Events


Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Get design tips from award-winning landscape architect Heather Lenkin, whose own home gardens were selected as one of the “Top Ten Gardens in the United States.” Lenkin will share design principles that you can use to create the garden of your dreams. Although she is world renowned, around these parts Heather Lenkin is president of Lenkin [...]

The U.S. Economy in Crisis

The U.S. Economy in Crisis

Tell us something we don’t know. No, seriously, we’d love an explanation right about now. “What Happened? What Now? The U.S. Economy in Crisis” will try to provide the answers to your questions and analyze just what went wrong. Join All Saints Church and the Armory’s awesome series “Conscientious Projector” for a screening of Capitalism [...]

Pasadena Pro Musica

Pasadena Pro Musica

If you’re looking for something to do Sunday afternoon, how about heading over to the Neighborhood Church for some music? The concert is brought to you by Pasadena Pro Musica, a non-profit organization committed to bringing infrequently-performed masterpieces for chamber chorus and orchestra now in their 36th season. In Sunday’s performance the women of PPM [...]

The 6th Annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

The 6th Annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

This self-guided journey through some of the San Gabriel Valley’s most beautiful native gardens is a fine option to consider for this spring weekend. Each home contains at least 50% California native plants and showcases the region’s most creative homeowners and garden designers. Tours take place both Saturday and Sunday, but the east side is [...]

Matisse at the Norton Simon

Matisse at the Norton Simon

It’s hard not to love a little Matisse. The Norton Simon is currently exhibiting a series of illustrations the artist put together for a collection of love poems. He selected and updated poems by the French master Ronsard and proceeded to illustrate the text. The culmination of seven years of work, Florilege des Amours de [...]

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater

  We can always count on Caltech to have fantastic events, and this dance show is no exception. Ragamala Music and Dance Theater is dedicated to preserving the South Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam while using it as a springboard for innovative choreography. The performance uses traditional as well as contemporary dance and will [...]

Jerry Stahl at Vroman's

Jerry Stahl at Vroman's

Local author Jerry Stahl, of Permanent Midnight fame, will be discussing and signing his most recent work, Pain Killers, tomorrow at Vroman’s. This time his work chronicles the story of an ex-cop and his ex-wife as they go under cover to find the true identity of an old inmate. Wednesday, April 1 7:00 p.m. Vroman’s [...]

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

Back behind the Zen Garden of the Huntington is the famous Bonsai collection. It’s beautiful and unique, made up of a dozen or so perfectly crafted bonsai. Want more? Come to the Annual Bonsai Show, put on by the California Bonsai Society. Awesome. Also appearing with the bonsai trees will be the Malachite Exhibit, organized [...]

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 — [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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