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Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages

Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages
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According to SyrianRefugees.com, “an estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011.” It seems in all the years since, nothing shocked us—we Americans who are thousands of miles away from the conflict—more than the image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi dead on the sand, his body having […]

Shakespeare’s Horrors, Wicked Lit, Altars & Growl-o-ween

Shakespeare’s Horrors, Wicked Lit, Altars & Growl-o-ween

We of a certain age are too old for trick or treating, and for that we are grateful. And though it’s enjoyable now to sit on the porch with a glass of wine and dole out candy, being witness to some marvelous costumes—from wee ones who can hardly walk to teenagers the size of refrigerators—Halloween […]

Playtime. Stage Time. Parson’s, Boston & A Noise Within.

Playtime. Stage Time. Parson’s, Boston & A Noise Within.

Keeping it light. Keeping it real. Parson’s Nose Theater announces its 2015-2016 Season. Known for making classical works easy to digest and fun, Parson’t Nose continues to offer an exciting line-up to introduce audiences, young and old alike, to “the greats.” Classical works by playwrights such as Shakespeare, Moliere, and Shaw are adapted, and by […]

Living & Local History

Living & Local History

Throughout time, stories of history, culture, and experience have been passed down from one generation to the next. It all began with oral storytelling, followed by pictographs, hieroglyphs, cuneiform, and eventually alphabets, over a span of thousands of years as humans developed ways to communicate and operate in their daily lives, and ways by means […]

Steadfast

Steadfast

Susan Herney dove headfirst—first, into her mother’s diary and then into 200 pieces of correspondence between her parents, Al and Dorothy (Dot) Herney, during her father’s commission on the U.S.S. Scurry during World War II, which was a U. S. Navy minesweeper. One of its missions was to sweep for mines prior to the assaults […]

Olio Nuovo 2015

Olio Nuovo 2015

“Fall in many a culture is a time of ‘thanks giving,’ a recognition of blessings, and for Tuscan people a time when celebrations are all about Olio Nuovo,” says Luisa of Contessa Collections on South Lake. Luisa explains that Contessa’s Tuscan collection of extra virgin olive oils is guaranteed organic and the requirements for being […]

Art-Space Gallery

Art-Space Gallery

Nothing like going to an art opening (“Avi Roth: Higher Grounds”) at a brand new beautiful gallery full of stellar artwork! And, to discover this new space is just up the street? Priceless! Congratulations, Dale Youngman, on curating a stunning show. “Avi Roth: Higher Grounds” runs through October 31st.   Art-Space Gallery 2605 N. Lake […]

“Alterations | Thread Light Through Eye of Storm”

“Alterations | Thread Light Through Eye of Storm”

                ~~~     ~~~     ~~~   Gerda Govine Ituarte published her second collection of poems, “Alterations | Thread Light Through Eye of Storm,” March 2015, with art work by her husband Luis Ituarte. Red City Review gave “Alterations” five stars… Ituarte is clearly a seasoned […]

Stephanie Walks

Stephanie Walks

From Arlington Garden to a 7-11, Stephanie Armetta Clements walks. Altadena, Pasadena; wherever her legs carry her. We thank Stephanie for sharing her “walking” photos with Hometown Pasadena.   ~~~   Stephanie Armetta Clements is a thirty-year resident of Pasadena and a landscape architect. She loves street photography and early morning walks, especially in public […]

Apple Pear Ginger Butter

Apple Pear Ginger Butter

Did you go apple picking this weekend and now you’re having apple overload? That was me a week ago. I made apple and peach cobbler, fed the kids apples at pretty much every meal, added them to everything I can think of, and there was still an entire bag. Since I was headed to Boston […]

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