warner Bros. with things just not going very well, I tore my ACL and had to have knee surgery,” said Malay. “During that time, I did some soul-searching and ended up negotiating out of my contract, so that I could be a free agent and decide where I wanted to go from there.” Malay went back to school, graduating from UCLA in 2012 with a degree in World Arts and Cultures/Dance. For current college students, Malay gave solid advice about the importance of self-marketing: “If you have an artistry, a business, anything you want to promote, do it. There are so many [viral] outlets these days that you can use. Don’t be afraid to be confident, and know that your product is good,” she urged. Now that she’s finished with her studies, Malay is ready to take on the music industry, and this time, she’s calling the shots. “With No Secrets, the labels ran the show,” recalled Malay. “We would just show up, do whatever the labels wanted us to do, and that was it. This time around, it’s been a treat, because we get to do everything from the ground up. I’m enjoying it a lot more this time around, being able to have creative control.” Malay’s creative control manifested itself into her production company, The Coalition Group, which she co-runs with
BY VANESSA WILKINS entrepreneur (and best friend) Luisa Iskin. The company recently produced the music video to Malay’s single “Bougie.” She described her new sound as “eclectic.” It’s a combination of electro and pop-dance, with a touch of hiphop and even a little bit of samba. Between the recording, touring, performing and producing, Malay’s schedule is crazy. Even crazier though, is how normal the singer is in her everyday life. In her free time, Malay catches up on “Dexter” and “Sons of Anarchy,” rocks out at Major Lazer and The Weeknd concerts, indulges in sushi and froyo, and is always excited for a day at the beach. One of her biggest hobbies is exploring the sartorial world. “I’ve just always loved fashion,” said Malay. “It’s the easiest way to express yourself…you wake up in the morning and dress according to your mood!” Her downtime endeavors are a lot less scandalous than most celebrities, and she managed to transition from teen sensation to young adult without breaking down like some young stars today. Malay credits a “great support system” for keeping her grounded and focused. She’s already accomplished so much and shows no signs of slowing down. “In 10 years, I will have already toured the world stadium style,” predicted Malay. “My production company, The Coalition Group, will be full on producing blockbuster films, and I will have kids with my husband.” Malay has what it takes to dominate the music industry. She has the talent, the ambition, and the passion, and she uses those skills correctly. Most importantly, Malay has a way to make someone she just met feel like her best friend, and that ability to connect with people is what will skyrocket her to superstardom. Campus Circle - August 1-14, 2013
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BY MELISSA BOBBITT The only thing Sutter Keely takes seriously in life is making sure he doesn’t take it too seriously. With a Big Gulp full of booze in one hand and a figurative conductor’s wand in the other, this senior rules his high school. He’s got a hard-partying, pretty girlfriend, a posh job at a designer men’s store and a mythological airplane pilot for a father. Living in the now is the only reality for him. The Spectacular Now, in crude but honest terms, celebrates the campus douchebag. You know the type: the comical slacker who lights a fire under pals’ rear-ends to be more spontaneous and practically force-feeds his homework to the dog. He’s the willing family pariah, gleefully embarrassing a well-to-do sister (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) who’s married to a foppish lawyer. Perhaps screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (who paired on (500) Days of Summer) aimed to treat Sutter like a cinematic underdog. The beckoning of college doesn’t necessarily appeal to everyone, but to follow this underachiever seems an exercise in futility. The action picks up when the swarthy protagonist (played smoothly by Miles Teller) wakes from a drunken stupor on a random lawn. Peering down at him is decidedly unspectacular Aimee (a charming Shailene Woodley), a nonjudgmental, sweet – if dowdy – girl from school. They form an unlikely symbiotic relationship in which Sutter proclaims to have “saved” her from solitary nerdiness (she’s in the French club and collects manga) while he plots to get back with his vibrant ex, Cassidy (Brie Larson). The film’s premise (and original novel by Tim Tharp) forces one to ask: who’s really doing the saving here? As Sutter does Aimee a “favor” by giving her the boyfriend experience and coaxing her into a drinking habit, she prods him into meeting up with his estranged dad after years of separation. (Kyle Chandler does a fine, if cliché, turn as Sutter’s sloppy pops.) The duo mutually encourage each other to also stick it to their mothers: Jennifer Jason Leigh is the Keely family’s frazzled matriarch, and Aimee’s mom is portrayed only as an onerous voice that barks out bad decisions, an irresponsible child herself. Don’t expect any uplifting, life-affirming moments from The Spectacular Now. If anything, it’s a tragedy disguised as a coming-of-age story. Sutter reveals himself to be one of the most pathetic “heroes” of teen lit, a lecherous devil who embodies the idea of “misery loves company.” In thinking he’s rescuing his friends from worry, he’s really just bracing himself as the walls of loneliness close in on him. But the film doesn’t go so far as to proclaim itself a cautionary tale against alcoholism— it’s more like a hint that after high school, social status doesn’t matter. Unfortunately, The Spectacular Now doesn’t offer much to suggest that it matters in the scheme of youthful-growth movies. For as grandiose as Sutter imagines himself to be, the flick feels small, stilted. Maybe that was the writers and director James Ponsoldt’s intention, but the claustrophobia makes the film feel much longer than its scant 95-minute run. Grade: C The Spectacular Now opens in select theaters August 2, 2013.
