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Historic Highlands Home Tour

Historic Highlands Home Tour

This Sunday brings the annual Historic Highlands home tour in north Pasadena. Showcasing homes and gardens on New York Avenue, Lexington, Holliston and more, the tours benefits the neighborhood beautification fund as well as local libraries and schools. The homes are all within walking distance, the perfect route for an afternoon stroll. Explore the houses, [...]

Race to Mt. Wilson

Race to Mt. Wilson

The historic Mt. Wilson Trail Race will be held this weekend in Sierra Madre. It is the second oldest race in California, with its first race being held in 1908 – nine men ran seven miles, took a 30-minute break, and then ran back down. Since then, the numbers have grown, with 300 racers each [...]

Maya Angelou Speaks in Pasadena

Maya Angelou Speaks in Pasadena

On Tuesday poet, author, actor and producer Maya Angelou will speak at the Pasadena Civic, part of the newly renovated Pasadena Center. One of the most popular speakers in the country, Angelou is the author of many books, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Tickets are on sale at the box office — and [...]

Party on North Lake

Party on North Lake

Altadenans will get a chance to celebrate their community this evening (Friday) from 4 to 9 at an open house sponsored by the newly formed Altadena Arts Coalition, comprising business owners on and around North Lake. Galleries, cafés and shops from New York Drive to Altadena Drive will be open late (as Petrea from Pasadena [...]

Life of Galileo

Life of Galileo

This month Theater Arts at Caltech present Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo. Tackling the conflict between dogmatism and scientific evidence, Brecht’s play takes place during the latter period of Galileo’s life, when the great philosopher was being persecuted by the Roman Catholic Church for the promulgation of his scientific discoveries. The production is directed by [...]

Los Angeles Children's Chorus

Los Angeles Children's Chorus

This weekend the Pasadena Presbyterian Church will be hosting the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. To finish off their 23rd season, LACC will be performing Suite: Alice Through a Looking-Glass by Paul Gibson. Based on the poetry of Lewis Carroll, the children will sing The Walrus and the Carpenter, Beneath a Sunny Sky and Jabberwocky. It [...]

South Pasadena Music & Art Fest

South Pasadena Music & Art Fest

A new venture sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the South Pasadena Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk arrives this weekend, and it is just the type of thing we need right about now. Filled with free live music at three festival areas, exhibitions in nine art galleries and open houses at many shops, the [...]

A Taste of the Pasadena YMCA

A Taste of the Pasadena YMCA

This week Pasadena is brimming with food and festivities for good causes. The third annual Pasadena Platinum, benefitting the Pasadena YMCA, will take place this Thursday. Showcasing some of Pasadena’s most popular restaurants and auctioning off lavish resort vacations, the evening will raise funds for the Pasadena YMCA, which serves more than 2,000 families and [...]

Style Uncorked – Benefiting Planned Parenthood

Style Uncorked – Benefiting Planned Parenthood

This Thursday and Friday bring two events benefiting Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley’s Health Education Programs. Thursday evening educate yourself with a wine seminar at red, white + bluezz. Wineries providing tastings include Franciscan, Ladera Howel Mountain and Rubicon Estate. Delightful. If you prefer your wine with food and silent auctions, arrange to [...]

Altadena Home Tour

Altadena Home Tour

It’s time once again for the Altadena Home Tour, which the good women of the Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital have been organizing for 58 years. This year it’s called, “Aye, ’tis Bonnie Brae Burn,” because the tour comprises four estate-size homes on Braeburn Road. If you forgot like we did to pick up [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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