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Buff & Hensman – The Art of Modernism

Buff & Hensman – The Art of Modernism

Pasadena Heritage is at it again, this time with a day of tours of six homes designed by the firm of renowned architects Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman, the midcentury masters of California modernism. Along with firm principals Cal Straub and Dennis Smith, Buff and Hensman are responsible for many of the Pasadena area’s most [...]

Blogging for your Business with Petrea

Blogging for your Business with Petrea

Petrea Burchard, the mastermind behind the excellent Pasadena Daily Photo (and frequent Hometown commenter), will be running a salon at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena on making your blog work for your… work! Entitled Blogging for your Business: Ten Tips for Putting your Best Cyberfoot Forward, the talk will cover etiquette, networking, generating revenue [...]

Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Cooking Demonstration

Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Cooking Demonstration

Never had a chance to be a guest diner on Emeril Live? Enjoy the next best thing this Thursday at the central branch of the Pasadena Public Library, which will be playing host to Deb Swarz and Deanna Clark of Old Town Cooking School, as well as Jeanne Kelley, author of Blue Eggs and Yellow [...]

Sam Lipsyte at Vroman’s

Sam Lipsyte at Vroman’s

Many moons ago, I met with a professor of mine to discuss doing some research for her book. We started talking about the then-head of our program, whom I didn’t know much about. “He’s big in Japan,” she said. Like the Tom Waits song? “Yeah, like the Tom Waits song.” Many moons later, Sam Lipsyte [...]

Erin Go Border Radio

Erin Go Border Radio

The San Gabriel Valley’s great hometown roots-Americana band, Border Radio, took a few years off from performing, and we’re happy to announce that they’re back — and are doing a St. Patrick’s Day show at Heritage Wine Company in Old Town. Besides their trademark folk, western swing and bluegrass, Kelly, Mike, Mark and Robert will [...]

Textiles on the Edge

Textiles on the Edge

Up-and-coming South Pasadena Gallery SPACE launches its tenth show this weekend with an opening for Textiles on the Edge, a collection of textile-based works by ten local artists, including Karen Green, Lilian Montalvo-Hardy, Joan Weinzette and Melanie Ciccone. They all offer twists on the conventions of traditional textile arts. The gallery is walking distance from [...]

Blogger’s Potluck

Blogger’s Potluck

Yes, it’s true, there now appear to be more bloggers in this town than there are white suiters. And most of them will be gathering for the second annual SGV Blogger’s Potluck at Farnsworth Park in Altadena on Saturday. If you’re a blogger, an aspiring blogger or a blog reader, bring a potluck contribution and [...]

Caltech Goes Blue(grass)

Caltech Goes Blue(grass)

The Caltech Folk Music Society continues to showcase the finest grass there is: Bluegrass! This time it’s Chris Stuart and Backcountry, a talented multigenerational outfit. Stuart, the lead singer and rhythm guitarist, was nominated the 2009 Songwriter of the Year by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (or SPBGMA for … [...]

Jodi Picoult at All Saints by way of Vroman’s

Jodi Picoult at All Saints by way of Vroman’s

Jodi Picoult writes books. Maybe you’ve heard of her? There are 14 million copies of them out there, two of which — Nineteen Minutes and Change of Heart — debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Obviously, though, her best work is that five-issue stint she did on Wonder Woman, which has [...]

Father Greg Boyle at Vroman’s

Father Greg Boyle at Vroman’s

For more than 20 years, Father Greg Boyle has been executive director of what is now recognized as the largest gang intervention program in the country: Homebody Industries. Founded as an extension of his work as pastor of Dolores Mission in Boyle Heights (no relation), Homeboy provides at-risk youth and former gang members with real [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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