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Free ACA Enrollment & Legal Assistance

Free ACA Enrollment & Legal Assistance

We all know what a bumpy path it’s been with the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act. Tuesday, November 19th, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters (LAAHU) are looking to smooth that path by hosting an enrollment fair at Pasadena City College. Initially, attendees will hear a ten-minute [...]

It’s Time for (Holiday) Teas

It’s Time for (Holiday) Teas

We Americans may be more inclined to enjoy a cup o’ joe, but the lovers of tea have boldly muscled their way in, figuratively and literally. Tea houses—traditional English or modern Asian—liberally dot our valley. This holiday season offers some special high teas that involve history, elegance, bears, and a curmudgeon. Fenyes Mansion Holiday Tour [...]

Holiday Concerts Galore

Holiday Concerts Galore

Can we split ourselves in two? Maybe into quarters? The weekend of December 14th abounds with holiday concerts and we’re here to break them down, so that you may distinguish, choose, buy tickets (where applicable), and mark your calendar. Pasadena Symphony & Pops Grant Cooper conducts the L.A. Children’s Chorus, L.A. Bronze (Handbell Choir), The [...]

International Nativities Exhibition

International Nativities Exhibition

St. Francis of Assisi is accredited with creating the first nativity scene in 1223, albeit a “live” one using humans and animals. His intention: to cultivate the worship of Christ, or the Babe of Bethlehem, as St. Francis called him in his tribute, according to St. Bonaventure. (CERC) For 27 years, The Folk Tree has [...]

Ode to Malala Yousafzai

Ode to Malala Yousafzai

She is a pool of gleam. She is a seed, the rain. She is a prairie of idea, the harvest of motion. She is rosewater in a sandstone bowl. She is the refugee, the tarp of tent, the flame of fugue. She is the arms of mothers, a ribbon in a porcelain moon. She is [...]

“Ring In” the Holiday Season

“Ring In” the Holiday Season

What better way to start the holiday season than with festive songs sung by the marvelous Los Angeles Children’s Choir? A silent auction that will benefit Friends in Deed and the concert will be held in the beautiful chapel of San Marino Community Church this Thursday, November 14th. The mission of Friends In Deed is to alleviate [...]

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Secular Solos, Duos, & Ensembles

Bizet, Offenbach, Puccini, and Verdi. Songs by Samuel Barber, Gerald Finzi, and Charles Ives. Folks songs, musical theatre selections, and Zarzeula arias. Pianist Paul Floyd will accompany soprano Judith Siirila, mezzo-soprano Adrian Estabrook Mora, tenor Micheal Lee Smith, and bass/baritone Michal Dawson Conner at a free concert this Saturday at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Each of [...]

Don Quixote and Snow White

Don Quixote and Snow White

As a member of the Shanghai Ballet she was awarded Best Ballerina of pas de deux in 1988, and, along with Shi Hui, Zhang Li won the Gold Prize of pas de deux in the 7th France Classic Dance (Ballet) Championship. In 1993, Li and her husband opened Li’s Ballet Studio and this weekend their troupe will [...]

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

Handmade Holidays @ SPACE & Other Boutiques

SPACE in South Pasadena is known for its art classes, arts education, and exhibits for emerging and mid-career artists. They also have an artist in residence program (AIR) that reaches over 5,000 students and a new literary program. This Saturday, November 16th, their Handmade Holidays exhibit will open with paintings by Joe Carrion, ceramics by [...]

The Color of Fall

The Color of Fall

With autumn bringing in cool days and nights, trees at the Arboretum are taking on brilliant fall hues. So states The Arboretum website as they advocate locals to come get a taste of fall. Though in reality our temperatures have reached into the 80s and 90s, it is still November. Maybe if we play along [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Camelot and Vine

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