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Levitt Pavilion’s Summer Concerts

Levitt Pavilion’s Summer Concerts

Most of us probably remember Donna Summer’s disco version: MacArthur’s Park is melting in the dark All the sweet, green icing flowing down Someone left the cake out in the rain I don’t think I can take ‘Cause it took so long to bake it And I’ll never have that recipe again Likening love to [...]

It’s a Motor Classic in San Marino

It’s a Motor Classic in San Marino

A welcome dinner on the patio at the Annandale Country Club. A self-driving architectural tour through San Marino and Pasadena ending at the Huntington for lunch. A gala to benefit the Petersen Automotive Museum at the Flying A Garage. Be a part of what Automobile Weekly calls “Pebble Beach South” for the San Marino Motor [...]

Altadena Heritage Celebrates Local Gardens

Altadena Heritage Celebrates Local Gardens

Altadena Heritage is celebrating local gardens at their annual Spring Garden Celebration and Golden Poppy Awards on Sunday, June 9th. Altadena Heritage members nominate local gardens that are striking and remarkable, either by enhancing the neighborhood with their beauty or their adherence to being water-wise—or, both! Four to eight awards are presented in any given [...]

Scottish Pipes & Drums at Kidspace

Scottish Pipes & Drums at Kidspace

Free family night on Tuesday, June 4th at Kidspace with the award-winning Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums. Learn the history of this Scottish tradition, watch a feature performance, and march in a parade through the central courtyard (6 p.m.). June will also bring a Father’s Day event where classic games and new games from around [...]

Death at the Voyager Hotel: a Novella

Death at the Voyager Hotel: a Novella

by Kwei Quartey Prologue In equatorial Africa, day breaks around 5:30 a.m. no matter the time of year. Morning preparations at the Voyager Hotel in Accra, Ghana follow a similar timetable. The breakfast buffet is laid out, the day staff arrives to take over from the graveyard shift, the janitor sweeps the lobby, and tour buses and hired [...]

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Four days left of the 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena. Activities as conveyed by press release: Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: dedicated to supporting women on two wheels. A quick-fix repair clinic will be at Paseo Colorado with a social ride through the streets of Pasadena. The ride will be through the streets of Pasadena, [...]

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna salad can go, oh, so many ways: sweet, pickled, and crunchy; exotic, spicy, or unadorned; and augmented by macaroni, arugula, cottage cheese, or parmesan. Whether you’re using Bumblebee or grinding up last night’s yellowfin steaks, tuna salad is—almost—as American as apple pie. Tuna salad can be made with: Miracle Whip—we swear!—it’s called “Tempting Tuna [...]

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

THE NEW ROMANTIC COMEDY BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HELEN OF PASADENA Lian Dolan’s upcoming author events: Pasadena Showcase House, Wednesday, May 15th, 3 p.m. Altadena Town & Country Club, Thursday, May 16th, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Saturday, May 18th, 2 p.m. Pasadena Shakespeare Club Luncheon, Tuesday, May 21st, 11 a.m. National Charity League, Glendale [...]

Rodin & Canaletto — Mattox & Flavin

Rodin & Canaletto — Mattox & Flavin

He admired the bronzes so much, he wrote poems about them. Auguste Rodin was “enamored” with Chola bronzes from southern India, and the Norton Simon Museum has a collection of Chola sculpture, which shall be used to compare and contrast with the works of Rodin, “who is credited with single-handedly reviving sculpture in the late [...]

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Home of the Little Stinko Burger or Stink-O. Caramel and bittersweet hot fudge sundaes. Pasadena Weekly’s 2012 winner for “Best Family Restaurant,” “Best Burger,” and “Best Breakfast.” It’s Twohey’s. “Two-ee’s.” Opened in 1943 with a mere 37 seats (compared with the 180 they have now), the restaurant specialized in hamburgers, onion rings, and “hand-dipped fountain [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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