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Matisse at the Norton Simon

Matisse at the Norton Simon

It’s hard not to love a little Matisse. The Norton Simon is currently exhibiting a series of illustrations the artist put together for a collection of love poems. He selected and updated poems by the French master Ronsard and proceeded to illustrate the text. The culmination of seven years of work, Florilege des Amours de [...]

Poppy Season

Poppy Season

    We’ve hit spring and that means one thing to me: poppies! A friend visited this past weekend and I pointed out with pride those bright flowers. The California Poppy is clearly the best state flower ever. This Monday, April 6th, is officially California Poppy Day. I’ll have to come up with something fun to [...]

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/31/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/31/09

Hardcover Fiction Long Fall, Walter Mosley Help, Kathryn Stockett Love Mercy, Earlene Fowler Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Execution Dock, Anne Perry True Detectives, Jonathan Kellerman Right Mistakes, Walter Mosley Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese Honolulu, Alan Brennert Writing on my Forehead, Nafisa Haji  Hardcover Non-Fiction Mirror Effect, Drew Pinsky Act [...]

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater

  We can always count on Caltech to have fantastic events, and this dance show is no exception. Ragamala Music and Dance Theater is dedicated to preserving the South Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam while using it as a springboard for innovative choreography. The performance uses traditional as well as contemporary dance and will [...]

Jerry Stahl at Vroman's

Jerry Stahl at Vroman's

Local author Jerry Stahl, of Permanent Midnight fame, will be discussing and signing his most recent work, Pain Killers, tomorrow at Vroman’s. This time his work chronicles the story of an ex-cop and his ex-wife as they go under cover to find the true identity of an old inmate. Wednesday, April 1 7:00 p.m. Vroman’s [...]

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

Back behind the Zen Garden of the Huntington is the famous Bonsai collection. It’s beautiful and unique, made up of a dozen or so perfectly crafted bonsai. Want more? Come to the Annual Bonsai Show, put on by the California Bonsai Society. Awesome. Also appearing with the bonsai trees will be the Malachite Exhibit, organized [...]

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Here is your chance to take a piece of this amazing garden home with you. The Spring Plant Sale allows you to buy clippings from Descanso plants and bring them to your own backyard. This includes clippings from the famous rose gardens, as well as “warm weather lilacs developed at Descanso,” which sounds pretty darn cool. [...]

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/23/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/23/09

Hardcover Fiction Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Fool, Christopher Moore Drood, Dan Simmons Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese Private Patient, PD James Me Cheeta My Life in Hollywood, Cheeta the Chimp The Associate, John Grisham Heart & Soul, Maeve Binchy Corsair, Clive Cussler Manual of Detection, Jedidiah Berry  Hardcover Non-Fiction A [...]

Coffeehouses for Working

Coffeehouses for Working

In those first couple months after college, there’s a lot of sitting around wondering what a bachelor of arts will get you. So at first you sit at home – then you get bored. So then you sit around coffeehouses with your similarly degreed friends looking for jobs and reworking resumes. This is a lot [...]

Beautiful Science

Beautiful Science

I have been going to the Huntington for my entire life. In high school my friends and I would borrow my family’s membership card and study for finals on the lawns. Perfect place to study and procrastinate. I’ve been there a million times, so I’m pretty used to it. So you can understand my excitement [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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