In retirement, Dr. Robert Ghatan has discovered a surprise passion paralleling his devotion to orthopedic surgery — landscape painting.
The longtime San Marino resident has dedicated an upstairs wing of his Shenandoah Road home to his art, allowing himself a comfortable corner in which to re-create his memorable vacations amid the comforting sunlight and view of trees that his wide windows afford. Numerous mounted canvases in varying stages of completion adorn the walls, as Ghatan waits for just the right color to come to mind before he takes the next stroke. Continue reading “Retired Surgeon Embraces a New Vista as Landscape Painter”
Asked about his 45 years in film production and distribution, Craig Darian said some describe him as entrepreneurial and others simply call him “a jerk of all trades.”
Darian, the CEO of Hollywood-based Occidental Entertainment who was the guest speaker at a recent Rotary Club of San Marino meeting, didn’t quibble about either description. Continue reading “That’s Entertainment: Exec Tells of His Hollywood Odyssey”