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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 African fashion inspired by western fashion culture and style. It is her fresh take on what she loves both about being an American and an Liberian. Koffajuah Toeque-Slyusar has launched…

A Bigger Home for Art

Students, faculty and staff at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design celebrated the opening of 870 Raymond last night, a new building designed to house their Fine Arts and Illustration departments. The celebration is the…

Want to be Productive This Weekend? Learn How to Quilt

Quilting is not only something to do out of boredom, but also out of creativity. Learn how to quilt and produce colorful mattresses, dolls and wearable art products of your own designs by attending the 35th annual…

New Section of the Huntington’s Chinese Garden Debuts as Phase II Takes Shape

The new Clear and Transcendent pavilion in the Chinese Garden at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Visitors who thought the Chinese Garden at The Huntington…

The Contemporary Crafts Market Comes to Pasadena Convention Center

It’s back! The Contemporary Crafts Market returns to the heart of historic Old Town Pasadena, opening its doors at The Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, June 20-22, 2014. Returning as the West Coast’s premiere event…

Sunday, April 27

Taste Bungalow Heaven’s Hospitality Through Its Signature Cookies During 25th Annual Tour

  The tour of the historic Bungalow Heaven in central-northeast Pasadena will not only give its visitors a peek to the Arts and Crafts-era homes,…

Tuesday, April 29

Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series Presents ‘Esther McCoy: Piecing Together L.A.’

Esther McCoy at her drafting board, mid-1940s. Courtesy of Esther McCoy Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution In the 1950s, no one was writing…

Sunday, May 11

The Artisan Jewelry Show 2014 to be Held at Pasadena Convention Center

West Coast Artist presents, The Artisan Jewelry Show 2014 which will be held at the Pasadena Conventin Center (300 E Green St., Pasadena) on May…

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Nazanin Zarkesh Installed as 2014 President of AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter

Architect Nazanin Zarkesh was installed on Friday, November 22 as president of the Pasadena and Foothill Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture by AIA National President, Mickey Jacob, FAIA. The event took place at the historic Altadena Town & Country Club. Zarkesh, originally from Iran, said, “Fourteen years ago when I came to this country to get my master’s degree from USC, I never would have imagined becoming president of an AIA chapter.” She added, “I am here tonight because of my fellow AIA member and mentors who have inspired me to always be positive, excited about architecture, and…

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