Archive for ‘January, 2015’


Muse/Ique’s Liberty Conceived

Muse/Ique’s Liberty Conceived

“We’re challenging ourselves to listen like Lincoln,” writes Muse/Ique founder, artistic director and conductor Rachael Worby. On February 8th, Muse/Ique presents “Liberty/Conceived” with Courtney B. Vance as special guest narrator, the Muse/Ique orchestra, opera singers, and gospel singers of the DkF vocal ensemble. The evening will be celebrating as well the re-opening of Pasadena Civic’s […]

Coq au Vin with Whole Grain Mustard & Onions

Coq au Vin with Whole Grain Mustard & Onions

This is my favorite chicken dish right now and one I’ve been perfecting it for a while. It can be warm and wintery but it’s not so stew-like that it won’t work for a summer night alongside a green salad. I really enjoy the way this meal tastes with quinoa, especially because it’s a little […]

East L.A. food cycle

East L.A. food cycle

Food delivery on Whittier Boulevard | Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera distributes food to the homeless in East Los Angeles once or twice a week. But instead of making his deliveries in a car or van,  Barrera loads the food, which includes oranges, lemons and grapefruit he picks from neighborhood […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Jan. 24 to 30

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Jan. 24 to 30

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Jan. 24, to Friday, Jan. 30.  All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Caltech Chamber Ensembles will perform Saturday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. in the lounge at Caltech’s Dabney Hall (#40 on this map). Cellist […]

Weekend Bite: Gelato with a buzz

Weekend Bite: Gelato with a buzz

The Pazzogato | Albert Domasin Ayala/Eastsider Photo Pool SILVER LAKE —  The affogato with scoops of vanilla bean and salted caramel gelato over espresso at Pazzo Gelato satisfies your need for coffee and a creamy desert. “They call them Pazzogatos,” said Albert Domasin Ayala, “and they are so worth it.”  Read the Full Story at […]

My TV

My TV

More than once I’ve proudly announced mentioned that I don’t have a TV. John and I got rid of our TV a few years ago when we realized we were paying $140 a month for programming that didn’t interest us enough to actually watch it. But just because I don’t have a TV doesn’t mean […]

Teen fatally stabbed with scissors outside East L.A. middle school

Teen fatally stabbed with scissors outside East L.A. middle school

EAST LOS ANGELES – Authorities are looking for the suspect who used a pair of scissors to fatally stab a 15-year-old male outside  David Wark Griffith Junior High School in East Los Angeles this afternoon, reports KTLA The victim, who died after being transported to a hospital following the 3 p.m. stabbing, was a student at […]

Can Republicans win by losing on an abortion vote?

Can Republicans win by losing on an abortion vote?

Anti-abortion advocates stage a ‘die-in’ protest at Lafayette Square near the White House January 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a written statement on Tuesday, the Obama administration denounced a GOP-backed bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and suggested the President would veto H. R. 36 – Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act if […]

Introducing our New Artist on the Stairwell – Maud Simmons!

Introducing our New Artist on the Stairwell – Maud Simmons!

We are so excited to introduce you to Maud Simmons, our newest Artist on the Stairwell!  Please join us in celebrating the opening of the show with Maud on January 26th, from 6-8pm. Follow this link for more information.  About the Artist: Maud Simmons is a native of New York and attended the Rhode Island […]

SUV rolls over during Sunset Boulevard crash

SUV rolls over during Sunset Boulevard crash

SUV flipped over on its side after crash | Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK — A woman was momentarily trapped in her SUV after the vehicle collided with a compact car and rolled over on Sunset Boulevard near Everett Street during the evening rush hour. Bystanders helped the woman climb out of the black SUV that […]

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