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HEALTH & FITNESS
JUICE CLEANSES: DO THEY REALLY WORK?
This Campus Circle writer tells us his first-hand experience with Nekter Juice Bar’s juice cleanse system. Nekter Juice Bar has a wide range of cleanses, from 1-Day to 5-Day!
BY DASHEL PIERSON PLESA In spite of the manifold strides in medicine, technology and education, people around the world are still going to bed hungry. We can put a man on the moon, but we cannot provide enough food for everyone in the world to eat. It’s something so simple yet so essential. Nonetheless, in America, where obesity is more of a problem than hunger, a fad has emerged that involves voluntarily starving oneself. I decided to give it a try and experience a bitsized sample of the hunger that many people around the world endure daily. Juice cleanses are a burgeoning trend that help people purify their bodies of toxins while shedding a few pounds for bathing suit season. It’s the healthy way to lose weight. However, going an extended period without eating solid food can be taxing, as I soon would find out. As a guy, my reason for cleansing wasn’t necessarily to lose weight for beach season. Instead, I wanted to purify my body from the late night junk food, immense stress and countless nights of heavy partying that all come with college life. I was ready for a clean slate. A new me. Luckily, I have a friend who works at one of the juice bars that are popping up around SoCal like pimples on a teenager named Grady (except the juice bars are dedicated to health; fictitious Grady is dedicated to animal-style fries and Call of Duty). James, my buddy who works at Nekter Juice Bar, confirmed that the juicing industry is exploding. “People are coming here now instead of Starbucks,” he said. James also gave me the rundown on the cleanse: “Three-day cleanses are perfect for losing some weight, feeling good, getting a healthy diet back and all of the toxins out of your body,” he said.
James informed me that I would be drinking six drinks a day, consisting of all natural fruits and vegetables, and the experience would be entirely famishing. It’s a construction zone on your appetite, and it’s time to remodel. There are ingredients in these drinks that the average person wouldn’t normally seek out to eat such as kale, ginger and the invigorating cayenne pepper. It’s the kind of nutrition you know your body wants and needs but your taste buds beg to differ. Anyway, I had mentally prepared myself for three days of strange tastes and wailing stomach growls. Also, my appetite was fleetingly stocked from a “last supper” at In-n-Out the night before. That morning, as I walked willingly to my impending doom of hunger, I was struck with a realization. I passed a gathering of homeless people who were meeting with some sort of service group, which was going to feed them. Here I was with the choice and luxury of starving myself while others are shackled involuntarily to a life of hunger. With that notion implanted in my mind, my will was revived. I could do this. The cleanse works in a way that is similar to a normal daily intake of food. The first drink is supposed to be like breakfast, while the second is just to hold you over until lunch. The third is lunch, the fourth a snack, the fifth is dinner, and the sixth is full of protein to help you make it through the night; they like to call it “dessert” (I call it “chalky milk substitute that makes you smack like a dog with a mouthful of peanut butter”—a working title). That first day seemed like three days all in one. The hungry feeling never left, making it difficult to do anything besides lie around and complain. On the second day, I struggled far less. Instead of being
grumpy—like most people are when they’re hungry—I was happy. The yearning for food lingered at all times, but I remained in good spirits. I truly began to believe the proverbial notion that good food brings a good mood. By the end of the third day, I was completely content with the fasting business. I was hungry but not starving. And I even began to like the bizarre drinks. While I felt like I could keep going with the fast, my memories of saturated, salty and delicious delights prevailed—I had In-n-Out as a celebratory meal (you may be noticing a pattern with my diet). Cleansing is a privilege enjoyed by the fortunate. Voluntarily starving would seem ludicrous to someone who scavenges for food daily. Nonetheless, our tainted modern society sees skinny as pretty, thin as “in” and a visible ribcage as sexy. That is why cleansing is popular with women who are constantly pressured to look thin. However, there are many more benefits to solely putting juiced nutrients in your body. I experienced increased energy and an uplifted mood, just to mention a few. “Cleansing makes you feel wonderful,” said James. “If you just eat cheeseburgers all day, you’re going to sit there feeling blah.” The buzz on juice cleanses is only increasing. I recommend them to anyone who is curious. Junk food is ok at times (sorry James), but if you want to use your body to the fullest, it must be encouraged with nutrients. If anything, after trudging through the hunger pains on a cleanse, you will certainly appreciate that double-double cheeseburger a little bit more on your next visit to In-n-Out. Campus Circle - August 1-14, 2013
HEALTH & FITNESS Stand up paddle board yoga instructor Erin Nealy at right, teaches a weekend class at Lake Mission Viejo.
