Archive for ‘September, 2017’


ANW: Entertaining Courage

ANW: Entertaining Courage

“Entertaining Courage” is the theme of A Noise Within’s 2017-18 Repertory Theatre Season. What’s behind this choice? Let’s hear from ANW’s Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott… There is no doubt that our 2017–2018 season was influenced by current events. We are living in unprecedented times in which most of us, regardless of […]

Inaugural “Intersection” Festival

Inaugural “Intersection” Festival

Our gratitude to Lyd and Mo of Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing their experiences and photographs of the inaugural “Intersection” Playhouse District Festival…   On the last Saturday of a hot summer in August, we celebrated with music & art at the block of Colorado & El Molino. It’s a free end-of-the summer street […]

Luna Lotus Jewels

Luna Lotus Jewels

Karina Barrero is a Pasadena resident and owner of Luna Lotus Jewels. She exhibits at such social events as the West Elm Pop-Up and the Urban Air Market in Los Angeles. Barrero mentions on her site that as a child she didn’t have a lot of funds to spend on clothing and jewelry. So, she […]

Collaborate PASadena

Collaborate PASadena

Collaborate PASadena invites one and all to come together at the lovely and renovated La Casita del Arroyo to hear from specialists who want to assist neighborhoods to be “caring, safe, and fun places to live.” Come share you own stories about your neighborhood, its strength and weaknesses, and learn from others about their experiences […]

Wine Walk

Wine Walk

The Playhouse District invites you to swirl, sip, and stroll once again during it’s fall Wine Walk event on September 16. An evening of wine tasting begins at 4 p.m. and continues until 7 o’clock. Get to know the district by roaming the local venues and tasting wine. Options for fortifying cuisine are numerous in […]

Reconstructions & No Restraint

Reconstructions & No Restraint

Two artists who have works currently on exhibit at the Irvine Fine Arts Center’s ALL MEDIA exhibit (read story here), also have work at current and upcoming local shows… Currently: Holly Boruck’s Surrogate Gallery Projects presents its next exhibit “Reconstructions” at Charles White Gallery at Eliot Arts Magnet School, 2184 Lake Ave., Pasadena. Gallery hours: […]

Pasadena Artists Place in “ALL MEDIA” Show

Pasadena Artists Place in “ALL MEDIA” Show

  Congratulations to Pasadena artists Kira Vollman, Meriel Stern, Leah Knecht, and Holly Boruck. Their works of art were accepted for inclusion in the 2017 ALL MEDIA at Irvine Fine Arts Center, which is on view through October 28. Vollman’s piece Deception and Stern’s Domestic Flow received particular recognition.   1st Place: Kira Vollman, Deception…   3rd place: […]

Water-dropping helicopters stop by Silver Lake for a drink

Water-dropping helicopters stop by  Silver Lake for a drink

Photo by John Balcom SILVER LAKE — Water-dropping helicopters are taking advantage of the recently refilled Silver Lake and Hyperion reservoirs this afternoon, using a large hose to suck water into the aircraft. We’re assuming the firefighting aircraft are being deployed to fight the La Tuna fire in the Verdugo Mountains. “This Erickson Air-Crane helicopter has […]

Cyndi Bemel Photography at Jones Coffee

Cyndi Bemel Photography at Jones Coffee

South Pasadena resident, world traveler, and photographer Cyndi Bemel exhibits some of her images at Jones Coffee through the month of September. Storytelling is at the cornerstone of what inspires me. My long-time passion for photography started with my first Kodak instamatic 110 camera. Since then, my camera has been my trusty companion reflecting the […]

Historic Marguerita Lane

Historic Marguerita Lane

Thanks to Sarah Emery Bunn at Walking Pasadena and Diana Britt, respectively, for a couple of photos and local history (via Pasadena Heritage) about historic Marguerita Lane… Retired dentist Alexander Schutt (family was Canadian immigrants, first to Wisconsin, then North Dakota) proposed the lane as a group of Spanish Colonial Revival studio houses, an artists […]

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