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Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Will Improve Online History of Armory Center for the Arts

East of Borneo magazine will help provide a better online resource and historical background to the Armory Center for the Arts through the upcoming Wikipedia edit-a-thon series at the center on Saturday, September 6, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Edit-a-thon is a special type of meetup to improve the encyclopedia. The event entitled” Unforgetting L.A. No. 5: Armory Center for the Arts” will focus on the nonprofit…

Gamble House’s Rarely Seen Parts to Be Viewed During Wednesday’s Tour

Explore the rarely seen parts of the historic Gamble House through its “Behind the Velvet Ropes” tours on Wednesday, September 10, at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. The two-and-a-half-hour tour will allow guests to see places…

Huntington to Spotlight Decorated Manuscript of Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”

Learn the fascinating stories and facts behind the Ellesmere Chaucer, a beautiful and elaborately decorated manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales,” through a spotlight tour at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens on…

USC Emeriti Center & Crowell Public Library Presents Finding the Heart of America: Highway 50

What were the noble ideas that shaped the nation and how have these ideas played out across the country? In this special series, Highway 50 will be used to explore America from its founding, early…

Parson’s Nose Theater Announces 2014-2015 Season

Jill Rogosheske, Michael Manuel, and Lance Davis in the Reader's Theater performance of The School for Scandal Photo credit: Peter Zuehlke Barry Gordon as the Music Master and Tom Ashworth as the Music Master in…

Wednesday, August 27

Bonhams Sponsors Appraisal Day to Evaluate Treasures at Pasadena Museum of History

A fine Tiffany Studios Favrile glass and bronze Wisteria table lamp Sold for $792,400. Photo credit: Bonhams Auctioneers For those who has a mystery object…

Wednesday, August 27

Enjoy 30 Minutes of Free Celtic, American Folk Music at Local Church

The Sam Hill Duo, composed of guitarist Sam Hill and flutist Laura Osborn, will play instrumental arrangements of Celtic and American folk songs during the…

Wednesday, August 27

Today: Pasadena Library Holds Free Screening of “The Adventures of Tintin”

The Pasadena Central Library will hold a free screening of the 2011 3D animated film “The Adventures of Tintin” on Wednesday, August 27, 1:00 p.m.…

Wednesday, August 27

Thought-Provoking “Science Friday,” Live at Caltech

Experience “Science Friday’s” thought-provoking news and entertainment live at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium on Wednesday, August 27, at 7:30 p.m. Public Radio International’s “Science Friday” host…

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Be First to Watch Boston Court’s “Happy Days” During Preview Performance

The Theatre @ Boston Court will hold six preview performances of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center beginning on Thursday, September 4. The show directed by Andrei Belgrader, featuring Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub, reexamines the Beckett classic, making it relevant to the present generation. Adams will play Winnie, a woman buried up to her bosom in a mound of dirt with nothing to do but to get amused with the ragged contents of her bag, her nimble wit, and her husband Willie, played by Shalhoub, lurking somewhere behind her. This droll,…

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