Archive for ‘January, 2014’


Organic – Form, Body, & Nature

Organic – Form, Body, & Nature

Artists Ann BinghamFreeman, Kerry Kugelman, Meriel Stern, and Jamie Sweetman are exhibiting at the Kellogg Gallery at Cal Poly through February 22nd.   BinghamFreeman states, “All my life experiences have pushed me into expressing myself through hands-on media: graphite, paint, steel, and anything else I can get my hands on that looks good to me.” […]

An Empty Showcase

An Empty Showcase

The Pasadena Showcase House of Design event is fifty years old. This translates into fifty years of fundraising, totaling into millions of dollars, that have benefited local youth music programs, concerts, competitions, and grants. Along one of the numerous curves of Arroyo Boulevard, in the South Grand-Covington area of Pasadena, is this year’s Showcase House, […]

Earthquake-vulnerable buildings get mapped for City of LA, what about other LA County locales?

Earthquake-vulnerable buildings get mapped for City of LA, what about other LA County locales?

A sun reflects on highrises in downtown during sunset in Los Angeles, California on August 21, 2013.; Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images The Los Angeles Times has obtained a copy of a list compiled by researchers at the University of California of nearly 1,500 older concrete buildings across the City of Los Angeles vulnerable to collapse […]

Highland Park soda shop lets customers get creative with custom-made pop

Highland Park soda shop lets customers get creative with custom-made pop

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Galco’s Old World Grocery is one of York Boulevard’s oldest businesses, and its staying power isn’t a mystery. The Highland Park shop sell a million different types of soda—okay actually about 500—from all over the world, old-timey candies and even a nice selection of beer. Plus, a soundtrack of […]

Via de Guadalupe/South of the Border

Via de Guadalupe/South of the Border

He appeared inside a blink   walked out of the vineyard sun at his back   elbowed a space in my eyes   curiosity took hold   breeze whistled softly silence expectant his outfit beige linen suit   white shirt no collar white mexican cowboy hat   band that matched caramel suede vest   brown leather satchel tilted shoulder feet in leather […]

Painting in the Garden

Painting in the Garden

Fenyes Mansion has kept a long tradition of inviting guests to paint outdoors in its grounds. In the early twentieth century, Eva Scott Fenyes welcomed artists to her gardens where she too joined the en plein-air gatherings, sketching alongside Benjamin C. Brown, Richard E. Miller, and Channel Pickering Townsley. In the early twenty first century, […]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients: 1-2 lbs. fresh brussel sprouts Olive oil 1-2 cloves fresh garlic Salt (fancy kosher or sea salt is fine, or just use what ‘ya got.) Directions:  Set oven at 400 degrees. Rinse brussel sprouts. Cut off thick stem at the bottom of each sprout or remove from the stalk if that’s how you bought […]

Toddler dies after being hit by grandfather’s van in Highland Park

Toddler dies after being hit by grandfather’s van in Highland Park

View Larger Map An 18-month-old girl was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by her grandfather’s van as he backed the vehicle down his driveway. CBS2 reports that the girl suffered major trauma after being struck by the van at about 1:50 p.m. in the  3500 block of Marmion Way.  The girl died from her […]

Suehiro Café

Suehiro Café

WHY For good, inexpensive Japanese comfort food, especially udon, served late into the night. WHAT A Little Tokyo icon, Suehiro is a simple, affordable café that serves satisfying udon noodle soups, cold soba noodle dishes, bento-box meals and katsudon bowls. Extras include friendly service and a library of Japanese fashion magazines and manga. WHO City […]

The Weekend Go Go: Messiahs, Morphine Women, and Downton Abbey Jazz & Tea

The Weekend Go Go: Messiahs, Morphine Women, and Downton Abbey Jazz & Tea

Go Go’ers, enhance your art and music experiences  at these weekend  events that promise more participation  than mere passive eyeballing and ear-worming. Messiahs, Utopias & the Ends of the Earth Photographer/video artist Jonas N.T. Becker’s compelling show Zol Zayn//What If? at the ocean-adjacent Shulamit Gallery in Venice is an immersive, meditative experience about community, utopia, and isolation. […]

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