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Melodic, Mesmerizing Music of North India Fills the Air at Classical Concert by Shruti Music Academy

  Music lovers from diverse backgrounds and fields of life witnessed North Indian Classical Music concert presented by the Shruti Music Academy at the Pasadena Conservatory of music on Saturday, September 24. The concert was partially funded by Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division . The Academy is founded by Dayita Datta, a recipient of ‘Music Apprentice’ and…

Idyllwild Arts Foundation Will Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Idyllwild Arts Foundation, in honor of its 70 th Anniversary milestone,continued to celebrate its seven decades of “Changing Lives Through the Transformative Power of Art” with the Grand Opening of the William M. Lowman Concert…

Annual El Portal Tequila Tasting Pleases Patrons

El Portal celebrated the fine art of tequila and Mexican heritage on Thursday. Their annual Tequila Tasting drew hundreds of thirsty fans as well as an impressive roster of private label and well known tequila…

At a Pasadena Coffeehouse, Meet the Woman From Rwanda Who is Transforming the Coffee Industry, One Cup at a Time

Immy Kamarade   Jones Coffee on Raymond Ave. hosted an intimate discussion Wednesday with an international guest who has dedicated 22 years to mastering the craft of making specialty coffee from rural farms in Rwanda…

Leadership Pasadena Names New Executive Director, Announces Course for Veterans

L-R: John Chou, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Heather Brunold and Carrie Walker   Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Pasadena hosted a private reception Tuesday night for Pasadena area leaders at a Leadership Pasadena event which saw several major announcements.…

Haydel, Biel and Associates Exceeds Goal for Day One Fundraiser

Haydel, Biel and Associates held their semi-annual Networking for a Cause event on Thursday. This fun evening brought local professionals together and gave back to…

Pasadena Fundraiser Raises More than $21,000 for Foothill Unity Center

For the fourth year in a row, Don Schweitzer, Founder, Partner and Certified Family Law Specialist of the Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer, and…

Sri Lanka Day Celebrated with Food, Music and Dance

The 13th annual Sri Lanka Day Festival, hosted by the Sri Lanka Foundation, brought a rainbow of colors, music and food to Paseo Colorado on…

Hillsides Holds Seventh Annual H100 Farm to Table Dinner

The 2016-2017 H100 Board: Left to right: Michele Van Buren, Alison Stewart, Jennifer Brian, David Hitchcock, Ava Herrera, Bryce Canfield, and Rory Olivarez.   Some…

Soiree Under the Stars Gala at the Gamble House Raises Funds for Children and Families in Crisis

Five Acres, a 128 year old child and family services organization based in Altadena California, hosted its annual gala at the historic Gamble House with more than 250 of Pasadena’s leading community members, politicians, supporters, and volunteers on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Gala co-chairs Chris Selak of Lionsgate Entertainment and Sandy Walia of Wells Fargo, along with a dozen dedicated gala sponsorship committee members planned an unforgettable evening to raise funds for Five Acres programs and services. The gala had an exceptional year, bringing in generous donations from live and silent auctions, tickets sales and sponsorships. Chief Advancement Officer Jennifer…

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