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Pasadena’s Action Arts Movement Lab Takes Dance to Professional Heights
Business

Pasadena’s Action Arts Movement Lab Takes Dance to Professional Heights

Action Arts Movement Lab, a partner school of Dance Conservatory of Pasadena, is a new 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses its classes and program content on all forms of contemporary dance, physical narrative and musical theater. While Dance Conservatory of Pasadena continues its tradition and commitment to classical and contemporary ballet techniques, Action Arts will…

Pasadena’s Secret Garden, Storrier Sterns Japanese Garden
Arts & Entertainment

Pasadena’s Secret Garden, Storrier Sterns Japanese Garden

By Isabelle Cruz In the ‘30s, Japanese-style anything was the in vogue. From gardens to teahouses, significant players of Pasadena Arts, Charles and Ellamae Storrier Sterns yearned for their own Japanese-style garden in their Pasadena estate. Charles and Ellamae decided to make this vision come to life when they enlisted landscape designer and craftsman Kinzuchi…

Pasadena Lapidary Society to Host California Federation Show at Fairplex
Arts & Entertainment

Pasadena Lapidary Society to Host California Federation Show at Fairplex

The Pasadena Lapidary Society (PLS) recently announced that it will be hosting the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies’ (CFMS) annual gem and mineral show and convention, March 8-10, 2019 at Fairplex in Pomona. The show will feature competitive exhibits of minerals, gemstones and lapidary work, among other earth science-based displays; demonstrations of wire-wrapping, polishing, cabbing,…

Pasadena PD Plans Traffic Enforcement
News

Pasadena PD Plans Traffic Enforcement

The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a Traffic Enforcement program on Feb. 15 throughout the City of Pasadena. Officers will be deployed at various locations throughout the city to look for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed or red signals. When violations are observed, violators will be cited and/or…

The Obituary of Common Sense
Columns, Opinion

The Obituary of Common Sense

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to…

Whitney Cummings Takes the Stage in Pasadena
Arts & Entertainment

Whitney Cummings Takes the Stage in Pasadena

Comedian, author, producer and actress Whitney Cummings will return to The Ice House on Feb. 22 and 23. Cummings is a comedian, writer, and actress who has performed in stand-up specials for both HBO and Comedy Central. Best known for creating and starring in the NBC series “Whitney,” Cummings was also the co-creator and co-writer of the Emmy-nominated CBS…

Building a Business as a Latino Entrepreneur
Business

Building a Business as a Latino Entrepreneur

By Bankrate Staff Claudia Ramos, graphic designer and illustrator from North Hollywood, Calif., dreams of turning her side business, Claudia Ramos Designs, into a full-time gig. Her dreams are specific, she’d like to see her work and that of other Latina artists sold in her very own shop. Ramos, who was born in El Salvador, currently…

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