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Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens Features Taiko Drummers, Ikebana and More

Descanso Gardens celebrates the art and culture of Japan at the annual Japanese Garden Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9. The weekend includes taiko drum performances, ikebana display, a garden tour and more. Festival activities are free with admission to the Gardens. Activities include: Ikebana display, both days, 9am – 5pm: Ikebana, the art of flower arranging, is one of the most…

Crowell Public Library Presents Helping Hands for Hand-Held Devices

Electronically savvy students from San Marino High School will be available on Monday night, November 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday afternoon, November 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at…

Jackie Miller Davidson & Gary Brandt: Singing the Good Old Songs Again

Gary Brandt (l) with Jackie Miller Davidson (r). Photo courtesy The Coffee Gallery Backstage Jackie Miller Davidson and Gary Brandt travel across the country… ‘Singing The Good Old Songs Again,’ a program that combines ‘classic’…

The Huntington Enriches British Paintings Collection with “The Three Witches” by Fuseli

Henry Fuseli (1741–1825), The Three Witches or The Weird Sisters, ca. 1782. Oil on canvas, 24 ¾ x 30 ¼ in. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and…

Halloween Brunch and Dance at Pasadena Senior Center

Calling all ghosts and goblins: Don your favorite Halloween costume and have a spooktacularly good time Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. The Scott…

Wednesday, October 22

USC Pacific Asia Museum Presents ‘From the Grand Trunk Road to Route 66′

Artist Haider Ali painting an Indian truck in Amritsar, 2012. Photo credit: ANI USC Pacific Asia Museum presents ‘From the Grand Trunk Road to Route…

Wednesday, October 22

Distinguished Speaker Series Kicks Off with Undersea Explorer Fabien Cousteau

Renowned undersea explorer and environmentalist Fabien Cousteau will talk about environmental discipline and how it can be the basis for innovative solutions against global environmental…

Thursday, October 23

Aireene and The Rarities to Stage “Stompin’, Swayin’” Americana Music

Aireene and The Rarities, together with the Plunk and Phunk Orchestra, will bring “stompin’, swayin’ and timeless” Americana music to the Coffee Gallery Backstage on…

Thursday, October 23

Caltech to Hold Forum on Academe-Government Partnership Before President’s Inauguration

From left: Moderator Robert J. Zimmer and paenelists Major General Charles F. Bolden, Vicki L. Chandler, Subra Suresh and Ellen Williams. Photo of Williams courtesy…

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Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Presents Southern California Debut of German Boys and Mens Choir Windsbacher Knabenchor

Los Angeles Children's Chorus. Photo credit: JP Candelier Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), building upon its long history of presenting other children’s choirs from the U.S. and abroad, hosts the highly anticipated Southern California debut of the illustrious German boys and mens choir Windsbacher Knabenchor on Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The exchange is part of Windsbacher’s 13-day U.S. tour, its first in 23 years, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany’s subsequent reunification. Noted for its distinctive soaring sound and invigorating performances, the choir, which hails from the town of…

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