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Leah Knecht

Leah Knecht
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Is it the directness we were attracted to? Yes, that’s part of it. Leah Knecht’s artwork, large and hung on the walls of her bungalow—one Open Studios tour many years ago—lured us to take a closer look, each and every one with an openness and expressiveness we couldn’t resist. Landmarks of our cities such as the Rialto […]

Mark Steven Greenfield: Open Studios Tour

Mark Steven Greenfield: Open Studios Tour

Artist Mark Steven Greenfield is the next, and 3rd, exhibitor that we are featuring in Hometown Pasadena in anticipation of the next Open Studios Tour, June 4-5. We’re hoping these teases will tempt you to check out OpenStudios.gallery and start mapping out a strategy. From Mark Steven Greenfield… My work concerns itself with the complexities of the African […]

Toti O’Brien

Toti O’Brien

This week we’re featuring another artist who will be participating in this spring’s Open Studios Tour, June 4-5. Toti O’Brien is a mixed media artist and has exhibited in solo and group shows in the U.S. and throughout Europe. Additionally, she’s illustrated two book and two memoirs. Her art work has been published in the […]

Aerial Photographer Renee Rusak Strouse

Aerial Photographer Renee Rusak Strouse

We are delighted to feature one of the dozens of local artists participating in Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena, the next of which will be held June 4-5. Renee Rusak Strouse is an Altadena resident and a photographer. Her husband is a pilot. Says Open Studios artist Leslie Delamater: They combined passions and Renee now does mostly aerial photography. […]

Open Studios: The Story Chicks

Open Studios: The Story Chicks

Hometown Pasadena is proud to be a media sponsor of the ever-growing, increasingly popular Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena, which is held at studios, homes, home studios, cafes, and galleries all over Altadena and Pasadena in the spring and the fall. Open Studios began in December, 2013 with five locations and nine artists. This spring’s tour, June […]

Kat & Roger: Another California Day

Kat & Roger: Another California Day

Travel our great state of California and we are mesmerized by Saguaro, redwoods, streets lined with blooming jacaranda, rugged cliffs, and miles of ocean. Painter Kat Hutter and ceramicist Roger Lee began “an informal, photographic documentary of the beauty surrounding them in their daily lives and travels throughout the state. The result? A Pasadena Museum […]

Creating Moody

Creating Moody

Ulla Anobile is an artist we have featured many times in Hometown Pasadena, as we are repeatedly drawn to her work—the folk art aspect to it; the reflection of her heritage on her art; the use of natural materials such as driftwood, as well as paper mache, cloth, and embroidery; the attention to detail; and […]

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

For an experience like no other, step into a world about to be invaded by sludge monsters from the Planet Zygon. The year is 1933. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid research assistant Timmy Mendez team up with a mysterious librarian from Flagstaff, Arizona, named Ben Wilcott. Together, they travel from Rumania to […]

“Showtune” by Conundrum at the Rialto

“Showtune” by Conundrum at the Rialto

On April 2, for one night only, the songs of Jerry Herman—”Hello, Dolly!,” “Mame,” and “La Cage Aux Folles”—will be heard live from the stage of the Rialto Theatre. With a band in the orchestra pit, Conundrum Theatre Company, in partnership with Friends of the Rialto and Old Oak Cellars winery in Pasadena, will present […]

Anita Parys on the Stairs

Anita Parys on the Stairs

In our current technologically pervasive world, it’s seldom that a quick Google search or ten minutes of digging will not unearth information about a desired subject. When we looked for details relating to Anita Parys, a Los Angeles artist whose work is on exhibit at Vroman’s, we came up empty. Fascinating. As such, we will […]

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