ARTS & CULTURE SECTION
Pasadena Author Fair Returns

Pasadena Public Library will host their second annual author fair on Saturday, February 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street. The expanded event features over 50 San Gabriel Valley authors whose work covers a myriad of topics; history, mystery, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, children’s and more. Featured authors include: Marcella Adams, Maria Alexander, Cindy Arora, Ontresicia Averette, Anne Louise…

Friends of the South Pasadena Library Restoration Concert Series Presents the Crown City Quartet

Crown City String Quartet. Photo courtesy Friends of South Pasadena Public Library The Friends of the South Pasadena Library’s Restoration Concert Series presents the Crown City String Quartet. The Crown City String Quartet will perform…

Underworld Clown Bar Extended by Popular Demand

Clown Bar is an immersive play in a genre best described as “clown noir.” RedWhite+BlueArt Productions, in association with the Pasadena Playhouse, is presenting the West Coast premiere of this off-Broadway smash hit by Adam…

David Pritchard Guitar Trio to Headline Light Bringer’s Concert

The Light Bringer Project will present the David Pritchard Acoustic Guitar Trio in an intimate concert at a private residence in South Pasadena on Saturday, January 31, 8:00 p.m. Accomplished guitarist-composer David Pritchard will be…

Pasadena Singers to Present “Songs for All Seasons”

The Pasadena Singers, a resident ensemble at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, will present “Songs for All Seasons,” featuring music from five centuries that celebrates the four seasons on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the…

Saturday, January 31

Hard-Boiled Detective Phillip Marlow Hangs His Hat at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Raymond Chandler’s LA Noir classic, The Long Goodbye is Sierra Madre’s One Book One City choice for 2015. Published in 1953 and featuring his famous…

Saturday, January 31

Pasadena’s Los Angeles Childrens Chorus to Perform J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Los Angeles Master Chorale. Photo credit: Steve Cohn Los Angeles Children's Chorus. Photo credit: JP Candelier The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC), in one of…

Saturday, January 31

Free Admission at SoCal Museums on Jan. 31

There will be free admission in over 20 museums in Southern California during the 10th Annual Museums Free-For-All on Saturday, January 31, starting at 9:00…

Saturday, January 31

A Full-English Breakfast Fills Children’s Artistic Appetites

Photos by Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro, courtesy of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens The best way to children’s artistic hearts may…

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Spend an Evening Jane Austen Style

The next Jane Austen Evening will be held on Saturday, January 31st, at the Pasadena Masonic Lodge in Pasadena. An evening of music and dance, the Jane Austen Evening will also include an afternoon tea and lecture by Richard Foss on “Liquid Refreshments in the Jane Austen Era.” The world portrayed in Jane Austen’s books was one of elaborate banquets and sumptuous parties, but the author provided few details on just what was consumed at those events, and some items she mentioned are unfamiliar to modern readers. This lecture supplies some details Ms. Austen left out – what refreshments both…

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