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“The Provocative 15th Century”

“The Provocative 15th Century”
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Libraries were being founded in France, Italy, Persia, and England. Johannes Gutenberg has set up his movable type printing press “as a commercial operation” in Mainz, Germany and five years later, in 1455, he completes “the first major book printed in movable type in the West,” the Gutenberg Bible. William Caxton sets up the first […]

Bossypants

Bossypants

Maybe Tina Fey doesn’t sit beside Oprah on the velvet-cushioned sofa reserved for powerful women in entertainment, but who cares? She likes Oprah. And besides, she has a comfy chair of her own in the same room. Fey’s resume includes: Head writer on Saturday Night Live Series creator and writer of 30 Rock; s Series […]

POZ Life Seminar

POZ Life Seminar

Can you remember when you first heard about AIDS? When this unknown disease was first mentioned on the evening news, in the local newspaper? How the fear began to grow as the number of people infected increased at an alarming rate and doctors, researchers, and scientists couldn’t provide any answers? The dominant feature of this […]

Grand Avenue Arts: All Access

Grand Avenue Arts: All Access

Very rarely will artists or art institutions give you a glimpse behind the curtain. However, on Saturday, Oct. 24, Grand Ave Arts has institutions opening their doors and lifting their curtains. The free day-long event features a variety of performances, exhibitions, tours, and special activities. As part of this inaugural event, spotlights are aimed on […]

Tweet Tweet – Hey – Beep Beep!

Tweet Tweet – Hey – Beep Beep!

Bluebirds, Flycatchers and Chickadees, oh my! Birds, like all critters, play an important role in our ecosystem. So, the American Institute of Architects Pasadena Foothills Chapter (AIA-PF) in association with Pasadena Community Gardens (PCG) is back with the 2015 AIA-PF Birdhouse Competition to build our feathered friends some homes. All are welcome to compete—professional and […]

In Buzios

In Buzios

              No hay tristeza en Buzios Could it be true Only well scrubbed well loved some say spoiled delicious open affectionate doted over darling happy children A girl walks over Orlo Bardot (named after none other than…) with a shy velvety grey kitten already taken care of while In […]

Urban Girl Supper Club

Urban Girl Supper Club

Urban Kitchen of South Pasadena teams up with Girl Friday for a Sunday afternoon of wine and cooking. What could be a more perfect way to phase out the weekend? On October 25, the newly born Urban Girl Supper Club invites folks to come sip wine, listen to music, and learn from classically-trained chef and […]

Huntington Orchid Show 2015

Huntington Orchid Show 2015

We were not huge orchid fans until we visit an orchid farm in New Zealand (way back in 1986) and got a tour and a rundown on the intense care that’s needed to produce these plants and fascinating flowers. Over 22,000 species in 880 genera make up the Orchidaceae family, which is among the largest […]

Southern Style Apple & Peach Cobbler

Southern Style Apple & Peach Cobbler

It was the very last of the peaches this past week. Stone fruit season is officially over! As is summer. So sad! So I longingly bought up the last of the peaches and paired them with the new seasonal fruit—apples. It’s the unofficial passing of the torch. I paired them together to create this delicious […]

Home Beer Brew

Home Beer Brew

“From ancient Mesopotamia to the modern day, beer has played an important role as the very foundation of civilization.”¹ As the very foundation of civilization. That’s an extraordinary statement. Who knew that the Craftsman rye pale ale we enjoyed yesterday evening had such a crucial lineage? Professor Linda Raley of Texas Tech University writes that […]

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