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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 & […]

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races

Hundreds of kids. All with ducks. It’s time for the wackiest and quackiest of races, Kidspace Museum‘s Rubber Ducky Races, July 8 and 9. To ensure ducky-fairness, all rubber duckies must be purchased from the Busy Bee store within Kidspace. Ducks may be decorated before heading to the starting line at the Interpretive Arroyo stream. Twenty kids and […]

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops

Make your summer even more creative with artist Karen Barnard’s card-making workshops in Altadena. All materials are provided and guests may make as many cards as they wish during the 3-hour period. Folks are also welcome to bring “little extras” to add to their cards, such as stamps, photos, stickers, charms, and buttons. Besides leading card-making […]

The Soul of Vietnam

The Soul of Vietnam

On June 19, Distant Lands hosts Larry D’Attilio, a photographer and now author of The Soul of Vietnam, which “seamlessly explor(es) from North to South… express(ing) an awareness of subjects from the magnificent to the mundane.” “I had no intention to create a journalistic view of the country,” states Larry D’Attilio, “instead I wanted to describe the […]

Brother

Brother

  Brother by Thelma T. Reyna        The seventh time almost worked. Officer Bo Velez hovered in the hallway, poking his large, shaved head into the trauma room whenever nurses turned their backs. They knew him and didn’t kick him out, but they hated cops hanging around after they’d brought in their trauma victim. And […]

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