EVENT: Digital Growth Summit

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EVENT: Digital Growth Summit

What: The hottest summer marketing topics that help brands and businesses build a better online presence. Why: In one full day each attendee will learn tactical formulas they can instantly implement at their company (and network with other professionals). Where: (Above Kitson Store) Santa Monica Place Mall “Expert Dojo” Workspace, 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401 When: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 – Checkin: 9:00am to 9:30am – Breakfast & Networking: 9:00am-10:00am – Panel #1 starts promptly at 10:00am (Please don’t be late) – Lunch at Noon – Cocktail hour starts at 5:00pm Who: This event is limited to 120 professionals from brands, businesses, startups and agencies that want to learn key tips and trends from panelists. Join 100+ digital marketers to learn online trends & tactics on July 23rd in Los Angeles. Special Bonus: Our friends at Expert Dojo are offering a free 30 day membership to their business club to anyone that buys a paid ticket to this event. Use their premium workspace for meetings or as a place to build your business. Register To Attend On July 23rd, 2015 professionals in Los Angeles will join us for our second Digital Growth Summit, designed to give them tools to build a powerful online presence for their business. Panel Topics & Agenda ...

Latinos Outraged Over Donald Trump’s Comment Release Latino Cultural Manifesto

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Latinos Outraged Over Donald Trump’s Comment Release Latino Cultural Manifesto

[caption id="attachment_3227" align="alignnone" width="400"] Photo Credit: Enrique Ahumada[/caption] Unless, you've been living under a rock watching only Fox news in a cave, you haven't felt the wrath of Latinos and Hispanics in social media, a raging "radio bemba," the term for Latino word of mouth. Once adored and imitated by many, today, Donald Trump, is hated and scolded by major media moguls and celebrities alike for his anti-Mexican comments. Former Miss USA co-host Roselyn Sánchez and Christian De La Fuente have publicly condemned Donald Trump for his behavior and have withdrawn their support from the competition. Natalie La Rose will no longer be performing at the Miss USA event, according to Billboard. According to CNN, Univision, NBC and Televisa have backed away from Trump, and on Wednesday, Macy's announced that it was removing Trump merchandising from its stores after 700,000 people signed a MoveOn.org petition. CNN also reports: "Latin artists Juanes, Shakira, Maná and Eugenio Derbez offered support in videos and in comments during their concerts. In solidarity, Ricky Martin moved his foundation's golf tournament from a Trump golf course in Puerto Rico to another venue. And Miss Universe sponsors such as Farouk Systems Inc. withdrew from the Miss USA pageant. Latinos took to ...

NEW Stella Rosa Platinum® from Stella Rosa® has Launched!

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NEW Stella Rosa Platinum® from Stella Rosa® has Launched!

Stella Rosa®, America’s favorite semi-sweet, semi-sparkling wine, extended its line this week with the dazzling arrival of its newest luxury flavor, Stella Rosa Platinum. This astronomical wine bursts with natural flavors of crisp green apple, vanilla, and fragrant elderflower, all of which offer a touch of sweetness and a refreshing finish. Stella Rosa Platinum is best served chilled with fresh fruit, cheeses, spicy cuisines, and desserts. Stella Rosa Platinum is available at San Antonio Winery tasting rooms in Los Angeles, Ontario, and Paso Robles, and will soon be hitting its full launch in mid-March. San Antonio Winery’s Stella Rosa brand is the original semi-sweet, semi-sparkling wine, owned and imported by the Riboli family. Grapes for Stella Rosa Platinum are harvested in the northern region of Piedmont, Italy. In the past three years, Stella Rosa has seen incomparable growth and was deemed a “Hot Brand” by Impact Magazine in 2014. To earn “Hot Brand” acclaim, wines must achieve double-digit growth in the past three consecutive years. For more information visit http://stellarosawines.com/the-future-is-coming/ or http://sanantoniowinery.com/.   About San Antonio Winery: San Antonio Winery remains the longest and largest producing winery in Los Angeles with over 98 years of winemaking under its belt, making it an essential component ...

Review: Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” Tuesday, Feb. 24

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Review: Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” Tuesday, Feb. 24

You have one last chance to see Maestro Carl St. Clair and Pacific Symphony's semi-staged live performance of Georges Bizet's (1838-1875) masterpiece opera, "Carmen" as it takes the stage Tuesday, February 24, 8 p.m., at the Costa Mesa, CA, Segerstrom Concert Hall. Having seen "Carmen" several times in full productions, I knew this was a show which could be effective in a concert format. And it was. The spectacularly beautiful voices carry the story of a hapless Spanish soldier, Don Jose, who falls under the enchantment of the gypsy cigarette factory girl, Carmen, who knows no loyalty or duty except to her romantic desires. This production is rich in talent: Milena Kitic, a Newport Beach resident, and world-acclaimed mezzo-soprano, plays Carmen as a beautiful woman supremely confident in her allure. Andrew Richards, tenor, seen as the duke in the late Opera Pacific's "Rigoletto," is mesmerized instantly by Carmen. Konstantin Smorigina, bass-baritone, is bullfighter Escamillo, who has been adored by everyone, so of course, Carmen must have him. Elizabeth Caballero, soprano, is Micaela, Don Jose's endlessly loyal hometown girl. The supporting cast of soldiers and smugglers are wittily engaging with beautiful voices. Andrew Gangestad, bass, another Opera Pacific singer, is Don Jose's superior ...

Italian Pizzelles Recipe

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Italian Pizzelles Recipe

Pizzelle’s come from Italy. They are also known as Italian wafer cookies and there are various ways which to spell pizzelle such as “piazelle,” “piazella,” “pizzele” and “pizelle.” The name comes from the Italian word “pizze” for round and flat. Many different cultures have adapted this cookie and re-named it accordingly. In Scandinavia they are also known as “Lukken” and the Krumcake is baked using a similar iron as the pizzelle. In some parts of Italy, the irons would be made with family crests on them which would be passed down to each generation. Learn more about the interesting History of Pizzelles. Pizzelles are eaten flat or folded into cone shapes that are filled with ice cream and other sweets.   Italian Pizzelles  Italian Wafer Cookies Recipe: Recipe Type: Cookies, Christmas Cookie Cuisine: Italian Yields: 30 Pizzelles Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 1 min Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon anise seeds Powdered (confectioners) sugar Preparation: In a bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder. In the bowl of your electric mixer, beat together the eggs and sugar, Add the melted butter, vanilla extract, and anise seeds. Add the flour mixture and beat until smooth. Preheat your ...

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