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“Los Angeles-based object makers whose work exists in the interstices, the spaces between the historical genres of the decorative arts, still life, and abstraction.” Some fun, quirky, intriguing art at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Aartists Jeff Colson, Renee Lotenero, Kristen Morgin, Joel Otterson, Rebecca Ripple, Aili Schmeltz, and Shirley Tse take ordinary, “quotidian […]

Museums of the Arroyo Day 2017

Museums of the Arroyo Day 2017

It’s free and only one day a year: Museum of the Arroyo Day. Six museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors—free of charge—from noon to 5 p.m. (Last museum entrance, 4 p.m.) The Gamble House, the Pasadena Museum of History, the Lummis House, Heritage Square, the Los Angeles Police Museum (a favorite for […]

Amgen Tour Stage 7 in Pasadena

Amgen Tour Stage 7 in Pasadena

The Amgen Tour of California men’s race began on Sunday, May 14 in Sacramento. This “Tour de France-style cycling road race” challenges bicyclists along a route of iconic highways, byways, and coastlines. The teams chosen to participate have included Olympic medalists, Tour de France contenders, and World Champions. On Tuesday, May 16, the riders were […]

Last of the Silent Sundays

Last of the Silent Sundays

March 7 is the last in the Silent Sunday Series. For this finale, the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse presents The Gaucho starring Douglas Fairbanks in the title role and Lupe Velez as his love interest, the Mountain Girl. A precursor to the film will be a conversation with William Nericcio, a Chicano literary theorist and […]

Beauty from the Ashes

Beauty from the Ashes

Artist’s Statement I chose the name “Beauty from the Ashes” because it resonated with me as a poignant description of my life and my artistic journey. Before I rediscovered my creativity, I lived a very small and isolated life. When I began to make art again (after years of repressing it), the thought never crossed […]

Sierra Madre Art Fair

Sierra Madre Art Fair

Listen to Scotland’s Natalie Clark, peruse the wearable art, then stop for a beverage in the Wine & Beer Garden before snacking on the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library‘s ever-popular sweet “quick” breads. It’s time for the 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, May 6-7. Over 80 artists—including 14 newly juried participants—show and sell […]

Indie Bookstore Day 2017

Indie Bookstore Day 2017

Vroman’s, Flintridge, Book Alley, Century Books: Thank you, Universe, for independent book stores! Saturday, April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day and  here’s what’s on the menu: Vroman’s at 3 p.m.: Author Liza Palmer discusses and signs The F Word!. Olivia Morten’s constantly hungry (literally), captive to her high-flying publicist job, and missing her drop-dead-gorgeous doctor-husband. With an […]

Bill Wishner: Post No Bills

Bill Wishner: Post No Bills

Bill Wishner is a Pasadena local, a photographer with 20 years experience and has a reputation for his jazz photography, is founder of the f8 Pasadena Salon, and co-directs Pasadena Photography Arts. Wishner’s published two books of prose poems, serves on the board of Five Acres. And, since 2012, he’s been working on an ongoing series […]

POP! Comedy

POP! Comedy

For a moment, artist Scott Gandell had a shop down on Fair Oaks in South Pasadena (where we met him). Since 2014, he’s been located in Eagle Rock, founding Pop Secret Gallery where he seems to have found a neighborhood in which to manifest his idea of an eclectic, varied, and creative store, gallery, classroom, and performance venue. […]

Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride

Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride

Perhaps this year, Earth Day is more paramount than ever. And there’s no shortage of activities… Friday, April 21: Bike-In Movie Free screening of the movie “Bikes vs Cars”. Ride your bike to the event for that Drive-In Theater feeling. Bring your own picnic. Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what […]

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