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Whisky & Poetry

Whisky & Poetry

We’ve written and raved about this event before, but we’re here to do it again because if even one cell of yours enjoys poetry and whisky, in any and all combinations, even the most fleeting interest, or even mere admiration, then you must attend Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiisel’s increasingly popular Whisky & Poetry Salon. Thursday, [...]

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

The Little Mermaid & HAIR

Giving students a 360-degree experience in the theater. That’s the idea of Pasadena’s Theatre 360. Kids not only get coached in acting, voice, and dance, but they are taught the backstage skills—lighting and sound, set design, costuming, assisting directing, and stage management—without adult intrusion, though with adult guidance. We are the only local company that [...]

Culinary Historians

Culinary Historians

They are “dedicated to pursuing food history and supporting culinary collections.” The Culinary Historians of Southern California was founded in 1995 as an affiliate of the Los Angeles Public Library. Today, 250 women and men—chefs, writers, academics, product purveyors, restaurateurs, as well as people in the fields of entertainment, business, and culture—”have fun learning about [...]

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

The summer series opens June 28th with music from Star Wars, E.T., Schindler’s List, Jaws, and Jurassic Park. It’s the works of John Williams. Also on the program is the 1812 Overture, Carmina Burana, and Brahms’ Double Concerto. Under the direction of Maestro Victor Vener and Chorus Maestra Marya Basaraba, the Cal Phil and Phil [...]

An Evening at the Chinese Garden

An Evening at the Chinese Garden

The Chinese Garden at the Huntington is a circuitous and wondrous place. On June 28th, spend the evening amidst the lake, pavilions, and bridges at a “cultural discovery” event that includes music, art, activities, and a lion dance. Family Evening at the Chinese Garden Saturday, June 28th, 5:30-8 p.m. The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino [...]

Creating a Bug Hotel

Creating a Bug Hotel

Bugs can make us scream, , yelp, yip (sounds like “Yeep!”), and jump faster than we ever imagined we could. Then again, bugs often draw us closer—with their colors, their behavior, and their tenacity. On Saturday, June 28th, Kidspace welcomes children ages 5 to 11 to participate in a “Bug Hotel” workshop. A bug hotel is [...]

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

In Greek mythology, Canis Major represented about six different dogs, as far as we can count. From being the dog Laelaps, which was a gift from Zeus to Europa, or the hound of Procris (Diana’s nymph), or the canine given by Aurora to Cephalus, “so famed for its speed that Zeus elevated it to the sky” [...]

Two New Galleries in One

Two New Galleries in One

Sharing a wall with Space Arts Center and within the same block as Rue de Mimo, Marz, and Camille DePredini is a gallery which exists because “chance and opportunity collide in perfect harmony.” Or so says art collector Dr. Michael Burgess who has partnered with artist Laurie Hendricks in a recently opened, shared space in South Pasadena. [...]

Music & Art at Hsi Lai

Music & Art at Hsi Lai

Practicing compassion through music and art. That is the “about” listed for the Hsi Lai Temple located in the southern-most part of San Gabriel Valley, in Hacienda Heights. Saturday, June 21st, Hsi Lai Temple is holding its first music and arts festival. Soulful and alternative Lotus Band will be performing, as will the folk-pop duo [...]

Interlocking Sculptures

Interlocking Sculptures

The forms and images are abstract, yet evoke the living form, reminiscent of plants and the human body. This is the basic definition of biomorphic. Biomorphism is “an art movement that began in the 20th century. Isamu Noguchi was a Japanese American artist, landscape architect, sculptor, and set designer. “In 1947, Noguchi…joined with George Nelson, [...]

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