Archive for ‘August, 2011’


Beatlemania Hits Pasadena

Beatlemania Hits Pasadena

Hundreds of fans enjoyed Pasadena Entertainment’s show featuring The Fab Four Friday evening at the Pasadena Civic. The screams of young girls were genuine….the lads from Livrerpool were played by one of the best Beatle tribute bands out there. Andre Vener introduced the lads to a very appreciative Pasadena audience. Photos by Terry Miller Read […]

Brain on Trial: researcher reevaluates how guilty criminals are, based on their brains

Brain on Trial: researcher reevaluates how guilty criminals are, based on their brains

David Eagleman recounts the crime case: On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman, a well-liked family man, stabbed his wife and mother to death and then went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 13 people and wounding 32. The night before, he wrote a suicide note, “I don’t really understand […]

Theme Day: Postcard-Worthy

Theme Day: Postcard-Worthy

You may be aware that the first of the month is Theme Day around the City Daily Photo world. Today’s theme is “postcard-worthy.” I think this eastward view of the San Gabriel Mountains from the lookout at Mount Wilson lives up to the theme. If you’ve stopped in for your Monday Zen, never fear: we’ll […]

Sheriff unveils hiking plan form — hiking planning is rescue planning

Sheriff unveils hiking plan form — hiking planning is rescue planning

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department — which lifted another injured hiker from Eaton Canyon Sunday night — has created a hiking/camping plan form that may help them in the event you’re the one being rescued. Before you leave for your hike or camping trip, please fill out a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search […]

Poncho Sanchez and Incendio at the Levitt

Poncho Sanchez and Incendio at the Levitt

Every week, there are several musical acts playing at the Levitt that are worthy of a recommendation. This week we’re highlighting two: Poncho Sanchez on Thursay, and Incendio on Saturday. Poncho, a percussionist, is a pretty big name in the Latin Jazz world and beyond; like many of today’s top tier performers, he and his […]

“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” at the Norton Simon

“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” at the Norton Simon

“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” is just a fancy way of saying classical guitar duets. Or more precisely, performances by a duo: the Odeum Guitar Duo. The Odeum Guitar Duo is Robert Wetzel and Fred Benedetti. They’ll be playing their very old music—works by Dowland, Lawes, Carulli, Mozart, Houghton, Albéniz, Granados and de Falla—on slightly […]

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