Marrakesh House offers eco-friendly party space!

‘Electric Car’ director greens events: Marrakesh House owner Chris Paine wanted to foster a sense of community in L.A. and show how green living can be both beautiful and high tech. In June, the director unveiled his latest work: a state-of-the-art, eco-chic event space in the 1957 post-and-beam house in Culver City that he also calls home.  Named Marrakesh House for its riadlike central courtyard and shared latitude with the Moroccan city...

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A Day in the Life of A Greek/Green Goddess!

Without announcement or fanfare, Maria Menounos breeze into the sustainable Marrakesh House for our cover shoot on a very warm July afternoon.  Sporting a cazh ensemble of shorts, tanks, sandals, and straw trilby, she is the epitome of our laid-back LA vibe, completely defying her body of work, rapidly rising star, and appetite for life.  She's TV's current "It" girl, poised for a supder-star career...

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Trendy, Yet Eco-Friendly

The greenest event is no event at all; just everybody stay home, says "Who Killed the Electric Car?" director Chris Paine.   "But," he adds, "I'm not a purist like that."  Paine, in fact, is a regular fixture on Hollywooe's green social scene, often pulling up to premieres and parties in his show-stopping Tesla, but these days he's just as likely to leave his electric sports car at the charging station whil the party comes to him.  In June, the director unveiled...

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