Thursday, June 23, 2011

Signing with Judith Margaret Johnson & Jasper State

Judith Margaret Johnson and her dog Jasper State will be signing copies of their book Feeling Great with Jasper State on Sunday June 26th from 12 - 2pm.

Sing, dance, and have fun eating your green things every day with Jasper Stae! A dog who is strong like Popeye, loyal like Lassie, and as sweet as Elmo.

Broccoli, green beans, and lettuce spell F-U-N when Jasper State arrives on the scene. An adventurous pup, he teaches kids about the benefits of eating their green things.

He's on a mission from the FDA -- the Food and Doggie Administration -- to help kids eat nutritious meals. He will dance and sing his way into your heart!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Mary Mallory signs Hollywoodland

Mary Mallory will be signing copies of Hollywoodland on Saturday June 11th from 1-3 pm.

Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S.H. Woodruff in 1923, Hollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood. touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining walls and stairways, along with elegant Spanish, Mediterranean, French Normandy, and English Tudor-styled homes thoughtfully placed onto the hillsides.

The community contains one of the world's most recognizable landmarks, the Hollywood sign, originally constructed as a giant billboard for the development and reading "Hollywoodland." The book illustrates the development of the upper section of Beachwood Canyon known as Hollywoodland with historical photographs from Hollywood Heritage's S.H. Woodruff Collection as well as from other archives, institutions, and individuals.

Mary Mallory is a film historian, photograph archivist, and a member of the Cultural Affairs Committee of the Studio City Neighborhood Council. She serves on the Board of Hollywood Heritage, Inc., for which she also acts as a docent at the Hollywood Heritage Museum. Hollywood Heritage, Inc., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preservation of the historic built environment in Hollywood and to education about the early film industry and the role its pioneers played in shaping Hollywood's history.