L.A. Portraits

Sophie Janinet

L.A Portraits: the only podcast to discover the reality of Los Angeles life through portraits of Angelenos. Follow us on Instagram for updates and comments https://tinyurl.com/LAPortraitsInsta read less
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L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 5 ~ Maksim Batuyev
Mar 15 2024
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 5 ~ Maksim Batuyev
Have you ever wondered how it feels to move to L.A. in your early 20s nowadays ? 🌱 In this episode, we tag along the journey that led 25 years old climate activist Maksim Batuyev to become a part of the community of the City of Angels 🪽 🌎 From launching the Climate Cafes to fostering meaningful connections, he shares with us his vision on climate issues, whether it is about intersectionality in the fight against global warming or eco-anxiety 💭 So join us, as we explore his transformative journey from Michigan to L.A., delving into the profound impact of art, relationships, and the evolving role of cities in shaping our lives. Don't miss out on this thought-provoking conversation, tune in now 🎧 If you want to find out more about Climate Cafes, head to Instagram. There are some resources on mental health care in California on the DHCS website and this dedicated platform. You can follow Maksim's account on insta, and listen to his music on Spotify and Soundcloud. If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon 🫴 head ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ☕ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, where you can tip me or treat yourself to some merch! 👕 Follow LA2P on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ is licensed under an ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203) by⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Checkie Brown⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Pistachios / Mellow / Laid Out / Breath it out (Music by: CreatorMix.com) Distant Memories - Maksim Snow
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 4 ~ Elisa Jordan
Jan 26 2024
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 4 ~ Elisa Jordan
🎬 What would Hollywood be without the legacy of its most dazzling sex symbol? ✨ 🎧 In this episode, writer and historian Elisa Jordan takes us behind-the-scenes of Hollywood’s golden days. 📼 🌟Starting with one of its most striking performers: Marilyn Monroe. Throughout her life, Elisa Jordan dedicated her time and research to know the woman behind the unrivaled icon of Hollywood glamour.👄 📖 Exploring Marilyn’s world through Elisa Jordan’s eyes, her own journey comes to light. From her childhood in L.A. to the dedication that led her to write the book ‘Hello Norma Jean’. 🏡 To begin this conversation, Elisa Jordan and I met in front of the house where Marilyn lived and passed away. A home that meant so much to the star, and that Elisa is now fighting to preserve… 👂 Tune in to discover how two women’s lives are interwoven through a unique connection. #MarilynMonroe #HollywoodHistory #ElisaJordan #LAStories #PodcastMagic #IconicHollywood #ClassicCinema If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon 🫴 head ⁠⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ☕ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠⁠⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! 👕 Follow us on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠⁠⁠ is licensed under a ⁠⁠⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠⁠⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203) by⁠⁠⁠⁠ Checkie Brown⁠⁠⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Pistachios / Mellow / Laid Out / Breath it out (Music by: CreatorMix.com)
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 3 ~ Joseph Duncan
Dec 2 2023
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 3 ~ Joseph Duncan
Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Los Angeles in the last L.A. Portraits of 2023 🎊 Our guest, Joseph Duncan, transports us from one decade in L.A. to the next, weaving tales from his childhood and his early days as a Dodger Fan, all the way to witnessing the arrival of the Endeavour Space Shuttle in L.A. 🚀 And of course, sharing his favorite spots, such as the famous Hollywood Bowl, his encounters with some grand figures of our times, and his unwavering love for the beaches of the area... 🌊 So ride along this audio journey, and come and explore the rich narrative of an Angeleno's life, where every story paints a vivid portrait of the City of Angels, and will make you long for a trip to the beach... 🎄 Happy holiday season everyone 🎄 If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon 🫴 head ⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ☕ ⁠⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! 👕 Follow us on ⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠⁠ is licensed under a ⁠⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203) by⁠⁠⁠ Checkie Brown⁠⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Pistachios / Mellow / Laid Out / Breath it out (Music by: CreatorMix.com) Badoobap by Van Loon - 4.0 International License. Silent Night by HoliznaPATREON - 4.0 International License.
