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Building a Workforce for Southern California Public Forum

The state of the union speech stressed the importance of skilled workers for a healthy business climate. One question, however, is “Who is training these workers?” To address that question, The League of Women Voters Pasadena Area is hosting a public forum on “What Ever Happened to Vocational Education” Thursday, Feb. 5, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland…

Support Veterans and Watch the Super Bowl

On Super Bowl Sunday the best place to watch the game, eat great food, enjoy your favorite beverages and have fun with friends and family is at the Old Town Pasadena Post 13. Watch the…

Pasadena Cyber Students To Rally in Person for School Choice

Online school students from Pasadena and the surrounding area will meet up in person next week in honor of National School Choice Week, a week-long celebration of choice in education. The K-12 students from California…

USC Pacific Asia Museum Celebrates 5th Annual New Year Festival

USC Pacific Asia Museum‘s 5th Annual Lunar New Year Festival celebrating the Year of the Sheep takes place Saturday, January 31, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with performances, crafts, a puppet show, artist demonstrations…

Huntington to Celebrate Chinese Culture with Art Demo, Performance

Artists and performers from China’s Guangdong Province will lead the Chinese Cultural Arts celebration at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens this Sunday, January 25, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The whole-day activities include traditional…

Sunday, January 25

Los Angeles Celebrity Baking Convention will be Southern Cal’s Biggest Pastry Party Ever

Bakers, sweet tooths, fans of TV food shows and pastry lovers will be in “dessert dreamland” when Southern California’s biggest baking and pastry party gets…

Sunday, January 25

Bill Nye the Science Guy to Discuss Evolution at Caltech

Famous scientist and educator Bill Nye the Science Guy will talk about the importance of evolution and the way it shapes human lives during a…

Sunday, January 25

Author to Sign Chinese Zodiac Book in Time for Lunar New Year

A few days before the Chinese New Year, author Oliver Chin will read and sign his new book, “The Year of the Sheep: Tales from…

Sunday, January 25

LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show to Hit Pasadena

The Pasadena Convention Center will transform into a dessert wonderland on January 25, Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., as it hosts the LA Cookie…

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Japanese Green Tea is No Ordinary Tea

The green tea or Sencha is not just a drink for the Japanese, but it has also been a means to transform Japanese cultural identity. Independent scholar Patricia J. Graham will lead the East Asian Gardens lecture entitled “Searching for the Spirit of the Sages: The Japanese Tea Ceremony for Sencha” at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, January 20, 7:30 p.m. She will discuss how the tea ritual and utensils developed for it facilitated the adoption of Chinese cultural values and stimulated the production of new types of ceramics, basketry and teahouse design. Graham holds…

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