Archive for ‘April, 2011’


Idea

Idea

Sometimes you have a hundred ideas and no luxury to write them all down. Sometimes an idea for a story is a long time in coming. Sometimes you wonder if the idea for the story you just wrote is the last one you’re ever going to have. Or maybe that’s just me. Then I sit […]

Late night magic at the Coffee Gallery tonight

Late night magic at the Coffee Gallery tonight

The Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake, offers a late night magical offering tonight at 10:30 PM (after Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys): producer John Heinsen promises an evening of : hot, young magician/funny men from The Magic Castle and tickets are only $10. Have you ever been to a 10:30 P.M. show? Everyone […]

all that is good

all that is good

Music is a moral law. It gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is good, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but nevertheless dazzling, passionate, […]

Week-long Crime Spree Halted by Pasadena PD

Week-long Crime Spree Halted by Pasadena PD

Two men were taken into custody by the Pasadena Police after committing a series of robberies from Beverly Hills to Arcadia. On April 25, 2011, between 11:30 AM and 12:39 PM, three armed robberies and one attempted robbery occurred in Pasadena involving two males armed with a handgun and driving a gray GMC Yukon. Approximately […]

U.S. Debut: Planetalis Organic Restaurant (from France) Coming to Downtown LA

U.S. Debut: Planetalis Organic Restaurant (from France) Coming to Downtown LA

I was disappointed to see the Japanese convenience store Famima close up shop at 800 S Figueroa St almost a year and half ago (especially since that was the first store I recruited to Downtown LA when I worked at … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

JPL Web Editors for a Day

JPL Web Editors for a Day

By JPL Education, Web and Photojournal On Thursday, as part of Take Your Child to Work Day, JPLers and their kids made the climb up to The Hub, an new interactive meeting space at the lab, to test their skills as JPL web editors. Building on the success of a similar activity put on by […]

Schickel on Scorsese

Schickel on Scorsese

Martin Scorsese has forever enriched American cinema with films like Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ, Kundun, The Departed, The Aviator and Shutter Island. Film critic Richard Schickel sat down with Scorsese for a series of conversations that illuminate his phenomenal film-making career, from his first movie Who’s That Knocking […]

Royal weddings: although we’ve seceded, the obsession lives on

Royal weddings: although we’ve seceded, the obsession lives on

You can hear the wedding-bells echoing; even from across that vast pond we sometimes call the Atlantic Ocean. Prince William and Kate Middleton have finally gotten hitched! The long awaited spectacle, driven forward by tenacious media, wedding-enthusiasts and curious onlookers alike, has finally come to fruition. In the wake of the massive ceremony we are […]

Weekend

Weekend

There’s a lot going on this weekend in Pasadena, especially Saturday. 1. The Doo Dah Parade. Eau mai gawd. 2. Arlington Garden‘s sixth anniversary celebration. 3. The grand opening of Reese’s Retreat (9am-1pm). 4. And if you’re bookish (I’m bookish!–and you thought I was American) there’s the LA Times Festival of Books, not in Pasadena […]

Burglar/vandals strike south of Washington Boulevard

Burglar/vandals strike south of Washington Boulevard

View Larger Map Public safety maven Carolyn Seitz has shared this message from the Brigden Ranch Neighborhood Association, south of Washington Blvd. pretty close to Borderdena. Now, it’s not just thievery, but mindless destruction … be vigilant! Two homeowners in the 2200 block of Brigden Road came home about 5 p.m. today [Thursday] to find […]

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