Archive for ‘December, 2014’


Make Evergreen Wreaths with Fresh Flowers

Make Evergreen Wreaths with Fresh Flowers

Want the holiday wreath on your front door to be your work of art this season? On Saturday, December 13th, The Huntington welcomes guests to build a wreath from scratch, as well as “deconstructing a ready-made wreath and embellishing it with ornaments, fresh flowers, berries, and branches.” We remember when our mom made homemade wreaths—the […]

Quixote and Me

Quixote and Me

By the time you read this the caballeros of Altadena will long be gone, done leaning back on their homeward mounts, done clip-clop climbing the too narrow sidewalks north of Lincoln near the stables toward Castillo, done telling code of crisp days coming. Clip clop, the sound for clocks, knock-knock jokes, a slow castanets, hoofs […]

Christmas Musical at Alex Theater

Christmas Musical at Alex Theater

We’re slightly giddy over here as an old, old, going back to high school days in Darien, Connecticut-friend Geoff Aymar, a jazz pianist, will be one of the evening’s guest performers at the Los Angeles Premiere Orchestra in “Christmas Musical Spectacular” at the Alex Theater in Glendale on December 13th. He will be performing with […]

Meat Pies!

Meat Pies!

Growing up in Fiji, meat pies were a part of everyday life. It is your afternoon snack after school or your dinner at the Royal Suva Yacht Club (who served the BEST meat pies). You can find meat pies at the local bodega or the Chinese take out place. They are everywhere. So this is […]

Nothing Says the Holidays Like Tamales

Nothing Says the Holidays Like Tamales

Prepare for holiday tamales by enjoying Grassroots’ Tamale Lunch Fiesta, December 19th-20th. After savoring one or all five of Grassroots’  homemade tamales, make sure to put in a holiday order. Unsurprisingly, Grassroots’ tamales are made with certified GMO-free and organic U.S.A. corn. They’re also advertised as being antibiotic-free, hormone-free, lard-free, and gluten-free, which will satisfy […]

Twilight Zone: Holiday Edition, The Nutcracker, Turkey Lurkey & Unbound Christmas Carol – Holiday Theater Galore

Twilight Zone: Holiday Edition, The Nutcracker, Turkey Lurkey & Unbound Christmas Carol – Holiday Theater Galore

A Noise Within, Boston Court, Pasadena Playhouse. These are the bedrock of our local, professional theater. But in addition, we have several other avenues for theatrical experiences. Here are a few option for those pining to see stories told, live onstage… ● Twilight Zone Unscripted. This Special Holiday Edition “pays homage to Rod Sterling’s iconic […]

Lost in Eagle Rock: Light tan medium sized male dog

Lost in Eagle Rock: Light tan medium sized male dog

Lost: tan medium sized male dog named Teebs on Dec 3. Eagle Rock (Los Angeles) area. Microchipped to Life4Paws rescue organization. Probably wearing black collar with tags, unless it came off. Call Faith, 213-422-2081 with any leads, any time. LAST SEEN ON MT ROYAL on Dec 3 evening. He looks a little like a smaller […]

Imagining Is Half The Battle: Bür Gür

Imagining Is Half The Battle: Bür Gür

Corbin Clarke (left) and Makan Negahban of Bür Gür By NATHAN SOLIS Around the corner is the unseen, so the possibilities for what is waiting can be endless. The imagination goes wild, because it could be anything. Bür Gür, the ambient and electronic duo, is relentless in its interpretation of what’s unseen. The synthesizer and […]

Free Events Dec. 6 to 12

Free Events Dec. 6 to 12

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 6, to Friday, Dec. 12. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  The Festival of Lights is commemorated for eight days beginning Dec. 17. Enjoy special displays celebrating Hanukkah now through Dec. 31 at Central Library, La […]

For Sale: Quaint house in Echo Park

For Sale: Quaint house in Echo Park

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1444 AVON PARK TERRACE | $649,000 Quaint house on a nice size and mostly flat lot located on a quiet cul-de-sac in fabulous Echo Park. The house has a new electrical panel and roof. Inside the walls are freshly painted. The kitchen has beautiful, new traditional cabinetry and granite counter […]

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