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Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

This Sunday is the annual Bungalow Heaven tour – a chance for you to peek inside all those amazing homes you pass and wish you owned. There will be self-guided tours, demonstrations, music and the Bungalow Heaven mercantile. 2009 is also the debut of the Living History Home, outfitted with costumed actors portraying a family [...]

Greening the Earth Day & Family Arts Festival

Greening the Earth Day & Family Arts Festival

In honor of Earth Day today, the City of Pasadena is presenting Greening the Earth Day. Memorial Park will be filled with booths on green products, water efficiency, conservation, recycling and much more. This is important stuff, and we all need to be able to pitch in and do our part. Bring your CRV recyclables [...]

Mission West Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

Mission West Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

South Pasadena often hosts fantastic little arts and craft fairs, and Mission Street in particular has always taken pride in producing delightful festivities. This year’s spring arts and crafts fair is this weekend, and it promises to be as adorable as always. It is always best to get there when the zydeco band is playing [...]

Vromans' Bestsellers 04/20/09

Vromans' Bestsellers 04/20/09

Hardcover Fiction Writing on My Forehead, Nafisa Haji Long Fall, Walter Mosley Last Embrace, Denise Hamilton The Associate, John Grisham Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Wells Tower Dante’s Numbers, David Hewson Among the Mad, Jacqueline Winspear Women, T C Boyle Admission, Jean Korelitz Hardcover Non-Fiction Real Solutions [...]

The Rehearsal at A Noise Within

The Rehearsal at A Noise Within

Acclaimed repertory theatre company A  Noise Within finishes their 18th season with The Rehearsal by celebrated French playwright Jean Anouilh. A drama full of wit and icy romanticism, The Rehearsal’s metatheatrical world will be sure to leave you cheering on this final work of the season. A Noise Within always puts on quality shows, and [...]

Old Pasadena & Civic Center Architectural Walk

Old Pasadena & Civic Center Architectural Walk

This weekend’s architectural walk, which comes from the pages of Hometown Pasadena (the book), is a walk through Old Pasadena to the Civic Center. We’d recommend doing this walk first thing in the morning, before the shoppers and slow-walkers fill the sidewalks. Old Pasadena Historic District & Civic Center You’ll never stop locals from calling [...]

Camerata Pacifica at the Huntington

Camerata Pacifica at the Huntington

Santa Barbara-based Camerata Pacifica is now in its 19th season, fresh from its first international tour, and the acclaimed chamber group is heading our way, to the lovely Friends Hall at the Huntington Library. The program includes Haydn, Beethoven, Dring, Loeffler and Mozart. So if that sounds like a good time, come check out the [...]

Hair – The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Hair – The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

This spring Occidental’s theatre troupe brings you Hair, the self-proclaimed American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Even though the show was originally produced more than 40 years ago, the spirit stays alive in this psychedelic piece. Oxy says the performance is staged “walkabout style as never before; on the flattened psychedelic floor of the flexible auditorium… Two-thirds [...]

Vroman's Bestsellers 04/13/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 04/13/09

Hardcover Fiction Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer True Detectives, Jonathan Kellerman About Face, Donna Leon Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet, Jamie Ford Borderline, Nevada Barr Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Wells Tower A Mercy, Toni Morrison Illegal, Paul Levine Women, T C Boyle Fatally Flaky, Diane Davidson Hardcover Non-Fiction [...]

Moira Smiley & VOCO

Moira Smiley & VOCO

The Caltech Folk Music Society is hosting Moira Smiley & VOCO, recently voted the number one a cappella band in the United States. We heard something about body percussion. Sounds interesting. Although we cannot understand their claim to be a cappella and use instruments, they still sound awesome. Maybe we’ll figure out what it means at [...]

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