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The Koffa Design Group Introduces the eLearning Design Department

The Koffa Design Group unveiled its new eLearning Design Department. The goal of the department is to provide creative options for businesses that would like to convert their training to eLearning courses. Similar to traditional training methods used in human resources and management, the Koffa Design Group has created services that will help any organization create the following: • Create strategies to streamline training and…

“Seismic Light” New Paintings by Douglas C. Bloom

Jack and Joan Quinn, Douglas C. Bloom and Ruth Bachofner. Photo credit: Grant Hilling Artist Douglas C. Bloom introduced a new series of paintings at Ruth Bachofner Gallery in Santa Monica on Saturday, July 26,…

Trio Guitar Group to Play Acoustic-Electric Covers at Descanso Gardens

The New West Guitar Group will bring their signature mix of acoustic and electric guitar as they play classic popular covers, jazz music and their own original songs during the “Music on the Main” series…

Travel from Persia to the Pacific Islands at USC Pacific Asia Museum Tour

Explore USC Pacific Asia Museum’s more than 15,000 piece collection from Persia to the Pacific Islands during a docent-led tour on Saturday, August 2, at 1:00 p.m. The docents will highlight some of the museum’s…

Brazilian Samba Society Concludes Descanso Gardens’ World Rhythms Series

A group of Brazilian musicians from Southland will lead the culmination of Descanso Gardens’ World Rhythms series on Tuesday, August 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Samba Society will perform vintage sambas reminiscent of classic recordings from…

Wednesday, July 30

SteveSongs to Sing and Play at Levitt Pavilion

Steve Roslonek, also known as “Mr. Steve” in  PBS Kids Preschool Destination program, will perform with his band SteveSongs at Levitt Pavilion on Wednesday, July…

Wednesday, July 30

Today: Satirist Eric Schwartz to Hold CD Release Party at Firefly Bistro

The Firefly Bistro will hold a party for the release of the latest CD of award-winning musical satirist and songwriter Eric Schwartz during the “Wine and…

Wednesday, July 30

Today: Norton Simon to Hold Screening of Animated Film “The Aristocats”

The Norton Simon Museum will hold a screening of the 1978 Disney animated film “The Aristocrats” on Wednesday, July 30, 2:00-3:30 p.m. The film directed…

Wednesday, July 30

International Artist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen to Perform at Local Church

International organist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen will hold a free 30-minute concert at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, July 30, 12:10-12:40 p.m. Mikkelsen is the music…

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Explore Europe this Summer with Norton Simon’s Travel-Themed Paintings

Can’t get away this summer? Then explore 19th and 20th century Europe with Norton Simon Museum’s travel-themed art workshop on Friday, August 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. An expert from the museum will discuss renowned artists’ work that covers the topic of traveling such as Liubov Popova’s “The Traveler” and Berthe Morisot’s “In a Villa by the Seaside.” Participants can use the paintings as inspiration for creating their own real or imagined travel scene, either a favorite vacation spot or a place they would like to visit. Popova was one of the most progressive voices of pre-revolutionary Russia. Her 1915 painting “The…

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