Archive for ‘February, 2017’


Open Studios Call to Artists

Open Studios Call to Artists

The Open Studios Tour artist application deadline is Sunday, March 5. All visual artists are invited to apply to participate in this juried event, and even be a host on the tour, which is June 3-4, 2017. From assemblage to ceramics, crafts to jewelry, mixed media to digital media, or painting to photography, Open Studios […]

STAKE

STAKE

  Persuaded by late-night movies of Lugosi, I shrouded myself with Grandfather’s brown bathrobe and became Dracula. On moonless nights, I left the refrigerator door ajar to create Nosferatu shadows. The fedora box on the commode looked like a cat, a gargantuan bat, a beheaded horseman. My slippers scraped against the marble of the corridor. […]

Chiwan Choi at March Whisky & Poetry Salon

Chiwan Choi at March Whisky & Poetry Salon

We have been extolling Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiisel’s Whisky & Poetry Salon since we first attended in January 2014. Now into its fourth year, W&PS is going strong. We love Chiwan Choi!  We love him and we’re so lucky to book him as our feature poet for the March 16 Whisky & Poetry Salon—just after […]

The Weather ‘Round Here!

The Weather ‘Round Here!

This has been such a wet, soggy, blustery, shivery winter—after it had gotten to a point we thought perhaps we’d never experience another one—that some people we know are pining for the drought. But on our drive up the 101 to San Francisco several weekends ago, the rolling hills, vast fields, and endless vineyards, even under a […]

From The Little Arctic to Inez Milholland

From The Little Arctic to Inez Milholland

For eight days everyone is welcome to take a seat and revel in the silver screen. For a mere $75, film enthusiasts have access to all screenings beginning March 8 through March 16 at the 4th Annual Pasadena International Film Festival. From animation to live action, suspense to science fiction, human trafficking to mental illness, and from […]

The best and worst of Oscar 2017 mishaps, upsets and triumphs

The best and worst of Oscar 2017 mishaps, upsets and triumphs

US director Barry Jenkins (C) speaks after “Moonlight” won the Best Film award as Host Jimmy Kimmel (L) looks on at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® In the final stretch of the Oscar campaign race, “Moonlight” and “La La Land” were neck and neck, and […]

Expressing Feelings…Through Your Art

Expressing Feelings…Through Your Art

Pasadena’s nonprofit Light Bringer Project may be better know for producing the marvelously fun, crazy, and creative Doo Dah Parade or the incredibly successful and ever-growing Chalk Festival, but Light Bringer focuses a substantial amount of its time on the arts and children. LA Futures brings a group of students in to work with major creative […]

Baja Fish Tacos with Southwestern Chipotle Slaw

Baja Fish Tacos with Southwestern Chipotle Slaw

Taco Tuesdays has legit become a thing. My Instagram is filled with hashtags and tacos and chips and margaritas every Tuesday. I am constantly craving them and having FOMO. Not this past Tuesday though! Chris and I decided to have a date night at home and I made these awesome fish tacos. There are a […]

Highland Park suspect evades cops and police dogs – but may have left driver’s license behind

Highland Park suspect evades cops and police dogs – but may have left driver’s license behind

300 block of N. Avenue 55 | Highland Park By BARRY LANK HIGHLAND PARK — A short vehicle pursuit Saturday last night ended with the suspect escaping on foot – though police found a license in the car and may know the suspect’s identity, according to the LAPD’s Northeast Division. Officers with the Northeast Gang […]

A Perfect Fit

A Perfect Fit

Text courtesy of Jericho Road Pasadena: This is a story of how Joyce Wedseltoft was able to pursue her passion while making the Pasadena community a little bit stronger. Joyce, recently retired, wanted to find a way to give back, particularly in the Arts community. Joyce spoke with Melanie Goodyear, the Executive Director of JRP, […]

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