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PADDLEBOARD YOGA PUTS SPLASH IN WORKOUT
BY COURTNEY PERKES The Orange County Register (MCT)
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — On sunny, summer days when the beach is beckoning, I find that my normal gym workouts can start to feel a little dry. Activities like cycling and yoga, traditionally done only on solid ground, are making their way to the water. Not only are the workouts fun and picturesque, they add a new dimension of resistance and balance. I invited my friend and fitness instructor, Ruth Bain, to join me for 90 minutes of hydrobiking in Newport Beach, Calif., in addition to a 75-minute paddleboard yoga class at Lake Mission Viejo. Bain teaches cycling and yoga, and I thought she would be perfect to weigh in on the benefits of these versions on the water. First we pedaled around Lido Isle. I was barefoot, Bain wore athletic shoes. We waved at boats, admired architecture and spotted jumping fish. My heart rate went up, especially when pushing through water chopped in a boat’s wake. At Bain’s suggestion, we also tried a sprint. A sea breeze dried the sweat that I would normally mop with a gym towel. “It’s like riding a fixie bike,” Bain said. “If you stop pedaling, you stop.” Veronica Rodriguez, owner of Pacific Coast Hydrobikes, said the devices provide a deceptive workout. While they can go up to 10 mph, most people ride at 2 or 3 mph. “They’re working out, but at the same time they don’t feel like they’re working out,” she said. “They’re enjoying the view. Sometimes sea lions pass by. It’s more therapeutic than sitting at a stationary bike.” The floating bikes are already balanced for you. But there’s no such thing as coasting. “When you’re going against the current, you really work
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out your quads,” Rodriguez said. Dina Khoury, 21, brought her cousin, visiting from Canada, to try the bikes. She said she could feel the work in her thighs as they pedaled around the boats and homes of Newport Island. “It’s fun,” Khoury said. “I don’t exercise, so I do get something out of it.” When we stepped onto the dock after our rides, it took a moment to recover our land legs. The next day, my glutes were sore from the saddle. I asked Bain what she thought of the workout. “It doesn’t require a lot of skill,” she said. “You can make it as challenging or easy as you like. It doesn’t require a lot of training. I think any activity that gets you out of the gym is therapeutic.” A few days later, we met up with Erin Nealy, a former professional snowboarder, who started Sunset Standup Paddle last summer. We joined her in the placid waters of Lake Mission Viejo, where she teaches yoga and CrossFit style workouts on a paddleboard. “You’re literally immersed in nature,” Nealy said. “That backdrop gives people a better ability to plug into themselves, their body, their environment.” We started with a lesson in paddle technique and how to engage our hips, along with our arms, shoulders and core, for the best mobility. The boards are outfitted with a thick mat to provide softness and grip for the yoga postures. “You can attempt any yoga pose on a paddleboard,” Nealy said. “Every pose is going to be harder because of the balance component. You can’t be in a down dog thinking about going to shop at Whole Foods. You have to be really present and use
all your facilities to stay on your board.” We began with a series of squats and abdominal exercises, including burpees, where we moved from a push-up to standing. I was too unsteady to jump as I would on solid ground, but Bain achieved the hop. The first time we moved into the downward dog pose, I was in awe of my upside down view — blue water behind me, puffy white clouds above. The hardest positions were lunges and the warrior stance, when I would feel the gentle wobble of the board in the water. Still, we managed sun salutations, the triangle pose and the pigeon. Each pose required intense concentration to work with the dynamics of a floating mat. Regulars can get really advanced on the water. Sarah Willett, 27, of Dana Point, Calif., first met Nealy in a traditional yoga studio but has loved the transition to the outdoors. She has mastered headstands on a paddleboard. “I really like the adventure of it, something really new,” she said. “If you fall, you’re in the water. It’s not a big deal.” We ended our class with the most tranquil final relaxation ever. We sprawled on our backs on the boards, eyes closed, finger tips trailing in the water. “That sense of being rocked by the motion of the water was very soothing,” Bain said. “I loved that.” It was a magical pause before we climbed back on our boards and paddled our way to shore. ©2013 The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) Visit The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) at www. ocregister.com Distributed by MCT Information Services
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5 THINGS EVERY INCOMING COLLEGE FRESHMAN SHOULD BE DOING RIGHT NOW! Lezlie Sterling/Sacramento Bee/MCT
It’s a good idea to start thinking now about what you’re going to bring to college.
Starting school in August or September? Make sure you’re ahead of the game. Every year it feels like summer goes by faster and faster, but the summer before beginning your first year in college can either be one of the most stressful or the most exciting times of your life. If you are freaking out, take a deep breath and begin to tackle each little thing on your college to do list one by one. Here are the five major things I wish I had done before freshman year started to prepare and you can be doing right now to get a leg up on everyone else! 1. Buying Your Dorm Stuff Ok, so many of you still have a month or two months (I’m looking at you, UCLA) of summer left, but buying dorm essentials is cut throat. Super stores like Target and Wal-Mart already have their dorm collections available, and they will sell out long before you crack open that pesky summer reading book. If your aim is to have a super unique dorm feel no one else has, I suggest checking out discount stores like Home Goods and TJ Maxx to achieve the eclectic Oh-I-just-threw-this-together look. Save yourself some time and embarrassment, and ditch the Bob Marley, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Beatles poster - ain’t nobody got time for all that unoriginality! 2. Joining the Class of 2017 Facebook Group Even if you’re too cool for Facebook groups (or Facebook for that matter), your University’s Class of 2017 group is the one you should make an exception for and join right now. From
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roommate opportunities to book sales, concerts and parties, this group will be essential your first year. Trust me, there will be a lot of weird people mixed in with the good people posting, and these posts will give you something to chuckle about in your moments of summer boredom. Even as a rising senior, I occasionally revert back to checking my class of 2014 Facebook group for good ol’ nostalgia sake and a good laugh.
