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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Around in Circles

. AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Around in Circles It’s here! Welcome to 2017, Finland’s 100th year of Independence. The collective excitement is palatable and unbounding as this year opens and…

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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Gratitude

Ava Anttila AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Gratitude There is a restaurant in Larchmont Village, CA called Café Gratitude.  This vegan establishment definitely has the “LA vibe”.  The menu heading is…

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AROUND LA WITH AVA ®: Spooks and Saunas

AROUND LA WITH AVA ®:  Spooks and Saunas Ava Antilla The Sauna; Part 2 Celebrating saunas and the Finnish sauna culture should be a fun adventure in this year leading…

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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: The Sauna Starts In Southern California

Ava Anttila by Jonny Kahleyn Dieb AROUND LA WITH AVA®: The Sauna Starts In Southern California A benefit of being on Planning Committees is that you hear of lots of…

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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Things Are Closer/Bigger Than They Appear

Ava Anttila by Jonny Kahleyn Dieb AROUND LA WITH AVA®: Things Are Closer/Bigger Than They Appear As an ever-curious, pondering, wandering fan of this City of Angels, irony, serendipity, the…

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From Finland to Stardom, an Afternoon with Actress Taina Elg

From Finland to Stardom: An Evening with Taina Elg Event photos by Jonny Kahleyn Dieb   Finlandia Foundation hosted ‘From Finland to Stardom: An Evening with Taina Elg’. Through anecdotes,…

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