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‘If You Build It, They Will Nest’ Fun Birdhouse Competition for All Ages Mixes Architecture with Art

Have a birdhouse idea that needs to take wing? Want to give your feathered friends a little leisure lair? The AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the AIA (PF-AIA), in partnership with the Pasadena Community Garden (PCG), is accepting entries for a birdhouse competition to be judged on October 4, 2014 at Pasadena Community Garden. The fun design-and-build contest is open to area residents of…

Jacobs Ranks High on Building Design + Construction 2014 Giants List

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it earned the #1 spot in several categories on the Building Design + Construction (BD+C) 2014 Giants Survey; which ranks the world’s top architecture, engineering and construction firms…

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…

Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins to Lighten Up in October

Over a dozen artists will feature their realistic carved pumpkins during the Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns event at Descanso Gardens in October. Master carver Ray Villafane from New York will feature his pumpkins…

The Koffa Design Group Launches “SOFIA MUSU by Koffa” an African Print T-Shirt Line and One-of-kind-sewn Products Line

Pasadena designer and owner of The Koffa Design Group, Koffajuah Toeque-Slyusar debuts her new product line, website, one-of-a-kind separates, and t-shirts under the brand name of “SOFIA MUSU by Koffa” an apparel line that infuses…

Thursday, August 28

Tomorrow: Free Tours of Tournament House to Conclude for 2014

Free tours of Tournament House, part of the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and the…

Sunday, November 02

Contemporary Crafts Market: A Hand-Crafted Christmas

.…”The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes their gifts would be Hand-Made with flair!” A traditional poem with a modern twist…

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Saved by the (Church) Bell: HRock is at Home at the Ambassador

In 2004, Pasadena’s historic Ambassador Auditorium (AA) had a date with demolition. At that point, the historic facility had been dark for almost a decade. “The wrecking ball was basically just around the corner,” recalled Ambassador General Manager Doug Huse. Then an eleventh-hour save took place through the efforts of Harvest Rock Church. The church needed a sanctuary and the dusty Auditorium was the perfect place. Despite the cobwebs, Harvest Rock found itself in possession of a structurally sound and magnificent building. “Worldwide Church of God (previous owners of the Ambassador Auditorium) had taken very good care of it,” says…

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