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Summer Wicked Lit: The Doll

Summer Wicked Lit: The Doll

Set in 1931 England, The Doll tells the story of Jane Joska and Miss O’Brien, two dutiful caretakers within the home of the beleaguered Colonel Masters. When young Monica is given a package that arrives mysteriously at their doorstep, a force enters the house that turns their quiet little world upside down. (Official text) Unbound Productions, which has offered [...]

Whoop & Alley-Oop with the Four Preps

Whoop & Alley-Oop with the Four Preps

Though the band began with Bruce, Glen, Ed, and Marvin and now consists of Bruce, Bob, Skip, and Michael, The Four Preps still harmonize and comprise a vocal quartet that will erase—momentarily—all images of twerking or the contemporary sounds that some folks of a particular age and era may have a hard time acknowledging as music. The [...]

Arts Crawl in South Pas

Arts Crawl in South Pas

Food trucks and a slew of eateries along Mission Street in South Pasadena will help sustain those in town for the Arts Crawl on Saturday, July 19th. Gallery doors will be open with new exhibitions, boutiques will have performances of varying kinds, and shops will offer sales, have special guests, and hands-on projects. Some of [...]

Wine & Cheese Flights & Sam Maloof

Wine & Cheese Flights & Sam Maloof

Sam Maloof was the first craftsman awarded the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Fellowship. The Smithsonian Institution declared Maloof “America’s most renowned contemporary furniture craftsman.” His rocking chair has been described as having “sinewy sculpted lines” and “a modern stylistic aesthetic of clean lines born of practical consideration.” Beauty comes not from added ornamentation. It comes from enhancement [...]

Baking Bread 101

Baking Bread 101

She was an official expat for nearly a decade. Unsurprisingly, once Debra Cohen returned home, American bread just didn’t really do it for her. Debra began baking using techniques gleaned from French and German bakers (and the New York Times). Now, Debra runs a “home-based” bakery in Altadena and delivers fresh loaves to lucky recipients. [...]

It’s a Bridge Party

It’s a Bridge Party

After a rack of Big Mama’s pork ribs or Gourmet Grill Masters‘ chicken seekh kabob, cool yourself down with a Bulgarini gelato or enhance your waist line with one of Pam’s Sweet Shack’s funnel cakes. Don’t sweat the infusion of calories—you’ll be working it off dancing—as there will be three stages with live music at Pasadena Heritage’s [...]

The Long Table: Year Two

The Long Table: Year Two

Dine under nature’s canopy right on Green Street…sans the swoosh and veering of cars. Replacing cars for one entire block, The Long Table: Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration will step into its second year on Saturday, July 26th. Communal tables are set up and diners experience “epicurean fare, refreshing drinks, and wonderful music” from seven Pasadena Playhouse District [...]

Whisky & Poetry

Whisky & Poetry

We’ve written and raved about this event before, but we’re here to do it again because if even one cell of yours enjoys poetry and whisky, in any and all combinations, even the most fleeting interest, or even mere admiration, then you must attend Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiisel’s increasingly popular Whisky & Poetry Salon. Thursday, [...]

From Gravity to The Odd Couple: Old Pasadena Film Festival

From Gravity to The Odd Couple: Old Pasadena Film Festival

Sit under the stars and watch free movies at the Old Pasadena Film Festival every Friday and Saturday night during the month of July. Locations vary from the courtyard in Hugus Alley at One Colorado, the Armory, and Distant Lands to the Conscientious Projector and Central Park. There are some award winners like Gravity and [...]

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

From Star Wars to Lincoln with CalPhil

The summer series opens June 28th with music from Star Wars, E.T., Schindler’s List, Jaws, and Jurassic Park. It’s the works of John Williams. Also on the program is the 1812 Overture, Carmina Burana, and Brahms’ Double Concerto. Under the direction of Maestro Victor Vener and Chorus Maestra Marya Basaraba, the Cal Phil and Phil [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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