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Caltech Professor, Nobel Prize Winner Talks Wormholes and Time Travel

Dr. Kip Thorne, co-recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics and the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics,…

City Announces Events Surrounding Pasadena’s 17th One City, One Story Selection, a Wild Western

Chosen from a field of thought-provoking nominees, the book selection for Pasadena’s 17th One City, One Story community reading celebration…

Music

Theatre

Award-Winning Show Wiesenthal at Sierra Madre Playhouse for Two Performances Only on April 7

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents the award-winning show “Wiesenthal” on Sunday, April 7. Written and performed by Tom Dugan and Directed by Jenny Sullivan. As Holocaust survivor and the world’s most…

RAGTIME Extends at Pasadena Playhouse through March 9

Ragtime Ensemble, Photo by Nick Agro Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California is extending its an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical through Saturday March 9. With strong…

Caltech Theater Presents Avenue Q in Ramo Auditorium

Avenue Q is a coming-of-age parable, satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. The musical makes great use of puppets, animated by puppeteers alongside human actors. Directed by…

Nightlife

Whitney Cummings: Upfront and Uproarious

Comedian, author, producer and actress Whitney Cummings will return to The Ice House on February 22 and 23. Whitney Cummings is a comedian, writer, and actress who has performed in…

Art

Sam Peckinpah’s Influential 1969 Film ‘The Wild Bunch’ Screens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7

Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena will be presenting the 50th anniversary screening of Sam Peckinpah’s influential 1969 film “The Wild Bunch” with…

Pasadena Museum of History Announces Donation of Artwork, Memorabilia from Family of Artist/Educator Nelbert Chouinard

Nelbert Murphy Chouinard (1879–1969). Untitled – Landscape, circa 1916. Oil on board, 24 x 20 in. Courtesy of Pasadena Museum…

$2.7 Million Pasadena Dream House to Be Raffled Off

The historic three-bedroom Midcentury masterpiece is in Wes Pasadena in the San Rafael hills near the Annandale Golf Club. Photo…

Children's Events

Butterflies at Kidspace, Tulips in Bloom at Descanso Gardens: Spring is in Session at Pasadena Area Institutions

Saturday 17, 2018  In spite of this year’s late rainy season, Spring is in the air around Pasadena, at least at local cultural…

Rain or Shine Today: City Departments Join Forces to Offer “Jump Into Summer Fair” for Families

Saturday 10, 2018    Summer is already just around the corner and the City of Pasadena is gearing up to give parents and…

Over 1,400 Painted Lady Butterflies Will Be Released This Weekend At Kidspace

Tuesday 18, 2017  Butterfly with Boy On Saturday and Sunday, Aprill 22 and 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Kidspace will hold…

Farnsworth Park Offers After-School Program

Friday 03, 2017  Los Angeles County Parks offers an after-school program from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays at Altadena’s Charles S. Farnsworth Park…

L.A. Zoo Lights 2016 Promises More Lights and More Nights of Dazzling Magic to Kick Off “ZooLAbration: of Zoo’s 50th Anniversary

Tuesday 18, 2016  L.A. ZOO LIGHTS returns with more lights and more nights of dazzling magic for its third spectacular year as it…

Food & Drink

Raymond 1886: New Chefs, New Menu, Same Cozy Atmosphere

Click to enlarge   The Raymond 1886 has always been a favorite of mine. Its cozy cottage and relaxing patios make it a great choice rain or shine, but the menu was getting a little too familiar. Enter Executive Chef Jon Hung and Pastry Chef Alexa Clark with a new dinner menu (they are working on the other menus) and a new viewpoint.   The first thing I noticed about…

What’s New At Alexander’s Steakhouse

Click on image to enlarge   It has been a few years (FOUR!), a new chef (Chef Travis Flood), and a changing seasonal menu since I’ve visited Alexander’s Steakhouse. It was high time for another visit.   If you are not familiar with Alexander’s Steakhouse it is an East-West fusion of decedent steaks, not steaks, appetizers, sides, and desserts. It also has a full bar and and an extensive wine…