Archive for ‘August, 2017’


Our BoldPas Impressions

Our BoldPas Impressions

BoldPas, a new event presented last week in the alleyways of Old Pasadena was a colorful, fun affair. Lots of people were had location maps in hand, planning to run the installation gamut; from a little girl and her mom to a group of college age young men, from couples to This wasn’t high art, fine […]

Of Those Barren Fields without Culture

Of Those Barren Fields without Culture

Gerda Govine Ituarte is one of our favorite local poets and as she is always involved and participating in fascinating events, we trust her word… From “As We Speak” by Gerda Govine Ituarte, August 9, 2017, Pasadena Journal: Tijuana-based artist, writer and professor Roberto Rosique has written a groundbreaking book, De aquellos páramos sin cultura…Tres […]

Mad Science Sunday

Mad Science Sunday

Do your children like creations that are slimy and fizzy? How about a robot petting zoo? On August 26, Kidspace presents Mad Science Sunday with a pop, fizz, and a bang! Kids get to make slimy and fizzing creations with real lab equipment and interact, play with, and program real robots at the robot petting […]

Scenes from a Solar Eclipse

Scenes from a Solar Eclipse

Sure, maybe some of it has to do with proximity, but we’re awestruck fans of NASA, JPL, and SDO (the Solar Dynamics Observatory). Their photographs are outstanding, their digital images imagine possibilities, and the videos blow our mind. After Monday’s solar eclipse, of which Los Angeles County saw a partial one, we looked to NASA, […]

Sounds of the End of Summer

Sounds of the End of Summer

Summer is coming to a close, yet the music of summer still makes itself heard. Here are some of the live musical events this weekend, August 26-27… Saturday, August 26: 3-6 p.m.: Summertime Square Dance Special Bring a partner or come solo, it’s time to learn the Do-Si-Do, Roll Aways, and Half Sashays at One Colorado’s […]

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

Photo by Michael Hayes Photos by MICHAEL HAYES ECHO PARK — A wave of youthful and often noisy energy swept over Echo Park this weekend as throngs of music lovers packed the neighborhood for Echo Park Rising. With 460 acts playing in outdoor stages, clubs, bars, restaurants and shops, there was a lot to listen […]

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

Photo by Michael Hayes Photos by MICHAEL HAYES ECHO PARK — A wave of youthful and often noisy energy swept over Echo Park this weekend as throngs of music lovers packed the neighborhood for Echo Park Rising. With 460 acts playing in outdoor stages, clubs, bars, restaurants and shops, there was a lot to listen […]

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

What you missed at Echo Park Rising

Photo by Michael Hayes Photos by MICHAEL HAYES ECHO PARK — A wave of youthful and often noisy energy swept over Echo Park this weekend as throngs of music lovers packed the neighborhood for Echo Park Rising. With 460 acts playing in outdoor stages, clubs, bars, restaurants and shops, there was a lot to listen […]

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

Week in politics: What Bannon’s departure means for White House policy and Breitbart

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 01: Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon helps with last minute preparations before President Donald Trump announces his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former […]

Ways to Paint a Woman

Ways to Paint a Woman

  Ways to Paint a Woman   after a portrait by Ali-Al Ameri Sometimes only color can speak for the heart. Sometimes you must paint it yellow— listen with the eyes: honeycomb and maize, golden rainflowers. Transform with your softest brush the way Lorca’s bathing girl liquefies into water – half a head in fire, sun […]

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