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Crowell Library Presents LA Opera Talk on Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles

Part of LA Opera’s Figaro Trilogy, this 20th century grand opera buffa, composed by Italian American John Corigliano, premiered in 1991 at the New York Metropolitan Opera. Trapped in the spirit world, the ghost of Marie Antoinette bitterly reflects on her final suffering. Her favorite playwright tries to entertain the melancholy queen with the continuing adventures of his beloved characters from The Barber of Seville…

Discover Pasadena Architectural Treasures in Heritage’s Walking Tours

The Pasadena Heritage will feature some of the city’s most beautiful architectural treasures during the Pasadena Hillcrest and Rose Villa neighborhood walking tours on Tuesday, December 30, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Expert guides will show…

Crowd-Favorite Incendio Band Returns to Coffee Gallery Backstage

The crowd-favorite Incendio band, only a few months after their last performance, will be back at the Coffee Gallery Backstage on Friday, January 2, 8:00 p.m. The band is expected to play their hit 2013…

Crowell Library Presents Social Security Workshop

According to famed financial journalist Jane Bryant Quinn, the average retiree leaves thousands of dollars on the table* simply because they don’t understand how to optimize their Social Security benefits. This upcoming free workshop at…

Abby Hollander Band to Pre-Release 2015 Album at Coffee Gallery

It may have been only two years since the Abby Hollander Band was formed, but they are already taking over Los Angeles including the Coffee Gallery Backstage. The Abby Hollander Band will pre-release their spring…

Saturday, December 20

New Frosty Prince Takes Center Stage with California Contemporary Ballet’s “The Legend of Jack Frost”

There is much excitement at California DanceArts where roles have been cast and rehearsals for the new ballet are well under way. The school, nestled…

Saturday, December 20

Healthy and Tasty Gluten-Free Cuisine Made Easy

Michelle Lee’s “presentation is unique from all other cooks and chefs… [her] design is beautiful and …personal expression is priceless.” – Robin W., Former Food…

Saturday, December 20

Legendary Guitarist Jim Kweskin, Artist Juli Crockett Stop By the Coffee Gallery Backstage

Renowned bedrock guitarist Jim Kweskin will be joined by witty singer-songwriter Juli Crockett in a concert at the Coffee Gallery Backstage on Saturday, December 20,…

Saturday, December 20

All-Star Christmas Party to Showcase Four Coffee Gallery Favorites

Four of the crowd favorites at the Coffee Gallery Backstage will perform in one night during the restaurant’s All-Star Christmas Party and Pot Luck on…

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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 detective, Philip Marlow, Chandler called the novel “my best book”. The One Book One City Committee has planned a month of exciting events celebrating Chandler and the LA Noir genre. All events will take place at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Speaker Sybil Anne Davis, Sierra Madre resident, who spent her formative years with Chandler, will kick off the events on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Her talk is entitled “Just call me…

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