About 25 PCC contemporary dancers filled the stage of the Sexson auditorium last Monday evening, as co-artistic Directors, Robbie Shaw and Cheryl Banks-Smith looked on.
Over eight thousand people marched along the streets of downtown Los Angeles protesting Donald Trump on Nov. 12, according to NBC News. The peaceful demonstration marked the largest gathering in the City of Angels to date, as nationwide and daily protests erupted in the wake of Trump’s electoral win on election day.
“Dare to be” was this year’s theme for the 7th annual LA County Women’s Leadership Conference held last Thursday at the Pasadena Civic Center. In its biggest turnout yet, over 900 attendees took part in a variety of notable speakers and networking opportunities. From Noelia Rodriguez, who currently works in government relations and formerly served as Laura Bush’s press secretary, to Surina Khan, CEO of the Women’s Foundation of California, essentially, each speaker “dared” attendees to do something.
Smitty’s Grill, Arroyo Chop House and the long-standing Parkway Grill are Pasadena staples. The “Smith Brothers,” owners of all three restaurants, have successfully mastered the art and demand for American plates. From comfort food to the traditions of an old-time steakhouse, they are known for it.
Gray clouds gathered above South Pasadena and light raindrops sprinkled the crowd loomed at the weekly Farmer’s Market last Thursday in the week leading up to Halloween.
The California state legislature is one of the country’s largest, made up of 120 men and women. They create new laws and repeal or modify existing state laws. Last year alone the legislature proposed over 900 different bills, and according to NBC Los Angeles News, Governor Jerry Brown signed 808 new laws, only a mere 133 of them were actually vetoed on. In regards to the way the system is streamlined, accountability and transparency within our legislature is not a pressing issue.
A soulful voice fills the air as Brazilian singer, Caro Pierotto and her band perform on stage, her words are organic and the sounds, soothing… therapeutic. The scene is serene, as an intimate crowd surrounds a dimly lit stage under the warm night sky in Old Town Pasadena last Thursday.