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SparkleBlob

SparkleBlob

It’s being called an “Art Action.” SparkleBlob is the creation of Julianna Parr and is characterized as an arts and performance collective. On Saturday, August 2nd, they are having a full day of art exhibitions, an auction, live music, a DJ, food, and “artsy carnival games…and a fabulous live show at 8 p.m.” Jason Myers […]

Bulletin Board: Food Forward Puts their Best Fruit Forward to Fight Hunger in the Eastside

Bulletin Board: Food Forward Puts their Best Fruit Forward to Fight Hunger in the Eastside

Submitted by Lillian Krovoza at Food Forward In backyards across the Eastside, orange globes hang suspended in the air in batches—absorbing the all warmth and sweetness of the SoCal sun. They weigh down the strongest of branches, tugging at las ramas with the sheer weight of their hundreds of combined pounds. What is this army […]

Whoop & Alley-Oop with the Four Preps

Whoop & Alley-Oop with the Four Preps

Though the band began with Bruce, Glen, Ed, and Marvin and now consists of Bruce, Bob, Skip, and Michael, The Four Preps still harmonize and comprise a vocal quartet that will erase—momentarily—all images of twerking or the contemporary sounds that some folks of a particular age and era may have a hard time acknowledging as music. The […]

Pssst — Did You Hear About Ann Erdman?

Pssst — Did You Hear About Ann Erdman?

There are rumors that get back to me from time to time, and ordinarily I just shrug them off.But the latest one has really gotten under my skin. I’ll talk about that one in a minute.First, an example of one of the many rumors about me that floated around: Shortly after I retired, several people, […]

So Many Things to See in Only 3 Square Miles…

So Many Things to See in Only 3 Square Miles…

Here are just a few of my glimpses of South Pasadena.  Please see the post below for more information about this blog. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Naughty, Bawdy Puppets

Naughty, Bawdy Puppets

Here’s what naughty puppets do after you put the kids to bed. (Time Out New York) Bawdy blast from Kermit’s evil cousin. (Sun-Herald) PUPPET UP! – Uncensored consists of 80 original Jim Henson puppets manned by six puppeteers who are as part of the show as their inanimate counterparts. In 2006, PUPPET UP! (executive produced […]

How involved should the US get in foreign crises such as Ukraine and Gaza?

How involved should the US get in foreign crises such as Ukraine and Gaza?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks before a meeting of the UN Security Council on July 25, 2013 in New York City.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images President Obama called on Russia to exert pressure on pro-Russia separatists to assist with the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 investigation in […]

Wilma Acts As If

Wilma Acts As If

Act As If: Stumbling Though Hollywood With Headshot in Hand is my book of essays about the life of a journeyman actor in Hollywood, a life I lived for twenty years. It’s not easy work, but it’s hilarious if you bring your attitude. The book comes out in August. In celebration, Wilma shows us how […]

Ulla’s Hummus

Ulla’s Hummus

I put more tahini in my hummus than you’ll find in store bought, and enough garlic to keep the vampires away, and lemon juice and a bit of cumin and cayenne. And, of course, olive oil. Usually there’s paprika on top to make it pretty, but I seem to have run out. You can of […]

Atwater Village shooting leave two injured

Atwater Village shooting leave two injured

ATWATER VILLAGE —  A possible gang-related shooting tonight left two men wounded, with the suspects seen fleeing into the L.A. River bed, according to L.A. Now. The shooting was reported at about 6:35 p.m in the 2900 block of Ingledale Terrace. Police told L.A Now that they were looking for a gold SUV but had […]

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