Delicate orchids and wooden lattices form the backdrop at Blue Fin Sushi Bar, an eatery that specializes in maki, nigiri, and sashimi. Specialty rolls, such as the tiger roll with soft-shell crab and eel, anchor the exotic sushi list, but diners can also order sashimi over steamed rice or entrees that combine rolls with colorful slices of raw fish. Bento boxes brim with teriyaki chicken, beef, or salmon, crispy tempura, and a map leading to a hidden compartment filled with Spanish doubloons.
The light of a projector first hit the Hollywood Theatre's screen in 1926. Since then, this cinema has changed with the times—at various points serving as a Cinerama and a second-run discount movie house. After a near-closure and a nearly 15-year renovation, the building re-emerged as a non-profit, independent cinema. Today, Hollywood Theatre screens about 300 films a year, ranging from classic Hollywood and genre films to newer independent movies and quirky blockbusters.
The core of the theatre's programming, however, is its signature series. Programs such as Kung Fu Theater and Sound + Vision aim to restore classic films' spectacle to the silver screen. Outside the auditorium, Hollywood Theatre hosts educational workshops on topics such as animation, documentary filmmaking, and chiseling your own star onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the cinema's Spanish Colonial Revival building retains much of its historic charm. At the top of a curving staircase lies a lounge with plush antique furnishings and signage. Inside the main auditorium—the house's original orchestra level—films blaze to life on a 50-foot screen and a digital surround-sound system. On the theater's original balcony level, two smaller venues with just more than 110 seats provide a more intimate viewing experience.
Jennifer Kersgaard has a passion for coloring hair, whether it's adding highlights, demi-permanent shades, or full colors. But Jennifer also knows that color can only shine if hair stays strong and healthy and if someone’s holding a lantern to it at all times. To ensure tresses stay strong, Jennifer uses imported, eco-friendly Italian color products with low ammonia levels, and applies deep-conditioning treatments. Of course, the stylist also cuts all types of hair, including curly hair, for which she holds a certification from Deva Curl.
Developed in collaboration with cosmetic dentist Dr. Christian Yaste, Glam White is an at-home tooth-whitening product designed to deliver expedient results with minimum sensitivity. The carbamide-peroxide gel is made from natural, organic ingredients, and is used in all of Glam White's products. There are three take-home kits to choose from and a tooth polishing and whitening kit, as well as an on-the-go pen perfect for touching up recently whitened teeth or paper that's only yellowed in certain spots.
As Oregon Natural Medicine's physicians, Shannon Reive-Schmidt and John Reynolds were both inspired at an early age to delve into the field of medicine. Now, Drs. Reive-Schmidt and Reynolds use their expertise to focus on health through holistic practices, laser therapy, and hormonal treatment. Dr. Reive-Schmidt's particular interest in women's health, pediatric care, and brain health have afforded her success in treating hormonal imbalances and head injuries through a combination of herbal medicine, homeopathy, neurofeedback therapy, and bio-identical hormones.
For his part, John Reynolds's path to medicine began at a young age, as well. After graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in psychology, he traveled the United States caring for patients in community-health clinics and providing counseling for feuds with invisible friends at a children's nonprofit. John eventually completed his medical training at the National College of Natural Medicine and settled in Oregon, where his extensive experience in mood disorders, thyroid dysfunction, laser therapy, gastrointestinal issues, and hormonal imbalances complement Dr. Reive-Schmidt's expertise.