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Art Parties

Art Parties

Celebrate a birthday by making crazy crowns or princess crowns… or crazy princess crowns! Or maybe a volcano. Celebrate for the heck of it and create secret gardens or box purses. Kids, teens, and adults are invited to consult with the Armory for the Arts party-organizing guru to create a unique party in a “spacious, […]

My Full Moon in September

My Full Moon in September

My Full Moon in September ~ after Clair de lune by Claude Debussy by Maja Trochimczyk   An orchestra of crickets slices through the night of a full moon and shadows piercing my white garden. I look at the contours of clouds outlined in indigo sky, black pine branches stretching upwards as the clouds flow […]

Expanding on the Expansive

Expanding on the Expansive

Eleven days and counting… October 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for applying to Free Painting, the conclusion of a 9-part, 9-artist, nineteen-month series called Expanding on an Expansive Subject, the Armory Center for the Arts. Since May 2014, Margie Livingston, Analia Saban, John Burtle, Liat Yossifor, John Knuth, Kendell Carter, Kate Gilmore, […]

Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights

Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights

Nine homes are planned for this vacant lot on Griffin Avenue LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  A developer is planning to build nine homes on a vacant Griffin Avenue lot in one of the neighborhood’s first small-lot projects. 4Site Holdings, a Silver Lake developer, is requesting to subdivide the approximately 12,000-square-foot property at 2844 Griffin Avenue to […]

Contrasting views from Central Valley about Rep. McCarthy as Speaker

Contrasting views from Central Valley about Rep. McCarthy as Speaker

New Majority Leader of the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy arrives to speak during the Faith and Freedom Coalitions Road to Majority Conference on June 20, 2014.; Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images For some constituents of Congressman Kevin McCarthy, news that he is running for Speaker of the House of Representatives gives them hope he […]

Flower Buds & Silk Floss

Flower Buds & Silk Floss

Artist Ulla Anobile is a creator and an observer. She observes as she walks her neighborhood and she’s kindly allowed us to share more of her photos… Photo, right: “Muru the Cat lounges on my patio railing on a very hot August day. Taken 8/13 2015.” A friend of Ulla’s comments on this flower (below), […]

Dumpling & Beer Fest

Dumpling & Beer Fest

It’s Octoberfest, Asian-style. Celebrate the year with beer! Or, a variety of beers… and dumplings… at San Gabriel’s Dumpling & Beer Fest on October 1, at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. Not only dumplings are on the menu, but egg rolls, spring rolls, pork belly katsu, and Korean chicken wings (to name a few). For […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

The Altadena Best Fest

The Altadena Best Fest

Begin the day with pancakes under the deodars and let Altadena Best Fest begin. Art, crafts, music, and food. Best Fest features artisan ceramics, hand-crafted purses, handmade jewelry, hand-blown glass, mosaic tiles, textiles, and paintings. For listening pleasure, on site will be Firebird Sweet, Cruise Control, the Licata Brothers, Bohemian Soul Riders, and the Altadena […]

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