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A Midcentury Modern Tour

A Midcentury Modern Tour

If you didn’t know that May was Historic Preservation Month, you have one last chance to celebrate, by joining Pasadena Heritage on Sunday in honoring the midcentury modern homes of Ain, Johnson and Day. First attend a lecture and book signing by Professor Anthony Denzer of the University of Wyoming, author of Gregory Ain: The Modern House […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 05/25/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 05/25/09

Hardcover Fiction Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, Alexander Smith Gone Tomorrow, Lee Child Sunny Side, Glen David Gold Road Dogs, Elmore Leonard First Farmily, David Baldacci Brooklyn, Colm Toibin Dead & Gone, Charlaine Harris Cemetery Dance, Douglas Preston The Host, Stephenie Meyer Into The Beautiful North, Alberto Luis Urrea Hardcover Non-Fiction 10 10 10, […]

Jin Kim of Common Thread Studio

Jin Kim of Common Thread Studio

The other day I was walking down Mission Street and stumbled upon a new shop: Common Thread Studio. It had opened only  the week before, and it’s like no other boutique in South Pasadena — the front retail space sells journals, sewing kits, jewelry and whimsical fabric-based gifts, and the airy, open studio space in […]

Jamie Woolf at Vroman's

Jamie Woolf at Vroman's

On Saturday friend of Hometown Pasadena Lian Dolan teams up with Vroman’s to host an entertaining afternoon with parenting expert Jamie Woolf. Woolf’s new book, Mom-in-Chief, explores how to use wisdom from the workplace to save your family from chaos. And since Dolan is the author of the Chaos Chronicles blog, she’s the perfect person to […]

Historic Highlands Home Tour

Historic Highlands Home Tour

This Sunday brings the annual Historic Highlands home tour in north Pasadena. Showcasing homes and gardens on New York Avenue, Lexington, Holliston and more, the tours benefits the neighborhood beautification fund as well as local libraries and schools. The homes are all within walking distance, the perfect route for an afternoon stroll. Explore the houses, […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 05/18/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 05/18/09

Hardcover Fiction Perforated Heart, Eric Bogosian Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Family Man, Elinor Lipman Wicked Prey, John Sandford Women, TC Boyle Road Dogs, Elmore Leonard Stones Fall, Iain Pears Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, Alexander Smith Language of Bees, Laurie King Alexandria, David Lindsey Hardcover Non-Fiction Stories from Candyland, […]

Race to Mt. Wilson

Race to Mt. Wilson

The historic Mt. Wilson Trail Race will be held this weekend in Sierra Madre. It is the second oldest race in California, with its first race being held in 1908 – nine men ran seven miles, took a 30-minute break, and then ran back down. Since then, the numbers have grown, with 300 racers each […]

Maya Angelou Speaks in Pasadena

Maya Angelou Speaks in Pasadena

On Tuesday poet, author, actor and producer Maya Angelou will speak at the Pasadena Civic, part of the newly renovated Pasadena Center. One of the most popular speakers in the country, Angelou is the author of many books, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Tickets are on sale at the box office — and […]

Life of Galileo

Life of Galileo

This month Theater Arts at Caltech present Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo. Tackling the conflict between dogmatism and scientific evidence, Brecht’s play takes place during the latter period of Galileo’s life, when the great philosopher was being persecuted by the Roman Catholic Church for the promulgation of his scientific discoveries. The production is directed by […]

Pasadena Bike Week

Pasadena Bike Week

It’s the 21st century and we all have be conscientious and aware of our impact on the Earth. It’s hard not to feel guilty in Los Angeles – but there is hope! C.I.C.L.E., or the Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange, has worked with the City of Pasadena to create Pasadena Bike Week. From now […]

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