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Eurydice at A Noise Within

Eurydice at A Noise Within

A new wife. Plunging into the Underworld (don’t you love that word?). Feelings torn between devotion to a father and to a husband. Sarah Ruhl‘s play Eurydice has its opening performance at A Noise Within this Saturday, March 16th. With “beautifully spare and poetic imagery,” Eurydice has been described as “achingly poignant” (The Washington Post) [...]

Want a New Wardrobe?

Want a New Wardrobe?

This does not fall under the typical “event” that Hometown Pasadena covers, but we thought our readers might be interested—our female readers in particular, or even that significant other who wants to—or needs to—earn brownie points. Fresh Produce Clothing, new to Colorado Boulevard in the heart of Old Pasadena (you can’t miss the storefront that’s [...]

Wistaria Festival 2013

Wistaria Festival 2013

“Viewing the vine.” This Sunday, Sierra Madre presents its Wisteria Festival in Memorial Park with viewings of the historic vine available via shuttle from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. The Guinness Book of World Records has certified the vine as the world’s largest blossoming plant, and estimates that at its peak, the vine had as [...]

Isadora Duncan: Free

Isadora Duncan: Free

Even those too young to know the whole story, know of the scarf. Yet, Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was much more than the legend who died so tragically when her scarf became entangled in the open-spoked wheel of a Bugatti where it quickly pulled taut, then snapped her neck. She was a free-spirit and free-thinker, and more importantly, she was [...]

It’s M/Manifestation

It’s M/Manifestation

The Arts Center is hosting the first-ever west coast exhibition of M/M (Paris). One “M” is Mathias Augustyniak, while the other “M” is Michaël Amzalag. Together, they make up the well-known Paris-based art and design team that began collaborating in 1992. “M/M (Paris) holds a unique position in the international landscape of graphic design. In addition [...]

Inside the Story

Inside the Story

Developing the creative mind. Appreciating the creative mind. Exploring various and sundry artistic genres. Feeding and satiating one’s curiosity. Get “Inside the Story.” In 2010, sisters Susan Cherney, a former CPA, and Wendy Moss, a retired attorney, came up with the idea of Inside the Story, “a unique venture where culture-loving people meet for programs [...]

Elizabeth House at Noor

Elizabeth House at Noor

“Elizabeth House is one of those homes to which it’s tough to say goodbye; those who walk through its doors tend to return, time and time again, year after year.” This is the sentiment towards Pasadena’s shelter for homeless, pregnant women and their children. “Alumnae” are known to return for reunions or special events like [...]

Red Hens at Boston Court

Red Hens at Boston Court

Red Hen Press is bringing in the poets. Authors Katharine Coles, Terrance Hayes, Peggy Shumaker, and Dan Vera will read from their works, Wednesday, March 13th at Boston Court Performing Arts Center. “In 2010, Katharine Coles sailed across the Drake Passage….The Earth Is Not Flat, the collection of poems written out of her adventure, invokes [...]

Butterfly Hurricanes Project at Art Night

Butterfly Hurricanes Project at Art Night

Artist Holly Boruck has her exhibit tonight during ArtNight at Louis Jane Studio. This is quite last minute and we apologize, but her work looks very interesting. If you can get there, here’s the info: Louis Jane Studio 93 E. Union St. in Legge Alley 6-10 p.m. LouisJaneStudio on Facebook

One City, One Story

One City, One Story

“A haunting and unforgettable story about coming of age during extraordinary times and about people going on with their lives in an era of profound uncertainty.” This is a description of this year’s One City, One Story selection: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, which is her fictional debut. Walker was born and [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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