Archive for ‘October, 2015’


Making the case for and against statutes of limitations on sex crimes

Making the case for and against statutes of limitations on sex crimes

Bill Cosby speaks with a student at Selma High School as part of the Black Belt Community Foundation’s March for Education on May 15, 2015 in Selma, Alabama. (Photo by David A. Smith/Getty Images); Credit: David A. Smith/Getty Images Statutes of limitations set limits on how long a person has after an event to take […]

Kikezuri: Japanese Woodcarving Class

Kikezuri: Japanese Woodcarving Class

It’s described as “part sculpture class, part active meditation.” How would that work exactly? Come immerse and relax in the practice of kikezuri, the art of Japanese woodcarving. This hands-on class is led by master woodcarver Yo Takimoto. Open to all ages and skill levels.   Kikezuri: Japanese Woodcarving Saturday, Oct. 24, 1-4 p.m. Descanso […]

Fall Plant Sale at the Huntington

Fall Plant Sale at the Huntington

We’ve been told that the fall is an excellent time for planting California native plants. Since we can hardly keep a cactus alive, perhaps we should join the crowd and load up on salvias, ceanothus, irises, and leucadendrons at this the Huntington’s Fall Plant Sale, October 23-25. A large assortment of water-wise Australian plants will […]

Happiness Is a Thing Called Fiestas

Happiness Is a Thing Called Fiestas

The Pasadena Museum of California Art continues to celebrate Sister Corita Kent and her meaningful art with “Happiness Is a Thing Called Fiestas” on October 24. Create banners and wearable art with Corrie Siegel, Education Manager at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, and participate in a Corita-inspired “Happening.” The celebration features a musical performance by […]

Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages

Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages

According to SyrianRefugees.com, “an estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011.” It seems in all the years since, nothing shocked us—we Americans who are thousands of miles away from the conflict—more than the image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi dead on the sand, his body having […]

Shakespeare’s Horrors, Wicked Lit, Altars & Growl-o-ween

Shakespeare’s Horrors, Wicked Lit, Altars & Growl-o-ween

We of a certain age are too old for trick or treating, and for that we are grateful. And though it’s enjoyable now to sit on the porch with a glass of wine and dole out candy, being witness to some marvelous costumes—from wee ones who can hardly walk to teenagers the size of refrigerators—Halloween […]

More than 15 schools to participate in 2015 Silver Lake Preschool Forum

More than 15 schools to participate in 2015 Silver Lake Preschool Forum

Submitted by MOMS Club of Silver Lake Over fifteen school presentations and Q&A Silver Lake – Parents are invited to attend the 2015 Preschool Forum, hosted by the MOMS Club of Silver Lake on Saturday, Nov. 14. Attendees will hear representatives from over eighteen area preschools, located from Hollywood to Pasadena. The event will be held […]

More than 15 schools to participate in 2015 Silver Lake Preschool Forum

More than 15 schools to participate in 2015 Silver Lake Preschool Forum

Submitted by MOMS Club of Silver Lake Over fifteen school presentations and Q&A Silver Lake – Parents are invited to attend the 2015 Preschool Forum, hosted by the MOMS Club of Silver Lake on Saturday, Nov. 14. Attendees will hear representatives from over eighteen area preschools, located from Hollywood to Pasadena. The event will be held […]

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

This combination lock opens a door to a stairway that most Pasadenish have not climbed. Yet many of us have walked past this door. Where do you suppose we are? Here’s another clue. I’m giving it away! In the next few posts, we’ll take a behind-the-scenes tour of… Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily […]

What New York Times, Google Collaboration on VR journalism means for how we consume news

What New York Times, Google Collaboration on VR journalism means for how we consume news

A Google employee presents a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset for android smartphones during a Google promotion event at the City of Fashion and Design (Cite de la mode et du design) in Paris on November 4, 2014.; Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images “All the news that’s fit to print” may soon become “all the news […]

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