Archive for ‘March, 2015’


Simply Speaking

Simply Speaking

Jane Olson “has devoted her life to international justice and humanitarian work.” Olson will be the featured speaker at the Junior League of Pasadena‘s second annual speaker luncheon on April 11th. She chairs the International Board of Human Rights Watch and chairs the board of Landmine Survivors Network. This event will honor Pasadena Mayor Bill […]

Debussy at the Villa

Debussy at the Villa

“When you don’t have any money to go on holiday, you must make do by using your imagination,” wrote Achille-Claude Debussy (1862-1918) who was considered the founder of musical impressionism.¹ Debussy: “I love music passionately. And because I love it, I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.”² By the age of […]

Bringing Art to the Streets…at the Crosswalk

Bringing Art to the Streets…at the Crosswalk

Hataya Tubtim’s “influences & favorites” include surrealism, animation, L.A. murals, and Thai paintings and traditional motifs.¹ Currently, Tubtim is a faculty member at Art Center College of Design; she was commissioned to participate in Pasadena District’s crosswalk art program. The program began in 2011 with crosswalk installations titled Moonwalk designed by local artist and designer […]

Roasted Chickpea and Hearts of Palm Salad

Roasted Chickpea and Hearts of Palm Salad

This is a healthy salad that I love and has found its way onto my tapas menu for tonight. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! It’s simple and lasts for a while in the fridge- great dish to have lying around for a healthy but hearty lunch. Fridge: 1 red pepper, […]

Caltrans preps for new Echo Park freeway sound wall

Caltrans preps for new Echo Park freeway sound wall

About 2,000 feet of sound walls will be built on the east side of the 2 Freeway north of Oak Glen Place. Echo Park News Sponsor • Masa of Echo Park ECHO PARK — Construction will soon begin on about 2,000 feet of sound walls along the 2 Freeway as part of a larger project […]

CA water wasters go unchecked, as NASA scientist sounds dire warning

CA water wasters go unchecked, as NASA scientist sounds dire warning

The U.S. Drought Monitor records for California as of 12/4/14.; Credit: U.S. Drought Monitor All the rainfall California has been getting still hasn’t put a dent in the ongoing drought. Tomorrow, the State Water Board will meet to discuss putting in more restrictive water conservation law. Meanwhile, an AP enterprise piece has found that state […]

Barbed Needles and Fluffy Wool

Barbed Needles and Fluffy Wool

When the phrase “barbed needles” is bandied about, we cringe then retreat into a defensive stance. “Barbed” flashes us back to Steve McQueen caught in barbed wire after being tossed from his motorcycle while Nazis advance in the 1963 classic The Great Escape. But in this instance, barbed is a good thing. Barbed needles are […]

Monday Recommends – Graphic Novels!

Monday Recommends – Graphic Novels!

Happy Monday! Today I’ve plucked a few from our graphic novels section. Enjoy! Justice  By Jim Krueger, Alex Ross The artwork alone makes this Graphic Novel a must have for any Comic Book Collection. This is D.C. comics at its finest. Earth is in peril and only the Legion of Doom is able to save […]

Paul Revere Home Tour in La Cañada

Paul Revere Home Tour in La Cañada

In 1963, Williams wrote an essay for Ebony magazine titled “If I Were Young Today”; in it he recounted the reaction of a Polytechnic High School guidance counselor upon discovering his career goal. “He stared at me with as much astonishment as he would have had I proposed a rocket flight to Mars,” Williams wrote. […]

Ancestors Dance

Ancestors Dance

  Eagle migrated to the lands of the Ice Tribe. Diffused patches of light sparkled on his wings. Among the greenish glow of the northern lights Native ancestors danced in the next life. Sealskin boots stomped and turned on a floor lit by stars. Eagle thanked the sky for this gift of colors. Asked the […]

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