It's Jackie Robinson Day, America. And it's Jackie Robinson day across America.
The third Monday in January of every year we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. And on April 15 we remember the day Jackie Robinson became the first "Negro" player in Major League Baseball.
It's summer and yet it's temperate out, so we get to enjoy all the shows and fests that come with the season without melting in 100 degree temperatures. Who said that global climate change had no upside? Not us! Anyway, this weekend there are fests, free shows, cheap shows, all ages shows. ... More >>
WarpaintPasadena is used to its parades, but on Saturday its denizens will be traipsing around Old Town to get an earful of music rather than an eyeful of rose pedals. What's impressive about the annual Make Music Pasadena is how many constituencies the festival is serving over one day. With ... More >>
For those who see Valentine's Day as much more than Hallmark's evil scheme to tap your piggy bank, the romantic holiday can bring on full-blown panic attacks for singles (and couples) who don't have a plan of action. Luckily, Angelenos had more than enough events and parties to pick from over the we ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonFrom Marengo on the East to Pasadena Ave. on the West, there's no shortage of bars along and within a block of Colorado Boulevard in Old Town Pasadena. They range from really cool, like Lucky Baldwin's on Raymond, to really douchey, like [BAR NOT NAMED SO I DON'T GET MY ASS KICKED BY A ... More >>
Now that we've fully recovered from our post-holiday blues and it's officially summer, Julyuary is turning out to be one hell of a month. For starters, we lost one of our favorite radio stations, Indie 103.1 FM, seemingly overnight. So perhaps it's appropriate that this past weekend was all about th ... More >>
The EastsiderLA offers a brief, depressing slide show of graffiti covering the once-inspiring approach to the northbound Pasadena Freeway tunnel near Solano Canyon. Tags cover everything from highway signs to the tunnel's Streamline Moderne facade.Says Eastsider: "This stretch of the 110 is ab ... More >>