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It’s Time to Go Jackalope

It’s Time to Go Jackalope
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Jackalope Arts has taken a hold in Pasadena and committed to the long haul. At the beginning of 2015, Sara Vausbinder, Laura Fischer, and Melissa Shipley decided to leave their jobs and create art-centered events. Now, most folks would start slowly, build each event slowly year by year—don’t bite off too much too quickly—but no. Right out […]

Inaugural ARTboretum

Inaugural ARTboretum

April 29 through May 1, the L. A. County Arboretum introduces “the first annual ARTboretum: Nature’s infinite beauty portrayed in exquisite detail.” Botanical artist Cristina Baltayian instructed the Arboretum Botanical and Illustration students leading to an exhibit of original works of botanical art. The show is open to the public and originals, prints, and cards are […]

Arroyo Adventure Opens @ Kidspace

Arroyo Adventure Opens @ Kidspace

In early March 2016, “a crane with the capacity to lift 250 tons, delivered the steel platform  pieces of the Hawk’s Nest, one of the featured Arroyo Adventure exhibits.” The platform sits on custom laser-cut steel beams, engineered to make the support structure appear to be branches of a tree. The next phase of construction on […]

Jeanne Kelley: The Portable Feast

Jeanne Kelley: The Portable Feast

We first met Jeanne Kelley when she was asked to be a panelist for the inaugural LitFest Pasadena in Central Park, spring of 2012. At one point, we had to drop off materials at her home, a modern cement box nestled into the hillside that upon entering is a marvel. Instead of simply receiving what […]

Rotary Club Pasadena Awarding Tens of Thousands of Dollars to 21 Community Organizations

Rotary Club Pasadena Awarding Tens of Thousands of Dollars to 21 Community Organizations

Well, thank you Pasadena professionals and businesses! The Pasadena Rotary Club is holding its annual community grants award luncheon on April 27, and twenty-one local organizations shall benefit, receiving monetary awards totaling $38,500. Recipients include Light Bringer Project (congratulations, Tom and Paddy!), American Legion Post 13; Pacific Clinics, Learning Works Charter School, A Noise Within, L. A. […]

Ederra Design Studio: Showcase House Master Suite

Ederra Design Studio: Showcase House Master Suite

One of the many areas of this year’s Showcase House of Design that we enjoyed is the Master Suite, designed by Cynthia Lambakis and Samantha Williams of Ederra Design Studio. Cynthia is a native of Eagle Rock and is currently “the proud owner of a 1926 Spanish home in the Pasadena area, which she is meticulously restoring.” She […]

The Walled Wife

The Walled Wife

      Footnote #2 (must): This Part Doesn’t Actually Happen in the “Ballad of the Walled-Up Wife,” but I punish the queens anyway The littlest sister leaves; her baby cries. Eventually, the sisters swaddle him to near collapse. He can barely breathe, much less bawl himself to sleep. By the time his mother is […]

Art in the Alleys

Art in the Alleys

  Our heartiest thanks to Debbie Dalton at Walking Pasadena for sharing these wonderful photographs of art. Art in the alleys of Pasadena. Did you know? Have you seen these? We’re ready for our own alley walk. Enjoy…               The Walking Pasadena group started on Facebook in April 2014. […]

Extraordinary Focus

Extraordinary Focus

A bookmark series, “sewing” pixels together, the immediacy of clay, and a hallucinatory “on the road.” So is described the works by Fred Stickler, Desiree Engel, and DA Ward. Paintings by DA Ward, in his own words – with Hippy Dream #9 (right): “These past few years, I’ve been reworking a motif that marks my […]

Sip & Shop Spring Boutique

Sip & Shop Spring Boutique

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena located in the marvelous, lovely Binn House is celebrating its 71st anniversary. On April 23, all are invited to WCC’s Spring Boutique and Club Fair. Folks are invited to “sip, shop, and socialize”—meeting members and learning about WCC membership, tour Blinn House (worth the trip!), learn about the nonprofits […]

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