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Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

When the next cynical curmudgeon says, “This generation of kids is so self-absorbed—with their noses stuck in their electronics—the future of our country is doomed,” remember Sarah Gilman and Anne Marquardt. With these young philanthropists leading the way, we’re pretty confident the future looks really, really good. A neighbor of Anne’s had breast cancer. This [...]

LitFest Pasadena 2012 – Launching From Castle Green

LitFest Pasadena 2012 – Launching From Castle Green

Last Thursday saw a fundraising soiree to kick off LitFest Pasadena, a literary festival coming to Pasadena next St. Patrick’s Day. Attendance (and funds received) exceeded the organizers’ hopes, and enthusiasm for the day-long, family-friendly, book-loving festival ran very high indeed. Here are a few photos from the Castle Green happening. Gallery Girl founder Jennifer [...]

Is It the Great Pumpkin? Yes! It’s Kidspace Fest

Is It the Great Pumpkin? Yes! It’s Kidspace Fest

It’s that time of year again, Charlie Brown. It’s the 17th annual Kidspace Pumpkin Festival, a two-day extravaganza with free performances and child-compelling activities available for a modestly priced ticket: a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, handmade crafts, and face painting. Then your munchkins can choose their favorite item from the pumpkin patch and [...]

A Queen for This Season

A Queen for This Season

Number 94 is the number to be: Drew Helen Washington is this year’s 94th Rose Bowl queen and will preside over the 123rd Rose Parade and the 98th Rose Bowl game. Washington was selected out of seven finalists princesses from an initial pool of 1,000 young woman from the Pasadena area. Drew Helen (yes, she’s [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/17/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/17/11

Hardcover Fiction Die Once Live Twice, Lawrence Door Troubled Bones, Jeri Westerson The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides The Cat’s Table, Michael Ondaatje The Barbarian Nurseries, Hector Tobar Shock Wave, John Sandford The Buddha In The Attic, Julie Otsuka Aleph, Paulo Coelho The Best of Me, Nicholas Sparks Reamde, Neal Stephenson Hardcover Non-Fiction War of the Worldviews, [...]

Launching LitFest Pasadena

Launching LitFest Pasadena

Book ‘em. No, wait, that’s not what we meant (no handcuffs are involved). It’s books. Literally. And literary. And singing. For books. March 17th, 2012 is bookmarked (see?!) for the first—hopefully, soon to be foremost—LitFest Pasadena. As that is only five months away and counting, to get the party started, our historic, integral Castle Green [...]

A Weekend for Your Soul

A Weekend for Your Soul

Are you in need of a soul-nurturing weekend? Louise Hay and Hay House are hosting I Can Do It, a conference this Friday through Sunday at the Pasadena Convention Center. Louise Hay founded this conference four years ago as a place for like-minded people to gather, commune and heal. It intends to revitalize, re-charge and [...]

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

The second someone hears the “C” word from her doctor’s mouth, it can be like getting sucked into a vacuum or being dropped in an isolation tank—and one wonders, how can anyone feel so alone? The shock may linger for a long time, even as those around offer comfort and support. Dr. Susan Love:  leading [...]

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

A half a century ago, Mara Moser decided to befriend lonely and overwhelmed mothers. Wow. Couldn’t the world clone a million and one of her? Moser’s efforts grew into a space where mother’s could find friendship, support, and encouragement, as well as social interactions for their children. Her vision is still alive and thriving at Mother’s [...]

Another Fall Fest of Fun

Another Fall Fest of Fun

Tis the season! Saturday, October 22nd, is St. Philip’s turn for family fun. Games, rides, a variety show and The Smokin’ Cobras are an easy draw as you enjoy these weeks of Fall. Delectable eats come from cultures all over the world, including good ol’ American and BBQ, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican and homemade sweet treats. [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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