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Jungle Book at the Playhouse

Jungle Book at the Playhouse

One of the plusses of parenthood is being able to relive our favorite stories, from favorite books like Seuss’s A Wocket in My Pocket to cherished films like the 1964 classic Mary Poppins. Where the Wild Things Are, Harold and the Purple Crayon, The Snowy Day, Bread & Jam for Francis, and Madeline to be read during […]

Red Hen Open House & Imagination Dead Imagine

Red Hen Open House & Imagination Dead Imagine

Red Hen Press is a small publishing house and a marvelous local gem. In late April and early May, Red Hen invites the public to two events: one a party/book launch/art show and the other a musical/theatrical exclusive engagement.   Red Hen Open House, Sunday, April 22 at 5 p.m. It’s going to be a party! […]

Bungalow Heaven 2018

Bungalow Heaven 2018

We find it difficult to get enough of a bungalow fix. We drove up and down the streets of Bungalow Heaven last week wishing, as our head swiveled right and left, right and left, that we’d had the time to walk the streets rather than drive at a crawl. But walk the streets you can […]

Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch

Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch

It feels like winter. Of course by that I mean a Southern California winter, not the minus -5℉ my sister was experiencing in southern New Hampshire after another nor’easter hit the area. But temperatures dipped just enough before my walk to allow me to don a sweater and wrap a scarf around my neck. I […]

Wasted!

Wasted!

The Huntington, Huntington Hospitality, LA Kitchen, and Chefs Collaborative invite you to “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” with a screening of this documentary, a post-film panel with local chefs, and a reception featuring local restaurants. “Wasted!” the documentary… If a documentary about global food waste and its remedies doesn’t sound mouthwatering, think again, for […]

¡Loteria! IV

¡Loteria! IV

We’re always happy when it’s time once again for Cactus Gallery’s “¡Loteria!” group show. What is loteria? We’re grateful to have Cactus Gallery owner Sandra Mastroianni explain: Loteria is a traditional Mexican game of chance, similar to bingo, but uses images on a deck of cards instead of plain numbers. There are 54 images; each has […]

Transit to Trails: Bus to Sam Merrill Trailhead

Transit to Trails: Bus to Sam Merrill Trailhead

Hail, hiking enthusiasts! A 6-month pilot bus service will shuttle hikers from Memorial Park (a Gold Line stop) to the Sam Merrill Trailhead from April 7 to September 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The Trust for Public Land is excited to partner with the City of Pasadena, Edison International, Supervisor Barger’s […]

Michele Zack & the Lisu

Michele Zack & the Lisu

“You don’t need to be fascinated already by the Lisu to be fascinated by Michele Zack’s spectacular new book about the Lisu. You just need to start on page 1, travel with Zack into the Lisu world, and succumb to her remarkable evocation of this little-known but endlessly interesting people. If you cannot live years […]

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Before Frank refers to the life and times of Amy Winehouse before her burst out of obscurity, before the whirl of fame, admiration, recognition, criticism, and judgment. Before her death on July 23, 2011. Photographer Charles Moriarty was asked in 2001 by James Tyler, friend of 19-year-old singer Amy Winehouse, to “take some photos.” “My […]

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 […]

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