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Bubble Bonanza!

Bubble Bonanza!
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What is it about bubbles? Bubbles in the bath that little ones slap with their hands followed by magical child laughter. A torrent of bubbles that makes the little girl raise her hands and dance. How about mammoth bubbles? Body-encasing bubbles? A moment of reticence, eyes wide, arms stiff at the side, then the boy […]

Parks After Dark

Parks After Dark

South Pasadena hosts “Park After Dark” on Tuesday, August 4th at Orange Grove Park in South Pasadena. Food trucks, a video game truck, inflatables, and a face painter will keep kids busy, full, and laughing. Local community entities, such as the South Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will be on site “to strengthen relationships in […]

Music Ed App

Music Ed App

Musicians Brandon Bernstein and Terry Carter believe in “equal access” and their creation of the free app BandBlast is the product of that belief. Now, with funds from the Pasadena Arts Council, BandBlast has been released by Bernstein and Carter’s organization Music Lifeboat. According to AppBrain.com, BandBlast is an easy-to-use, interactive tool for kids, students, […]

National Dance Day!

National Dance Day!

Free dance instruction is offered for kids of all ages (and adults too) at Pasadena Dance Theatre in celebration of National Dance Day on July 25th. Ballet, pre-ballet, floor barre, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre, bollywood, African, and salsa are on the program and no advanced registration is required. So moms, dads, kids, and teenagers: […]

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

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, […]

Lifestyle Photography, 12+

Lifestyle Photography, 12+

For kids age 12 and up, SPACE Arts Center offers “a hands-on approach to doing fun fashion and lifestyle photography.” These budding photographers will work with live models, learning about posing and direction, and “ways to create a variety of looks and the ‘feel’ one wants to convey with the shots,” as well as creating […]

Famous Selfies

Famous Selfies

Artists are as mesmerized with themselves as they are with the people and world around them. Maybe even more so. Oftentimes, artists have as many questions about themselves and who they are as they do about the world around them and their art. So much in their immediate world fascinates them; to the point that […]

Urban Nature Fest

Urban Nature Fest

  It’s a 2-day celebration of nature—nature surviving and thriving in the big city. It’s the the inaugural “L. A. Urban Nature Fest” sponsored by LADWP and the Natural Museum of History on June 27th and 28th. Coyotes cross Sunset Boulevard. Lizards scale manzanitas. P-22, Los Angeles’ resident mountain lion, explores Griffith Park. Vaux’s swifts […]

Mud! Mud! Mud!

Mud! Mud! Mud!

It’s gooey. It’s gloppy. It soaks through clothes and dries like a scaly skin on one’s arms, legs, and face. And, it’s one of the funnest “play toys” on the planet. Mud. June 20th and 21st, Kidspace is celebrating International Mud Day with activities that include creating homemade seed bombs, mud pie masterpieces, and collaborating […]

Twilight Nights

Twilight Nights

Super heroes and launching rockets. Making masks and designing a “franken-toy.” It’s Twilight Nights at Kidspace. The first in the series is Friday, June 12th. Kids are welcome to attend dressed as their favorite super hero, astronaut, or anything sci-fi and having to do with space. Then join the Space Parade! Twilight Nights happen once […]

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