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Dishcrawl Pasadena

Dishcrawl Pasadena

She realized “there were two kinds of people, the kind that savored food and the kind that cannot tell the difference between Kobe beef and boiled cabbage.” She (a different “she”) is a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force with a Masters from Stanford. Along with a head of development and “ambassadors,” they have [...]

@Home – The Doc

@Home – The Doc

Mark Horvath, aka @hardlynormal,…uses social media and web video to tell the stories of homeless men and women. Having once been homeless himself, Mark knows what it’s like to be out on the streets, too often treated like a statistic. (KindlingGroup.org) On the front page of Horvath’s blog InvisiblePeople.tv, there’s a rectangular box with rounded [...]

Oriental Rugs from Bunyaad Artisans

Oriental Rugs from Bunyaad Artisans

A Pakistani Baptist pastor and rug artisan starts a group, Bunyaad, in the late 1960s. It has now grown to include 850 families in 100 villages, paying them a fair wage for their Oriental rugs. Ten Thousand Villages on South Lake holds its annual Oriental Rug Event—with 300 hand-knotted rugs—May 2nd through 5th with an [...]

Watercolor Sketches

Watercolor Sketches

Watercolor Sketches by Eva Scott Fenyes (1849-1930) — Early 1906 In early 1906 in Pasadena, California, Eva Scott Fenyes was planning her second Orange Grove Avenue mansion; and, being a woman who immersed herself in her building projects, she stayed close to home where she could oversee the design of her new domestic vision. For [...]

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Webster’s Pharmacy – Mother’s Day’s Spa-Tique & Tea Retreat, Friday, May 3rd, 3-7 p.m. While sipping on hot or iced tea and tasting tea cakes or fresh fruit, try Crabtree & Evelyn’s Hand Therapy lotions including Tarocco Orange, Naked Bee’s lavender creams, and Aroma Home’s soothing heat packs and receive 20% savings on $25 or more [...]

Perfect Afternoon Tea

Perfect Afternoon Tea

  Newsweek magazine calls Diane Nichols the “heroine of the nine-to-five crowd.” She’ll be working the room on Saturday, May 4th, during Women at Work‘s “A Perfect Afternoon Tea” event benefiting the Pasadena-based nonprofit that assists clients “to attain their full employment and earnings potential through one-on-one counseling, workshops, technology training, and corporate partnerships.” Besides the [...]

Rattle On: Southern Poets

Rattle On: Southern Poets

For eighteen years, Alan Fox of Rattle magazine “has operated under the simple premise that it doesn’t take a scholar to be moved by the written word—poetry is for everyone.” That principle has guided Rattle through 38 issues, publishing poetry of lawyers, landscapers, doctors, and prisoners right alongside the stars of modern literature.  Flintridge Bookstore [...]

South Pas Eclectic Music Fest & Art Walk

South Pas Eclectic Music Fest & Art Walk

More than forty musical artists will be descending upon the streets of South Pasadena. Six venues at South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival & Art Walk will feature musicians and performers including 2013 Grammy Award-winner Quetzal, winner for Best Alternative, Urban or Rock Album. Other opening acts will include the “big band sounds of Tim Gill [...]

No Boundaries with PUSD

No Boundaries with PUSD

A vacant storefront and over 400 pieces of art; it’s the PUSD all-district art exhibit known as No Boundaries. Now in its eighth year, this exhibit showcases the work of students K-12 from every school in the Pasadena Unified School District. The opening reception is Friday, May 3rd and the public is welcome to peruse [...]

Release the Butterflies!

Release the Butterflies!

It started with adopting a caterpillar. Now it’s time to let the butterfly free. Actually, around 600 Painted Lady butterflies. This Saturday and Sunday, Kidspace holds its 17th Grand Butterfly Release at 2 p.m. from the museum’s Stone Hollow Amphitheater. The Hollow Trees band will perform before each day’s release. Throughout the weekend, activities will be [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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