Archive for ‘January, 2014’


CSCP’s Wild Wild West

CSCP’s Wild Wild West

It’s time to dust off those spurs and brush your ten gallon hat. March 29th is Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s 22nd annual Angel Gala and they are dubbing it “Wild Wild West.” The evening at the Noor located in the Paseo Colorado begins with a reception, followed by live entertainment, dinner, a silent auction, and […]

Wood Spoon

Wood Spoon

WHY For a short, delicious menu of Brazilian dishes, including a fabulous (and massive) chicken pot pie made with hearts of palm, corn, roasted potatoes and olives. WHAT The bright, minimalist space in the heart of the Fashion District is warmed with yellow flowers, the rich flavors of Brazil and the presence of the owner/chef, […]

Huntington Royals & High Tea

Huntington Royals & High Tea

Every Tuesday in the month of February at 10 a.m., your preschooler can be a king, a queen, a prince, or a princess. Instructor Laura Moede conducts a series where children enter the realm of royalty, finding treasures in the Huntington, inside and out. Creative art and stories are included—culminating in a royal tea party. […]

Exchanging Scion Woods

Exchanging Scion Woods

Fruit tree grafting is a great way to grow more fruit varieties in less space. This is the time of year to collect scionwood from dormant fruit trees like apples, peaches, etc. The California Rare Fruit Growers  (founded in 1968) has eighteen chapters within the state of California. DRFG Foothill chapter is having their annual scion wood […]

The US gets a ‘moderate’ ranking on protecting religious freedoms

The US gets a ‘moderate’ ranking on protecting religious freedoms

A clock and the motto “In God We Trust” over the Speaker’s rostrum in the U.S. House of Representatives chamber are seen December 8, 2008 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images The United States may have freedom of religion enshrined into our Constitution, but a new report from the Pew Research Center shows […]

Souffle, Hands-On

Souffle, Hands-On

The verb “souffler” means “to breathe, to blow, to whisper.”  The secrets of ethereal souffles will be revealed as you wield a whisk to achieve a glorious, light and luscious soufflé or two. (Chez Cherie) Tuesday, Cherie Twohy will lead a class in learning the ins and outs of making souffles. From our experience, these evenings […]

The Cutting Season

The Cutting Season

Add another thoughtful, compelling look at American slavery to 12 Years a Slave and the Ani DiFranco/Nottaway conversation and cancellation: Attica Locke’s perceptive mystery novel, The Cutting Season. Set in the present day, but haunted by the past, The Cutting Season features a conflicted modern black woman, Caren Gray, who has returned to Louisiana to […]

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock Brewery unveils new brew; new paleo-vegan options in Highland Park; discounted, award-winning Boyle Heights theater

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock Brewery unveils new brew; new paleo-vegan options in Highland Park; discounted, award-winning Boyle Heights theater

By Marni Epstein Courtesy ERB Eagle Rock Brewery is turning four years old. It’s doing what not many four year-olds can to celebrate the occasion – drink. The brewery has unveiled a special new White Rabbit Imperial witbier, per Los Angeles Magazine. The brew has a predominant citrus profile with hints of chamomile and coriander. In other […]

California bill seeks ban on ‘affluenza’ defense

California bill seeks ban on ‘affluenza’ defense

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) wants the public to draft a law about the probate process using a new wiki-style site on the Internet.; Credit: Assemblyman Mike Gatto New legislation in California may outlaw criminal defence based on economic privilege. The bill, proposed by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto, is inspired by a drunk driving case […]

Geneva Lewis of Pasadena Pops Makes Debut

Geneva Lewis of Pasadena Pops Makes Debut

Geneva Lewis began with the Pasadena Symphony and Pops as a violinist at the age of eleven. Now that she’s won first-prize in numerous competitions, performed with local symphonies, as well as at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and atCarnegie Hall, and she has reached the mature age of fifteen, Geneva is headed to the Yehudi […]

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