Monthly Archives: June 2014
Jun 16 2014
Pasadena Playhouse ARTWalk 2014 October 11 @inpasadena #playhouse

Are you an artist or know someone who is? The 2014 Playhouse District ArtWalk application early bird deadline is near! Find out how to apply to this juried art festival taking place in Pasadena’s Playhouse District on October 11 by visiting The Pasadena ARTWalk is Pasadena’s largest urban art fair with over 5,000 people attending yearly. The event highlights some of the best Southern Californian visual artists showcasing their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, and printmaking. ARTWalk is free and all-ages are welcome.
Download the application by clicking HERE.
Early bird discount available until June 27. Applications are due July 25, 2014.

Pasadena ARTWalk FAQ’s

What is Pasadena ARTWalk?
The Pasadena ARTWalk is a multi-faceted celebration of the arts with a juried art show, entertainment, hands-on activities, and more.
When is Pasadena ARTWalk?
Annually the event takes place the second Saturday in October. In 2014, it will take place on October 11. The event hours are 11 am until 5 pm.
Where is the festival?
Pasadena ARTWalk takes place in the Playhouse District on El Molino Ave. between Colorado Blvd. and Green St. El Molino Ave. is closed to vehicular traffic.
Is the event juried?
Yes, the event is juried. The selection panel reviews the work based on specific artistic criteria. A complete application is required for the selection process.
How many people attend the festival?
Over 5,000 attend this annual event in the Playhouse District, Pasadena’s arts and cultural district. Admission is free.
What do I get for my application fee?

  • City of Pasadena one day business license permit
  • Opportunity to show and sell work directly to the public.
  • 10’ x 10’ tented booth provided by the Playhouse District.
  • One chair
  • Day parking pass
    Please note: Electricity and Wi-Fi are not available.
  • Is the application fee refundable?
    Yes, the application fee will be returned in full minus a $5.00 transaction fee if you are not selected.
    Do I have to submit five images total?
    No, you can submit a minimum of three images.
    Can I submit my application electronically?
    Yes, you can submit your application electronically. More information can be found here.

    Find out more about the event and how to apply by visiting

    Jun 14 2014
    2014 Pasadena Chalk Festival

    2014 Pasadena Chalk Festival June 14-15 10am to 7pm


    Pasadena Chalk Festival 2014:

    Amazing paintings drawn in chalk on the sidewalks, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 14 and June 15,

    Pasadena Police Classic Car Show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15,

    Paseo Colorado, 280 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena,


    The festival, which touts itself as the 2010 Guinness Book of World Records’ largest street painting festival, will feature 600 artists from Southern California using 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create artwork


    Jun 14 2014
    Happy Birthday Pasadena Celebrating Our Milestones June 22, 2014 @pasadena
    Jun 14 2014
    Art on Millionaire’s Row Altadena June 14, 2014

    Art on Millionaire’s Row

    Celebrate a day dedicated to the arts and our Altadena community! 

    On Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. celebrate a day dedicated to the arts and our Altadena community! The Fifth Annual Art on Millionaire’s Row will feature original artworks from local artists, delicious food, an art festival with more local arts and crafts, and family friendly fun for everyone! Live music will play throughout the day with folk, jazz, pop, and classical musicians.

    Bring family and friends and make a day out it! Children will enjoy the free crafts, face-painting, animals from Eaton Canyon Nature Center, and getting up close to a real fire engine.

    The Juried Salon Exhibit runs from June 13 and 14, 2014 with an artist reception, Friday, June 13th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

    For more information please call (626) 798-0833

    Art on Millionaire’s Row is generously supported by the Friends of the Altadena Library and the Altadena Library Foundation. 

    The Friends of the Altadena Library is an organization committed to the support of the Altadena Library District and its programs and services. The purpose of the Friends is to stimulate public interest in the library, assist with funding to purchase library materials, and to support cultural and educational programs at the Altadena Library.

    The Altadena Library Foundation supports and enriches the facilities, resources, and services of the Altadena Library District through fundraising and advocacy.

    Festival, Saturday, June 14, 2014

    Salon Show Date: June 13 and 14 2014

    Artists Reception: Friday, June 13, 2014 6-9pm

    Salon Space Guidelines

    2014 Musician Agreement

    2014 Salon application — Deadline April 30, 2014

    2014 Festival Space Application— Deadline April 30, 2014

    2014 Food Vendor Agreement

    2014 Optional “The Road to Altadena” entry form and information

    Jun 13 2014
    Groupon $10 Starbucks eGift Card for $5 @groupon @starbucks

    Groupon has $10 Starbucks eGift Card for $5.

    Expires Dec 31st, 2014. Limit 1 per person
    Hurry the deal ends soon.
    Buy here

    Over 100,000 Purchased, I would venture that the number is way over 100,000 purchased.

