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Sister Corita Kent was not only a Sister of the Immaculate Heart, but an artist. And religiously, socially, culturally, and politically conscious. The exhibit at Pasadena Museum of California Art “Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent” is the first exhibition covering her entire career, three decades of “producing groundbreaking work.” On July 25th, […]

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Alhambra resident Don Kingfisher Campbell is… The founder of POETRYpeople Youth Writing Workshops Publisher of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly Leader of the Emerging Urban Poets writing & Deep Critique workshops A teacher of creative writing for Upward Bound at Occidental College L. A. area coordinator and board member of California Poets in the […]

Hockney: Painting & Photography

Hockney: Painting & Photography

One of the earliest jobs we had when we first arrived in Los Angeles County in the fall of 1989 was playing hostess at The Ivy restaurant on Robertson Boulevard near Beverly Hills. We say “playing” as the girls were required to wear long, flowery-type dresses and a straw hat adorned with fake flowers that […]

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

As many people know, Lincoln Pasadena is the second eating hub and gastronomic delight created by Christine Moore. Her initial endeavor, Little Flower, was begun as a candy store and Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Gold, has said… Like most things worth having, Christine Moore’s sea salt caramels […]

The Night Jack Kerouac Spent in Arcadia

The Night Jack Kerouac Spent in Arcadia

  In late September and early October 1947, author Jack Kerouac paid one of his few visits to Los Angeles—a destination he later referred to as “the loneliest and most brutal of American cities.” He was a penniless 25-year-old in the midst of a cross-country journey that later formed the basis of his most celebrated […]

Avocado Toast with Aspargus Slaw & Spicy Lemon Dressing

Avocado Toast with Aspargus Slaw & Spicy Lemon Dressing

Growing up, my mother served us avocado on toast with Italian dressing as a breakfast side or snack. This was a favorite of mine, especially when the avocados came from my Aunt Lydia’s tree across town. So to see this childhood love become an actual restaurant trend is pretty cool (though you will pay $12 […]

Amanda Plummer’s Little Heart

Amanda Plummer’s Little Heart

She was a Sister of Immaculate Heart. She questioned authority, even within her own religion. She studied, taught, created, and “changed the course of modern art.¹ Sister Mary Corita Kent’s pop-inspired serigraphs made her known internationally, and transformed the small art department at Immaculate Heart College into a global center for design and printmaking.² In […]

To Rosalee

To Rosalee

To Rosalee * by Carl Stilwell   Where We walk inside roaring comets Stepping on broken stars When Everyone tells you that they are dead And you didn’t even know it Before I bury 7 endangered poet’s books Under my plum tree After Seeing you at The special All About You Day For this year’s […]

Yosemite

Yosemite

Some years ago, a dear friend bought a camera. In 2013, he took his first trip to Yosemite. And he fell in love. David Tushla has been returning to Yosemite ever since and just last month he took the leap and moved there. Dave has been kind enough to share some of his photos of […]

A New Community Garden

A New Community Garden

Community gardens may be found at the foothills in Altadena, in Pasadena, and now in South Pasadena. Over $16,000 has been raised to purchase garden beds, a shed, compost bin, tools, hoses, potting tables, soil, and fruit trees. The South Pasadena Community Garden mission: Imagine a beautiful community garden that’s more than a garden… A […]

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