Events


CSC’s 3rd Annual Poker Bowl

CSC’s 3rd Annual Poker Bowl

Cancer Support Community Pasadena is holding its 3rd Annual Poker Bowl this Friday, June 21st at “Flying A Garage,” home for a private collection of American classic autos. Cocktails are par for the course, In-N-Out Burger is providing the nom, and Texas Hold ‘Em is the game. (A link is provided for rules, with even a [...]

Vertical’s Winemaker Dinner Series

Vertical’s Winemaker Dinner Series

Vertical Wine Bistro is hosting its Summer Winemaker Dinner Series starting Thursday, June 27th with Caymus Vineyards. A different winery will be featured every month with a different menu “perfectly paired to the featured wines.” Dinners will include a Prosecco reception and a raffle for a set of the wines tasted that evening. The reception [...]

Whisky & Poetry Salon

Whisky & Poetry Salon

Distill my beating heart! Straight from Literary Libations to your lips: a candlelit evening of decadent debauchery, Scotland’s finest whiskies, and the communal love of all things poetic. Editor’s Note: Not being poetry aficionados (though we are enthusiasts), our initial reaction to hearing “whisky and poetry” in the same sentence conjured pictures of Dylan Thomas [...]

Pas. Conservatory of Music, Art Ctr. & YWCA’s Girl Power—Bring it!

Pas. Conservatory of Music, Art Ctr. & YWCA’s Girl Power—Bring it!

Sometimes there’s just not enough room, so we’re using a single post to congregate info about the Pasadena Conservatory of Music summer programs for kids, this week’s Art Center student exhibit, and the YWCA’s “girl power” camp. *The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is offering three programs (re: workshops) this summer: Young Musicians Program: 8 weeks [...]

Best Loved Love Scenes from the Bard

Best Loved Love Scenes from the Bard

What better way to welcome summer than to buy some fresh ciabatta, soft cheeses, a few slices of sopressata, and a bottle of pinot grigio, then pack it all up with some napkin-covered wine glasses, some plates, and a good bread knife and head over to Farnsworth Park to watch…Lovers. The California Shakespeare Ensemble members [...]

Bookmaking with Wendy Poma

Bookmaking with Wendy Poma

Codex versus case. Do you know the difference? Wendy Poma does. She’s been teaching traditional bookmaking at Glendale Community College since 1999, and she’ll be hosting a bookmaking workshop at Vroman’s on Saturday, June 15th. All supplies are included in the price of the workshop ($40) and the final product will be a hard covered [...]

The Angeles Chorale at 1st United Methodist

The Angeles Chorale at 1st United Methodist

“A feast for the ears and balm for the soul.” In recent times, England’s royal family has without question functioned as a  kind of ongoing economic stimulus package for British tourism and the tabloid media. But long before the era of Charles and Diana sparked the frenzy of media coverage that led to the young [...]

It’s a Motor Classic in San Marino

It’s a Motor Classic in San Marino

A welcome dinner on the patio at the Annandale Country Club. A self-driving architectural tour through San Marino and Pasadena ending at the Huntington for lunch. A gala to benefit the Petersen Automotive Museum at the Flying A Garage. Be a part of what Automobile Weekly calls “Pebble Beach South” for the San Marino Motor [...]

A Literary Brunch at Pasadena Museum of History

A Literary Brunch at Pasadena Museum of History

Hungry for some good stories? The Pasadena Writing Project and members of its Memoir Writing Workshop will be reading tales this Saturday, June 1st at the Pasadena Museum of History. This is a free event and will be followed by a reception with refreshments. Readers include photographer and textile designer Louise J. Wannier of Louis [...]

ANW: One-Night Readings, Classes and Internships

ANW: One-Night Readings, Classes and Internships

“Words Within” at A Noise Within - Wednesdays, one-night-only readings, 7 p.m. Free, reservations requested. June 12th: The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the 1880 Henry James novel Washington Square. The Heiress, directed by Robertson Dean, is the story of New York society, wealth, and a daughter’s struggle for her father’s love as [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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