miss a good deal of what’s happening on campus, so seeing all your friends before they move away is smart. Winter and spring break will be that much sweeter if you haven’t seen each other for a while. Plus, you will hopefully have some great stories to swap. It may seem like no one will ever compare to your high school friends, but allow yourself to be pleasantly surprised by the amazing people you’ll find in college.
3. “Researching” Campus Activities The Internet is this beautiful, magical place where you can find out anything you ever wanted to know about everything, so use it to your advantage! Whether you’re interested in a certain Greek life group or an academic honor society, chances are they have a Facebook page or website you can casually stalk. Knowing a lot about a group will help you feel comfortable joining them when school starts. If you have an opportunity to visit your school and hang out over the summer, I really suggest you do. Having the social advantage when you begin in the fall will be a huge relief.
5. Packing Smart Not to sound like your nagging mother, but the sooner you pack, the better! Chances are you’ve lived in one room your whole life, and that is a lot of crap to sift through. You may have no idea where to start, but it’s essential you only bring things you really need. You will accumulate so much stuff in the next four years, so start off minimal. I promise your Halloween costumes, giant boom box and coin collection have no reason to be in your 10x10 cell of a dorm room. AND...If I could tell my freshman self anything I would say… - Get a job! Being broke is only worse in college because there’s so much you want to do and need money for all of it. - Take fun classes! If you have to do a general education class, at least pick something interesting. I eventually took screenwriting as my art and an automobile class for my science. - You will change… for the better! All that sappy “finding yourself ” stuff from college movies has some underlying truth. If you come to college and find yourself changing, don’t fight it.
4. Seeing EVERYONE Before You Leave If you have the fantasy in your mind that you and your friends from high school will be flying to visit each other at school all the time, then you are probably mistaken. Not only is it expensive, visiting friends requires a time commitment that doesn’t exist in college. No one plans that far in advance, and no one wants to
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WHAT’SHAPPENING All the cool places to go and fun things to do. august 3 The Weinstein Company
Silver Linings Playbook Exposition Park 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles streetfoodcinema.com
Among its eight Academy Award nominations, this film became the first to earn nods in all four acting categories since Reds and the first “Big Five” (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Writing) nominee since Million Dollar Baby.
Time Gates @ 5:30 PM Price $10
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 Festivals Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Mammoth Mountain 1 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes mammothbluesbrewsfest.com Outdoors among the pines and showcasing the best craft breweries in the country and top blues performers—this is Mammoth’s biggest event. When Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013-Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 Sports X Games Staples Center
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1111 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles xgames.espn.go.com The Staples Center, the Nokia Theater and the L.A. Coliseum host all the extreme sports you could ask for with Moto X, skateboarding, BMX, rally car racing and more. When Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013-Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013
the movie. Sam Raimi came to the rescue by allowing Kelly to use and distort footage from The Evil Dead, free of charge. This scene was filmed at The Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. When Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 Time Gates @ 5:30 p.m. Price $10
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Festivals Long Beach Crawfish Festival Rainbow Lagoon 400 Shoreline Village, Long Beach longbeachcrawfishfestival.com The Long Beach Crawfish Festival serves delicious Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared Louisiana-style and spiced to perfection in the world’s largest crawfish steamers. The feast includes red baby potatoes, buttery corn on the cob with remoulade dipping sauce. Dance to rousing Cajun and Zydeco bands and join the Second Line Dancing Parade featuring New Orleans High Steppers. Enjoy the food, beach bars, culture and ambient lifestyle at the nation’s largest Crawfish Festival experience outside of Louisiana. When Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013-Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 Times Saturday: Noon-11 p.m., Sunday: Noon-10 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $13
Film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Westfield Topanga 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park facebook.com/events/204768276345593 Cameron’s father’s Ferrari wasn’t a real Ferrari. Because it was too expensive to rent one, they made three fake ones, each with a fiberglass body. When Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 Time At Dusk Price Free Comedy Steve-O Ice House Comedy Club 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena steveo.com The “Jackass” star turned stand-up comedian says his “comedy is based on the ridiculousness of my addiction problems, behind-the-scenes stories of “Jackass” and how fame changed my life.” When Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 Time 9:30 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $22.50 SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
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Satisfy your Cajun Fix at The Long Beach Crawfish Festival August 3rd & 4th.
