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CicLAvia Pasadena 2015

CicLAvia Pasadena 2015
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Metro Los Angeles puts its money where the pedals are…Presenting, CicLAvia Pasadena, a 3.5 mile route through the heart of Old Town. Yoga and music may be found at the Memorial Park Hub at Levitt Pavilion’s bandshell, a mixed media art project hosted by Armory Center for the Arts along with free admission to art […]

Movers & Shakers à la Don Draper

Movers & Shakers à la Don Draper

Imagine the hands of time are moving towards 8 p.m. and the sun is setting behind you, giving the San Gabriel Mountains across the valley a lavender pink glow. The evening temperature is mild, the warmth from the day mixing with the cool entrance of night, and you breath deeply, feel your shoulders relax, and […]

Patakan

Patakan

Nondescript. Easy to miss because of the corner El Pollo Loco and Subway chains garishly grabbing one’s attention. Look to the right side of the parking lot, toward a flock of umbrellas. Beyond the “wall” of potted trees is an outdoor eating area that leads into the small, slightly dated, but very clean interior of […]

Backyard Chickens & Bees

Backyard Chickens & Bees

Feel like your mornings are a bit mundane? Nothing to really pull you out of bed in the morning? How about rising to the cluck, cluck of your own backyard chickens? Envision the adventure—the steely nerves!—of having your own backyard beehive and harvesting your own honey? These and many other questions will be answered by […]

A Human Vase & Flower Crowns

A Human Vase & Flower Crowns

Floral artist Alison Franchi of La Petite Gardinia and make-up effects artist Jennifer Aspinall use layers of body paint, jewels, and “perfectly manipulated flowers” to create a human vase at this weekend’s Rose Festival at Descanso Gardens. A live model will be the object in creating the Rose Queen, her body the canvas for this […]

In Depth: “Untethered” by Julia Edwards

In Depth: “Untethered” by Julia Edwards

Last Friday was opening night of Untethered, a new play by local Julia Edwards. She was kind enough to find the time to answer our questions…   HP: Untethered is described as “a wacky new love story—not the Hallmark variety—the messy, screwing up, begging for mercy kind.” Where did the source story for Untethered come […]

Henna for Teens

Henna for Teens

The art of mehndi. It has been documented that Cleopatra used it for decorative purposes. A paste made of it acts as natural air conditioning when the body is overheated. Lawsonia inermis—also hina, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet—is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. The art of Mehndi […]

Tour of California Ends in Pasadena

Tour of California Ends in Pasadena

The Tour of California has 18 teams from all over the globe riding 720 miles and crossing the finish line here in Pasadsena. The race started Sunday, May 10th in Sacramento and ends at the Rose Bowl a week later on Sunday, May 17th. On the 10th, the day began at 10:50 in the morning […]

Bike Week Pasadena: Forget the Drive In

Bike Week Pasadena: Forget the Drive In

May is National Bike Month and the 9th Annual Bike Week Pasadena presents a slew of activities for you and your bike. Event breakdown courtesy of CICLE.org (Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange)…   All Bike Week Pasadena activities are free and open to the public. This year’s highlights include: A Taste of Pasadena Restaurant […]

Victorian Afternoon Tea for The Women’s Room

Victorian Afternoon Tea for The Women’s Room

On May 16th, enjoy an afternoon of “savory sandwiches, aromatic teas, and decadent desserts” during the Victorian Afternoon Tea, a fundraiser to benefit the wonderful and worthy Women’s Room at Friends in Deed, hosted by Village Church of the Ascension. The afternoon will also feature a silent auction sponsored by the creative merchants of Sierra […]

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