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The Suffragist Open House

The Suffragist Open House
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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 […]

Arlington in Spring

Arlington in Spring

Thanks to Wayne Selway of Walking Pasadena for “a few pictures of Arlington Gardens last Sunday.” From Walking Pasadena founder Sarah Emery Bunn: Walking Pasadena was formed in April 2014. The purpose? To share experiences of pedestrian exploration of, from, and on the streets of Pasadena (and thereabouts), both online and in person. We schedule […]

Scissors. Paper. Rock

Scissors. Paper. Rock

No we have not received a hair cut, gotten a mini highlight or a keratin treatment. We haven’t bought Julie Hewett make up or Surface Haircare products. But we enjoy the concept of a hair and beauty salon that also sells locally made jewelry, attire, and accessories in a boutique and exhibits local artists’ work, […]

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

“Cancer Support Community Pasadena is such an important resource for people who are going through cancer treatment,” says cancer survivor Vicki Laidig. “It even offers support for their children and caregivers.” CSCP provides a unique community of social and emotional support where people can meet others who are facing similar challenges and not feel alone. It […]

2016 Egg Bowl

2016 Egg Bowl

If a crowd of 6,000 isn’t daunting for the little ones, the Rose Bowl hosts the 2016 Egg Bowl on Saturday, March 26 with over 60,000 eggs to find, including a lucky Golden Egg, and a festival that has live music, face painting, a bunny ear contest, balloon animals, pictures with Bunny and food for […]

Weekend-Long Cooking School

Weekend-Long Cooking School

Once again, the Artisanal L. A. Spring show will be held at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles, but this year, one of several new elements will be a weekend-long cooking school. So far, here’s the breakdown for this two day cooking demonstration event: Saturday, April 9: Noon-1 p.m.: Introduction to cheese-making 2-3 p.m.: The […]

“Showtune” by Conundrum at the Rialto

“Showtune” by Conundrum at the Rialto

On April 2, for one night only, the songs of Jerry Herman—”Hello, Dolly!,” “Mame,” and “La Cage Aux Folles”—will be heard live from the stage of the Rialto Theatre. With a band in the orchestra pit, Conundrum Theatre Company, in partnership with Friends of the Rialto and Old Oak Cellars winery in Pasadena, will present […]

Iron Jawed Angels

Iron Jawed Angels

  In celebration of Women’s History Month, YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley will screen Iron Jawed Angels on Thursday, March 24. This 2004 film stars Hilary Swank and Frances O’Connor as suffragists, feminists, and women’s rights activists Alice Burns and Lucy Burns (respectively), as well as Anjelica Huston as Carrie Chapman Catt and Julia Ormond as Inez […]

¡Loteria II!

¡Loteria II!

Every year, Sandra Mastroianni of Cactus Gallery invites artists to interpret the 54 iconic Loteria cards. This year’s works—paintings, mixed media, pâpier maché, ink, textiles, wood, and sterling silver and copper—are on exhibit through April 2nd. ¡Loteria II! is a wondrous show of color, shapes, whimsy, solemnity, humor, and detail. We could break the bank […]

Anita Parys on the Stairs

Anita Parys on the Stairs

In our current technologically pervasive world, it’s seldom that a quick Google search or ten minutes of digging will not unearth information about a desired subject. When we looked for details relating to Anita Parys, a Los Angeles artist whose work is on exhibit at Vroman’s, we came up empty. Fascinating. As such, we will […]

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