Archive for ‘July, 2014’


For Sale: Modern Highland Park Hacienda

For Sale: Modern Highland Park Hacienda

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 229 Thorne Street | $557,900 | Property Website Finally, the home you’ve been waiting for in Highland Park! Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Garvanza area of Highland Park just off York Blvd. This entertainer’s dream home sits on a huge lot of 6,460 SF. […]

Chekhov’s The Seagull or Stupid F*cking Bird

Chekhov’s The Seagull or Stupid F*cking Bird

It’s described as Chekhov “with a lot more snark.” Stupid Fucking Bird, written by Aaron Posner and directed by Michael Michetti, is an “irreverent mix” of Chekhov’s The Seagull and an aspiring young director who rails against the art created by her mother’s generation and a nubile young actress wrestling with an aging Hollywood star for […]

Clone Your Plants & Free Tuesday

Clone Your Plants & Free Tuesday

We hear “cloning” and we cringe, get a tad fearful, feel the world will all the more quickly become something we no longer recognize. Luckily, Descanso Gardens is only teaching plant propagation, not the cloning of the family pet or little Timmy. Their “Green Thumb 101” workshop will allow guests to have a hands-on experience and […]

Backyard Picnic

Backyard Picnic

This is not how it happened; it was starkly different. Velvety green evening, luminous white damask tablecloth spread on the dark grass. This summer evening is a little cool, children run and laugh as they ferry chilled plates of salad and cold sliced meats out of the bright kitchen door. In the warm light spilling […]

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of Dawn in its high altitude mapping orbit at dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL Dear Mastodawns, Deep in the main asteroid belt, […]

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

Giving students a 360-degree experience in the theater. That’s the idea of Pasadena’s Theatre 360. Kids not only get coached in acting, voice, and dance, but they are taught the backstage skills—lighting and sound, set design, costuming, assisting directing, and stage management—without adult intrusion, though with adult guidance. We are the only local company that […]

Bomb squad called to LAPD station in Glassell Park [updated]

Bomb squad called to LAPD station in Glassell Park [updated]

GLASSELL PARK — San Fernando Road west of Fletcher Drive has been closed this afternoon as an LAPD bomb squad prepares to dispose of a rocket launcher and other material brought into the Northeast Division station.  The  launcher was turned in by a resident, according to an LAPD spokeswoman. * Update: Streets were reopened at […]

Killings of Israeli teens ignite Middle East tensions

Killings of Israeli teens ignite Middle East tensions

An Israeli woman hugs Iris Yifrah (from the back), mother of kidnapped Israeli teenager Eyal Yifrah During a rally under the slogan ‘Bring Our Boys Home’ on June 29, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.Thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Sunday evening for a rally calling for the release of the three […]

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