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Lavender Festival

Lavender Festival
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We are grateful to Karol Franks for sharing her photos of the Lavender Festival in Beaumont at 123 Farm. It will definitely be on our calender for next year! Find details at HSresort.com/thelavenderfestival.                           ~~~   Karol Franks is the creative eye of […]

In the Days of Early Polyester

In the Days of Early Polyester

  “in the days of early polyester” by Celeste Gainey   you don’t know yet you are flammable; jars of Miracle Whip, tubs of Polly-O in the fridge. Your moral imperative on ice, the vertical blinds rattling shut, sleek sofa of solid kerosene resisting your body’s impression. You keep saying, Cotton, cotton, the touch, the […]

Opera Kadabra

Opera Kadabra

It’s part stand-up comedy, part magic show, and part operatic oldies but goodies. The video we watched had baritone Patrick Bell of Opera Kadabra singing “Largo al factotum” from Barber of Seville by Rossini…as he escapes from a straight jacket. As an assistant tied him into the straight jacket, Bell chatted, made jokes, then he […]

Unprocessed

Unprocessed

“As a city-dwelling 26-year-old, Megan Kimble was busy and broke, without so much as a garden plot to her name. But she cared about food: where it came from, how it was made, and what it did to her body. So she set herself a challenge: she would go an entire year without eating processed […]

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

Sister Corita Kent was not only a Sister of the Immaculate Heart, but an artist. And religiously, socially, culturally, and politically conscious. The exhibit at Pasadena Museum of California Art “Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent” is the first exhibition covering her entire career, three decades of “producing groundbreaking work.” On July 25th, […]

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Alhambra resident Don Kingfisher Campbell is… The founder of POETRYpeople Youth Writing Workshops Publisher of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly Leader of the Emerging Urban Poets writing & Deep Critique workshops A teacher of creative writing for Upward Bound at Occidental College L. A. area coordinator and board member of California Poets in the […]

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

As many people know, Lincoln Pasadena is the second eating hub and gastronomic delight created by Christine Moore. Her initial endeavor, Little Flower, was begun as a candy store and Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Gold, has said… Like most things worth having, Christine Moore’s sea salt caramels […]

To Rosalee

To Rosalee

To Rosalee * by Carl Stilwell   Where We walk inside roaring comets Stepping on broken stars When Everyone tells you that they are dead And you didn’t even know it Before I bury 7 endangered poet’s books Under my plum tree After Seeing you at The special All About You Day For this year’s […]

Yosemite

Yosemite

Some years ago, a dear friend bought a camera. In 2013, he took his first trip to Yosemite. And he fell in love. David Tushla has been returning to Yosemite ever since and just last month he took the leap and moved there. Dave has been kind enough to share some of his photos of […]

A New Community Garden

A New Community Garden

Community gardens may be found at the foothills in Altadena, in Pasadena, and now in South Pasadena. Over $16,000 has been raised to purchase garden beds, a shed, compost bin, tools, hoses, potting tables, soil, and fruit trees. The South Pasadena Community Garden mission: Imagine a beautiful community garden that’s more than a garden… A […]

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