Comedy Adam Carolla and Jay Mohr The Wiltern 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles ticketmaster.com/Adam-Carolla-Jay-Mohr-tickets/ artist/1837578 Adam Carolla and Jay Mohr have a long-standing friendship and comedic camaraderie that is both hysterical and delightful to watch. Fans and newcomers alike will enjoy the great stories and antics of Carolla and Mohr during their standup routine that will chronicle an immensely wide range of topics. When Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 Times 8:00 p.m. Film Donnie Darko Santa Monica High School 601 Pico Blvd. eatseehear.eventbrite.com In the movie theater scene, Richard Kelly originally intended to have Donnie and Gretchen going to see C.H.U.D. However, there were problems with finding out who owned the rights to
Theatre The Diary of Anne Frank NoHo Arts Center 11136 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood thenohoartscenter.com The New York Times said, “Undeniably moving. It shatters the heart. The evening never lets us forget the inhuman darkness waiting to claim its incandescently human heroine.” while the New York Post wrote, “An extraordinary theatrical adventure! Go and remember.” When Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013-Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 Times Saturdays @ 8 p.m., Sundays @ 2 p.m. Prices $25 SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 Music Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Hollywood Bowl 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles hollywoodbowl.com Led by former Ima Robot front man Alex Ebert, the band includes UCLA alumnus and former “Dorm Life” star, Nora Kirkpatrick. Their music has been featured in everything from “Community” and “Raising Hope” to “Ugly Betty” and “Gossip Girl.” When Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 Time 7:00 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $21.50 MONDAY, AUGUST 5 Film
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Film The Breakfast Club ArcLight Sherman Oaks 15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks arclightcinemas.com/Movies/Arclight-Presents The scene in which all characters sit in a circle on the floor in the library and tell stories about why they were in detention was not scripted. John Hughes told them all to ad-lib. When Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 Time 7:30 p.m. Price $13.50 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 Book Signing Kennedy Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood booksoup.com/kennedy-2013 The former MTV VJ signs her book, The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses. When Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 Times 7:00 p.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 Film The Abyss The Cinefamily (Silent Movie Theatre) 611 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles cinefamily.org The Abyss was one of the first films to make proper use of CGI technology. The animated water effects would be put to use in James Cameron’s next film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, to create the liquid Terminator, the T-1000. There will be a panel discussion after the film with several of the cast and crewmembers. When Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 Time 7:30 p.m. Price $12 FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 Drink Brew at the L.A. Zoo L.A. Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles lazoo.org/brew/ Spend an evening sampling beer from local craft and microbreweries with 4.5-ounce beer samples, DJ MORNINGSTAR, live local bands, pub-style grub for purchase and more. Animal highlights include elephants, koalas and apes. Plus, visit the new LAIR (Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles), featuring crocodiles, rattlesnakes, vipers, giant salamander, horned lizards and dozens of other scaly and slimy species from around the globe When Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 Times 6:00 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $45 SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 Festivals Annual Nisei Week Festival niseiweek.org
Music Emeli Sandé Club Nokia 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles clubnokia.com Though her real name is Adele Emeli Sandé, she dropped her first name so she wouldn’t be confused with a certain “Rolling in the Deep” singer. When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 Time 8:30 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $35 Parties Great Gatsby Party Park Plaza 607 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles drinkeatplay.com/gatsby/index.php Go back to the Roaring ‘20s, and recreate the feeling of days gone by. The event will feature beautiful Art Deco, music, dancing and a few surprises. Feel free to dress in theme for this event as costumes are encouraged, but not required. When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 Times 9:00 p.m. Prices $30 Music Hit RECord On TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt Orpheum Theatre 824 S. Broadway, Los Angeles hitrecord.org His online collaborative production company puts a new spin on the classic variety-show format. As Gordon-Levitt describes it, each episode will have a theme and will feature “short films, live performances, music, animation, conversations and more,” with the actor himself serving as host. Feel free to bring cameras and other recording devices. The last show included performances by Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman and Neil Patrick Harris. When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 Time 8:00 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $19.50 Sports MMA World Series of Fighting Citizens Business Bank Arena 4000 Ontario Center Pkwy., Ontario wsof.com It’s an action-packed experience for fight fans features the best possible matchups between elite fighters from around the globe, including a heavyweight showdown between Ray Sefo (2-1) and Dave Huckaba (20-5). When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 Time 5:00 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $29 Food South Bay Food Fest StubHub Center (Home Depot Center) 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson stubhubcenter.com With more than 20 gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and live entertainment, this is one food festival you don’t want to miss. When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 Time 2:00 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $10 SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 Music Brazilian Summer Festival Ford Amphitheatre 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/564 The 2013 edition of Brazilian Nites’ Brazilian Summer Festival features the rhythms of Rio de Janeiro and Bahia through the
Nike 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament L.A. Live 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles nike3on3.com
Basketball players of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to sign up. Plus, experience the Nike Basketball fan fest, slam dunk contest, celebrity shoot out and more.
