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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: MANY HAPPY RETURNS

  Many Happy Returns??  Americans have never quite bought into Boxing Day when the rest of the world blatantly returns gifts that “… do not fit” without guilt.  And, to…

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KATÉA’S BIG HOLLYWOOD DÉBUT

STORY & PHOTOS: TOMI HINKKANEN Katéa in Hollywood. Finnish singer Katéa was introduced to the Hollywood music professionals at the annual Musexpo music convention held at the Roosevelt Hotel across…

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TEEMU SELÄNNE RETIRES IN CALIFORNIA

Teemu and Sirpa Selänne at the screening of his biography, Sel8nne at USC. The movie is a part of the first EUphoria Film Festival. The all time greatest Finnish ice…

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SIX LIVES OF GABRIELLA NEJMAN

Gabriella Nejman as Mrs. Helen Alving in Henrik Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts’. REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – WEST HOLLYWOOD PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN Gabriella Nejman is a lovely and talented 22 year old Finnish actress with…

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PAULIINA HAUSTEIN’S SUMMER AT THE BOWL

STORY: PAULIINA HAUSTEIN REPORTER AND PHOTOS: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES DATE: SEPT. 3RD, 2013 Cellist Pauliina Haustein is a member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra this Summer. Hollywood Bowl’s…

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HELLO AND GOODBYE

Kirsti Westphalen and Juha Markkanen welcome Andrea Hautala-McAleenan to the residence. REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES DATE: 5/23/2013 At the Consul General’s residence in Bel Air, a change of…

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