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Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox

Ah, the day that so many love—when night and day are about equal length—the Spring Equinox. Before the Spring Equinox, Earth’s axis is tilting neither away nor towards the sun, but after wards, to the relief and joy of many, our hours of daylight extend. The Spring Equinox will be celebrated at Avenue 50 Studio [...]

The Big Truck That Went By

The Big Truck That Went By

When the title of Chapter One is “The End,” you know this non-fiction work is going to be heavy-duty. It also turns out to be much more than that. Here is Hometown Pasadena’s first installment of a book review by a local book club. For this occasion—wonderfully, but atypically—the author of The Big Truck That [...]

Ikebana at the Huntington

Ikebana at the Huntington

On Thursday, March 14th, from noon to 3:30 p.m., the San Marino League—which raises money to support the Huntington’s Japanese Garden—will be having Ikebana demonstrations and conducting tours of the newly renovated area. We just met a long-time San Marino League-er, Robin Stafford who has been taking Ikebana—the Japanese art of flower arrangement—classes at the [...]

“Shamrock-N-Roll” at The Playhouse

“Shamrock-N-Roll” at The Playhouse

“SHAMROCK-N-ROLL at The Playhouse” will be the official concert event this St. Patrick’s Day (Sunday, March 17th) to celebrate the opening of One Night with Janis Joplin. An outdoor stage at The Pasadena Playhouse will feature Dread Zeppelin, Cerny Brothers, Shillaly Brothers, and Aquarius—all free concerts. The Cherry Boom Boom dancers will be doing their [...]

Want a New Wardrobe?

Want a New Wardrobe?

This does not fall under the typical “event” that Hometown Pasadena covers, but we thought our readers might be interested—our female readers in particular, or even that significant other who wants to—or needs to—earn brownie points. Fresh Produce Clothing, new to Colorado Boulevard in the heart of Old Pasadena (you can’t miss the storefront that’s [...]

Wistaria Festival 2013

Wistaria Festival 2013

“Viewing the vine.” This Sunday, Sierra Madre presents its Wisteria Festival in Memorial Park with viewings of the historic vine available via shuttle from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. The Guinness Book of World Records has certified the vine as the world’s largest blossoming plant, and estimates that at its peak, the vine had as [...]

Inside the Story

Inside the Story

Developing the creative mind. Appreciating the creative mind. Exploring various and sundry artistic genres. Feeding and satiating one’s curiosity. Get “Inside the Story.” In 2010, sisters Susan Cherney, a former CPA, and Wendy Moss, a retired attorney, came up with the idea of Inside the Story, “a unique venture where culture-loving people meet for programs [...]

Red Hens at Boston Court

Red Hens at Boston Court

Red Hen Press is bringing in the poets. Authors Katharine Coles, Terrance Hayes, Peggy Shumaker, and Dan Vera will read from their works, Wednesday, March 13th at Boston Court Performing Arts Center. “In 2010, Katharine Coles sailed across the Drake Passage….The Earth Is Not Flat, the collection of poems written out of her adventure, invokes [...]

Butterfly Hurricanes Project at Art Night

Butterfly Hurricanes Project at Art Night

Artist Holly Boruck has her exhibit tonight during ArtNight at Louis Jane Studio. This is quite last minute and we apologize, but her work looks very interesting. If you can get there, here’s the info: Louis Jane Studio 93 E. Union St. in Legge Alley 6-10 p.m. LouisJaneStudio on Facebook

Aloha, Bahooka

Aloha, Bahooka

You have three days left to order another serving crab puffs and sip on a Blue Hawaii or share a Scorpion before you have to say your final goodbyes to Rufus, the Pacu. Bahooka Restaurant in Rosemead—”welcoming friends like you since 1967—is closing it’s doors. If Bahooka is an old love of yours, say your [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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