Archive for ‘June, 2012’


Wigging Out: Elaborate Coiffures in French Portraiture

Wigging Out: Elaborate Coiffures in French Portraiture

This event is only twenty-five minutes, but it sounds so dang awesome that how can we not feature it? We can’t not. And so we are: a twenty-five minute lecture on crazy hairdos in French paintings. Nothing more, nothing less: “Elaborate Coiffures in French Portraiture.” The words make us tingle a little. Coiffure. Giggle. The […]

This Week at the Levitt: Locos Por Juana

This Week at the Levitt: Locos Por Juana

It’s Levitt time: six weeks of free concerts, Wednesday through Sunday, in good old Memorial Park. As we do every year, we’ll be spotlighting one show a week for the duration. Because, you know, we’re curators. Our pick this week is Locos Por Juana, a Miami-based Afro-Caribbean jam band known for their on-stage dynamism. They’ve also been nominated […]

Chamber, sheriff captain speak at ACONA Tuesday

Chamber, sheriff captain speak at ACONA Tuesday

by TImothy Rutt The Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (ACONA) will have its next meeting tomorrow, Tues., June 26, at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St. , starting at 7 PM. Speakers include representatives of the Altadena Chamber of Commerce, who will talk about retail issues and obstacles to improvement, as well as […]

Central Library Culinary Collection

Central Library Culinary Collection

WHY One of most extensive cookery collections in the entire country is right in our backyard, and it’s free. WHAT More than 18,000 cookbooks, from 14th-century manuscripts, the first Spanish-language cookbook, and 1,000 California cookbooks to Nathan Myhrvold’sModernist Cuisine. Plus a vintage menu collection, advertising ephemera, periodicals and photos. WHO Serious scholars to the average […]

Fairy Tale Building

Fairy Tale Building

There’s just something about the old Baranger Studios building that captures my imagination. It’s one thing to look at a building and envision a history right out of Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. It’s quite another thing to find out the building really does have a whimsical past. For me, the magic lingers here, even though […]

Chaos Chronicles 518: Chaos Chronicles/Satellite Sisters Mash-ups

Chaos Chronicles 518: Chaos Chronicles/Satellite Sisters Mash-ups

It’s sort of a new podcast! You’ll have to listen to understand… Sun, 24 June 2012 Chaos Chronicles 518: Satellite Sisters/Chaos Chronicles Mash-up Lian explains why half the Chaos Chronicles is actually a Satellite Sisters! More chaos: Plus, TV News, How to be an Emcee and why would anyone buy Reille Hunter’s book Direct download: […]

Zen Monday: #202

Zen Monday: #202

Today is Zen Monday. This very day. We’re getting good at it. I know this one looks easy, but let’s put our minds to it. What is the Zen of today’s photo? Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Scouts spiff up Cobb Estate gate Saturday

Scouts spiff up Cobb Estate gate Saturday

Scout Kyle Blair stands by one of the metal holding structures that will be removed and refurbished as part of his Eagle Scout project. by Timothy Rutt Some good Scouts (and adult helpers) helped spiff up the Cobb Estate gate area as part of a Long Beach Boy Scout’s Eagle project. Kyle Blair, 14, and […]

Scenes & Sightings: Highland Park’s Urban Rancho ¡Noches!

Scenes & Sightings: Highland Park’s Urban Rancho ¡Noches!

Photos by Martha Benedict Urban Rancho – a series of events that combine historic sites,  garden-to-table eating displays, food booths as well as entertainment  – hosted Urban Rancho ¡Noches! on Friday night in Highland Park. While two bands, the Herbert Bail Orchestra and Castano, performed in band shell at Sycamore Park, people sampled everything from […]

Best of Glimpses: #19

Best of Glimpses: #19

And with today’s shot, I walk away from memory lane and head back to the present. Originally published January 12, 2010. This wraps up Best of Glimpses — my journey back to some favorite photographs. Thanks for joining me. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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