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Brand Library Art Opening

Brand Library Art Opening

This Saturday brings an opening for a new show at the Brand Library Art Galleries of three local artists: Joyce Kohl of Altadena, Nancy Kyes of South Pasadena and Irena Rauliatitis of Glendale. Their styles are different — Kyes is a sculptor known for large, detailed assemblages, Raulinaitis is a printmaker, and Kohl is a [...]

San Marino Street Fest

San Marino Street Fest

The merchants of leafy, idyllic Mission Street have banded together to put on an event they’re calling a Summer Stroll, to take place all day Friday and Saturday. Most of the merchants located under the century-old carrotwood trees will be offering some sort of event, refreshment and/or sale prices. Highlights will include a balloon artist [...]

Thiebaud at the Norton Simon

Thiebaud at the Norton Simon

Wayne Thiebaud’s richly textured, vividly colorful paintings of food, especially cakes, are among the best-known works of 1960s and ’70s California painters. What are less known are his monochromatic prints of the same subject matter, but with its new show, the Norton Simon is aiming to broaden our understanding of Thiebaud’s range and work. Called [...]

Vroman's Bestsellers 6/22

Vroman's Bestsellers 6/22

Hardcover Fiction Shanghai Girls, Lisa See Angel’s Game, Carlos Zafon Scarecrow, Michael Connelly Wish Maker, Ali Sethi Robert Ludlum’s Bourne Deception, Eric Van Lustbader Short History of Women, Kate Walbert My Father’s Tears and Other Stories, John Updike Knockout, Catherine Coulter Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, Alexander McCall Smith Roadside Crosses, Jeffery Deaver Hardcover [...]

Sligo Rags at the Coffee Gallery

Sligo Rags at the Coffee Gallery

Celtic folk-rockers Sligo Rags head north from their Orange County base to the cozy Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena for a concert on Friday, June 26. They’ll be performing songs from their new album, The Whiskey Never Lies, as well as favorites from their previous album. Expert instrumentalists and lively vocalists, the Rags weave jazz, [...]

Murder Charged in Flintridge Bookstore Crash

Murder Charged in Flintridge Bookstore Crash

The Mercury News (in Silicon Valley, no less, not a SoCal paper), via Associated Press, reports that long-haul trucker Marcos Barbosa Costa was rearrested on Friday and charged with murder. He had originally been charged with vehicular manslaughter and was out on bail; he’s now back in jail with a much larger bail. On April [...]

Gaucho’s Village

Gaucho’s Village

Southern California may have more vegetarians per square inch than the rest of the country, but people are crazy about meat, too, as evidenced by the proliferation of Brazilian churrascarias, all-you-can-eat celebrations of beef, lamb, pork and chicken This place is one of the best-value churrascarias around, at about $27 per person during the week [...]

Swinging at Heritage Square

Swinging at Heritage Square

On Tuesday Dennis Kay and the Pasadena City College Swing Band are putting on a free concert as part of the Concerts at the Square series at the Heritage Square Museum. Located just off the 110 Freeway south of Pasadena, Heritage Square is a remarkable museum-as-neighborhood, made up of restored and not-quite-restored homes and buildings [...]

Chalk Action

Chalk Action

This Father’s Day weekend brings the return of the Pasadena Chalk Festival to the Paseo. On Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., some 600 artists (from all over Southern California and even the nation) will be filling almost every inch of the Paseo’s concrete promenades and open spaces with vivid chalked murals. [...]

Father-Daughter Book Signing

Father-Daughter Book Signing

Just in time for Father’s Day is an unusual book signing at Once Upon a Time in Montrose: Glendale resident Dan Pollock, author of the new crime thriller The Running Boy, will be signing books alongside his 14-year-old daughter, Jane Pollock, who has just published her first book, Titus and Otis and the Arctic Adventure, [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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