Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Distant Lands’


Zeffirelli & Rossellini: Day Tripping to Italy

Zeffirelli & Rossellini: Day Tripping to Italy
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Stunning locations, a cast of icons, a smidgen of history-lite, and a large dose of Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. On July 31st, Distant Lands hosts the viewing of Tea with Mussolini, starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin, Joan Plowright, and Cher as part of the annual Old Pasadena Film Festival. Tea with Mussolini is […]

Patricia Schultz & Her 1,000 Places at Distant Lands

Patricia Schultz & Her 1,000 Places at Distant Lands

The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only one page. —St. Augustine of Hippo Patricia Schults, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die first heard “the siren call” of travel and discovery at the age of four. After college, she made a beeline for the first outgoing flight, […]

The Perfect Gift: A Book

The Perfect Gift: A Book

One of our favorite things to do, and we mean favorite of all time, is to make a cup of Irish Breakfast tea, let is steep until it’s dark and rich, then add a pinch of whole fat milk, followed by wrapping our hands around our favorite mug—which at the moment is one from local […]

From Mars Attacks! to True Grit

From Mars Attacks! to True Grit

The little ‘uns will enjoy Fantastic Mr. Fox. Grandpa will revel in True Grit—yes, the 1969 version with John Wayne. “Get off your horse and drink your milk!” (supposedly, one of his famous sayings).         Aunt Agnes is going for Woody Allen’s early classic Sleeper (favorite!)… …while Uncle Pete is looking to revisit the […]

5th Annual Old Pasadena Film Fest

5th Annual Old Pasadena Film Fest

Starting July 5th, Old Pasadena Management offers 20 films to be viewed in the great outdoors under the night sky. Thursdays through Saturdays until July 28th, Central Park on Raymond Avenue, the local travel shop Distant Lands, and One Colorado will host an evening at the movies. There will be cult classics like Whatever Happened […]

Home from Tavanti

Home from Tavanti

After 18 years, you have survived. The mind-splitting college application process is over and your child has been accepted, made a choice, and is heading off into his next four years of advanced education…and an empty nest is about to become your reality. What to do? Sleep in your child’s room, make him his favorite […]

Holiday Gift Guide, 2010 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide, 2010 Edition

We’ve been doing some shopping again—not for ourselves, you understand, but strictly to spare you the trouble in your mad holiday dash for gifts. We’ve scoured the shelves of indie stores and chains alike (yes, a little break with tradition) to find you the newest, coolest and most sought-after gifts of the season, organized by […]

Rick Steves to Speak in Pasadena

Rick Steves to Speak in Pasadena

Rick Steves, author of the famed Europe Through the Back Door, is recently back from adventures in Italy and will speak at the Pasadena Conference Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 15, 2009. Armed with fresh travel insights, Rick has been taking careful notes, so you can learn from his mistakes rather than your own. As his […]

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