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Anne Lamott at Caltech

Anne Lamott at Caltech

Anne Lamott has chronicled, laughed at, and succumbed to boomer/outsider angst for the last couple of decades. Through her best-selling nonfiction memoirs (Grace, Eventually; Plan B; Operating Instructions) we feel that we know her: outspoken and frank, a possessor of a wicked wit and hidden backbone, a woman tested by all kinds of travails, from [...]

Sam Francis in Context

Sam Francis in Context

Abstract Expressionist paintings are the kind of things that need to be seen to be believed — as in, before you see one up close and personal, it’s hard to believe that anyone could care about something that a toddler could paint. And then you see one, a big Pollock, say, and it clicks: “Oh.” [...]

A Night of Noir at Vroman’s

A Night of Noir at Vroman’s

Some of the best, darkest writers in our neck of the woods are gathering at Vroman’s on Friday to celebrate the best in noir fiction, L.A. (and O.C.) style. Following on the tremendous success of Los Angeles Noir, the 2007 book edited by bestselling mystery writer (and Glendale resident) Denise Hamilton, Akashic Books is back [...]

Cowboys and Indians: An Alternate History

Cowboys and Indians: An Alternate History

The West was won with blood and guns. Or was it? Well, probably yes. I saw Dances with Wolves, though, and sometimes cowboys and Indians did get along. How often? Find out at an upcoming lecture at the Huntington by Stephen Aron, a UCLA history professor and the executive director of the Autry Institute for [...]

Awake and Sing! in Glendale

Awake and Sing! in Glendale

Chronicling one wrenching year in the life of a family during the depths of the Great Depression, Cilfford Odets’ classic Awake and Sing! has just opened in repertory at Glendale’s A Noise Within. Awake and Sing! is set among the economic ravages of 1930s New York that threaten to destroy the tenuous ties that bind [...]

Buff & Hensman – The Art of Modernism

Buff & Hensman – The Art of Modernism

Pasadena Heritage is at it again, this time with a day of tours of six homes designed by the firm of renowned architects Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman, the midcentury masters of California modernism. Along with firm principals Cal Straub and Dennis Smith, Buff and Hensman are responsible for many of the Pasadena area’s most [...]

Blogging for your Business with Petrea

Blogging for your Business with Petrea

Petrea Burchard, the mastermind behind the excellent Pasadena Daily Photo (and frequent Hometown commenter), will be running a salon at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena on making your blog work for your… work! Entitled Blogging for your Business: Ten Tips for Putting your Best Cyberfoot Forward, the talk will cover etiquette, networking, generating revenue [...]

Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Cooking Demonstration

Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Cooking Demonstration

Never had a chance to be a guest diner on Emeril Live? Enjoy the next best thing this Thursday at the central branch of the Pasadena Public Library, which will be playing host to Deb Swarz and Deanna Clark of Old Town Cooking School, as well as Jeanne Kelley, author of Blue Eggs and Yellow [...]

Sam Lipsyte at Vroman’s

Sam Lipsyte at Vroman’s

Many moons ago, I met with a professor of mine to discuss doing some research for her book. We started talking about the then-head of our program, whom I didn’t know much about. “He’s big in Japan,” she said. Like the Tom Waits song? “Yeah, like the Tom Waits song.” Many moons later, Sam Lipsyte [...]

Erin Go Border Radio

Erin Go Border Radio

The San Gabriel Valley’s great hometown roots-Americana band, Border Radio, took a few years off from performing, and we’re happy to announce that they’re back — and are doing a St. Patrick’s Day show at Heritage Wine Company in Old Town. Besides their trademark folk, western swing and bluegrass, Kelly, Mike, Mark and Robert will [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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