Author Archive


International Nativities Exhibition

International Nativities Exhibition

St. Francis of Assisi is accredited with creating the first nativity scene in 1223, albeit a “live” one using humans and animals. His intention: to cultivate the worship of Christ, or the Babe of Bethlehem, as St. Francis called him in his tribute, according to St. Bonaventure. (CERC) For 27 years, The Folk Tree has [...]

“Ring In” the Holiday Season

“Ring In” the Holiday Season

What better way to start the holiday season than with festive songs sung by the marvelous Los Angeles Children’s Choir? A silent auction that will benefit Friends in Deed and the concert will be held in the beautiful chapel of San Marino Community Church this Thursday, November 14th. The mission of Friends In Deed is to alleviate [...]

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Bizet, Offenbach, Puccini, and Verdi. Songs by Samuel Barber, Gerald Finzi, and Charles Ives. Folks songs, musical theatre selections, and Zarzeula arias. Pianist Paul Floyd will accompany soprano Judith Siirila, mezzo-soprano Adrian Estabrook Mora, tenor Micheal Lee Smith, and bass/baritone Michal Dawson Conner at a free concert this Saturday at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Each of [...]

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

SPACE in South Pasadena is known for its art classes, arts education, and exhibits for emerging and mid-career artists. They also have an artist in residence program (AIR) that reaches over 5,000 students and a new literary program. This Saturday, November 16th, their Handmade Holidays exhibit will open with paintings by Joe Carrion, ceramics by [...]

The Color of Fall

The Color of Fall

With autumn bringing in cool days and nights, trees at the Arboretum are taking on brilliant fall hues. So states The Arboretum website as they advocate locals to come get a taste of fall. Though in reality our temperatures have reached into the 80s and 90s, it is still November. Maybe if we play along [...]

Blu Pony Sample Sale

Blu Pony Sample Sale

Bonnie Matthews’ original studio was in South Pasadena. Now she’s become so successful with her children’s clothing line that she’s moved to a larger space south of downtown Los Angeles. An online store, Blu Pony Vintage sells to 90 boutiques across the globe. All natural fabrics. No plastic buttons. This Friday, November 15th, you will [...]

Buy a Fir & Help a Shelter

Buy a Fir & Help a Shelter

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Altadena is offering Noble, Grand, and Douglas Firs for your holiday festivities. Heights range from four feet to ten feet, but what distinguishes one kind from another? Here’s their breakdown: Douglas Fir: The major Christmas tree species used in the Pacific Northwest since the 1920s. Nationally, it still remains as [...]

Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena

Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena

Pictured on the right is a stunning and delicate necklace described as a platinum Edwardian diamond necklace with Old European, Old Mine, and Rose cut diamonds. This scrumptious piece of jewelry may be found at Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena, which is tucked in a corner across from the ever-alluring but usually saved for splurging [...]

Christmas Open House at Craft Fair Gift Shop

Christmas Open House at Craft Fair Gift Shop

Over 210 local exhibitors—all of them over the age of 50—who make hand crafted jewelry, pottery, dolls, cards, clothing, home furnishings, wood work pieces, and baby items will be selling their goods at the Assistance League of Pasadena’s Craft Fair Gift Shop for their Christmas Open House on Saturday, November 9th. Complimentary coffee and cookies [...]

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Oscar Magallanes is an Asuza native. Having worked as a graphic designer for sixteen years, he is a self-taught artist. His perfectionism in regard to every detail when designing merged with his art, becoming the style for which he is known. He found his place in art when he couldn’t find his place as a [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

a

a

Camelot and Vine

Search