Archive for ‘January, 2014’


El Patron fundraiser to support Haitian school lunches Wed.

El Patron fundraiser to support Haitian school lunches Wed.

El Patron Mexican Restaurant will host a fundraiser on Wed., Jan. 22, for St. Mark’s Church and School Haiti Partnership. 15% of all food sales will go to help support the lunch program at Ste. Marguerite’s School in La Tournelle, Haiti – where for many students it is the only solid meal of the day. […]

Festival of Women Authors

Festival of Women Authors

“It takes a great talent to make something beautiful out of a trailer park,” writes Susannah Meadows of the New York Times about Tupelo Hassman‘s debut novel Girlchild in 2012. Her novel has also been described as “lacerating,” her words “are as elegant as they are fierce,” and Hallman is such “a poised storyteller that her prose practically […]

Glendale Seeking Artists

Glendale Seeking Artists

The Arts and Culture Commission of Glendale want to paint 26 utility boxes all around downtown to help “beautify the streetscape.” Got any ideas? Artists are welcome to send proposals on the Utility Box Mural Program’s theme “Double Take.” Artists are challenged to come up with “a concept that plays off perception and double meaning.” […]

Free Museum Admission

Free Museum Admission

On Saturday, January 25th, twenty museums will be open to the public with free admission. Choices include the Autry, the California African American Museum, the Science Center, and locally, the Armory Center for the Arts, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and the Pasadena Museum of California Art. The Armory is currently showing Home Away, which is […]

Sheriff looking for burglary suspect, east side [UPDATED]

Sheriff looking for burglary suspect, east side [UPDATED]

Community correspondent Chris Considine shares these pictures of Monday morning’s burglary containment at around Mar Vista and Meadowbrooke. Photos © 2014 Chris Considine. by Timothy Rutt That helicopter you eastsiders hear (11:20 AM ) is the sheriff setting up a containment on a suspected burglary, according to the Altadena Sheriff Station. Scanner says they’re looking […]

Are vocal crutches holding you back?

Are vocal crutches holding you back?

Director Michael Bay is greeted by Samsung Electronics America Executive VP Joe Stinziano on stage at the Samsung press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2014 International CES on January 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bay abruptly walked off the stage after a teleprompter malfunctioned and Bay was unable to ad-lib […]

News & Notes From Highland Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Highland Park And Silver Lake

Water Landing, Elysian Valley | Anthony Gregg/Eastsider Flickr Pool Why parking enforcement officer Espinoza is not a popular man along York Boulevard. Watch Where You Step: Itty-bitty snake in Silver Lake. The Eastsider thanks Cottage in Silver Lake for purchasing a Reader Sponsorship. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Zen Monday #277

Zen Monday #277

  An imperfect photo for your perfect Monday Zen. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Motherland

Motherland

Motherland follows the trials of a German family during World War II, which springs from the experiences of the author Maria Hummel’s grandfather. The story is fiction, with a backbone of palpable truths. Liesl is a young woman who has married Frank Kappus, a doctor and newly widowed with three boys, the youngest a baby. Before […]

Rhythm Child & CA Step

Rhythm Child & CA Step

The Wooten Steppers of the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center will be performing a step routine thanks to the California Step Association. Attendees of this celebration for Martin Luther King, Jr. at Kidspace Museum will also have a chance for a bit of interaction, as they get to learn a step routine, as part of […]

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