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Creativity Abounds at ArtNight

Creativity Abounds at ArtNight

ArtNight is here once again, lavishing Pasadena with a trove of creative treasures. Just for starters, there’s French immersion at the Alliance Française de Pasadena, with a round-table discussion, student art exhibit and a jazz performance by Cameron Summers. Travel through our solar system via art and science at Art Center College of Design. You can listen to [...]

Clean ‘er Up!

Clean ‘er Up!

Remember what weekends were all about when we were kids? “Go clean your room!” Well, now that we’re the grownups, it’s time to clean up a different kind of “room”—a part of our valued domain, the Central Arroyo Seco. This Sunday, Arroyo Seco Foundation volunteers are cleaning up a stretch of this popular natural space, [...]

A New Home for A Noise Within

A New Home for A Noise Within

There’s nothing like moving up. For A Noise Within, this means a 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art home in Pasadena for its classic repertory theater. The former Stuart Pharmaceutical Company site, built in 1958 by architect Edward Durell Stone (known in particular for designing the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.), is listed on the National Register. [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/10/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/10/11

Hardcover Fiction Die Once Live Twice, Lawrence Door Shock Wave, John Sandford The Barbarian Nurseries, Hector Tobar The Cats Table, Michael Ondaatje The Affair, Lee Child The Paris Wife, Paula Mclain It’s Classified, Nicolle Wallace Reamde, Neal Stephenson A Dance with Dragons, George R R Martin Feast Day of Fools, James Burke Hardcover Non-Fiction Boomerang, [...]

GAME ON! Parish Fair

GAME ON! Parish Fair

Holy Family Church is having its Game On! Parish Fair and raffle this Saturday and Sunday. Cut and dash along the Colossus obstacle course; test your skills playing paint ball; be a template for flowers or animals at the face painting booth; go aerobic in the carousel and boxing bouncer. Try your hand in the jousting [...]

Got a Shovel & Gloves? Bring ‘Em Along!

Got a Shovel & Gloves? Bring ‘Em Along!

How can you not be enticed by an offer of “swale building.” Swale? Thank goodness for Merriam-Webster. Swale n. 1. a low-lying or depressed and often wet stretch of land. This weekend, North East Los Angeles Transition is hosting It Takes a Village to Transition a Lawn. Over a period of four weekends, a 3,000-square-foot lawn [...]

Bring Your Zest for Life

Bring Your Zest for Life

Though the bones may ache, the knees may creak, and the arthritis may flare (and we haven’t even reached the half a century mark!), nothing motivates like a dose of inspiration. Join the Pasadena Senior Center on October 22nd to celebrate those with a Zest for Life Gala—like the #1 world tennis champion for ages 75+ and eight-time [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/03/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 10/03/11

Hardcover Fiction Die Once Live Twice,  Lawrence Door The Affair, Lee Child The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach The Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Feast Day of Fools, James Lee Burke The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern Lassiter, Paul Levine The Barbarian Nurseries, Hèctor Tobar Reamde, Neal Stephenson Aleph, Paulo Coelho Hardcover Non-Fiction Dear Cary, Dyan Cannon Killing [...]

Seeking the Spa Less Traveled

Seeking the Spa Less Traveled

How about this as a hobby: spending years (years!) researching Los Angeles spas and massage-therapy places. (We are so loving this already.) And now these two professional women, Brenda Goldstein and Gail Herndon, both of Pasadena, have written a book about their findings: The Spa Less Traveled: Discovering Ethnic Los Angeles, One Massage at a Time. How [...]

The Jewels of Glendale

The Jewels of Glendale

For those you who can’t get enough of historic homes, Sunday, October 2nd is a day to set aside. The Glendale Historical Society is offering its annual fall home tour, this year entitled Glendale Gems. Five homes listed on the local Register of Historic Resources will be honored. One of these will be Castle House, [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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