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Red Hen Open House & Imagination Dead Imagine

Red Hen Open House & Imagination Dead Imagine

Red Hen Press is a small publishing house and a marvelous local gem. In late April and early May, Red Hen invites the public to two events: one a party/book launch/art show and the other a musical/theatrical exclusive engagement.   Red Hen Open House, Sunday, April 22 at 5 p.m. It’s going to be a party! […]

Wasted!

Wasted!

The Huntington, Huntington Hospitality, LA Kitchen, and Chefs Collaborative invite you to “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” with a screening of this documentary, a post-film panel with local chefs, and a reception featuring local restaurants. “Wasted!” the documentary… If a documentary about global food waste and its remedies doesn’t sound mouthwatering, think again, for […]

Eats on the Streets: Taste of South Pasadena

Eats on the Streets: Taste of South Pasadena

From Poke Salad Bar to Radhika, from Aro Latin to The Moo on Mission, and from Señor Fish to Heirloom Bakery, check out the variety of sweet and savory offerings at Taste of South Pasadena: Eats on the Streets on April 17. For $35, attendees may taste test signature dishes from over twenty-eight area restaurants. […]

Transit to Trails: Bus to Sam Merrill Trailhead

Transit to Trails: Bus to Sam Merrill Trailhead

Hail, hiking enthusiasts! A 6-month pilot bus service will shuttle hikers from Memorial Park (a Gold Line stop) to the Sam Merrill Trailhead from April 7 to September 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The Trust for Public Land is excited to partner with the City of Pasadena, Edison International, Supervisor Barger’s […]

Michele Zack & the Lisu

Michele Zack & the Lisu

“You don’t need to be fascinated already by the Lisu to be fascinated by Michele Zack’s spectacular new book about the Lisu. You just need to start on page 1, travel with Zack into the Lisu world, and succumb to her remarkable evocation of this little-known but endlessly interesting people. If you cannot live years […]

Ensemble Shakes: Hamlet

Ensemble Shakes: Hamlet

“Horatio, Hamlet’s friend, is finally ready to tell his story.” Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been adapted by Brian White and and The Ensemble Shakespeare Theater‘s Artistic Director Brian Elerding direct this journey as Horatio “watches his friend deal with grief, madness, family, revenge, and… a substance abuse issue.” Lineage Performing Arts Center presents “Ensemble Shakes” and its […]

The Last Letter

The Last Letter

You told me be another and taped her bio to my face—curls alight at every curve. Couldn’t because— my hair split at each end—I’m not. Since then, my bones have chipped to landscapes unknown before. I am writing to ask, do you know there’ll soon be no more elephants? Tusks turned to necklaces. Remember how […]

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Before Frank refers to the life and times of Amy Winehouse before her burst out of obscurity, before the whirl of fame, admiration, recognition, criticism, and judgment. Before her death on July 23, 2011. Photographer Charles Moriarty was asked in 2001 by James Tyler, friend of 19-year-old singer Amy Winehouse, to “take some photos.” “My […]

ANW: Entertaining Courage

ANW: Entertaining Courage

“Entertaining Courage” is the theme of A Noise Within’s 2017-18 Repertory Theatre Season. What’s behind this choice? Let’s hear from ANW’s Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott… There is no doubt that our 2017–2018 season was influenced by current events. We are living in unprecedented times in which most of us, regardless of […]

Inaugural “Intersection” Festival

Inaugural “Intersection” Festival

Our gratitude to Lyd and Mo of Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing their experiences and photographs of the inaugural “Intersection” Playhouse District Festival…   On the last Saturday of a hot summer in August, we celebrated with music & art at the block of Colorado & El Molino. It’s a free end-of-the summer street […]

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