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Weekend Frittata

Weekend Frittata

Here’s a very simple, almost fool-proof recipe for a lazy weekend morning brunch. I think this frittata alone is reason enough to purchase a cast iron pan. You can sauté your veggies and then stick it right in the oven to bake the eggs. It’s the perfect way to use whatever veggies happen to be [...]

Wildflowers, Earth Day, Spring Break, & Stories Under the Oaks

Wildflowers, Earth Day, Spring Break, & Stories Under the Oaks

The California Native Garden is full of spring blooms and on display during Descanso Gardens’ Earth Day Celebration. Little ones can “make and take” Earth Day crafts from the Redwood Rest or head to Magnolia Lawn and “make and take” a science project. Under the oaks, the California Shakespeare Ensemble tell nature-inspired stories suited to [...]

Lyrids Meteor Shower

Lyrids Meteor Shower

Thank you, Mother Earth, for traveling through clouds of particles left by comets. Because of this, we’ll be able to enjoy the Lyrids meteor shower on April 22nd. Go to bed on the 21st and set the alarm for 4:14 a.m., two hours before sunrise, which will be the best time for viewing. The originating [...]

Hunting Eggs 2014

Hunting Eggs 2014

If Easter means bunnies and hunting for colored hard-boiled eggs (okay, plastic eggs filled with chocolate or jelly beans), then here are some choices where you don’t have to rise before dawn to hide the bounty… Egg-ceptional Celebration! at The Arboretum. Saturday, April 19th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (early 9 a.m. entry for members). “Children will [...]

How the West Was Really Won

How the West Was Really Won

Altadena Heritage continues its Water Series on Thursday, April 17th, with a dramatic film and a short documentary, which “will tell the story of our area’s earliest water development.” Altadena historian Michele Zack will present Eaton’s Water, based on her short story about the trials of local hero Benjamin Eaton in bringing water, beginning in [...]

It’s a Space Fest

It’s a Space Fest

Some folks may know that Edgar Mitchell was a member of Apollo 14 in 1971 and was the sixth man to walk on the moon. Perhaps not as many know that he also is interested in “human paranormal potential” and “conducted ESP experiments with an earthbound colleague during downtime en route to the moon.” Eileen [...]

Everything You Touch: Late Nite Salon

Everything You Touch:  Late Nite Salon

Glamorous muse versus Midwestern every-woman. A protégé versus the masses. Gorgeous size zero in this corner. (Admiration, envy.) Likable size 18 in this corner. (Forgettable.) Jess watches Esme. Esme does not see Jess. Boston Court presents Everything You Touch by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. The play is a world premier co-production with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. [...]

Fairey, Conal, Maruska, & Bernal: Make a Bid

Fairey, Conal, Maruska, & Bernal:  Make a Bid

Blue by Jorge Bernal is available for a mere $100 opening bid. Lean toward numbers with Checking Account by Margie Schnibbe or opt for the serviceable with Black Tea teapots by Sharon Mann. If positive and negative abstraction holds your attention, look at Joseph Maruska‘s Green Emerald. Enjoy artwork that makes you smile and has [...]

Egg Hunt 2014

Egg Hunt 2014

Can’t walk or coordinate the hands, arms, legs, and knees for crawling? Can’t focus her eyes or doesn’t have a strong enough neck to hold his head up? No matter. The City of Pasadena’s Annual Spring Festival has announced an egg hunt for wee ones age 0-5. Literally. Zero to five years of age, they [...]

MUSE/IQUE’s Front Porch

MUSE/IQUE’s Front Porch

“We all kind of found that our individual ideas were surpassed by our idea of playing music as a collective,” says Cory of Moonsville Collective. Cory, along with members Ryan, Dan, Drew, and Seth will be performing at MUSE/IQUE‘s “Front/Porch” event at the Robert R. Blacker House on May 5th. Early twentieth century architects Greene [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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