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Held in Little Tokyo every year, the festival features a parade, a sake tasting, a karaoke contest, a car show, sporting demonstrations and competitions, arts and crafts, live music and dancing, food and more. When Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013-Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013
The Canyons Billy Wilder Theater @ UCLA 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles cinema.ucla.edu Due to Lindsay Lohan’s repeated absences, tardiness and feuds with director Paul Schrader and co-star James Deen, Leslie Coutterand was on call throughout the entire filming to replace Lohan. Coutterrand was essentially paid to be Lohan’s understudy in case Lohan was fired or left the set and never returned. When Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 Times 7:30 p.m. Prices $10
samba, axe, funk and timbala beats, plus the acrobatic Capoeira show, samba dancers and exuberant Brazilian choreographies. Doors open two hours prior to the show for picnicking, booths and DJs. When Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 Time 7:00 p.m. Price $45 Theatre Point Break Live! Dragonfly 6510 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles pointbreakla.com The show features armed robbery, big-wave surfing, car chases, explosions, and no less than two extended skydiving sequences. Best of all, the starring role of Keanu will be selected at random from the audience each night, with the lucky winner reading their entire script off of cue-cards. This method manages to capture the rawness of a Keanu Reeves performance even from those who generally think themselves incapable of acting. When Sunday, August 11, 2013-Sunday, September 29, 2013 Times Sundays @ 7:00 p.m. (Dinner & drinks start @ 5 p.m.) Price $30 (includes a plate of food) TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 Sports Dodger Cap Giveaway Dodger Stadium 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Los Angeles losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com Get a free Dodger cap when L.A. faces the Mets. When Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 Time 7:10 p.m. Prices Tix start @ $20 Campus Circle - August 1-14, 2013
FASHION: INTERVIEW Onien La
AN INTERVIEW WITH AMERICA’S SWEETHEART, EMILY MAYNARD
Recognize her from “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette?” What has this bombshell blonde been up to since then?
“The Bachelorette” star has a jewelry line filled with rings, bracelets, earrings and more! BY ANGELA MATANO
Garnering attention for a stint on ABC’s “The Bachelor” and a very memorable season of “The Bachelorette,” Emily Maynard’s star has managed to shine brightly in the spotlight, rather than dim from the glare. This 27-year-old West Virginia girl managed to radiate charm, grit and character in the face of adversity, including two very public break ups. Now, back in Charlotte, N.C. with her 8-year-old daughter Ricki, Maynard recently collaborated with local jewelry designers Towne & Reese on a personal collection of rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings, which can be found at emilymaynard. com. With prices ranging from $25-$130, this is an affordable, adorable and quirky collection. The pieces reflect Emily’s eclectic taste, blending everything from a traditional Native American sensibility in the gorgeous, turquoise “Sedley” necklace, to a more antique quality in items like the “Morgan” bracelet. Campus Circle: How is the new jewelry line going? Emily Maynard: It’s doing really well. The website crashed on the first day. CC: How did the collaboration with Towne & Reese begin? EM: I wore a lot of their pieces on “The Bachelorette.” They started here in Charlotte. It’s been a lot of fun. CC: Where did you find inspiration? EM: I got inspiration from all over, from traveling and antique shows -things I wanted in my closet. The “Ivey” ring is based on a ring I found in my mother’s jewelry box.
CC: What’s your favorite piece from your Emily Maynard for Towne & Reese collection? EM: I really like the stackable bracelet - the “Ava,” “Susie,” “Scarlett” and “Bethany” styles. I wear them every day. CC: How would you describe your personal style? EM: I would describe it as really all over the place: from more feminine to combat boots. CC: Do you have any personal style inspirations? EM: I love Blake Lively and Kate Hudson. CC: What about style icons? EM: Dolly Parton forever! She has been since I was little and she’s even more fabulous in person. CC: Is there such a thing as Southern style? EM: Yes, I do think that. Living here, I see it every day. It’s not necessarily my style, but more conservative, like Lily Pulitzer. CC: What’s something most women should pay more attention to? EM: I think accessories. Jewelry is such an easy way to make an outfit. CC: Do you dress differently for women vs. men? EM: There are definitely things men don’t understand, like wide-legged pants.
CC: Whom do you think she will pick? EM: I have no idea. I like all of them. I know that’s so p.c. CC: Who would you like to see be the next Bachelor? EM: I think Chris is really cute. CC: Do you have any plans to do more television in the future? EM: No, right now, my focus is the jewelry. I’m really proud of it. And being a mom. CC: Other plans for the near future? EM: I am going to Africa in August with a company called FashionABLE. Barrett Ward works with local women who make scarves. CC: Are you dating anyone? EM: I’m 27. I’m still looking. I haven’t given up yet! CC: Any plans for a book in the future? EM: I think the ending would be pretty lame at this point. Maybe when there’s a happy ending further down in my life. CC: How long have you been working on Emily Maynard for Towne & Reese? EM: Almost a year. CC: I just recently discovered Pinterest, are you a fan? EM: I actively tried not to be obsessed. It is a slippery slope. I do go on there and look up beauty tricks. It can easily take up two hours.
CC: Did you think about the cost? EM: Yes. I wanted it to be very accessible but to use good, quality materials.
