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Words & Works: on Paper

Words & Works: on Paper

J. Michael Walker opens his solo show, “Words on Paper/Works on Paper,” paintings and drawings inspired by the printed word, this Saturday at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park. Walker believes in “cross-fertilization,” stating that the creativity of others, whether it be the written word or a more tactile medium, influences his work. “We inspire [...]

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

The Market on Holly and Artisanal LA begin this holiday season with their November Producer Series. Showcased this Saturday, November 10th, will be local Max Lesser and Morning Glory Confections. We’re going to promote this with their own words: Morning Glory Confections is all about taking a classic confection—peanut brittle—and modernizing it by using non-traditional ingredients [...]

Model Railroad Open House

Model Railroad Open House

The Highland Park Society of Model Railroad Engineers is having an open house on Wednesday and this upcoming weekend. The club “currently operates a large HO-scale layout of a fictional railroad known as the Highland Pacific.” Founded in 1948 and currently supported by 30 members, the club has a principle goal of constructing fun-to-operate model [...]

A Fall Harvest Haven

A Fall Harvest Haven

Executive chef and partner Greg Daniels of Haven Gastropub +Brewery is storming into the Fall season. “Even though we live in Southern California, where the changing of the seasons is less pronounced than most places, some of the leaves still change colors and the temperatures do drop, and we look to foods that provide a [...]

Madame Butterfly Lands on One Colorado

Madame Butterfly Lands on One Colorado

Madame Butterfly will be flitting into town this week. One Colorado will host the L.A. Opera with several members performing arias from the Puccini’s tragic story this Thursday, November 8th. There will be two showings and it is first come, first served. L.A. Opera’s production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly (officially opens November 17) is directed by Ron [...]

Fall NoCo Week

Fall NoCo Week

Purchase some cheese or charcuterie and The Market on Holly will hand you a free glass of wine. Receive an archival print with any photography session at Classic Kids Photography. Get 20% off of candles at Maude Woods and 15% off of books and artists’ works at Flower Pepper Gallery & Bookstore. Today through Sunday, [...]

Red Cross Collects for Sandy

Red Cross Collects for Sandy

Until 7 p.m. today—Friday, November 2nd—the Red Cross is collecting donations for Hurricane Sandy relief. It’s just as easy as a drive-thru, so come on down. NBC will also be hosting a television fundraising event, which can be seen on their station as well as Bravo, CNBC, USA, MSNBC, and E! network. The show begins [...]

Fair Trade Holiday Gifts

Fair Trade Holiday Gifts

For 65 years, Ten Thousand Villages has purchased works from artisans from around the world, providing cash advances, prompt payments, and emphasizing long-term relationships in order for them to have a stable income. Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena will reveal their winter and holiday fair trade product line at a public reception—and at their newly renovated store—on [...]

King’s Row: Shave the Date

King’s Row: Shave the Date

A pig roast on the patio and a complimentary shave. Fascinating combination, and it’s all part of King’s Row Gastropub‘s “Movember.” To all the men out there, come on down, take a seat, and get a shave—so that the rest of the month you can “groom, trim, and wax your way into the annals of [...]

The Spot Gourmet’s Golden Turkey

The Spot Gourmet’s Golden Turkey

For every take out order placed from November 1st through December 1st, The Spot Gourmet, a Glendale caterer, will be donating $5 to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. TSG has already pledged $1,000 (which will provide 4,000 meals) to their “Take Out Hunger” drive. For Thanksgiving, The Spot Gourmet offers a traditional menu as well [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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