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Literary Death Match with Smiley & Hirahara

Literary Death Match with Smiley & Hirahara
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At the 2016 Los Angeles Literary Death March, A Thousand Acres author Jane Smiley will be one of four judges and Altadena resident and author Naomi Hirahara will be one of four competitors. LDM, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, once again teams up with the L. A. Times Festival of Books for a “Festival […]

Establishing a Historic District & Applying for the Mills Act

Establishing a Historic District & Applying for the Mills Act

Our appreciation to Pasadena Heritage for the text below regarding a seminar about establishing a historic district, which will be held April 9, 10 a.m.-noon… In Pasadena, neighborhoods that are designated historic at the local (city) level are called Landmark Districts. These are areas in which historic buildings and their settings are protected by municipal […]

Caterpillar Days with Painted Ladies

Caterpillar Days with Painted Ladies

It’s time once again to choose a painted lady. As in a caterpillar. As in joining in Kidspace’s annual Caterpillar Days, which culminates in a Grand Butterfly Release. From April 3 to May 22, Painted Lady caterpillars are available in Kidspace’s Busy Bee Learning store (while supplies last, on a weekly basis). Folks are asked […]

Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff

Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff

The Angeles Chorale shall have dual pianos, a percussion ensemble, and original choreography by Artists Plus for its production “Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff” on April 2. After a musical introduction, the opening movement of Orff’s Carmina Burana “O Fortuna” will be performed. “O Fortuna” is one of the most recognized […]

Six Characters in Search of an Author

Six Characters in Search of an Author

“This season is themed ‘breaking and entering’,” states A Noise Within co-director Geoff Elliott. “And if there is any one play that of the six from the fall and the spring that so totally fits and falls right into that theme, it would be Six Characters in Search of an Author because these are characters […]

Purple Flower Week

Purple Flower Week

  Mel Soriano is a member of Walking Pasadena. For him this past week, during his walks and leading up to Easter Sunday, was all about purple flowers…                       Mel Soriano owns a database, web, and mobile app development company (Eriscorp.com) and is an active […]

Community Garden Plant Sale

Community Garden Plant Sale

It may be only a year old, but South Pasadena Community Garden is thriving and on April 2, it will hold its very first plant sale. At 11 a.m., Amber Duran hosts a spring plantings workshop and all are welcome. Three weeks ago, SPCG reported that “hoop houses” were up and sheltering hundreds of seedlings […]

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

The Community Organization of Pasadena for Advancement in Education invites the public to its spring mixer on April 2 at El Portal restaurant. COPA Latinas for Education is a women’s group that raises funds for scholarships, which are presented to PUSD students on an annual basis. The last financials we could find indicate that in […]

Ann at the Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Ann at the Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Ann Erdman, retired Pasadena Public Information Officer and author of the blog “Pasadena PIO”—which may be enjoyed now at AnnErdman.blogspot.com—takes us on a visit to the farmers’ market in Victory Park. The Saturday Pasadena Farmers’ Market (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) is located in the 2900 block of Sierra Madre Boulevard. North Altadena Drive is situated on […]

The Suffragist Open House

The Suffragist Open House

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month… The American Colonial Revival home built at 200 North Avenue 66 just north of York Boulevard was home to two early women’s rights activists: Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) and Cora Scott Pond Pope (1856-1932). Shaw and Pope bought the land in 1886, though they were still living […]

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