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Levitt Pavilion Welcomes Summer

Levitt Pavilion Welcomes Summer

Father’s Day, June 15th, opens Levitt Pavilion Pasadena‘s summer of 50 free concerts. Jazz singer Barbara Morrision kicks things off Sunday evening with her jazz program. After a twenty-year career, Morrison has been called legendary, acclaimed, and compared to some of the greatest female jazz and blues singers. She’s appeared and performed with the likes of [...]

Need a Spare?

Need a Spare?

Various sights seen while running errands, going to meetings, completing jury duty…           Lots of cranes, road closures, and building going on around town…here is intersection of El Molino Avenue and Green Street…   At El Molino Avenue and Ardmore Road, a big puff ball of a tree…       [...]

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Ingredients: ½ large head of your favorite cabbage 1 large beet 3 large carrots The juice of one lime 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce   Directions: Finely chop your cabbage into small strips. Place in a large bowl. Wash your beet and peel if it’s not organic (but try [...]

“Blaggs Occasional Flea Market Style Sidewalk Sale”

“Blaggs Occasional Flea Market Style Sidewalk Sale”

“Blaggs Occasional Flea Market Style Sidewalk Sale” is what local artist and thingmaker Dave Lovejoy calls it… Folks often ask where I get my materials – here’s one such place: Blaggs Occasional Flea Market Style Sidewalk Sale. In the Arts District of Highland Park, this event features antiques, collectibles, vintage items, art work, curiosities, and [...]

“Believe” at Ave. 50 Studio

“Believe” at Ave. 50 Studio

“Three years ago I was blessed and honored to be awarded an artist fellowship from the Sacatar Foundation in Bahía, Brazil. I was profoundly moved by my experiences there—the warmly welcoming community, the rich cultural mixing, the palpable spiritually—and they have seeped continuously into my artwork ever since,” writes artist J Michael Walker. His newest [...]

Pasadena Confidential 2014

Pasadena Confidential 2014

The Crown City masquerades as a calm and refined retreat, where well-bred ladies glide around their perfect bungalows and everyone knows what fork to use first. But don’t be fooled by appearances. Dip into the confidential files of old Pasadena and meet assassins and oddballs, kidnappers and slashers, Satanists and all manner of maniac in a [...]

Art on Millionaire’s Row 2014

Art on Millionaire’s Row 2014

Art from 40 local artists, arts and crafts from local artisans, and local food vendors will be on hand June 14th to “celebrate a day dedicated to the arts and our Altadena community.” The 5th Annual Art on Millionaire’s Row will have live music—folk, jazz, pop, and classical—throughout the day, an official fire engine for [...]

Pop-Up Garden

Pop-Up Garden

We remember the time we visited Giverny and the home, pond, and gardens of Claude Monet. Of course, the first thing to register is that the house is pink. Oui, la chambre est peint en rose. It’s a two-story, wide pink house half covered with ivy and with bright green shutters. Inside, the kitchen is [...]

Pasadena Police Showing Off Some Classic Cars

Pasadena Police Showing Off Some Classic Cars

Ever caught a ride in a helicopter? The chance to take a ride-along in a police helicopter is on auction at the Pasadena Police Classic Car Show being held on Green Street, adjacent to the Chalk Festival on Sunday, June 15th. Hear live music, visit food booths, invest in raffle prizes, and meander the rows of old [...]

In Autumn

In Autumn

Janie starts insisting that we need two cords of wood to get us through the winter. We have lived in our wood-heated house in Waitsfield, Vermont under the green foothills of Glen Ellen Mountain all spring, summer, and early fall awaiting the birth of Janie’s baby. We moved here together so I could help her [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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