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Day of the Dead at Cactus Gallery

Day of the Dead at Cactus Gallery
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It’s a ritual that goes back 3,000 years. It’s Dia de los Muertos, a national holiday in Mexico (and many other countries around the world) to pray for and remember friends and family who have died. This celebration involves the building of private altars that honor the deceased. They are usually intricately decorated and include […]

Latino Heritage Parade

Latino Heritage Parade

It all leads to jamaica. Not Jamaica the lovely islands in the Antilles, but jamaica with a little “j,” pronounce ha-my-ca, which is a traditional community fair. This year’s 14th Annual Latino Heritage Parade on Saturday, October 6th, will begin at Howard Street and Los Robles Avenue in Pasadena and have its jamaica at La […]

Sandra Tsing Loh & Jonathan Gold at LitFest’s WitFest

Sandra Tsing Loh & Jonathan Gold at LitFest’s WitFest

LitFest Pasadena had its inaugural event—the community’s first book festival—this past May and is now gearing up for what co-founder Larry Wilson, public editor of the Pasadena Star-News, calls, “LitFest 2.0.” On Thursday, October 25th, the LitFest team is unveiling a new concept and fundraising event. Introducing, WitFest: A Quiz-Style-Show Battle of the Gliterary Minds. The […]

A Bend in the Road

A Bend in the Road

It’s intriguing what can come out of being principal for a day. The story goes something like this: Once upon a time—or 3 years ago, to be more accurate—former Executive Director of the Pasadena Playhouse Stephen Eich was the “Principal for a Day” at Blair High School. During the course of his tenure—or 8-hour shift—he […]

Britten’s “The Company of Heaven”

Britten’s “The Company of Heaven”

The subject is angels. The timing is to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the inaugural broadcast. The piece is Benjamin Britten’s choral work “The Company of Heaven,” which shall be performed this Saturday, September 29th, at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Britten was known for not only operatic works, but symphonies, instrumental works and “a large […]

Frogtown Arts

Frogtown Arts

Okay, Elysian Valley is a smidgen past the borders of our own San Gabriel Valley, but we figured Frogtown and its 7th Annual Artwalk could get a pass for the day. Along the L.A. River to the East, paralleling the 5 Freeway on the West, and zipping through working class neighborhoods right next to industrial […]

Party Like You’re 10

Party Like You’re 10

That’s what the Pasadena Museum of California Art will be doing on Saturday, September 22nd, as they celebrate their 10th anniversary. Come around lunchtime and nosh with  Nom Nom, Pie & Burger, and Cool Haus. Lube your gullet at the beer garden with Stone Ale, Brouwerij West, and Crispin and Fox Barrel Ciders. Once properly […]

Two Peas in a Pod

Two Peas in a Pod

It’s 2 Peas in a Pod, a Myriad (of) Flowers, and Mike and (his) Sons Eggs. All present and accounted for at Pasadena’s Farmers’ Market this Saturday at Victory Park. Two Peas in a Pod hails from Pismo, Richard Sager its certified organic grower. They specialize in sugar snap, English, and snow peas; bushberries; broccoli; […]

Cleaning Up Your Act

Cleaning Up Your Act

Hybrid, biodiesel, CNG, ethanol, water-wise. These are just a few of the technologies you can learn about, learn more about, and finally define…what does compressed natural gas (CNG) even mean? Come find out at the Clean-Air Car Show & Green Living Expo this Sunday in South Pas. You’ll see alternative fuel vehicles spurred to run […]

Halloween: It’s Wicked!

Halloween: It’s Wicked!

The line-up has been disclosed. The “Eeek” factor has been turned up a notch. It’s time to purchase your tickets for this year’s Wicked Lit. This Halloween, Wicked Lit (from Unbound Productions producers/directors Paul Millet, Jeff G. Rack, and Jonathan Josephson of History Lit), will be held at the beautiful, formidable Mountain View Mausoleum and […]

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