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Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Here is your chance to take a piece of this amazing garden home with you. The Spring Plant Sale allows you to buy clippings from Descanso plants and bring them to your own backyard. This includes clippings from the famous rose gardens, as well as “warm weather lilacs developed at Descanso,” which sounds pretty darn cool. [...]

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

This coming Sunday, half a dozen beautiful, privately owned California houses will open their doors for the annual Pasadena Heritage spring tour., which this year celebrates “the quintessential California style of the 1920s and 1930s.” In each house you will find a docent-guided tour.  Sunday, March 29 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Locations provided with tickets — [...]

Esotouric's Pasadena Confidential

Esotouric's Pasadena Confidential

Esotouric bills itself as “the eclective bus adventure company.” Sounds interesting, right? Awesome. This weekend they bring their knowledge of Los Angeles County crime to the east side. Our beloved Pasadena is full to the brim with true crime, something that Esotouric wants us to remember. Tour guide Kim Cooper says, “I believe every neighborhood [...]

Sam Hyde Harris Show & Signing

Sam Hyde Harris Show & Signing

Although born in England, painter Sam Hyde Harris was a true Southern Californian, a California impressionist and one of the leaders of the plein air movement of the first half of the 20th century. Perhaps best known for his paintings of Chavez Ravine, Harris was an Alhambra resident who taught at Chouinard and world as [...]

The Pink Parlour Festival

The Pink Parlour Festival

Personally, I’m always trying to start my own crafty business. So far my attempts have failed. Here at The Pink Parlour Festival are dozens of women who make their livelihood crafting and generally being awesome. I want to support them because I want to be like them. This yearly festival has a ton of followers. [...]

Erika Oller Reception at Westridge School

Erika Oller Reception at Westridge School

Erika Oller, a Pasadena native who graduated from Westridge School back in 1960, is now the Cynthia Clark Maxwell ’71 Artist in Residence at her alma mater. The endowment aims to bring local artists to campus, making it possible for art students to benefit from the talent of the Los Angeles area. Oller, an artist, painter, [...]

California Kitchen Garden

California Kitchen Garden

A hands-on course, at the beautiful Descanso Gardens in La Canada, teaches you how to install and maintain an organic kitchen garden. The three-hour class will offer tips on soil development, composting and organic pest control (the author would also like to note that she accidentally typed “soul development” the first time around and feels [...]

ARTTalk

ARTTalk

Following in the footsteps of ArtNight is ARTTalk, a free six-hour performance marathon featuring spoken word, theatre performances, music, dance, and film. A joint presentation by The Playhouse District Association and Boston Court Performance Arts Center, the day is sure to be entertaining. Scheduled to perform are the Taiko Center of Los Angeles, Michelle Serros, [...]

The Pasadena Marathon – Finally

The Pasadena Marathon – Finally

As you may or may not know, last November was supposed to be the inaugural run of the Pasadena Marathon. Unfortunately, the whole event was delayed indefinitely due to smoke from the horrendous fires that engulfed ours neighbors. Now, after a few months of extra planning, the marathon is proudly taking place on March 22. [...]

Wistaria Festival

Wistaria Festival

Want to see the world’s largest blossoming plant? One that weighs 250 tons? It’s one of the seven horticultural wonders of the world, so the answer should be a definitive YES. Come on over to Sierra Madre this weekend for the annual Wistaria Festival. The historic vine will be in full bloom, ready to be [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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