Pasadena Museum of Modern Art. Still, it’s one of the coolest places to go to. I was there last Friday evening when they had poet readings given by Red Hen Press. Red Hen is a local non-profit publisher.
The Brand Library has Art Galleries and a Recital Hall, where art exhibitions are hosted and classical concert performances are given. The setting is surrounded by a magnificent verdant park, hiking trails, and a Japanese garden.
I left with a glimpse of the past and thought of how I like those who came before me, came to Southern California for the good life.
Every city has great buildings, but Chicago is its’ great buildings. Everything is framed by remarkable architecture and the windy city blew me away.
Although it’s a sports town, which I have no interest in, I was gawking at the stratospheric, glass-floored Willis Tower to Frank Gehry’s swooping silver Pritzer Pavilion to Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass Robie House.
Last week-end being warm I took a spin over to Santa Monica. It has always struck me as quintessentially a beach town. The blue city; blue skies, bue water, blue street signs and big Blue Bus. With an appreciation for the Modern Streamline architecture they have, there isn’t too much more that strikes me as…
Los Angeles City Hall also appeared in Dragnet, LA Confidential, The War of the Worlds, Changeling and many other films. And they say that there’s no history here. Ha! It doesn’t happen to be 1000 years old, nevertheless, it’s still history.