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Matt Hormann: The Darkest Night

Matt Hormann: The Darkest Night
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The South Pasadena Public Library’s community room was packed. Chairs miraculously appeared a full fifteen minutes into the evening’s history lecture. Local residents, reflecting the area’s diverse ethnicity and cultural backgrounds, had gathered for Matt Hormann’s “The Darkest Night.” It was a quiet room as Matt launched into his presentation, a lecture accompanied by slides. The topic: Pasadena’s […]

Ellen Snortland & Gloria Gartz

Ellen Snortland & Gloria Gartz

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena was founded 70 years ago by Gloria Gartz who also donated the historic Blinn House to the cause. Gloria Gartz proved herself to be a catalyst of community contributions in Southern California, in particular in the Pasadena community. Ms. Gartz, was an Altadena native, daughter to A.F. Gartz, a […]

Dear Abby, Ellen & Fred

Dear Abby, Ellen & Fred

In honor of the 2nd officially recognized Fred Korematsu Day Pasadena and, in his words, to highlight that “even in times of crisis, we must guard against prejudice and keep uppermost our commitment to law and justice,” Ellen Snortland shares a camp story. Back in the 1970’s, I rented my home in McArthur Park to a […]

Sweeney Todd for Halloween

Sweeney Todd for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, the Pacific Opera Project has three more performances of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” POP is concluding its first full season. Artistic Director Josh Shaw and Music Director Stephen are “committed to fully professional productions of worthy masterpieces and daring new works […]

Pasadena Weekly Celebrates 25

Pasadena Weekly Celebrates 25

Whatever you do these next few days, make sure to pick up a copy of the Pasadena Weekly‘s 25th anniversary issue before it disappears. It’s a great read, full of local history, great people and amusing stories. Particularly enjoyable is the summary of 25 years in Pasadena, one year at a time: the rebirth of […]

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