Archive for ‘March, 2011’


Guest Q&A: Eleanor Brown on her new novel, The Weird Sisters

Guest Q&A: Eleanor Brown on her new novel, The Weird Sisters

Eleanor Brown, author of The Weird Sisters, sent us a great Q & A about her new book! Check it out, then join us for her event tonight at 7pm! What inspired you to write this novel? I got serious about writing a novel the year I turned 30.  I said to myself, “Self, this […]

Aquatic Creatures

Aquatic Creatures

Remember the Last Day Project? Once a month for a year, I posted a photo taken from this spot, to catch the changing of the seasons. Never once did I catch anything like this. Go ahead, click the link and scroll down. The difference is amazing. Johnson field’s been soggy lately, but in my five […]

Altadena film permit concealed identity of director, a registered sex offender

Altadena film permit concealed identity of director, a registered sex offender

A movie now filming in Altadena filed a permit with FIlm LA that concealed the identity of its director — a filmmaker who is a registered sex offender and served over a year in prison for it. A Film LA staffer says that a permit was filed for a feature film called "Desert Road," directed […]

The Band’s Robbie Robertson is back

The Band’s Robbie Robertson is back

Canadian born singer-songwriter Robbie Robertson is back with How To Become Clairvoyant – his first album in more than a decade. Robertson is best known as a founding member and chief songwriter of The Band, writing such classic songs as “The Weight,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” and “I Shall Be Released.” Since […]

Dan Savage to gay teens: “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage to gay teens: “It Gets Better!”

Following the deaths of several gay teens last fall, “Savage Love” columnist Dan Savage and his husband launched the “It Gets Better Project” to support gay/lesbian/bisexual/transsexual youth. The idea was that discouraged gay teens would realize their lives were worth living if older gay people offered hope and encouragement. So Savage and his husband, Terry […]

5th Annual Norooz Celebrates Iranian Culture and New Year in Pasadena

5th Annual Norooz Celebrates Iranian Culture and New Year in Pasadena

The 5th annual Norooz was held on March 10, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral. The main goal of Norooz in Pasadena is to celebrate and promote Iranian arts and culture throughout the city and its neighboring communities. As one walks in, the huge haftseen table was visible and beautifully designed and placed in the Center […]

Altadena imagineer Joe Rohde to speak at Pacific Asia Museum Fri.

Altadena imagineer Joe Rohde to speak at Pacific Asia Museum Fri.

Altadenan Joe Rohde, vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering, will discuss the creation of the thrill ride "Expedition Everest" in the wrap-up of the Pacific Asia Museum’s "Active Cultures" series at 7:30 PM Fri., March 25. The lecture is at the museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. Free to members, $10 for non-members, and […]

Hey, Pasadena Drivers—Pay Attention!

Hey, Pasadena Drivers—Pay Attention!

Not-so-fun facts: —Pasadena has the second-highest rate of pedestrian-car accidents for mid-size cities in California, behind only Berkeley. — In 2010 alone, cars in Pasadena hit a whopping 83 pedestrians. — Contrary to what you might think, the majority of these accidents do not stem from jaywalking—the walker is most often either in a crosswalk […]

Local Photographer Gives to Japan

Local Photographer Gives to Japan

Pasadena photographer John Nelson has family in Japan, and his memories of visiting them and his ties to the people there have inspired him to take action. So he is selling prints from his image archives and donating all the proceeds to relief efforts. Nelson says, “All of my visits there were always marked by warm, welcoming […]

Tender Greens Coming Soon to Pasadena

Tender Greens Coming Soon to Pasadena

The popular eatery, Tender Greens, serving “health-conscious foods” that started in Culver City has expanded across LA from Hollywood to West Hollywood to Santa Monica and now Pasadena (it is also rumored that Tender Greens is actively looking for a … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

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