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This Thursday-Sunday Pasadena Bead & Design Show is at Hilton Pasadena

Southern California’s leading marketplace for artistic beads, rare accessories, hand-crafted clothing and artisanal jewelry is coming up on July 24 – 27. Pasadena Bead and Design Show returns to Hilton Pasadena with an updated exhibitor list of the finest and most exciting bead makers, top name craft artists, local and international merchants and dealers, who will be exhibiting their newest products. Visitors to Pasadena Bead…

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…

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…

Sunday, July 27

A Personal Design Experience at Pasadena Bead & Design Show

Suzie Click (l) and Gretchen Shields (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Bead & Design Show Pasadena Bead and Design Show will be at Hilton Pasadena on…

Thursday, June 11

Explore Historic Gamble House’s Rarely Seen Details During Wednesday’s Tour

Visit the rarely seen parts of the historic Gamble House through its “Behind the Velvet Ropes” tours on Wednesday, June 11, at 10:30 and 11:15…

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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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