Ayanna Winter Guard starts season off with a whirl

By Hannah Gonzales December 5, 2014 0

With flags twirling, the students participating in the Ayanna Winter Guard practiced drills last month to prepare for their 2014-2015 season. Unlike the Lancer Color Guard, Ayanna starts after the fall Lancer Band season. Returning…

Insensitivity to showcase top comedy in Pasadena

By Monique LeBleu December 1, 2014 0

Based on their web podcast Insensitivity Training on All Things Comedy, Joe Bartnick and Cort McCown have teamed up to bring their brand of politically incorrect comedy to The Ice House. Both comedians showcase a variety…

Bartender makes a merry Grand Marshall for Doo Dah

By Monique LeBleu November 22, 2014 0

Well known and well loved by locals in the East Pasadena area, bartender Johnny Jerejian of the Colorado Bar–who simply likes to be known as “Johnny the Bartender”–was chosen as Grand Marshal for this year’s…

Beer-centric band brews up bar with parade goers

By Monique LeBleu November 21, 2014 0

Sporting lederhosen, beer goggles, and waist-length dreadlocks, the 6-foot-6 Josh Mannen, musician, front man, and professional... drinker...makes for a charismatic character and promoter for his band Drunk in the Garage. A beer-centric band with songs…

Mandala colors Pasadena

By Reina Aldape November 13, 2014 0

Amongst the different types of religious artwork, the creation of a colorful sand mandala by Tibetan monks are a must- see. From Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena put…