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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 [...]

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

So remember that picture of the crazy man decked out in a Shriner’s hat and red-and-white striped jacket, clutching an American flag and being in charge of the chaos that was the Doo Dah Parade? Well, he’s returning to Pasadena to give a lecture at Neighborhood Church and the Gamble House this month. Awesome. Charles [...]

Pasadena ArtNight!

Pasadena ArtNight!

The best free thing in Pasadena, period. Full stop. End of story. We love ArtNight. Twice a year, starting at 6 p.m. on a Friday night (this coming Friday in this case), dozens of Pasadena museums and schools open their doors to hordes of culture nuts. Free shuttles loop around stops, moving you, for free, from [...]

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time

You have to go even if you don’t want to. Tough. On Sunday morning, the 8th of March, after 1:59 a.m., the time becomes 3:00 a.m. Deal with it. This is your reminder.

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Local author Robin Maxwell will be signing and reading from her newest book, “Signora da Vinci.” She is a friend of a friend of much of our staff, and we’re excited to see her success. Please join us for her reading! Monday, March 9 7:00 p.m. Altadena Library Community Room, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena

Women's History Month at Caltech

Women's History Month at Caltech

Rumor has it there will be some awesome events at Caltech this month in honor of Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Women: Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet.” The specifics have not been published yet, but we’ll keep our eyes out for what promise to be some awesome lectures. For more [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Camelot and Vine

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