CC: How do you feel now, looking back on your style choices during “The Bachelor/Bachelorette?” EM: At the time I loved all of it. I probably could have laid off on the sequins a little bit.
CC: How much input did Ricki have? EM: She has a lot of fun. I would bring her the samples, and she was very honest. She has specific taste: lots of neon. The beaded bracelets are her favorite.
CC: Are there any tips you can pass on about what works on camera? EM: Things that are fitted look better on camera. I learned a lot about applying my make-up. I thought I needed stage make-up!
CC: Growing up, did you dream of being in fashion? EM: Honestly, I never thought this would be possible. I didn’t know anything about it. This is a blessing.
CC: Any thoughts on Desiree’s style on The Bachelorette? EM: I do a blog for InStyle. I watch closely. I think she’s doing a good job.
CC: Favorite movie? EM: True Romance. CC: Favorite color? EM: Turquoise
CC: Could you imagine doing a clothing line? EM: Anything beyond this would be a bonus.
CC: Do you have an opinion on bang/no bangs for Desiree? EM: She looks beautiful either way.
CC: Favorite travel destination? EM: Anywhere with a beach.
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CC: Book recommendations? EM: Unglued by Lysa TerKeurst and Kisses from Katie, [by Katie J. Davis & Beth Clark]. CC: All-time favorite book? EM: Gone With the Wind.
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BEAUTY Priti’s NYC nail polish will remind you of a summer sunset.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO JUMP ON THESE BEAUTY TRENDS Universe full spectra eyeshadow palette in Day Break will liven up your eyes.
Get your hands on these hot products to wrap up your summer! Men will love Whisky AfterShave Splash as a present!
First, ask yourself: What kind of girl am I? Now, find out what beauty supplies you’ve been missing so far this summer! Are You…Outdoorsy? A great way to be outside without fearing skin cancer is by indulging in Australian Gold’s Sheer Coverage 45. It protects you from the sun and includes a gradual self-tanner. The resultant golden glow will make you feel healthy and sun-kissed. Recover gracefully from all your fun in the sun with Zia’s Ultimate Night Renewal. This moisturizer restores depleted skin while you sleep. The toll of wind and surf can be high, and Elemental Herbology’s Botanical Body Repair is a great way to replenish. This oil repairs skin while leaving behind a pleasant, vaguely tropical scent. More bang for your bust, Champion Double Dry + Spot Comfort Full-Support Sports Bra makes exercising effortless. The cute color combos like Pelican Blue/Avalon Aqua and Fiji Pink/ Mai Tai Pink will inspire you to sweat and show off your new duds. Ingenius, Bobble’s water bottle filters while you drink. The clear vessel, with a variety of color options for the apparatuses, makes this a stylish and eco way to quench your thirst. Are You…Refined? French and fancy, By Terry’s Baume de Rose makes you feel like a Parisian lady. This ultra-hydrating lip treatment goes a long way toward reviving lips dried out from sun, chlorine and wind. Ajne’s Cooling Cucumber Mask, with its emerald-colored pot and gold lid, practically looks like a treasured family heirloom. The transformative effect on your skin, however, is all 21st Century. Are You…Conservative? Without having to resort to the effects of chemical peels, Renee Rouleau’s Vitamin C Mask brightens skin considerably. With just a few weekly applications, pores tighten, and your face will sport
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a renewed clarity. Cecilia Wong’s Awakening Milk Exfoliating Cleanser is one of those terrific products you tell all your friends about. All natural, soothing and hard working, this cleanser leaves skin sparkling with health. Are You…a Perfectionist B.B. creams are a whole new world for those who want to combine steps in their morning routine. Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase’s Instant Perfecting version includes sunscreen, moisturizer and a touch of color for a clean, evened out complexion. The LANCERx skin care line is dermatologist tested and approved. It uses natural sea minerals to sweep skin of impurities, leaving behind a clearer visage. Are You…Bohemian? The heavenly scent wafting from Bio Follicle’s Lavender Hair Support System manages to wake you up and, conversely, calm you down. The vegan shampoo and conditioner are free of sulfates and petrochemicals, so you can indulge without guilt. Are You…Glamorous? Even if you’re just going to the gym, Goody’s Ouchless Elastics in Gold Chain will make you feel like you’re going to the disco. The black hair bands threaded with gold give a little “oomph” to everyday life. Get the J. Lo glow with Jane Iredale’s Dream Tint and Smooth Affair. This combination of moisturizer, color and brightener conspires to provide the perfect backdrop for the Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain, and the effect is nothing short of natural beauty. Keep your dye job crisp with Malibu C Color Wellness Shampoo and Conditioner. One hundred percent vegan and free of gluten and sodium chloride, these products protect your new shade while glossing up your locks. Perfect for summer loving, Lipsense by SeneGence lip gloss refuses to smudge, no matter what you throw at it. Victoria
