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Charcuterie, Anyone?

Charcuterie, Anyone?

A “proper” charcuterie and cheese plate. Who knew? Patina 2nd Level Sommelier Alexandre Oliver leads an “intimate cooking class experience” teaching how to prepare a proper charcuterie and cheese plate on August 9. Additionally, appropriate wine pairings will be revealed. Will Oliver suggest aged or firm cheeses? Soft, crumbly, and creamy? Some folks put their foot […]

The 2017 Rosé Soiree

The 2017 Rosé Soiree

Chef Claud Beltran has recruited The Raymond, Little Beast, Alta Eats, Seed Bakery, and Vendome to participate in this year’s Rosé Soiree on August 6. The Blacker House is the venue for this year’s wine and food tasting event. for patrons ($250), a seat is reserved on August 5 for an al fresco “long table” dinner by […]

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny Williams & with Lian Dolan

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny Williams & with Lian Dolan

On July 28, the witty, acerbic, bestselling author, and Satellite Sister Lian Dolan leads a discussion with Jenny Williams about her debut novel The Atlas of Forgotten Places. The work is described as… Two women from different worlds bound in a quest to save their loved ones. After a long career as an aid worker, Sabine […]

National Dance Day 2017

National Dance Day 2017

Kidspace invites children of all ages to take to the dance floor! July 29 is National Dance Day, which was founded by the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2010. The idea is to create “a focused day celebration” as dance “connects the mind and body, promotes health and wellbeing.” We think, dancing is a simple way […]

No Restraint—Call for Art

No Restraint—Call for Art

Ark Arts Gallery in Altadena is putting out the call. We’ll let the gallery speak for itself… “No Restraint” at ARK… Call for art! “No Restraint” is an art exhibition at ARK Gallery & Work Studios focusing on artists who explore a wide range of materials in their art practice beyond the traditional mediums. Work chosen for this exhibition […]

Dine the District

Dine the District

The Pasadena Playhouse District is luring us with food. Only July 27, the Playhouse District offers a culinary tour “of your choice” with local, traditional, and international dishes (in sample sizes) created by the various eateries in the area. Participants include El Portal, The Stand Pasadena, Roy’s Pasadena, Braise & Crumble, Foodie Cube, Round’s Burgers, […]

DuoFest 2017

DuoFest 2017

Boston Court reimagines it summer music series with a weeklong festival. Each evening features two or more artists, performing separately and together, showcasing new and rarely performed work. Monday, July 10 @ 7 p.m.: Student Composer Readings (free event) For serious lovers of new music, this evening event is a behind-the-scenes look at the creation […]

The View of Susan Kallenbach

The View of Susan Kallenbach

  We were delighted when Susan Kallenbach agreed to share her photographs as we find them popping with color, peeking with texture, shying with shadow—and moody, so very moody. Enjoy.                         Kallenbach studied Medieval Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison, worked at Caltech, and currently lives […]

Sisters in Crime: LAst Resort

Sisters in Crime: LAst Resort

LAst Resort is the 10th anthology from the award-winning crime writers’ association Sisters in Crime. This next assemblage is 16 stories about “the misdeeds and downfalls of characters drawn to the cultural panoply that is Los Angeles.” Editors Matt Coyle and Patricia Smiley lead a town hall-type discussion on July 8 dissecting the inspiration behind […]

Cactus & Succulents

Cactus & Succulents

At the Huntington, the Cactus and Succulent Society of America presents its 52nd CSSA Annual Show and Sale. With the current interest in dry-climate gardening, the Brody Center welcomes “cactophiles” and neophytes to check out these diverse and colorful plants.   Cactus & Succulent Show and Sale Early-bird sale: Friday, June 30 Show: Saturday & […]

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