    $5 for a $10 Starbucks Card eGift
    A Starbucks Card eGift is a digital gift card that can be used towards any purchase at your local Starbucks coffeehouse or Teavana store. Treat yourself, or you and a friend to your favorite drink. Use it all at once or across multiple visits in participating stores.


    Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest quality arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, and products in grocery, the company is one of the premier specialty coffee roasters and retailers. Through their unwavering commitment to excellence, they bring the Starbucks experience to life for every customer through every cup.

    Jun 13 2014
    2012 Sphere Zinfandel Wine Trader Joe’s – @traderjoes Hustle Buy

    Sphere Zinfandel Trader Joe’s





    SPHERE – LODI – Zinfandel 2012

    Sphere embodies the heritage of the Lodi growing region, where twisted old vines reach their gnarled branches up to the sun. Juicy aromas of blackberry, plum and raspberry are followed by robust pepper and spice. A bold and fruity finish makes Sphere Zinfandel a natural partner for grilled meats and spicy dishes.

    Vinted & Bottled by Sphere, Napa, CA

    Alc. 13%

    barcode: 5226000442

    Available June 12, 2014 at various Trader Joe’s locations, found at South Lake, Pasadena location.

    Sphere Zinfandel comes from a premium winemaker’s vineyards in Lodi, the central California region known for its Zinfandel. A bountiful harvest in 2012 led to an abundance of great Zinfandel, which led to a great opportunity for us to get our hands on this well-rounded example of Lodi Zin, fruity yet serious, easy to drink yet structurally solid. It’s excellent with burgers or steaks, and equally interesting with full flavored cheeses and pasta salads. Most interesting of all is our price of $4.99 for each 750ml bottle – we think you’ll roundly applaud this excellent value that you’ll only find at your neighborhood Trader Joe’s.



    Jun 12 2014
    The Long Table Dinner Pasadena Playhouse District, Saturday, July 26, 2014 @inpasadena

    You are invited to The Long Table: A Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration
    The Long Table is a Playhouse District celebration of community with a sit down dinner for 300 of our friends, customers and neighbors on Saturday, July 26 from 5 – 9 pm. Green Street will provide the perfect shaded canopy to cool the summer evening. Delectable food will be served featuring a series of courses prepared by Playhouse District restaurants. Monopole Wine will host a wine tasting with a special wine selection to accent the food. Entree options include:

    * Le Cordon Bleu Los Angeles: Chicken Main Entree – Crispy Chicken with purple rice puree, pepper relish, puffed rice and kung pao sauce.
    * El Portal Restaurant: Beef Main Entree – Braised Boneless Short Rib over a nest of creamy herbed polenta brandy bordelaise sauce served with baked globe tomato filled with diced summer vegetables and fresh grilled asparagus.
    * Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine: Fish Main Entree – Misoyaki Butterfish with sizzling soy vinaigrette with baby bok choy and furikake rice.
    * Urth Caffe: Vegan Main Entree – Mediterranean platter of grape leaves, hummus, tabouli, roasted peppers and mixed olives garnished with mint, grilled artichokes, basil and pure olive oil served with pita bread.
    * Settebello Pizzeria: Salad – Prosciutto and Melon Salad with imported mozzarella di bufala, arugula, cantaloupe, prosciutto di San Daniele, strawberries coulis and a drizzle of balsamic reduction.
    * Urth Caffe: Assorted Desserts

    Ticket options include:
    Open Seating ($85, Early Bird $75 – ends June 30): Guests may choose their seat from available open seating tables on a first come, first served basis.
    Reserved Seating ($95, Early Bird $85 – ends June 30): Guests may reserve a seat at a reserved table. It is recommended that groups that would like to be seated together, purchase reserved seats at the same table.
    Please note: the last day to purchase tickets is July 21. Tickets will not be sold on event day. 

    Purchase your tickets by clicking HERE.
    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Jun 11 2014
    Chris Holden Pasadena Community Resource Fair and Block Party

    Dear Neighbors,

    I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting our annual Community Resource Fair and Block Party on July 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at 589 Jackson Street, in Pasadena. This event is an effort to distribute information about state and local programs and services available to residents of the 41st Assembly District.

    Event activities include live music, rides for the children and resource tables with state agencies, cities and nonprofits sharing useful information. Free hot dogs cooked by the Pasadena Police will also be provided.

    Parking for the event will be located on El Molino, Los Robles, and the open sections of Madison and Oakland Avenue.  Jackson from El Molino to Los Robles, Madison from Jackson to Thompson and the entrance to Jackson from Oakland will be closed from 8 AM – 6 PM.

    For more information about the event or if you have any questions or comments, please call at (626)351-1917.  So please, SAVE THE DATE.

