Events


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 [...]

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.

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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