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Positively Wicked

Positively Wicked

The Pasadena Musical Theatre Company’s Senior Company (students in grades 7 to 12) is ready for its close up! After six week of intense rehearsals, the curtain is about to rise on Positively Wicked.  Featuring music by Stephen Schwartz from Wicked, Pippin, Pocahontas and more, the play takes place at Wickett High School, where green-haired [...]

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Happily ever after is how you might feel after 45 or so 4th, 5th and 6th graders from Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre perform for you this Thursday in the 16th year of Pasadena Musical Theater’s summer program. Happily Ever After is a clever blending of Once Upon a Mattress, Beauty and the Beast and [...]

Making Strides Ramping Up

Making Strides Ramping Up

Here’s an opportunity to be a key part of our local American Cancer Society’s inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walkathon. The ACS is currently seeking volunteers to plan this first-time event, particularly team leaders who will recruit friends, family and co-workers to participate with them and raise funds for the cause. People from all [...]

Reinventing You!

Reinventing You!

Have you recently lost your job, or found yourself asking, “How did I end up here?” Here comes the Pasadena Public Library to the rescue, offering Career Transitions, a comprehensive web-based guide to career change. Similar services can cost thousands of dollars; Career Transitions is offered free to library patrons through its website. You’ll need your [...]

C’mon, Get Happy!

C’mon, Get Happy!

One good recent outcome of the economic downtown is the plethora of good-value happy hours around town. We’ve been doing our journalistic duty and trying them out; what follows are our current favorites. Note the late-night happy hours at a few places—great for visiting after a movie, play or concert. Dish Bistro & Bar Tuesday–Thursday [...]

A Midsummer Day’s Camp

A Midsummer Day’s Camp

It’s time to admit it: Summer’s just around the corner. If you still haven’t signed junior up for a camp or activity, it is time to act!  Budding thespians and fans of the Bard will love Summer with Shakespeare, an intensive three-week program for kids ages 10 to 18 offered by Glendale’s A Noise Within [...]

Get Thee to the Design House!

Get Thee to the Design House!

We say it every year, but this time we mean it: This year’s Pasadena Showcase House of Design is not to be missed. And there’s still time left to get there — it’s open through Sunday, with later hours (until 7:45 p.m.) on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Easily an all-day outing, especially when lunch by [...]

Game Change, Indeed!

Game Change, Indeed!

These two quotes really say it all about Game Change, the book that provides both a front-row seat and a back-hallway glimpse into the roller-coaster ride that was the 2008 presidential election. I could not put it down.

Liza Palmer

Liza Palmer

Pasadena native Liza Palmer hit the literary big time with her very first novel, Conversations with the  Fat Girl, which was named a Target Breakout book and hit the international bestseller lists within one week of publication in 2005. (It was huge in England.) It was optioned for an HBO series, and she went on [...]

A Field Guide to Burying Your Parents

A Field Guide to Burying Your Parents

If you are tickled whenever you see a glimpse of Pasadena in a movie or TV show, then Liza Palmer’s A Field Guide to Burying Your Parents will deliver the same thrill. This family drama set against a San Gabriel Valley backdrop will have locals nodding their heads and murmuring “I know that place!” with [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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