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The Pasadena Marathon – Finally

The Pasadena Marathon – Finally

As you may or may not know, last November was supposed to be the inaugural run of the Pasadena Marathon. Unfortunately, the whole event was delayed indefinitely due to smoke from the horrendous fires that engulfed ours neighbors. Now, after a few months of extra planning, the marathon is proudly taking place on March 22. […]

Wistaria Festival

Wistaria Festival

Want to see the world’s largest blossoming plant? One that weighs 250 tons? It’s one of the seven horticultural wonders of the world, so the answer should be a definitive YES. Come on over to Sierra Madre this weekend for the annual Wistaria Festival. The historic vine will be in full bloom, ready to be […]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 11

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 11

Tom Gammill Lesson Eleven Another exciting installment of our time with Tom.

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

So remember that picture of the crazy man decked out in a Shriner’s hat and red-and-white striped jacket, clutching an American flag and being in charge of the chaos that was the Doo Dah Parade? Well, he’s returning to Pasadena to give a lecture at Neighborhood Church and the Gamble House this month. Awesome. Charles […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/09/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/09/09

Hardcover Fiction Honolulu, Alan Brennert Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Kindly Ones, Jonathan Littell Drood, Dan Simmons Fool, Christopher Moore Deepest Cut, Dianne Emley In Other Rooms Other Wonders, Daniyal Mueenuddin Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese Pictures at an Exhibition, Sara […]

Pasadena ArtNight!

Pasadena ArtNight!

The best free thing in Pasadena, period. Full stop. End of story. We love ArtNight. Twice a year, starting at 6 p.m. on a Friday night (this coming Friday in this case), dozens of Pasadena museums and schools open their doors to hordes of culture nuts.¬†Free shuttles loop around stops, moving you, for free, from […]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 10

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 10

Tom Gammill Lesson Ten More lessons from Altadena’s own Mr. Gammill. Enjoy!

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time

You have to go even if you don’t want to. Tough. On Sunday morning, the 8th of March, after 1:59 a.m., the time becomes 3:00 a.m. Deal with it. This is your reminder.

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Local author Robin Maxwell will be signing and reading from her newest book, “Signora da Vinci.” She is a friend of a friend of much of our staff, and we’re excited to see her success. Please join us for her reading! Monday, March 9 7:00 p.m. Altadena Library Community Room, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 9

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 9

Tom Gammill Lesson Nine Another lesson from the finest living comic-strip artist in Altadena. Enjoy!

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