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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 [...]

“I Was a Little Kobe”

“I Was a Little Kobe”

“I was a little Kobe! All you had to do was give me the ball. In fact, if I couldn’t go to school when they went out to play, they wouldn’t go—because I was it! As I said, I was a little Kobe.” If you’re visualizing a long-limbed male jock-type from that quote, think again. [...]

Game Table Party Night

Game Table Party Night

There’s going to be bingo, craps, bid wist, and black jack. You can play pool, board games, uno, spades, dominoes, or hit the dance floor—and we dare you to enter the karaoke contest. This can all be enjoyed at the Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority‘s “Annual Famous Game Table Party” on Saturday, [...]

Independent Artists: Come One, Come All

Independent Artists: Come One, Come All

This year’s Make Music Pasadena event will be held Saturday, June 1, with a goal of over 150 free concerts and an estimated attendance of over 50,000. Will you be one of the performing artists? All aspiring artists from all musical genres are encouraged to apply. Two selected artists will receive $400 cash, a luxury [...]

Jane Austen Unscripted

Jane Austen Unscripted

Jane Austen wrote only six novels, but Impro Theatre allows Austen fans to consider what could have been. The company deftly creates a world of love-struck girls, brooding noblemen and charming cads, and although hearts are sure to be broken, true love will win out in the end. Members of the cast will perform in [...]

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 [...]

I Want to Grow Up to Be…

I Want to Grow Up to Be…

Does your child want to be an artist when she grows up? Let her chat with a bonafide artist at Kidspace this Saturday. Your boy is bandaging up the family dog, even when it’s not hurt? Let him talk with a veterinarian. Is he hooked on Llegos? Have a tête-à-tête with an architect. Children will [...]

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 [...]

A State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

A State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Another haunting tale of captivity, culture clash and love from Patchett, whose Bel Canto was a wonder of a novel. The Amazon, the main setting for this novel, is itself a State of Wonder, a sort of lotus-land jungle that combines the vaguely threatening with a golden haze of passivity and credulousness. Don’t miss the [...]

Coming Home by Gale Cohen

Coming Home by Gale Cohen

Coming Home: November 4, 2008 (Written November 8, 2008) By Gale Cohen The TV screen was very small and encased in a furniture cabinet. The news segment showed a crowd of African Americans in their Sunday best church clothes. Men were holding their hats, clutching the hands of their children and wives, arm and arm [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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