Events


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 […]

Hair – The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Hair – The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

This spring Occidental’s theatre troupe brings you Hair, the self-proclaimed American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Even though the show was originally produced more than 40 years ago, the spirit stays alive in this psychedelic piece. Oxy says the performance is staged “walkabout style as never before; on the flattened psychedelic floor of the flexible auditorium… Two-thirds […]

Moira Smiley & VOCO

Moira Smiley & VOCO

The Caltech Folk Music Society is hosting Moira Smiley & VOCO, recently voted the number one a cappella band in the United States. We heard something about body percussion. Sounds interesting. Although we cannot understand their claim to be a cappella and use instruments, they still sound awesome. Maybe we’ll figure out what it means at […]

Egg Hunts!

Egg Hunts!

It’s spring time and Easter time — and that means it’s time to get your egg on! Here are three of the best egg hunts happening around town this weekend. Happy hunting! Egg Hunt at Descanso Gardens Saturday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (every 45 min.) 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge What […]

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Vroman’s kicks off National Poetry Month with a group reading. At the event we will hear from four fantastic women writers. Collete LaBouff Atikinson will be reading from her debut, Mean. Marcia Arrieta presents her newly published work, An Uncommon Accord. Carine Topal shares from her third collection, In the Heaven of Never Before. Finally, Kim […]

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 […]