Events

How Traumatic Images Impact Us, for Better and for Worse

June 6, 2020

The striking image of a lone man standing before a fleet of tanks in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989 brought worldwide attention to the plight of pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing. Now, 21 years later, a nearly 9-minute video of George Floyd, a black man, being suffocated by a white police officer in Minneapolis has led…

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Singer Kelis to Join List of Chefs Cooking at Long Beach’s Under the Toque

October 4, 2019
Singer and chef Kelis

“Everything is better smothered, dipped or poured—and food is revolutionary because it is the one and only international language. It’s the most human thing you can partake in. We are the only species that cooks.” This is what singer-now-hot-sauce maven Kelis is now known for—and her love of cooking, which has catapulted the star into…

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Fundraiser to Honor Mental Health Advocate Nancy Foster

September 12, 2019
MHALA's Under the Toque Gala logo

MHALA’s Under the Toque Gala Returns Oct. 7 Long Beach, Calif. (September 12, 2019) – Mental Health America of Los Angeles is honoring the work of Nancy Foster as part of its fourth Under the Toque gala and auction. The annual charity fundraiser takes place Monday, October 7th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the…

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