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Mrs. Nelson’s Toys & Books for the Holidays

Mrs. Nelson’s Toys & Books for the Holidays

  Mrs. Nelson’s is providing hundreds of books for readers of all levels and ages at St. Philip the Apostle School’s book fair. Tueday, Nov. 13th: Family Fun Night with Bingo and food for purchase; 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14th: Start the day at 7:45 a.m. with Muffins with Mom; closes at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. [...]

Artisan Boutique at PJT

Artisan Boutique at PJT

There’s more shopping to do for the upcoming holidays. This Saturday, the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center Sisterhood is once again hosting their Artisan Boutique. Handmade, one-of-a-kind works by local artisans will be available for sale, so get ready to be tempted… Little Bookwormz will be on hand with their literary t-shirts, onesies, and bibs. [...]

Room 13 at Opus Bank

Room 13 at Opus Bank

The first Room 13 started in Caol Primary School near Fort William, Scotland eleven years ago. The idea of a student-run studio quickly expanded all over the world. Not only is art created, but the group of students “ran the studio as a business, raising funds to buy art materials and employ a professional Artist [...]

Artisan Faire

Artisan Faire

Ellen Snortland, a resident of Altadena, earned a J.D. from Loyola Law School, a B.A. in theater and film from USC, and a degree in Norwegian baking. She recalls, “My mother was a very peaceful person. The only time I heard her swear was when she made “Kransekake” or Crown cake. Years later, I understood [...]

Kitty Wrapped

Kitty Wrapped

This is silly, frivolous, and dated (2009), but the holidays shall soon be upon us and why not start the work week with a smile…        

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Starting life as a guest house, expanding into the very grand Vista del Arroyo Hotel, and procured by the federal government during World War II, this grand building is now the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Heading west on the 134 Freeway, the Colorado Street Bridge and this Marston and Van Pelt-designed former hotel are [...]

Frozen by Carla Tomaso

Frozen by Carla Tomaso

Imagine Joan Crawford-turned-Frankenstein-reborn-as-Honey Boo Boo. Only then will you begin to understand the monster at the center of Frozen, the story of a woman who must reanimate her cryogenically frozen, narcissistic mother and raise her from childhood. Elizabeth is determined to re-raise horrible Helen to be the mom she deserves, but her mother-turned-daughter is worse [...]

Honoring Veterans

Honoring Veterans

Thirty narratives tell the story. In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America’s Longest War is a Los Angeles Times bestselling book written and edited primarily by graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2002. The emphasis is personal stories of military veterans since the events of September 11th. [...]

Words & Works: on Paper

Words & Works: on Paper

J. Michael Walker opens his solo show, “Words on Paper/Works on Paper,” paintings and drawings inspired by the printed word, this Saturday at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park. Walker believes in “cross-fertilization,” stating that the creativity of others, whether it be the written word or a more tactile medium, influences his work. “We inspire [...]

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

The Market on Holly and Artisanal LA begin this holiday season with their November Producer Series. Showcased this Saturday, November 10th, will be local Max Lesser and Morning Glory Confections. We’re going to promote this with their own words: Morning Glory Confections is all about taking a classic confection—peanut brittle—and modernizing it by using non-traditional ingredients [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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