One Year of L.A. Portraits: A Journey Through the City of Angels
Nov 17 2023
One Year of L.A. Portraits: A Journey Through the City of Angels
Does L.A. puzzle you sometimes? 🧩 Things are not always what they seem here, and cracking the code 📇 to the know-how of Los Angeles definitely requires an L.A. 101 guide. If that speaks to you, do not go any further, you are in the right place! 🤗 🎂 As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the podcast L.A. Portraits, join us for a very special bonus episode. 🎂 Over the past year, we've delved into the diverse stories, experiences, and voices that make Los Angeles such an exciting city. 🪩 It’s time to take a stroll down memory lane so whether you're a long-time listener or just joining us, this anniversary episode is a perfect opportunity to relive the magic of L.A. Portraits and get a taste of it!👌 A massive thanks to the amazing guests and dedicated listeners who have made this first year so special. 🌟 Here's to more captivating portraits of Los Angeles If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon 🫴 head ⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ☕ ⁠⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! 👕 Follow us on ⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠⁠ is licensed under a ⁠⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203) by⁠⁠⁠ Checkie Brown⁠⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Pistachios / Mellow / Laid Out / Breath it out (Music by: CreatorMix.com)
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 2 ~ Ashli Haynes
Oct 27 2023
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Episode 2 ~ Ashli Haynes
✨ Time for a Magic Bus Ride 🚌🌟 Join us in this episode as we uncover a different side of Los Angeles... 🍁🍂 October brings more than just Hollywood enchantment, bringing along the magic that glistens in the world of crystals! 🔮 Meet our guest, Ashli Haynes, the healer and creator behind the wheels of the Star Magic School Bus. Knowing about both the spotlights of Hollywood and the magic of spirituality, she takes us on an audio journey to discover the secrets of the dual magic of Los Angeles... ✨ Just like L.A. Portraits, her magic bus is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. But as you'll come to hear, things sometimes happen for a reason... 🚌🎉 You won't want to miss this journey... so jump in! And enjoy the ride... Follow the Star Magic Tarot Bus 📷🪄🚌 on Instagram You can read the article “The Secret” to Success? The Psychology of Belief in Manifestation, by Lucas J. Dixon, Matthew J. Hornsey, and Nicole Hartley If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon 🫴 head ⁠⁠here⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ☕ ⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! 👕 Follow us on ⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠ is licensed under a ⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203) by⁠⁠ Checkie Brown⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Pistachios / Mellow / Laid Out / Breath it out (Music by: CreatorMix.com)
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Bonus 1 : The Hollywood Strike 🎬
Oct 20 2023
L.A. Portraits : Season 2 ~ Bonus 1 : The Hollywood Strike 🎬
As the SAG-AFTRA's strike is still ongoing and could stretch beyond the 100-day mark, it was time to have a closer look at the situation🧐 🎬 Did you know the WGA's strike of 2023 was the longest since '88 🤯 🎧 This L.A. Portraits bonus dives in to provide unique insights into the Hollywood strike, and its historic labor stand. 🎙️ Featuring interviews with actors, writers, and the film editor Saira Haider. Was the strike to be expected, or was it a plot twist? ➡️ Why it all went down, from streaming battles to fair pay and AI concerns. 💰🤖 With negotiations still underway, what will be the aftermath of the strike summer saga? And also... 🍿🎥 Does this all go further than "just" Hollywood? Could this strike revolutionize the US labor scene? Tune in to hear a take on this game-changing moment. 🌆🚀 And share your thoughts with the L.A. Portraits community in the comments section and on social media. See you there 😉 If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon, head ⁠here⁠. You can also do that on the ⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! Follow us on ⁠Instagram⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠Miseryslims⁠ is licensed under a ⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠. Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203)by⁠Checkie Brown⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de Song: Pistachios / Artist: Kia (Music by: CreatorMix.com)
L.A. favorite spots 🍹
Aug 27 2023
L.A. favorite spots 🍹
