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PlayWriteGirl Benefit at the Pasadena Playhouse

PlayWriteGirl Benefit at the Pasadena Playhouse

The fantastic Los Angeles-based organization WriteGirl, which pairs teen girls with professional women writers as mentors, is creeping east. Sunday evening it will be taking over the Pasadena Playhouse for PlayWriteGirl, a performance, food-and-wine tasting, and silent auction, with all proceeds going to the program. Such celebrated actors as Angela Bassett and Annie Potts will [...]

JPL Open House 2009

JPL Open House 2009

This weekend get a peek inside Pasadena’s cosmic brain trust — come to the JPL Open House! Many of the lab’s scientists and engineers will be on hand to answer all your celestial questions. You simply cannot understand how cool the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is until you see it for yourself — and because it [...]

Edible Horticulture at the L.A. Garden Show

Edible Horticulture at the L.A. Garden Show

It’s time, once again, for the L.A. Garden Show, and the subtitle, A Festival of Flavors, says it all: Come and explore the wonderful world of edible plants! Focusing on those that can be easily grown in your own garden, this year’s theme offers something for every garden — whether that garden is in pots, [...]

Walk the Old Town Walk

Walk the Old Town Walk

How are you planning to celebrate National Preservation Month? That’s right, it takes place in May, and there’s no finer way to kick it off than by taking Pasadena Heritage‘s walking tour of Old Pasadena. The 90-minute outing will start with a slide show and move on to a docent-guided stroll, during which you’ll hear [...]

Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

This Sunday is the annual Bungalow Heaven tour – a chance for you to peek inside all those amazing homes you pass and wish you owned. There will be self-guided tours, demonstrations, music and the Bungalow Heaven mercantile. 2009 is also the debut of the Living History Home, outfitted with costumed actors portraying a family [...]

Books on the Bus

Books on the Bus

It’s time once again for the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus, and for once the weather is supposed to be comfortably cool. And when you add the convenience, fun and intelligence of the book-lover’s bus rides offered by Vroman’s, there’s no reason for Pasadenans to not attend this year. [...]

Greening the Earth Day & Family Arts Festival

Greening the Earth Day & Family Arts Festival

In honor of Earth Day today, the City of Pasadena is presenting Greening the Earth Day. Memorial Park will be filled with booths on green products, water efficiency, conservation, recycling and much more. This is important stuff, and we all need to be able to pitch in and do our part. Bring your CRV recyclables [...]

Mission West Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

Mission West Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

South Pasadena often hosts fantastic little arts and craft fairs, and Mission Street in particular has always taken pride in producing delightful festivities. This year’s spring arts and crafts fair is this weekend, and it promises to be as adorable as always. It is always best to get there when the zydeco band is playing [...]

The Rehearsal at A Noise Within

The Rehearsal at A Noise Within

Acclaimed repertory theatre company A  Noise Within finishes their 18th season with The Rehearsal by celebrated French playwright Jean Anouilh. A drama full of wit and icy romanticism, The Rehearsal’s metatheatrical world will be sure to leave you cheering on this final work of the season. A Noise Within always puts on quality shows, and [...]

Camerata Pacifica at the Huntington

Camerata Pacifica at the Huntington

Santa Barbara-based Camerata Pacifica is now in its 19th season, fresh from its first international tour, and the acclaimed chamber group is heading our way, to the lovely Friends Hall at the Huntington Library. The program includes Haydn, Beethoven, Dring, Loeffler and Mozart. So if that sounds like a good time, come check out the [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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