Justice recommends Roseberry, a pretty, sunny pink that immediately garners attention. Are You…a Purist? Almond peptides, grape extract and French plum oil combine to make Lea Journo’s Shampoo and Conditioner luxurious and natural. Free of parabens and sulfates, this duo may become your next favorite thing. Specializing in “quality products without harmful chemicals,” Ava Anderson’s Body Butter sinks in like, well, butter. Rich and creamy, this lotion even combats eczema and psoriasis. Get brutal with Radiantly You’s Vanilla with Lavender Bud Sugar Scrub. The all-organic product rubs away summerravaged skin, leaving behind a 2.0 version of you. Are You…Adventurous? If exotic travels are off the table for the summer, Priti NYC’s Bahamas Summer Collection can ease the pain. The pretty quartet of nail polish shades evokes sunsets, ocean breezes, cocktails and relaxation (if relaxation was a color, I’m relatively confident it would be Baby Blue Eyes). Evoking the Sierras with a single whiff, Juniper Ridge’s line of products uses fragrance harvested directly from nature. The Wild Plum Campground solid perfume smells delicious and comes packaged in a vintage tin. Heavenly! Are You…Generous? The creative partnership between Sephora + Pantone Universe is a gift that keeps on giving. Their Full Spectra Eye Shadow Palettes resemble a stack of paint chip cards in the cutest way, and the color combinations, such as Fairest Jade/Peach Melba or Coral Pink/Persian Jewel, run the gamut from subtle to sensational. A terrific present for the special guy in your life, Portland General Store’s Whisky Sea Mineral After Shave Splash is a perfect blend of old school and new Aage. The brown bottle evokes a 19th century apothecary while the all-natural ingredients put you smack in the 21st century. Campus Circle - August 1-14, 2013
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YOUR LATE SUMMER BOOKLIST Quick! Read a good book before summer ends. BY ANGELA MATANO Another perfect summer diversion is The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane. Kelly Harms writes with love about a trio of women desperate for a change and smart enough to recognize it may not be exactly what they planned. Delicious.
FICTION Freud’s Mistress brings it with plenty of insight into the man behind the psychology. Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman’s fictionalized version of a man torn between two sisters uses extensive, up-to-the-minute research to fascinating effect. From the author of the glorious Prep comes a terrific new story of femininity. Curtis Sittenfeld’s Sisterland follows identical twins whose “twin sense” is taken to a whole ‘nother level with abilities that both draw and repel people in equal measure. I loved every minute I spent with this book. Star-crossed lovers Obinze and Ifemelu span continents and time as they try to find themselves in an ever-changing world. From Nigeria to London to America, the choices made and roads taken make for a fascinating read. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah will resonate with immigrants old and new. A break for a little fun comes with Adelle Waldman’s The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. Romance, self-doubt and egotism pervade this novel.
THRILLS Stephen King’s mix of fantastic storytelling and a whiff of campy fun blend perfectly in Joyland. Its’ a coming of age tale punctuated by murder - the author’s fans and newcomers alike will enjoy the ride. I love the idea of prey becoming predator, and The Shining Girls does this and more. Lauren Beukes’ time-traveling mystery unfolds over different eras as a serial killer meets his match. Another satisfying tale of captives taking things into their own hands, The Never List rushes along at top speed. Koethi Zan plays off recent kidnappings, like Jaycee Lee Dugard, in this gripping, twisting turn of events. Exploring good and evil in a thought provoking yet entertaining fashion, The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver reads surprisingly quickly. With murder, the death penalty and the quality of justice called into question, morality becomes an increasingly slippery slope. Dennis Lehane (Mystic River) knows murder, and when he recommended newbie Ivy Pochoda’s Visitiation Street, I picked it up immediately. Filled with an incredible talent for place (Red Hook Brooklyn) and character, this novel got under my skin and invaded my dreams. I recently stumbled on Peter Robinson’s Inspector Banks novels and found myself immediately besotted. The latest,
Watching the Dark, is the death-by-crossbow-arrow of a detective that turns into an inquiry of police corruption. One of the best horror writers, Joe Hill’s latest is NOS4A2, the story of Victoria, a young girl who is one of a few whose imagination is so strong that it affects the world around them. Vic can use her bicycle to take her anywhere she wants. But she’s on a collision course with Charlie Manx, a man who uses his Rolls Royce to take children away to Christmasland. -Mike Sebastian SHORT STORIES A wholly original point of view emanates from Lindsay Hunter’s Don’t Kiss Me. Perfect to dip into on a plane, a boat or a train, this collection of characters trapped in an Edward Hopper painting of longing and loathing hits a nerve. NON-FICTION When we think of spies, undoubtedly some suave gadgetwielding action hero springs to mind. However, espionage has been around as long as civilization has, and America never would’ve been born without its own early spy networks. From the Revolutionary War to the dawn of the Cold War, Spying in America by Michael J. Sullick delves into the fascinating history of espionage in the States, bringing to life its greatest agents, enemies and traitors. Chuck Klosterman manages to make his every thought entertaining in I Wear the Black Hat. From the great tradition of skewering media and music to making himself the marshmallow to poke, these essays charm, squirm and reverberate.
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