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The Long Table: Year Two

The Long Table: Year Two

Dine under nature’s canopy right on Green Street…sans the swoosh and veering of cars. Replacing cars for one entire block, The Long Table: Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration will step into its second year on Saturday, July 26th. Communal tables are set up and diners experience “epicurean fare, refreshing drinks, and wonderful music” from seven Pasadena Playhouse District [...]

Wearable Tech

Wearable Tech

Wearable tech? Wearable computing is the study or practice of inventing, designing, building, or using miniature body-borne computational and sensory devices. Wearable computers may be worn under, over, or in clothing, or may also be themselves clothes (i.e. “Smart Clothing” (Mann, 1996a)). (Interaction Design Foundation) In 1981, Steve Mann designed and built a backpack-mounted 6502-based [...]

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Thank you to Prospect Park Books for sharing a recipe from their new release, The Auntie Em’s Cookbook by Theresa Wahl, owner and chef of Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock. ~~~ This salad is a great alternative to a caprese. Peaches instead of the more common tomatoes sweeten things up a bit. The dressing makes [...]

Free Pet Adoption!

Free Pet Adoption!

Official Press Release: The Pasadena Humane Society is teaming up with Assemblymembers Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park), and Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) to host the biggest free pet adoption event of the year in the San Gabriel Valley. On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Pasadena Humane Society will open its doors for a community adoption event [...]

Whisky & Poetry

Whisky & Poetry

We’ve written and raved about this event before, but we’re here to do it again because if even one cell of yours enjoys poetry and whisky, in any and all combinations, even the most fleeting interest, or even mere admiration, then you must attend Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiisel’s increasingly popular Whisky & Poetry Salon. Thursday, [...]

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

Giving students a 360-degree experience in the theater. That’s the idea of Pasadena’s Theatre 360. Kids not only get coached in acting, voice, and dance, but they are taught the backstage skills—lighting and sound, set design, costuming, assisting directing, and stage management—without adult intrusion, though with adult guidance. We are the only local company that [...]

Culinary Historians

Culinary Historians

They are “dedicated to pursuing food history and supporting culinary collections.” The Culinary Historians of Southern California was founded in 1995 as an affiliate of the Los Angeles Public Library. Today, 250 women and men—chefs, writers, academics, product purveyors, restaurateurs, as well as people in the fields of entertainment, business, and culture—”have fun learning about [...]

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

The summer series opens June 28th with music from Star Wars, E.T., Schindler’s List, Jaws, and Jurassic Park. It’s the works of John Williams. Also on the program is the 1812 Overture, Carmina Burana, and Brahms’ Double Concerto. Under the direction of Maestro Victor Vener and Chorus Maestra Marya Basaraba, the Cal Phil and Phil [...]

An Evening at the Chinese Garden

An Evening at the Chinese Garden

The Chinese Garden at the Huntington is a circuitous and wondrous place. On June 28th, spend the evening amidst the lake, pavilions, and bridges at a “cultural discovery” event that includes music, art, activities, and a lion dance. Family Evening at the Chinese Garden Saturday, June 28th, 5:30-8 p.m. The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino [...]

Creating a Bug Hotel

Creating a Bug Hotel

Bugs can make us scream, , yelp, yip (sounds like “Yeep!”), and jump faster than we ever imagined we could. Then again, bugs often draw us closer—with their colors, their behavior, and their tenacity. On Saturday, June 28th, Kidspace welcomes children ages 5 to 11 to participate in a “Bug Hotel” workshop. A bug hotel is [...]

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