Archive for ‘June, 2013’


POP’s Mikado

POP’s Mikado

They describe Yum-Yum as “the very happiest girl in Japan,” Peep Po as “pert as a school girl well can be,” and says of Pitti Sing that her “saber true cuts cleanly through the cervical vertebrae.” And with that, the Pacific Opera Project introduces their latest production, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, which is scheduled for Porticos […]

Chinese Acrobats at Kidspace & Summercamp

Chinese Acrobats at Kidspace & Summercamp

Tuesday night is Free Family Night at Kidspace Museum and on July 2nd, classical Chinese acrobats will perform—definitely an experience to make the little ones’ eyes grow wide with amazement. Can someone actually bend like a pretzel? Summer camp at Kidspace begins on Monday, July 15th with week-long names like Wacky Kitchen Science, Water Water […]

Mystery History No. 17: Apropos This Week

Mystery History No. 17: Apropos This Week

In this photo, ground is being excavated in 1923 for a new swimming pool — called a “plunge” — at Brookside Park to replace the original. In 1912 the City of Pasadena purchased 30 acres of land known as Sheep Corral Springs for the development of a park in the Arroyo Seco. For many years […]

Her Parlor Boys, Salty Suites, and Tumbleweed

Her Parlor Boys, Salty Suites, and Tumbleweed

You don’t have to be a senior citizen to attend free, family-friendly concerts this summer at Pasadena’s Memorial Park bandshell every Tuesday evening, 6-7 p.m., sponsored by the Pasadena Senior Center. * July 2 – Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys offer a nostalgic musical journey back to the 1900 to 1930 era. * July […]

Altadena Junction: the end of the line

Altadena Junction: the end of the line

Our Sunday column for the Pasadena Sun hasn’t gone online yet … and may never, as the Sun’s last issue comes out today. Editor Dan Evans gives the scoop on the LA TImes’ two year experiment in starting a Pasadena area community newspaper. We admire their dedication to newsprint, but it may be a dying […]

Bulletin Board: Accompanist/Choir Director Position Available

Bulletin Board:  Accompanist/Choir Director Position Available

Echo Park United Methodist Church is seeking an Accompanist/Choir Director to provide the music for our Sunday morning service. We are a diverse, community oriented congregation in Echo Park, an L.A. neighborhood known for it’s large population of musicians and artists. We would welcome someone seeking to develop and share their musical gifts and who […]

Portantino eyes state senate run

Portantino eyes state senate run

By Daniel Siegal Pasadena Sun Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district. That seat, currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), will open […]

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti sworn in at Echo Park Lake

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti sworn in at Echo Park Lake

Garcetti walks over Echo Park Lake bridge following official swearing in ceremony on the lake’s island. Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti was officially sworn in as mayor of Los Angeles late this afternoon in a small ceremony on the island at Echo Park Lake. Los Angeles City Clerk June Lagmay, who was present at the ceremony, said […]

Crime blotter: some assaults, drug arrests, and guess who’s back

Crime blotter: some assaults, drug arrests, and guess who’s back

A couple of assaults this week, and after a short absence we welcome 24 Hour Fitness back to the crime page. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff’s Station, and all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sunday, June16 11:00 AM – A theft from an unlocked vehicle was […]

Intelligence roundup: Stellar Wind, StuxNet leak, Edward Snowden and more

Intelligence roundup: Stellar Wind, StuxNet leak, Edward Snowden and more

Army Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, director of the National Security Agency and chief of the Central Security Service, speaks at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s International Cyber Symposium June 27, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. Alexander addressed recent developments in the NSA’s surveillance programs during his remarks.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty […]

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