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Orphan Train

Orphan Train
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Christina Baker Kline‘s novel Orphan Train was published in 2013. Still selling strong, it’s a favorite with book clubs and readers of historical fiction. When my book club decided to take it on, I was excited. Between 1854 and 1929, more than 200,00 East Coast orphans were sent to the Midwest by train to find […]

Twilight Nights

Twilight Nights

Super heroes and launching rockets. Making masks and designing a “franken-toy.” It’s Twilight Nights at Kidspace. The first in the series is Friday, June 12th. Kids are welcome to attend dressed as their favorite super hero, astronaut, or anything sci-fi and having to do with space. Then join the Space Parade! Twilight Nights happen once […]

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Lydia and Mo of Lyd & Mo Photography hung out at Make Music Pasadena this last Saturday before heading up to Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights. They were kind enough to share their photos of the day, and their commentary…           Kera and The Lesbians opened the show on the […]

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Many thanks to Lyd and Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing the pictures they took around downtown Pasadena during CicLAvia. Enjoy…   Lyd & Mo Photography 27 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena 91106. Tel.: 626.652.8302. LydandMo.com                            

Canterbury & Coventry…and Forgiveness

Canterbury & Coventry…and Forgiveness

All Saints taps into our spirituality by presenting the Canterbury and Coventry Spring Concert, and our level of faith and ability for forgiveness during a talk by Bangladeshi-American Rais Bhuiyan. From a victim in the days following 9/11 when he was shot in the face in Dallas, Texas by Mark Anthony Stroman, Bhuiyan attracted attention […]

Make Some Music, Pasadena

Make Some Music, Pasadena

It’s not a triatholon, but surviving it may still take training. And there are only three days left. It’s Make Music Pasadena, a one-day, 12-hour, multiple venue, live music extravaganza on June 6th. On stages, along alleyways, aboard buses, and on rooftops, Make Music will have individual musicians, trios, quintets, ensembles, groups and choruses performing […]

POPS’ Music Under the Stars

POPS’ Music Under the Stars

It’s predicted to be a clear, cool evening—as would be expected during a “reverse spring,” we’ve learned*—when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS will play under the stars at Pasadena City Hall on June 6th. This year’s open-air concert is a tribute to “Ladies of the Great American Songbook,” celebrating music from film, theatrical musicals, and […]

50+ Artists. 25+ Locations. 2 Days. Open Studios.

50+ Artists. 25+ Locations. 2 Days. Open Studios.

We’ve written repeatedly about Open Studios…and were not done yet. The 4th bi-annual Open Studios has finally arrived—Saturday and Sunday, June 6th-7th. This event is completely organic, begun as a way for local artists to show and sell their work, while also offering visitors a glimpse into work spaces with access to the artists, as […]

All Around Us

All Around Us

This week’s Home & Garden focuses on the beautiful cacti, plants, and flowers that we see while walking our neighborhoods…                                                     Take pictures? Plants, architecture, people, events, still life, landscapes? […]

Kids’ Summer Sewing Camp

Kids’ Summer Sewing Camp

Walking the aisles, letting fingers flop from bolt to bolt of fabric. The dizzy array of colors, prints, weights, and textures. For kids who see not bolts of material but visions of skirts, jackets, blouses, bags or pants, Common Thread Studio is offering once again its Kids Sewing Camp. The June 16th-19th series is already […]

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