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Naomi Hirahara of “Strawberry Yellow”

Naomi Hirahara of “Strawberry Yellow”

Fifteen years. Fifteen bloody years. It took that much time for a seed of a novel to germinate, grow, and be mowed down over and over again. I finally became a debut novelist at the age of forty-one. So shares local author Naomi Hirahara, talking about the laborious journey to get her first manuscript written [...]

I Do! I Do! Pasadena Ties the Knot

I Do! I Do! Pasadena Ties the Knot

The wedding gown. Just those words conjure up excitement, expectations, hopes, dreams, as well as despair, dread and even condescension. Opening on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, the Pasadena Museum of History is unveiling its extensive collection of period wedding dresses, including “stunning” dresses on loan from individuals and top designers. Part I (Feb. 14-July 14) [...]

Googie Style & The Love Show

Googie Style & The Love Show

Upswept roofs. Curvaceous, geometric shapes. Glass, steel, and neon. Boomerangs, flying saucers, atoms, and parabolas. Mid-century modern. Googie Architecture. In 1949, John Lautner designed a West Hollywood coffee shop and named it Googies (Googie was a nickname for Lillian K. Burton, wife of the original owner, Mortimer C. Burton). Editor Douglas Haskell insisted on stopping [...]

Elusive Reflections by Lisa Agaran

Elusive Reflections by Lisa Agaran

“The mystery of images-not-clearly-defined invites the viewer to project their own memories, dreams, and interpretations onto each piece.” Artist Lisa Agaran blends painting, collage, and found objects. She works spontaneously and intuitively without preplanning or preconceived ideas. Her newest body of work “Elusive Reflections” can be seen now at The Center for Wellbeing in Sierra [...]

Fresh Produce Comes to Old Pasadena

Fresh Produce Comes to Old Pasadena

Fresh Produce Clothing is opening a boutique in Old Pasadena this weekend with a ribbon-cutting on Friday, February 8th. Fresh Produce has 27 company-owned stores nationwide, sells their line in 400 independent retailers and has an online store. Their clothing line for women also has plus sizes and apparel for girls, with an emphasis on comfort [...]

Red Hen Press at The Ruskin Art Club

Red Hen Press at The Ruskin Art Club

Pasadena’s Red Hen Press is a nonprofit literary organization, whose author Eloise Klein was recently appointed the first Poet Laureate of Los Angeles. On Friday, February 10th, four of their other poets will give a reading at The Ruskin Art Club, which was founded in 1888 and is Los Angeles’ oldest cultural association. Its 1922 clubhouse was declared [...]

Lost in Living

Lost in Living

“Behind the domestic curtain of motherhood, where the creative impulse can flourish or languish, are four women determined to make a go of it. Filmed over 7 years, Lost In Living confronts the contradictions inherent in personal ambition and self-sacrifice, female relationship and mental isolation, big projects, and dirty dishes. The complex realities of family [...]

Haven Gastropub’s Head-to-Tail

Haven Gastropub’s Head-to-Tail

Say you have a group of 8 friends. Say you’re planning on being really, really hungry in maybe, oh, two weeks from now. Then perhaps you want to opt in to Haven Gastropub‘s new Head-to-Tail Dinners. You even get to pick the animal—pig or lamb. If you choose Wilbur, you could be dining on dishes [...]

Hearts & Flowers at the Folk Tree

Hearts & Flowers at the Folk Tree

The “art” of romance. An exhibition for the romantically inclined. The Folk Tree hosts 70 artists who will be displaying “small scale decorative and whimsical objects to emotionally-charged works reflecting both positive and negative aspects of love.” It’s the 26th Annual Hearts & Flowers Exhibition and the show will have paintings, ceramics, fiberwork with handstitching, [...]

Boyle Heights: Arte Vida y Amor

Boyle Heights: Arte Vida y Amor

A selection of work by artists who have lived, loved, worked, and played in Boyle Heights. Avenue 50 Studio along with the Violence Intervention Program Forensic Center and Community-based Assessment and Treatment Center at the LAC+USC Medical Center Outpatient Department present 21 artists and their works with an opening night reception this Friday, January 25th. [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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