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Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee

Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee
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Gratitude to Monica Hubbard of Wired Women for directing our attention to this event. For those who may be interested… The 14th Annual Pasadena Palm Sunday Peace Parade, “Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee,” will take place on March 20 at 3 p.m. The purpose of the march is to call attention to the global […]

Lian Goes Rose

Lian Goes Rose

As we were unable to attend, Hometown Pasadena extends heartfelt thanks to Lian Dolan for sharing her 2016 Rose Parade pictures. Enjoy!   ~~~   Lian Dolan is a writer and broadcaster. You can find her podcast Satellite Sisters at SatelliteSisters.com. Her first novel, Helen of Pasadena, an L. A. Times bestseller for over a […]

Have You Seen? Decorating Rose Parade Floats

Have You Seen? Decorating Rose Parade Floats

There are thousands upon thousands of roses, daisies, carnations, marigolds, seeds, bark, grasses, and even fruits and vegetables. Thousands upon thousands of organic materials that must be placed and attached by hand to create the magnificent floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade. Come see for yourself as volunteers head into the final days and […]

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

As we were not able to attend, we are doubly grateful to Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for his photos of the 2015 Doo Dah Parade. This year, along with the motorized cupcakes and couch potatoes, there were quite a few environmentally, socially, and politically conscious entrants. Enjoy…           […]

Doo Dah 2015

Doo Dah 2015

Since this is the Doo Dah, nothing should surprise us, like the 2015 Doo Dah Grand Marshall being not only Juli Crockett (pictured right), but her Evangenitals. The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade has selected renaissance woman, Juli Crockett, to lead this year’s 38th Occasional Parade. Consider the fact she’s a singer, songwriter, playwright, theater director, […]

Zippity! Doo Dah Queen Tryouts

Zippity! Doo Dah Queen Tryouts

When was the last time you stepped up your game and went to tryouts? Kiddie soccer? Little league football cheerleading?! That’s kid stuff (literally). Well, dust off your Danskin—you could be the next Queen of Doo Dah! You, too, could follow in the illustrious footsteps and homemade carriage-cars of the ever-pink Queen Skittles, the vibrantly […]

Celebrating Our Independence 2015

Celebrating Our Independence 2015

Our country’s day of Independence is here. How will you celebrate? Here’s a rundown of offerings: Rose Bowl: the big daddy event in the area, this year’s America Fest will have Liverpool Legends “the ultimate Beatles cover band experience,” motorcycle stuntmen, and a screening of Despicable Me 2, and PyroSpectaculars by Souza. Saturday, July 4th […]

Will You Doo Dah?

Will You Doo Dah?

Irreverent frolicking. Peace, love, and pranksters. These are the elements forecast and embraced for the 37th Occasional Doo Dah Parade on November 15th in East Pasadena. Along with the veterans like Moveable Feast with their fresh food, dressed-to-the-nines dinner party atop wheels, Toaster Car, Nordic Men and Viking Ship, Code Blue DeFibs, Drunk in the […]

Our Common Roots

Our Common Roots

Nuestra mismas raices. Our common roots. This is the theme for the 16th Annual Latino Heritage Parade and “jamaica,” celebrating the diversity that is within the Latino community. Beginning at Los Robles Avenue at Howard Street, the parade will continue to La Pintoresca Park. World Boxing Council champion Mia St. John is the Grand Marshall and longtime Pasadena […]

Come Join the Parade!

Come Join the Parade!

There’s nothing like sitting in the front row—feet on the pavement, Norton Simon at your backside, picture-blue day, it’s 7:45 in the morning and you’ve already been up for three hours! It must be time for the Rose Parade. In case you missed it—in case you slept in, had a nice leisurely breakfast, read the […]

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