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Free Holiday Jazz Concert at Altadena Library

The Jazz Zone music ensemble will lead the Holiday Jazz Concert and Sing-Along in the Barbara J. Pearson Community Room  at the Altadena Main Library on Friday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. The choir will be joined by music director and emcee, Roscoe Lee Owens. The Jazz Zone is a creative collective of musicians and artists formed in 2000. They have been performing throughout Southern California,…

The Abby Hollander Band to Perform at The Coffee Gallery Backstage

The Abby Hollander Band, a bluegrass trio, will perform at The Coffee Gallery Backstage on Sunday, December 21, 12:00 p.m. Tickets at $18. The Abby Hollander Band was formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2013 to…

Lou Beach: White Pink Turpentine

Left: Lou Beach, White Pink Turpentine, 2014, collage on paper, 8" x 9.5". Right: Lou Beach, Good George from Clara (Beaumont), 2014, collage on paper, 9.25" x 11.75". Photo courtesy Offramp Gallery Lou Beach, FEL…

Offramp Gallery Presents Patssi Valdez’ Somber Hues

Left: Patssi Valdez, Down the Garden Path, 2014, gouache on watercolor paper, 24" x 18". Right: Patssi Valdez, The Sundeck, 2014, gouache on watercolor paper, 24" x 18". Photo courtesy Offramp Gallery Patssi Valdez, The…

JPL and Caltech to Host 2018 COSPAR Conference

Gregg Vane (left), strategic partner insular system exploration at JPL, and Thomas Prince (right), director of Caltech's W.M. Keck Institute for Space Studies. Image Credit: Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau The Committee on Space Research…

Friday, November 28

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Popular “Little House” Becomes a Holiday Theatrical This Week

The youth and young at heart will get to see their favorite “Little House” characters live onstage this holiday season at the Sierra Madre Playhouse.…

Friday, November 28

Past Action Heroes to Flash You Back to the 80s

The Past Action Heroes 80′s Flashback will bring back the hit music of the 1980s when they perform at T. Boyle’s Tavern on Friday, November 28,…

Saturday, November 29

Artists Join for Tribute Concert to the “Father of Americana Music,” John Stewart

Seven musicians will join together for a tribute concert to the “Father of Americana Music,” John Stewart, at the Coffee Gallery Backstage on Saturday, November…

Sunday, November 30

Casting for Stop Kiss Announced

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announces the cast of Stop Kiss, the second production of its 2014-2015 Season.…

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Panel Discussion Set Coinciding with the 100th Anniversary of John Muir’s Death

In honor of the 100th death anniversary of “patron saint of the American wilderness” and Sierra Club founder John Muir, Vroman’s Bookstore will hold a forum on his life and work on Monday, December 1, 7:00 p.m. Four authors will lead the panel discussion entitled “Remembering and Understanding John Muir.” Among the panelists are historian Elizabeth Pomeroy, author of “John Muir: A Naturalist in Southern California”; and Southern California Historical Society former executive director Thomas Andrews, a Muir scholar who has organized a large Muir exhibit currently on display at the Azusa Pacific University. Also set to speak are naturalist…

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