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Renovated Rose Bowl Drawing Major Concerts Like Never Before

[Updated April 22, 2014 | 6:35 p.m.]   The Pasadena City Council Tuesday approved plans for a Beyoncé and Jay-Z concert in the Rose Bowl on August 2.  That concert becomes the sixth concert added to the schedule for 2014. That’s the most for a single year in the history of the Rose Bowl. “Usually, we got one concert a year in past years. That would…

South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival & Art Walk, A “Don’t Miss” Event

South Pasadena will be jammin’ with people, music and art on May 3!  Indy folk rocker Eliza Gilkyson and brother Tony Gilkyson, long-time LA favorite, will both perform at the Carnegie Stage. New and emerging…

Local Financier Looks at the Affordable Care Act, Simplified

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be incredibly confusing. It doesn’t help that it has many nicknames, but one of the most popular is Obamacare. Here at Delawari Financial, we are here to help clear…

Taste Southern Italy’s Food and Wine at Descanso Gardens

Taste Southern Italy’s food and wine in an outdoor setting at Descanso Gardens on Friday, April 25. Patina Restaurant Group will serve a four-course dinner of its signature cuisine with a variety of wine on…

A Noise Within Celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday with Bouncy Castle, Swordplay and Insult Wall

A Noise Within Theater Company will celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with family-friendly activities including sword fight lessons and demonstrations, a bouncy castle and a Shakespearean Insult Wall where guests can leave offensive messages, on…

Wednesday, April 23

Explore the Gamble House’s Exquisite Art Glass During ‘Fire and Light’ Tour

The Gamble House dining room. Photo credit: Tim Street-Porter/The Gamble House The Gamble House will hold its two-hour “Fire and Light: The Art Glass of…

Thursday, April 24

Crowell Public Library Presents Movietown Baby Grows Up

Movietown Baby Grows Up is a blithe reminiscence of Hollywood in the 30s, 40s, and 50s, and the life of one family as seen through…

Thursday, April 24

Make a Chia Pet Out of Seeds at Pasadena Public Library

Why not have a plant as a pet? Pasadena Public Library Hill Avenue branch on Thursday, April 24, will hold a children workshop on creating…

Thursday, April 24

Tomorrow: The 99th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide to Take Place at the Pasadena City Hall

The 99th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will take place on Thursday April 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pasadena City Hall. The annual…

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The Arboretum Lecture Series Concludes with “Smoker Plants”

The Arboretum will conclude its Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer lecture series with a discussion entitled “Too Much is Not Enough: More Smoker Plants For California” on Thursday, April 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Monrovia Growers’ director for new plant introductions Nicholas Staddon will discuss the different garden plants in the region , and will give the latest scoop on plant and gardening in other parts of the United States and overseas. “Smoker plants” usually refer to plants that clean the smell and toxins left in the air by cigarette smoke. The program will include Staddon’s presentation…

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