Archive for ‘October, 2013’


The First Annual L.A. Sriracha Festival

The First Annual L.A. Sriracha Festival

The rooster sauce has certainly ignited the hearts of food lovers across L.A., and now it’s getting its own food festival. Co-hosted by Randy Clemens, author of The Sriracha Cookbook and the Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook, and Josh Lurie of Food GPS, the First Annual L.A. Sriracha Festival is happening on Sunday, October 27 from 3 […]

Van slams into Echo Park restaurant building

Van slams into Echo Park restaurant building

Van crashed into the corner of Lemoyne Street and Sunset Boulevard/Photo by Michael A van crashed into the side of an Echo Park restaurant this morning, causing minor damage and no injuries. The circumstances of the crash were not known but the van ended up on the sidewalk, wedged between a utility pole and the […]

Afternoon delight

Afternoon delight

Myth, taken: Alta-photographer Sarah Allegra, whom we’ve featured here before, recently had a chance to create one of her mythology-themed photographs with a new model: Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn, among other books. (Allegra is partnering with Beagle’s publishers in some future work, so stay tuned for that). Allegra’s website has a […]

Broadcasters take their fight against renegade Aereo to the Supreme Court

Broadcasters take their fight against renegade Aereo to the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Broadcasters on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to hear their suit against Aereo. Aereo is an online service that allows paying members to watch live over-the-air programming. The Second Circuit court decided in favor of Aereo and now broadcasters are taking their fight to […]

Terror at the Fremont Theatre

Terror at the Fremont Theatre

In 1983 a small film crew entered the Fremont Theater to conduct a paranormal investigation… Nearly 30 years later, their footage was found… They were not. The investigators are gone, but the terror is not… Enter the world of deranged Maxwell Wyczeck, who was believed to have burned to death on October 27, 1963, in […]

Alta-LA: First Bilingual Event

Alta-LA: First Bilingual Event

Three Latinas—performance poet, writer, and artist Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin; poet, author, curator, and columnist for Pasadena SGV Journal, Gerda Govine; and author, poet, editor, and writing consultant, Thelma T. Reyna will read their poetry in Spanish and English at Altadena Library on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room. This event is the […]

Zen Monday #263

Zen Monday #263

Is this your first Zen Monday? It’s the day you tell us what the photo’s about, rather than me telling you. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Healing Blue

Healing Blue

“Soulful femininity” is how the L.A. Times describes Healing Blue, a production “inspired by the stories of seven women and their fight against breast cancer,” playing at Lineage Performing Arts Center on October 20th. The proceeds from Healing Blue will benefit The Foundation for Living Beauty,  empowering “women to reduce their cancer risk and increase their self-esteem, […]

Harvest Festival at Descanso

Harvest Festival at Descanso

Toddler Treks with Acorn Bear and seasonal craft making can be found at Descanso Gardens‘ Harvest Festival October 19-20th. “Small fry and adults alike” are invited to dress up as fairies, superheroes, or anything desired and join in in the costume parade through the Gardens. A musical hour at Under the Oaks Theater with Heidi […]

From the Inside Out

From the Inside Out

Stretching the mind and the imagination. Incorporate three different perspectives—the near (things you can touch), the middle (the space that holds you), and the far (the setting you live in)… This encapsulates the idea behind Art Center for Kids’ Architecture from the Inside Out classes taught by Janet Aparicio beginning October 20th. For eight weeks, […]

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