Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

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Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

 It’s been a tragic week for Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Here are some suggestions on how to help and support so many fellow residents in need. What better way to ring in the Thanksgiving holiday. To dispel the myths that nobody walks in LA, why not take a break from the stress and join “The Great Los Angeles Walk” tomorrow. If you love dance and film culture, you won’t want to miss out on “Divulge Dancers’ Film Festival”. Tickets are now on sale for the LA Conservancy “Holiday Highlights Tour.” Speaking of the holidays, you do NOT want to miss the “Magical and Merry Holiday Party” thrown by The Spirited Woman and The Three Tomatoes.  Our first Holiday Party collaboration and celebration. And…Happy Thanksgiving Tomatoes!

Lending a Helping Hand

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday TourOur esteemed LA Times columnist Steve Lopez .  puts it best; “One California calamity after another, and yet we endure.” Yes, this great state, its strong cities, it’s resilient residents and its incredibly heroic Firefighters, Law Enforcement and First Responders will ENDURE…always. That is just one of the reasons we love California. AND we will always find ways to help.  I’ve listed a few suggestions for you Tomatoes that I have triple checked.

There are no words adequate enough to express the horror of the tragedy at “The Borderline Grill” in Thousand Oaks.  Even though these seem such small gestures, all we can do is reach out to help, support, embrace and offer our deepest sympathy to the families of the victims. And never forget while hoping for a day when tragedies like this are finally a thing of the past.

I’ m sure, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that our brave & courageous Firefighters, Law Enforcement and First Responders are Heroes.  Soldiers and warriors risking their lives and their sanity to do battle with powerful human and environmental forces in conditions that are unimaginable. We must let them know our respect, appreciation and support for the value of their contributions and sacrifice know no bounds.


And for those who have lost everything in these fires including lost loved ones, all we can do is keep them in our hearts and send help.



November 17 The Great Los Angeles Walk

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

Get a jump on calorie burning, Tomatoes, before Turkey Day with “The Great LA Walk” tomorrow which starts Downtown and ends at the Ocean. Tomatoes can join the 13th annual walk anywhere along the route. Angelinos will put the myth that nobody walks in LA to rest by hitting the sidewalks of one of LA’s oldest streets…Beverly Blvd. So strut your stuff Tomatoes!

“The Great Los Angeles Walk” grew from dozens of participants to hundreds and continues to expand each year as more Angelinos join in to explore their city on foot. The Walk is completely free and don’t forget it is up to you to decide how much or how little of the walk you want to do. It starts rain or shine at 9am at Pershing Square. After hitting the ocean and taking celebratory photos, there will be a celebratory after party. Check out all the info to see where you can join the walk if you can’t walk all of the route and also look at where you can hop on a bus or train to get back home or to your car from the end in Santa Monica.

December 8. Magical and Merry Holiday Party.

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

Nancy Mills, Head of “The Spirited Woman” and moi of “The Three Tomatoes LA” are joining forces to host this fab, fun and FREE Holiday Open House together. Woo-Hoo! Come shop, enjoy the company of spirited women that rock and start the holiday season with lots of fun and a big smile in Playa Vista.

Shop unique wares from the incredibly talented women artisans we’ve handpicked, Sip champagne, Sample tasty bites and delish goodies. You’ll find inspired art, amazing jewelry, fun books, prayer scarves and much more. And there will even be Angel Readings! It will tickle us pink if you would grace us with your presence Tomatoes.  To make sure we save a place for you PLEASE RSVP. It’s required. Once you RSVP all the details will be revealed. Nancy and I are so looking forward to seeing you fab gals there. Fingers and toes crossed.

Joining us will be,

A portion of all Spirited Woman Prayer Scarf and Sister bracelet sales will be donated to non-profits to help empower women

And More Ladies…

November 17 Divulge Dancers’ Film Festival

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

Lots of cool stuff being presented at the ever-so-cool Montalban Theatre Tomatoes but if appreciating dance is one of your favorite things then the “Divulge Dancers’ Film Festival,” where dancers and filmmakers come together, will be a unique, captivating and very satisfying experience for you Tomatoes.

Tomatoes can immerse themselves in some of the best dance films, from street to contemporary styles, with explosive dance choreography, storytelling and music from talented dancers and filmmakers all over the world. And Wow Oh Wow Tomatoes, 28 films will be screening.  Guess that’s why it’s an all-day event with afternoon screenings in the main theatre of The Montalban and evening events on the rooftop lounge under the stars overlooking the heart of Hollywood.   And while you are there or at another time, check out the We Choose Art Gallery  featuring their current exhibition, “Shades of Water” curated by Baha H. Danesh   and The Montalban Mezz Gallery. This unique exhibition, open till January 31st, documents the vitality of water and continues the conversation of climate change and sustainable energy through paintings, sculptures, metalworks, photography, and installation art.

December 6. Holiday Highlights Tour

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour

The holidays are upon us and the LA Conservancy “Holiday Highlights Tour” is a top-notch way to celebrate the holidays in Los Angeles.  Trust me ladies, this may not be happening this weekend, but reservations for the very special and popular tour will go superfast so this is my urgent “heads-up!” Tomatoes.

The Holiday Highlights Tour is a 90-minute delightful exploration of the architecture and history of, not just one historic building, but of 5 fabulous DTLA buildings that will also be beautifully decorated for the holiday season.  Don your best holiday frock on the tour Tomatoes and you might get a surprise. Hmm…I like that.

Lend Help, Great Walk, Holiday Party, Divulge, Holiday Tour


  • Debbie Zipp

    The Three Tomatoes LA Life editor, Debbie Zipp is your friendly guide to the best of everything in LA with a tomato style perspective. Debbie is an actor, producer, and writer. She is best known for her recurring role as Donna on the CBS series "Murder She Wrote" starring Angela Lansbury. She has had many other TV and stage roles and has starred in over 300 national TV commercials. As head of In The Trenches Productions, Debbie produced, directed, acted in many short films for her company. Her book, The Aspiring Actor's Handbook: What Seasoned Actors Wish They Had Known was recently published. Buy her book: The Aspiring Actor's Handbook: What Seasoned Actors Wish They Had Known

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