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The Power of Just Doing Stuff

The Power of Just Doing Stuff

Transition | trăn’zi sʜ´ən | n. 1. The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. The Transition Movement is a grassroots movement that seeks to build community resilience in the face of such challenges as peak oil, climate change, and the economic crisis.…We believe that we can make the [...]

Pasadena ARTWalk: An Urban Art Fair

Pasadena ARTWalk: An Urban Art Fair

More art and music, free and for all ages. It’s the 8th Annual Pasadena ARTWalk on October 12th. ARTWalk is a juried art festival with over 30 artists showcasing their photography, painting, ceramics, and new media. More than 3,000 works will be on display (and available for purchase). El Molino Avenue will be the site [...]

Patricia Krebs’ “Sense (Sentido)”

Patricia Krebs’ “Sense (Sentido)”

  Patricia Krebs grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she received her degrees as Professor of Fine Arts and in Contemporary Visual Arts. She moved to Southern California in 2001 and works full-time as a freelance multimedia artist. Patricia has illustrated and designed over a dozen children’s picture books, builds puppets and objects for theater [...]

Silent Communication at Linus

Silent Communication at Linus

Blurring the lines of artistic success and focusing on the artistic passion—that is the goal. Silent Communication is the latest exhibit at Linnea Lenkus’ Linues Galleries, with an opening reception Friday, October 4th. The evening will feature a live art demo by Southern California watercolorist Tina Dille and show works by Northern California painters Stanislav Groz and Doug [...]

27th Annual Home & Kitchen Tour

27th Annual Home & Kitchen Tour

“A Great Day of Design” is what the Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers promises you. This self-guided tour of homes located in Pasadena, Arcadia and La Caňada feature four “spectacular” homes designed by ASID Pasadena members. One is a “green” up-country home, another a modern ranch, followed by a French colonial [...]

Pumpkin Fest 2013 at Kidspace

Pumpkin Fest 2013 at Kidspace

Yes, there will be the petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games, craft making, face painting, and bounce houses. And the parents will be happy there are books for sale and costumes to purchase (jumping the Halloween rush), and “tasty treats.” But the real draw is the pumpkin patch. Kidspace’s 19th Annual Pumpkin Festival kicks off [...]

Craftsman Weekend 2013

Craftsman Weekend 2013

Only a few weeks from now and it will be Craftsman Weekend 2013. From Friday, October 18th through Sunday the 20th, there will be an excursion to the California Club, an historic churches walking tour, an Arts & Crafts embroidery workshop, and a wood restoration workshop. An opening reception on Friday night will be held at [...]

Sam Francis: Inside the Story

Sam Francis: Inside the Story

Abstract expressionism. Monochromatic abstractions. Richly-colored murals. Lots of white space. The “Blue Balls” series. Minimal color and strong lines. “Fresh Air” pictures. Etchings, lithographs, and monotypes. Native Californian and artist Sam Francis was a busy man. From the early 50s until his death in 1994, Francis explored his creativity—his influences fluid, paralleling his life experiences, [...]

Copa Vida

Copa Vida

Cup of life. Living like a cup? Fill you life’s cup up with coffee, tea, and something called a shakerato at Pasadena’s newest coffee and tea spot, Copa Vida. We ordered a latte for a whopping $4.50, though to be fair the cafe covers a lot of real estate that must cost a pretty penny [...]

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

La Catrina cometh. Mictecacihuatl, the goddess, the “Lady of the Dead,” presides over us during Día de los Muertos. Many peoples worldwide honor loved ones who have died by building altars with their favorite foods and beverages, pictures of the beloved, as well as marigolds, candles, and memorabilia “to encourage visits by the souls, so the [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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