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Rain, Rain, Come Again!

Rain, Rain, Come Again!

Want to learn how to make the most of the inordinate amount of rain we’ve had this winter? Come out to a free workshop on March 12 to get the run-down on rain harvesting with barrels and on the basics of rain gardens, which conserve water and replenish the ground water. In our semi-arid climate, [...]

Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski, Painter

Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski, Painter

It is always uplifting to get to know someone who is spending her life pursuing work that gives her great pleasure, and so I was greatly inspired after meeting Pasadena native and artist Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski. I sat down with this cheerful painter, teacher, and student to talk about her nearly 20-year love of painting and the [...]

Pasadena’s March Toward Sustainability

Pasadena’s March Toward Sustainability

Kudos to our hometown for taking steps to better care for our environment and resources! Pasadena recently released its 2010 Green City Report, which outlines the ways the city has begun to fulfill the mandates laid out in the 2006 Green City Action Plan. That plan established 21 goals in seven key areas: energy, water, waste reduction, [...]

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Kidspace is hosting a celebration to honor what would have been Dr. Seuss’s 107th birthday as part of its Read Across America event. Kids can join in storytimes and Seuss-inspired crafts and games all day, and if they share their collection of Seuss books or dress up as their favorite character, they’ll have a chance [...]

Slake: Volume 2 at Vroman’s

Slake: Volume 2 at Vroman’s

L.A.’s hot new literary quarterly, Slake: Los Angeles, will be holding a reading of works from ts just-released second volume, Crossing Over, at Vroman’s this Sunday. Seven of the writers from this issue—Geoff Nicholson, Victoria Patterson, Sam Slovick, Lauren Weedman, Lawrence Wilson, Mary Woronov and Slake editor (and Pasadena resident) Laurie Ochoa—will be there to read [...]

Pro Musica Celebrates the Local

Pro Musica Celebrates the Local

If you like the idea of attending a concert where the composers of the selected music are not only still alive, but also may be one of your neighbors, then you should come out to Pasadena Pro Musica’s performance at the Neighborhood Church on Sunday. The program, led by music director, Stephen Grimm, will feature [...]

Melkon Khosrovian, Organic Spirits Maker

Melkon Khosrovian, Organic Spirits Maker

Organic is not the first word that comes to mind when one thinks of alcohol, but as Melkon Khosrovian and Litty Mathew of Greenbar Collective in Monrovia know, and as I learned from just one taste of their complex and refreshing hibiscus liqueur, it really is the way to go. A couple with a shared [...]

Flamenco at Caltech

Flamenco at Caltech

Premier Flamenco dance group Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana will be offering a passionate performance entitled Fiesta Flamenca at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium this Friday. The evening will include solos and duets conveying love, sadness, bliss and rage as well as lively full-company dances. Both traditional, classical dances and original choreography will be included. Fiesta Flamenca is known for [...]

Mothers’ Club Searches for Alumni

Mothers’ Club Searches for Alumni

Mothers’ Club of Pasadena is celebrating its 50th anniversary and wants to know: Are you one of these kids? Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center has served more than 2,000 Pasadena families over the past half a century and its staff members are looking for those whose lives have been touched by the organization. Mothers’ Club [...]

Dine Well to Aid a Little Girl

Dine Well to Aid a Little Girl

On Wednesday, Weiser Family Farms will be hosting and donating produce for a gourmet dinner in order to raise money for the child of an employee: 2-year old Emily Rico, who suffers from neuroblastoma, a rare nerve cancer in her stomach. Emily has spent a month in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy and will soon have [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

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