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Why Settle for a 3-D Alice?

Why Settle for a 3-D Alice?

Theatre 360, Pasadena’s best children’s theatre, presents Alice in Wonderland beginning March 19. With a skilled troupe of performers who range in age from 6 to 18, Theatre 360 always puts on a great show, with professional directors and producers supporting the young company every step of the way. The cavernous old church auditorium, with [...]

Sing a Song in South Pas

Sing a Song in South Pas

Thank heaven for little girls… born to professional musicians! When their parents are inspired to create great children’s music, like Pat McIntyre is by his daughter Cecilia Jude, we all benefit! His inspiration led to the creation of the Saturday Morning Sing-a-long in South Pasadena. This joyful celebration of music and dance was started by Pat [...]

Planet Earth Screening at Caltech

Planet Earth Screening at Caltech

Theoretically, this is an event for children, a “Science Saturday All Age Matinee.” Caltech recommends it for ages 8 and up. If you’ve ever seen Planet Earth, or any nature documentary that doesn’t sugarcoat the food chain, you’ll know that kids expecting Milo & Otis (do kids still watch that?) are in for a shock. [...]

The Different Child

The Different Child

HBO’s current film, Temple Grandin, stars Claire Danes as the noted author, animal husbandry expert, and unlikely heroine for many families affected by autism. I found the film spellbinding on several levels. As a teacher, I love any uplifting portrayal of the educator who never gives up, one who sees potential in even the most [...]

Book of the Month

Book of the Month

This month’s children’s book comes recommended by Maureen Palacios, owner of Once Upon a Time Bookstore in Montrose: Young Zeus, by G. Brian Karas (Scholastic Press, Feb. 2010). Greek myths are all the rage these days, what with the success of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians adventure series (and new movie) for kids [...]

Once Upon a Time, Marla Frazee & Allyn Johnston Spoke

Once Upon a Time, Marla Frazee & Allyn Johnston Spoke

Once Upon a Time, the oldest way to start a story, is also the nation’s oldest children’s bookstore. This coming Thursday, two-time Caldecott honoree Marla Frazee and Beach Lane Books editor Allyn Johnston will be there to discuss their recent collaboration, “Creating the Picture Book: an illustrator’s and editor’s perspective.” This is a rare opportunity, [...]

Arlington for All Ages

Arlington for All Ages

Our kids have been on first name basis with “Charlie” and “Betty” ever since spending an afternoon pulling weeds and lining pathways with Arroyo stones. Now, each time we stop by Pasadena’s secret garden, also known as Arlington Garden, the boys are always eager for new project assignments and/or just thrilled to be running along [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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