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Pasadena Real Change Movement Campaign on Homelessness Wins Award, Is On track to Raise $25,000 in Donations

Pasadena’s public education campaign on homelessness, the Real Change Movement, was recognized by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA) with a 2014 Silver Davey Award. This award is given for the best web, design, video, advertising, and mobile work by small agencies worldwide. The Real Change Movement’s visual and messaging concept was designed Art Center College of Design’s DesignMatters students then taken from…

Treasures From Across Time and the World

Eclectic, unique, significant, and even, sometimes, a bit extravagant…these are some of the words that best describe the furnishings and accessories housed in Dolores Kroop’s Padua DK Designs. This store is a universe of colors,…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Names Lynn Mehl as Benefit Chair

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) named Lynn Mehl as the Benefit Chair for the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Brains, brawn, heart and leader are words that best describe Mehl. She has…

Restored Historic Pasadena Exhibition Hall Reopens to Fanfare and Delight

The community came out in force to help re-­open one of Pasadena’s oldest public event buildings. Hundreds of local residents, city officials, community leaders, and arts aficionados were on hand for the historic Pasadena Civic…

Art Center Alum Wields Transformative Impact on Starbucks’ Evolving Identity

Pasadena Art Center College of Design alum Andre Kim has been a senior concept design manager at Starbucks for only a year and a half, but his creative sensibility has already had a transformative impact…

Sunday, April 26

A Little Bit of Heaven: The Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

Bungalow Heaven is a quiet, leafy, close-knit neighborhood of historic, early 20th century bungalow homes, many built during the Arts & Crafts period. The Landmark…

Sunday, April 26

140 Prancing Horses to Line Colorado Boulevard

On Sunday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., three blocks of Colorado Boulevard in Old Town Pasadena will be transformed into an amazing…

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Oscar-Worthy Art

Jacqueline M. Jefferies isn’t as much of a jewelry maker as she is an artist. Her work, using wiring, beading, and precious stones, are wearable pieces but create an overall look that give more impact than a traditional necklace. “I try to go for a maximum volume with the lightest weight possible,” divulges Jefferies. The artist has been making jewelry for 30 years and has had some impressive clients; “I’ve done [pieces] for people that have gone to the Oscars!” Each item is carefully hand crafted and can take weeks to complete explains Jefferies. “One piece, for [instance] a necklace,…

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