Archive for ‘November, 2013’


‘Double Down’ offers an inside look at the 2012 US presidential campaign

‘Double Down’ offers an inside look at the 2012 US presidential campaign

“Double Down” Veteran political reporters Mark Halperin and John Heilemann gave us all of the juicy details of Barack Obama’s win over Hillary Clinton and John McCain in 2008 with their political bestseller “Game Change”. Now the reporter duo is back with a sequel that airs all of the dirty laundry from the 2012 presidential […]

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Bizet, Offenbach, Puccini, and Verdi. Songs by Samuel Barber, Gerald Finzi, and Charles Ives. Folks songs, musical theatre selections, and Zarzeula arias. Pianist Paul Floyd will accompany soprano Judith Siirila, mezzo-soprano Adrian Estabrook Mora, tenor Micheal Lee Smith, and bass/baritone Michal Dawson Conner at a free concert this Saturday at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Each of […]

Don Quixote and Snow White

Don Quixote and Snow White

As a member of the Shanghai Ballet she was awarded Best Ballerina of pas de deux in 1988, and, along with Shi Hui, Zhang Li won the Gold Prize of pas de deux in the 7th France Classic Dance (Ballet) Championship. In 1993, Li and her husband opened Li’s Ballet Studio and this weekend their troupe will […]

The etiquette of breaking up in the digital age (poll)

The etiquette of breaking up in the digital age (poll)

Have you ever broken up with someone over text message? ; Credit: JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images Russell Brand did it to Katy Perry a couple years ago, but breaking up over text message and social media is far from the exclusive domain of celebrities. Ending a relationship face-to-face used to not be just the right thing […]

Dates set for Arroyo Food Co-op annual meeting, Folk Tree fundraiser

Dates set for Arroyo Food Co-op annual meeting, Folk Tree fundraiser

by Timothy Rutt The Arroyo Food Co-op has announced upcoming events for members and supporters. The Folk Tree (217 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena) is hosting a fundraiser for the Co-op on November 23 and 24. Mention the Arroyo Food Co-op, and 15% of the proceeds of your purchase will be donated to the Co-op (you […]

Storefront Report: Figueroa scores a crêpe connection

Storefront Report: Figueroa scores a crêpe connection

Chez Antoine | Photos by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis From the kitchen of Chez Antoine wafts the aroma of a ham and cheese crêpe. It sounds simple enough. But when chef Guillaume Sabbadin presents a sunny side up egg nestled in the fold of a crepe that encompasses the entire plate, it’s clear that […]

La Filipina, touching the heart

La Filipina, touching the heart

This being Veteran’s Day I was going to find something about the Mexicanos, Mexican Americans, Chicanos, or Latinos that had been in the Service.   But I find I can not stop but thinking on the people of the Philippines.  Like so many others I fear for those who are struggling to survive.  Please check […]

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

SPACE in South Pasadena is known for its art classes, arts education, and exhibits for emerging and mid-career artists. They also have an artist in residence program (AIR) that reaches over 5,000 students and a new literary program. This Saturday, November 16th, their Handmade Holidays exhibit will open with paintings by Joe Carrion, ceramics by […]

The Color of Fall

The Color of Fall

With autumn bringing in cool days and nights, trees at the Arboretum are taking on brilliant fall hues. So states The Arboretum website as they advocate locals to come get a taste of fall. Though in reality our temperatures have reached into the 80s and 90s, it is still November. Maybe if we play along […]

Blu Pony Sample Sale

Blu Pony Sample Sale

Bonnie Matthews’ original studio was in South Pasadena. Now she’s become so successful with her children’s clothing line that she’s moved to a larger space south of downtown Los Angeles. An online store, Blu Pony Vintage sells to 90 boutiques across the globe. All natural fabrics. No plastic buttons. This Friday, November 15th, you will […]

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