Archive for ‘February, 2012’


A Pinch of Hamlet, A Bite of Twelfth Night…

A Pinch of Hamlet, A Bite of Twelfth Night…

Sunday, late afternoon, and Mountain View Mausoleum in Altadena stands regal against the backdrop of crystal clear mountains. This was the incredible location of the second fundraiser for LitFest Pasadena, the city’s upcoming entrance into the world of book festivals to be held on Saturday, March 17th, in Central Park. Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard joined the […]

Norwegian Cosa Nostra

Norwegian Cosa Nostra

“Lilyhammer,” follows New York mobster Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano as he enters the federal witness protection program after ratting on his boss. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Caught in the social net: is this the end of privacy?

Caught in the social net: is this the end of privacy?

It may sound far-fetched, but some teens have actually been given harsher sentences because they allegedly wore gang colors in pictures found online. Jobs have been lost, relationships have been torn apart, and reputations… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Sexo y Violencia, Decadent Fairies, and Exquisite Edwardians

Sexo y Violencia, Decadent Fairies, and Exquisite Edwardians

Go Go’ers, if you have plans for this week, cancel them immediately.  If you were heading out of town, unpack now.  And Ms. Go Go will wait while you set the DVR to record a week’s worth of every TV show you watch. You won’t be sorry. Simply put, there is more high-octane entertainment in […]

Deco Unexpected

Deco Unexpected

The next time you see a play at the South Pasadena High School Auditorium, make sure to check out the water fountain in the women’s bathroom. Who knew?! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Random Thoughts on the Grammy Awards, Adele and “Deep” Emotions

Random Thoughts on the Grammy Awards, Adele and “Deep” Emotions

Of all the awards show, I love the Grammys best. The awards are bogus sometimes, but the show is the best. And, you know why? Because the Grammys don’t give out every freakin’ award on the show. Just the biggies with lots of performances. Good call, Grammy. So, here we go: Best Moments: Jennifer Hudson’s […]

Zen Monday: #183

Zen Monday: #183

Zen Monday  Zen Tuesday  Zen Wednesday  Zen Thursday  Zen Friday Or, in your words…. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Tears of Amber

Tears of Amber

You want a good story, check out the Greek myths. The Greek word for amber is elektron, which means “formed by the sun.” As such, it is associated with the sun god Helios. According to myth, when Helios’ son Phaëton had a bit of a tantrum and insisted on driving his father’s sun chariot, which […]

A Festival of Women

A Festival of Women

Novel #1: Round Rock, named one of the LA Times Best 100 Books of the year. Novel #2: Jamesland, winner of the Southern California Booksellers Award for Fiction. Novel #3: Blame, nominated for a 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award. Author: Altadena’s own Michelle Huneven. Huneven is one of the five acclaimed women who will […]

A Drawing Class at the Norton Simon

A Drawing Class at the Norton Simon

Maybe the photography workshop at the PMH isn’t for you—you don’t like cameras, think they are idolatrous. Maybe you like to make images with your hands, holding brushes or charcoal or pens or pencils. Maybe, then, this Friday’s drawing class at the Norton Simon with José Antonio Aguirre is more your style. It has a […]

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