    Hope to see you there,


    Chris Holden
    Assembly District 41

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    Jun 11 2014
    Network of the Charging Stations Growing at Scott Jones, Ace Parking

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Overnight Reputation for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

    ECOtality Blink charging stations for electric & plug-in cars At Scott Jones, Ace Parking, Charging Stations are increasing every day. In near future the electric vehicles can be the key component in the traffic reduction. Even though there’re many electric vehicles produced some additional efforts are required to help our E-mobility to get more popular. Daily electric vehicles, E-Scooters, E-Cars, E-Boats and E-Bikes, are part of our E-Mobility Revolution. What to Keep In Mind When Buying Electric Vehicle Before you buy electric vehicle it’s essential to get familiarity with on board equipment in order to prevent the “charging” or, using current term, the “top up” problems. It’s significant to check that electric vehicle can be fitted with the battery charger with the “standard” connection, that is appropriate to draw the electrical energy straight from the ENEL’s grid and thus from power outlet in the garage. Learn How To Charge Your Car Batteries The solution in standard equipment fitted in the electric vehicle helps you to charge batteries at any place with the electricity. Indeed, the electric cars have some other kinds of the battery chargers. But, these don’t allow to draw the electricity from mains supply however need some special adapters or get connected straight to its charging points in the service stations available now in the large towns. Ideal solution is having the battery charger in the car with high frequency of socket without any resort to the external devices. Some Tips • On an average it takes over eight hours to charge the set of batteries. We suggest charging the whole set of the batteries overnight, after vehicle is used during a day, in the conjunction with cheapest electricity tariff. • It’s possible to charge your batteries for very less time during a day for the partial charges. The partial charges don’t result in the problems affecting runtime or efficiency of batteries, as they’re not subject to memory effect. • Exactly because they don’t suffer from memory effect, batteries of the electric vehicles have average life of over 4 years. • Benefits of the EV are many compared to the conventional combustion vehicles, like ones that are common in market today. They will reduce significant amount of the air pollution, since they do not emit any harmful pollutants from tailpipes of the gas dependent vehicle. • Scott Jones, Ace Parking is leading the way when it comes to EV charging capabilities, look for a charger next time you use their facilities.

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    Jun 11 2014
    DTLA Night Market Brings the Night Market to Downtown on June 20 & 21 @626NightMarket

    DTLA Night Market Brings the Night Market to Downtown on June 20 & 21

    LOS ANGELES, CA (June 10, 2014)—DTLA Night Market is a new kind of night market produced by the team behind 626 Night Market, the original and largest Asian-themed night market in America. Coming to the heart of downtown Los Angeles on June 20 & 21, DTLA Night Market will feature a more pan-LA selection of food, entertainment, arts and culture compared to 626 Night Market’s previous events.

    Event hours are 4pm-12am on Friday & Saturday. Presale admission is $7 and admission at the door is $10. Children 6 and under are free. Presale tickets can be purchased at: (Limited quantity). Only presale tickets guarantee entry into the event.

    Go Metro and save $2 off admission at the door. Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to Pico Station in front of Staples Center till 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For directions, visit

    DTLA Night Market will feature over 180 food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions. Pulling talent from the local Los Angeles community, the team has placed a strong emphasis on curating up-and-coming artists and performers, working with The Studio Box and Talented Visions on the DTLA Night Market entertainment line-up.

    The following are the special events and highlights happening over the weekend at DTLA Night Market:
    Curated entertainment of up-and-coming indie artists and DJs (Line-up attached below)

    Muralists at the Art Walk (Popular muralist John Park will be there Friday June 20)
    Art Battle between 6 artists painting to the theme “energy” on Sat June 21, 7-9pm
    The World’s Largest Boba Cup is Bobasaurus Rex, a collaboration with Stan Lee’s featured artist KawaiiKowai.
    Hookah lounge by Boba Bear
    Beer garden sponsored by Asahi
    Amp Radio will be playing music on Friday June 20
    Ramen Burger will be collaborating with La Sriracha Macha to release a new “La Sriracha Macha Ramen Burger”

    DTLA Night Market Entertainment Line-Up:


    June 20th

    4-4:30pm DJ Beyond
    430-5pm Segun Oluwadele
    5-5:30pm DJ Beyond
    530-6pm Hayley Kiyoko
    6-6:30pm DJ Mia
    630-7pm Raquel Rodriguez
    7-7:30pm DJ Mia
    730-8pm Mercy and the Colossal
    8-8:30pm DJ Ayala
    830-9pm Bear Attack
    9-9:30pm DJ Ayala
    930-10pm Ballerina Black

    June 21st
    4-4:30pm DJ Beyond
    430-5pm High Drags
    5-5:30pm DJ Beyond
    530-6pm Magic Bronson
    6-6:30pm Atomic Mike
    630-7pm Bago
    7-7:30pm Atomic Mike
    730-8pm Dean Risko
    830-9pm Future People
    930-10pm Eric Zayne

    Wells Fargo and Mercedes Benz are sponsors of the event. Please for more information.  Follow 626 Night Market on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @626NightMarket


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