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All HS Students: Snap a Bridge

All HS Students: Snap a Bridge
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Pasadena’s 127th birthday is on June 22nd. The Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena will be hosting a free community celebration with the theme “Celebrating Bridges.” The Happy Birthday Pasadena Committee invites high school students who live or study in Pasadena to grab their cameras and snap pics of bridges in Pasadena […]

Strawberry Yellow: A Mas Arai Mystery

Strawberry Yellow: A Mas Arai Mystery

Strawberry Yellow (excerpt) by Naomi Hirahara   Shug Arai didn’t have any shoulders, or at least it looked like he didn’t have any. So when Mas Arai peered into the statin-lined casket to gaze at the body of his second cousin, one of the few relatives that he had in the United States, he was […]

The Market on Holly: Crab Cakes

The Market on Holly: Crab Cakes

Yield: approx. (10) 2 ounce cakes Ingredients: 1 egg 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream 1 teaspoon chives, minced 1/4 apple, minced 1/2 celery stalk, minced 1 garlic clove, minced, sautéed 2 tablespoons onion, minced, sautéed 1 tablespoon parsley, minced 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 lemon, zest and juice 1 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco 1 teaspoon mayonnaise […]

Karmic in the Courtyard

Karmic in the Courtyard

One Colorado is hosting Saturday night musical performances in their courtyard throughout the month of April. This Saturday, April 6th, the featured band will be Karmic, which teams Laura Baruch’s melody and lyrics with Peter Kastner’s rhythmic and melodic “genius.” Drummer/pianist Steve Aho and guitarist Blake Straus came on board in 2008. Their first album “Karmic” […]

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

This Saturday, Laura Moede will lead a children’s workshop, taking a look into the world of butterflies, “unlocking the secrets of their life cycle and habits.” (Includes garden explorations and habitat building.) Children’s Workshop: Butterflies Everywhere! Saturday, April 6th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 7-12 years old Cost: members, $25; non-members, $30; fee includes accompanying adult Registration: […]

Wildflower Garden at Home

Wildflower Garden at Home

Bart O’Brien of Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden will discuss how to select, grow, and care for California native annuals in your home garden. After the program, the audience may self-tour the exhibition “When They Were Wild: Recapturing California’s Wildflower Heritage” in the Boone Gallery. Garden Talk: California Wildflowers for the Home Garden Thursday, April […]

La Monarca for Easter

La Monarca for Easter

Easter is days away. Do you have everything you need? What about a some Capirotada , a traditional bread pudding-like pastry filled with toasted bolillo soaked in piloncillo, dried fruits, and cotija cheese for Easter brunch? La Monarca Bakery in South Pasadena has a wide selection of baked goods. They offer assorted bite-size dessert bars, […]

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And, yet, when you educate a girl, you can break cycles of poverty in just one generation. (10×10 press release) Academy award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins’ Girl Rising spotlights stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Stories of individual girls […]

After Imaging by Linda Dove

After Imaging by Linda Dove

After imaging In the scan of my head there are lakes, frozen and lit. At altitude, sockets of snow. In the door of my head lights left burning where I crave the doused dark. The doctor’s voice is a mouthful of cloud. She spits out words sequela      foci      lesions  that flit […]

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be hidden around the grounds of Kidspace Gardens in the wee hours of Easter Sunday, March 31st, just waiting for egg hunters—basket provided, thirty minutes to hunt (10-10:30 a.m.), maximum tally 5 eggs. Kids can also enjoy making “EGGceptional” art, and even personalized bunny ears. Registration is required and available […]

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