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Meet a Member - Lena Carannante

Meet Lena originally from New Jersey who moved to LA 10 years ago. 

Was there a particular reason you chose LA  I clearly remember the first time I visited LA in the 90s when I was about 15 or 16 years old. My mom wanted me to see the West Coast and took me to a lot of touristy spots like Malibu, Melrose for shopping, and even Westwood Village to see UCLA. My first pic of LA is at the famous Gladstone's deck-seat that everyone takes a picture at. I told my mother at that moment, "I am moving to LA one day". A decade later I finally moved here. I guess you could call that The Law of Attraction.
What do you miss most from home?
I really miss the pizza. I know that sounds silly, but there is no pizza in the entire world like East Coast pizza. I've learned what I like here through lots of trial and error! Mulberry pizza is one of my faves. Also, when I'm in the mood to be a bit healthier I love D'Amores

What was your first impression of LA and has it changed…


Meet our latest contributor to The Anglo Files: Lena

On Friday, May 1, Mary & Martin Samuel along with Mr. Musichead Gallery hosted a photography exhibition featuring a collection of works from late British photographer, Brian Duffy. 

Born in London, Duffy was tagged, “The Man Who Shot The 60s”. He was able to create a unique style of photography, by combining his fashion and art background with his love of shooting celebrities in a way that no photographer had done before him. Brits in LA  members were honored to attend last week’s private opening reception in honor of Brian Duffy’s most iconic collection featuring David Bowie, A Lad Insane.

I was pleased to see the eclectic array of the permanent collection featured at Mr. Musichead Gallery. Each of these works from world renowned photographers, featuring members of rock and roll royalty, only set the mood for what was yet to come. The theme of the night helped everyone capture a glimpse into the lives of our most lege…