Archive for ‘May, 2013’


Patricia Krebs at Flintridge Books

Patricia Krebs at Flintridge Books

The wonderfully creative illustrator, puppeteer, singer, songwriter, and author Patricia Krebs will be having a special story time and craft activity this Saturday, June 1st at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Multimedia artist Patricia Krebs was raised in Argentina and has lived in La Crescenta since 2005. Her bilingual book, Wings & Roots/Ala y Raices, was […]

Claud & Co. Eatery

Claud & Co. Eatery

Noir Food & Wine. Claud & Co. Catering. Why another endeavor? Why Claud & Co. Eatery? “Because I’m crazy,” Chef Claud Beltran replies matter-of-factly. He smiles. “It was either that or make it into a storage room for the catering company. So, why not?” We ask more questions. He answers easily, looks relaxed, not making […]

The Huntington: From Microclimates to Needlework

The Huntington: From Microclimates to Needlework

Small Fruit for the Backyard Gardener, Thurs., June 13th, 2:30 p.m.: Dan Robinson, owner of Calscape Growers, discusses how to create microclimates in the garden to better sustain fruiting plants such as blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries. A plant sale follows the program. Ahmanson Room, Botanical Center. Free; no reservations required. Fiber Arts Demonstrations, Sat., June 15th, […]

Mystery History No. 14

Mystery History No. 14

Where are we? And, what’s happening? In this January 1990 photo, a U.S. Department of Agriculture technician in protective gear passes a gardener on Coronet Avenue in Pasadena, one of many areas where malathion was sprayed to exterminate medflies. It was sprayed in neighborhoods where fruit trees are common. Beginning in February 1990, our community became a test case for […]

Kwei Quartey & Death at the Voyager Hotel

Kwei Quartey & Death at the Voyager Hotel

Kwei Quartey is a physician with more than 20 years in the field of Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, and Wound Care. He also writes books. Mystery novels. Quartey was born in Accra, Ghana. His mother is African-American and his father is Ghanaian. His first book Wife of the Gods (2009) introduces Detective Inspector Darko Dawson who […]

High School Graduation for Parents: a Celebration in Humility

High School Graduation for Parents: a Celebration in Humility

Baccalaureate Mass. A rose for mom. A friend of mine said something profound the other day that perfectly summed up my weepy sense of wonder as we approached the day of my son’s high school graduation, “High school humbles parents.” If you have a child that has made it through four years of high school […]

All Beethoven Fantasy

All Beethoven Fantasy

It will be an aural feast with a dazzling piano soloist joining the chorus and orchestra in the Choral Fantasy, then the exciting and sublime Mass in C for four (terrific) soloists, and our wonderful chorus and orchestra, writes Claudia Bailey, member of Chorale Bel Canto. The Chorale Bel Canto is a community masterworks chorale that […]

Mother Moo Soda Jerk Camp

Mother Moo Soda Jerk Camp

Forget space camp or swim class—head to Soda Jerk Camp this summer and learn how to make organic ice cream all summer long with Karen Klemens, owner of Mother Moo Creamery in Sierra Madre Village. Klemens is offering a tasty summer camp for kids ages 9 to 12 that will teach how to create, make, […]

Bulletin Board: Digital Photography for Teens at City Terrace Library

Bulletin Board: Digital Photography for Teens at City Terrace Library

Photo by Jose Aurelio Barrera Learn new techniques and tips to “capture the moment” using your cell phone camera or other digital camera. This is a 4-day workshop at the City Terrace Library that will take place Jun 10 – 14 (Mon.-Thurs.) from 11 am to 12:30 pm and end  with a reception and student […]

Playboy Jazz Festival artists Gregory Porter & George Duke

Playboy Jazz Festival artists Gregory Porter & George Duke

George Duke is a featured artist for the annual Playboy Jazz Festival. The weekend of June 15-16, the annual Playboy Jazz Festival will take over the Hollywood Bowl for two full days of jazz greats, both young and old. Now in it’s 35th year, the festival has become a fixture on the jazz scene, and […]

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