Wondering what are the best coffee shops in L.A.? Where to find the most tasteful bagels? Or which place can you trust to eat on the boardwalk of Venice? Maybe you need a suggestion for your next romantic date in an Italian restaurant 🌇🍷Either way, this episode is for you! So, hop in for a tantalizing ride that will make you want to dress up (or not) and treat your taste buds and senses😉 Grab your headphones and join us on a mouthwatering adventure as we unveil the hidden gems and cherished spots that make Los Angeles a culinary paradise. 🍝 From the first sip of morning coffee to the clinking of glasses under the city lights, our past guests share their favorite coffee shops, restaurants, and bars that hold a special place in their hearts. 🍹✨ Whether you're an L.A. local or dreaming of your next visit, this bonus episode is your ultimate foodie guide to the heart and soul of Los Angeles. Featuring : Melanie D'Andrea Lis Bartlett Thaís Silverío Leonardo Neves Jackson Liguori And: Bohemia ☕@bohemialosangeles MARU☕@marucoffeela Broome Street☕@broomestgeneral The Republic of Pie☕@republicofpie H&H Brazilian Steakhouse 🥩@hhsteakhouse Locanda Positano🍝@locandapositanomarinadelrey Pace🍝@pacerestaurant Courage bagels🥯@courage_bagels Figtree🌯@figtreevenice Townhouse🥃@townhousevenice If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon, head here. You can also do that on the Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! Follow us on Instagram for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by Miseryslims is licensed under a Attribution 4.0 International License.Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203)byCheckie Brown Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de
L.A. Portraits : Bonus ~ Climate and Earth Day in Los Angeles
Apr 25 2023
L.A. Portraits : Bonus ~ Climate and Earth Day in Los Angeles
Are you curious about what's heating up the City of Angels? 🌡️🔥 About the climate situation of Los Angeles? And how do Angelenos feel about it? To find out more, this episode allows you to tag along with volunteers who gathered on Earth Day. From various generations and backgrounds, they all share their experiences and feelings regarding the climate in their city. In this episode, we're taking a deep dive into the hot topic of LA's climate. From the urban heat island effect to the city's ambitious plans to combat climate change, we're exploring how this dynamic city is facing one of its biggest challenges yet. So whether you're a weather nerd, an eco-warrior, or just a curious Angeleno, tune in to learn more about the climate in LA and how we can all make a difference. 🌎💚 #ClimateAction #CityOfAngels #HotTopic Among the organizations represented were: Climate Collective (a big shout out / thank you to Shan Gupta) L.A. Works (a big shout out / thank you to Felix Holubek) The California Climate Action Corps (a big shout out / thank you to Felix Holubek) The Green Club of Pasadena High School (Thank you, Mevin!) And Goodivist (a big shout out to Kim Krempien) And to go further about the topic : The L.A. Times : Climate change is rapidly accelerating in California The Guardian : Los Angeles is becoming too hot to bear. Can it design its way cooler? If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon, head here. You can also do that on the Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! Follow us on Instagram for updates and commentsMusic Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by Miseryslims is licensed under a Attribution 4.0 International License.Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203)byCheckie Brown Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de
L.A. Portraits : Bonus ~ Being a woman in Los Angeles
Mar 19 2023
L.A. Portraits : Bonus ~ Being a woman in Los Angeles
How is it to be a woman living in Los Angeles in 2023? Each and every woman living here indeed has her own answer, which also depends on whether they are studying in the city, working, or just passing by... This episode is about sharing a glimpse of experiencing the city of angels as a woman, through the answers of some of them about being a woman in the street, at university, at work, with friends, or in bars... Following up on March 8 and International Women's Rights Day, this bonus of L.A. Portraits captures just a moment in time, to offer the possibility of knowing, even for people who are not living in Los Angeles, what it can be like for half of the population. THE LINKS If you want to go deeper into the topics that are briefly mentioned, there are some follow-up links : The article about women suing Texas: https://rb.gy/9t4qzm The recent situation of Planned Parenthood: https://rb.gy/huyr7v If you would like to support this podcast by becoming a Patreon, head ⁠⁠here⁠⁠. You can also do that on the ⁠⁠Buy Me a Coffee page of L.A. Portraits⁠⁠, where you can also treat yourself to some merch! Follow us on ⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠ for updates and comments Music Credits: Miseryslims - Cub's World - Cub's World by ⁠⁠Miseryslims⁠⁠ is licensed under a ⁠⁠Attribution 4.0 International License⁠⁠.Hawaii 5-0 (CB 203)by⁠⁠Checkie Brown⁠⁠ Licenses: www.musikbrause.de / contact@musikbrause.de