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Jacarandas Blooming Again

Jacarandas Blooming Again

Have you noticed the second coming of the burst-of-purple-trumpets, sweet smelling jacaranda blooms? It’s so nice to have them back. Mop heads of purple that line Marengo in South Pas or California near Lake, and dotted here and there on El Molino…carpeting the sidewalk, littering into the street, and polka-dotting parked cars. During this second blooming, [...]

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Four days left of the 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena. Activities as conveyed by press release: Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: dedicated to supporting women on two wheels. A quick-fix repair clinic will be at Paseo Colorado with a social ride through the streets of Pasadena. The ride will be through the streets of Pasadena, [...]

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna salad can go, oh, so many ways: sweet, pickled, and crunchy; exotic, spicy, or unadorned; and augmented by macaroni, arugula, cottage cheese, or parmesan. Whether you’re using Bumblebee or grinding up last night’s yellowfin steaks, tuna salad is—almost—as American as apple pie. Tuna salad can be made with: Miracle Whip—we swear!—it’s called “Tempting Tuna [...]

David Spade, Tim Allen, & Adam Carolla

David Spade, Tim Allen, & Adam Carolla

Quite a span of comedic styles here with David Spade, Tim Allen, and Adam Carolla all performing at The Ice House. Spade ended a five year run on Rules of Engagement and is currently filming Bad Management with Rachael Harris and Alan Thicke. We loved him as the voice of Emperor Kuzco in the Emperor’s New [...]

Celtic Roots at Gamble House

Celtic Roots at Gamble House

The Gamble House is celebrating the Celtic roots of the Gamble family and everyone is invited. The afternoon celebration will be held at the famous Greene & Greene house and—along with tours of the Gamble House—will have entertainment provided by Celtic violinist Jamie Laval, the Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums that have played in Glasgow, Erin [...]

Mystery History No. 13

Mystery History No. 13

Where are we? And what’s happening? In this 1915 photo, Charlie Murray, Vivian Edwards, and cast stand in front of the Old Mill at Pasadena’s Busch Gardens in the Arroyo Seco for a scene in the film Hogan’s Aristocratic Dream. The Old Mill still stands, although it is now on private property. Mack Sennett brought [...]

Glendale Summer Camp: Vox Box Art for Kids

Glendale Summer Camp: Vox Box Art for Kids

We heard about this summer camp from artist Patricia Krebs who often shows her work at Cactus Gallery and was exhibiting with Flintridge Bookstore at Saturday’s 2nd Annual LitFest Pasadena. Along with Estela Garcia and under the direction of Janice Markham, Krebs will be teaching the Arts & Theatre Workshop for the Vox Box Art Collective. [...]

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

THE NEW ROMANTIC COMEDY BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HELEN OF PASADENA Lian Dolan’s upcoming author events: Pasadena Showcase House, Wednesday, May 15th, 3 p.m. Altadena Town & Country Club, Thursday, May 16th, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Saturday, May 18th, 2 p.m. Pasadena Shakespeare Club Luncheon, Tuesday, May 21st, 11 a.m. National Charity League, Glendale [...]

It’s Fusion Fridays

It’s Fusion Fridays

The Pacific Asia Museum is ready to jump into summer mode, starting with Fusion Fridays. Once a month throughout the summer, PAM will present a “mix of art in the galleries, interactive experiences and live performances,” as well as variety of food trucks and a cash bar—their partner Angel City Brewery pouring at the bar. [...]

SPARC: 50 Local Charities

SPARC: 50 Local Charities

The formerly known PISF and currently-called SPARC (Student Philanthropists Advancing Real Change) is holding its annual Passport to Charities Event, Saturday, May 18th. This is a great way to learn about the local charities in the area, find out about their missions, explore “service projects,” and find out whether or not volunteering with them might interest [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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