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From Storytelling to cicLAvia

From Storytelling to cicLAvia

The Arroyo Seco Foundation‘s calendar for this Fall is all over the map. In a good way. This Saturday, August 11th, Troy Evans’ Montana Tales & Other Bad Ass Business is scheduled for Friends of the Southwest Museum at Debs park starting at 6:30 p.m. The Audubon Center at Debs Park will host its last [...]

The Bard, Shaw & Dickens

The Bard, Shaw & Dickens

Innocence and jealousy in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. Upholding the Hippocratic oath or directly linking a client’s treatment to one’s personal gain as in The Doctor’s Dilemma by George Bernard Shaw. Finally, an atrophied heart regenerated to feel compassion in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. These three plays are on the fall 2012 schedule at A [...]

Plein Air: Home & Abroad

Plein Air: Home & Abroad

Some things are meant to last. Plein air painting may have originated in the 19th century and become a central feature of French Impressionism, but it’s a style that continues to create a powerful and moving reaction from the viewer. On Saturday, July 28th, artist Glen Knowles will be demonstrating landscape painting in the plein [...]

Training for Leadership

Training for Leadership

For some, being a leader may come naturally, but generally it’s something that needs to be taught and fine-tuned. Leadership Pasadena is a nonprofit organization that offers a program which provides the “leadership and team management skills, in-depth understanding of the Pasadena community, and relationships with business, government, and nonprofit leaders vital to successful community [...]

Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park

It’s summer, so it must be time for concerts in the park. Every Saturday in the month of July and the first Saturday in August, Garfield Park in South Pasadena will host a free concert. Starting at 5 p.m. and running two hours, it’s a perfect occasion for an early evening picnic. Or keep an [...]

Dancing on Main

Dancing on Main

It’s summer and it’s time to dance. Okay, tap a foot, sway to the rhythm—whatever helps the music surge through your veins. Descanso Gardens has two such offerings. One for jazz lovers, and the other for the whole family. Music on the Main is all about jazz. For 10 successive Thursday nights, the Main Lawn [...]

Take Care

Take Care

The lure of a waterfall; it’s too tempting for many. The reality is that the canyon walls are steep, and the shale geology in Eaton Canyon makes the earth crumble under a hiker’s feet. For an enthusiast, it’s hard to imagine that this environment is not awaiting our exploration. We like to be physically tested, [...]

Observe Airborne Snow

Observe Airborne Snow

Well, not literally. In response to the increased demand for water in a time of climate change, drought, and dust deposition—which has led to a severe drop of lake levels on Lake Mead—NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing the Airborne Snow Observatory. This observatory and other systems would bring the nation “to a mature monitoring [...]

Runaway Daughters. Voluptuous Neighbors.

Runaway Daughters. Voluptuous Neighbors.

“Stories so raw, we could not publish them.” That’s the tag line on the flyer for the Pasadena Writing Project’s 2nd annual public reading titled “Bars, Breasts and Borders—Too Hot to Print?” Writers from the Memoir Writing Workshop will be reading excerpts, followed by a Q&A and discussion period, and a wine and cheese reception [...]

Evaluating Options

Evaluating Options

Metro and Caltrans is hosting a local Open House to provide the public with information in regard to the SR-710 Study. They are now in the Alternative Analysis phase, which evaluates “options to improve mobility and relieve congestion within the study area.” In other words, what’s the best way to get from “A” to “B.” [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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