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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…

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 means hand-crafted holiday shopping is here! The Contemporary Crafts Market…

Wednesday, September 10

Gamble House’s Rarely Seen Parts to Be Viewed During Wednesday’s Tour

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

Tuesday, September 16

Pasadena Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation Presents ‘A Taste of Old Pasadena’

A Taste of Old Pasadena 2014 proudly presented by Pasadena Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation and is marking the 23rd year. Indulge in an adventure…

Saturday, September 27

Altadena’s Hidden ‘Wildwood Park’ Opens for an Art and Fine Art Craft Show

Art on Palm (Spring 2014) Chambers For one day artists will exhibit their work at the 20th bi-annual Art on Palm, Saturday, September 27, 2014; 9:30…

Monday, October 06

Proposals to Move Historic Decker House Due

Persons and businesses interested in submitting bids to move and restore the historic “Decker House” have until 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 to submit…

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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 Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens was beautiful already are in for another feast this March: the unveiling of two new pavilions and a rock grotto as part of Phase II construction of the garden known as Liu Fang Yuan, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. A group of 23 artisans from Suzhou, China, worked from September 2013 through January 2014 on the three new features…

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