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Travel from Persia to the Pacific Islands at USC Pacific Asia Museum Tour

Explore USC Pacific Asia Museum’s more than 15,000 piece collection from Persia to the Pacific Islands during a docent-led tour on Saturday, August 2, at 1:00 p.m. The docents will highlight some of the museum’s best collections spanning more than 4,000 years, and explore the galleries which include the Art of Pacific Asia, Japanese, Snukal Ceramics, Journeys: The Silk Road, South and Southeast Asian, Himalayan…

Last Straw for Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camp on Monday

It’s not too late for your child to enjoy the Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camp this year.  Its last session entitled “We are the Arboretum” is set on Monday, August 4, to Friday, August 8, 9:00…

Brazilian Samba Society Concludes Descanso Gardens’ World Rhythms Series

A group of Brazilian musicians from Southland will lead the culmination of Descanso Gardens’ World Rhythms series on Tuesday, August 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Samba Society will perform vintage sambas reminiscent of classic recordings from…

Fan-Favorite Drummer Sammy Miller Comes Back to Descanso for Summer Concert

Fan-favorite drummer Sammy Miller and his band will give Descanso patrons another night of relaxing jazz music when they perform at the garden during the “Music on the Main” concert on Thursday, August 7, 6:00-7:30…

Last Day of Summer Reading Fun at Sierra Madre Public Library

Join Sierra Madre Public Library on Saturday, August 2 for free library fun for the whole family. “The Wolf Who Cried Boy” Puppet show starts at 11:00 am, and chamber music will be performed by…

Wednesday, July 30

International Artist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen to Perform at Local Church

International organist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen will hold a free 30-minute concert at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, July 30, 12:10-12:40 p.m. Mikkelsen is the music…

Thursday, July 31

Trio Guitar Group to Play Acoustic-Electric Covers at Descanso Gardens

The New West Guitar Group will bring their signature mix of acoustic and electric guitar as they play classic popular covers, jazz music and their…

Thursday, July 31

Musical Group “Upstream” Uses Caribbean Music to Share Message of Love

Upstream will spread their message of love through a night of free uplifting Caribbean music at Levitt Pavilion on Thursday, July 31, 6:30 p.m. Lead…

Friday, August 01

Registration Open for Pasadena 2014 Summer Swim Programs

Splash into a wet summer with a variety of fun aquatics activities offered June through August 2014 by the City of Pasadena and the Rose…

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Oldest Children’s Theater to Hold Free Puppet Show at Levitt Pavilion

The Bob Baker Marionettes, reportedly the oldest children’s theater company in Los Angeles, are set to entertain both youth and adults at Levitt Pavilion on Wednesday, August 6, 5:30 p.m. The company has been entertaining thousands of children for the past 50 years and now has an inventory of over 3,000 puppets. Puppeteer Bob Baker and partner Alton Wood began the theater firm in 1963. After 46 years, the company was designated as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission. 90-year-old Baker learned the magic of puppetry at the early age of 8. He trained…

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