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Three Latina Poets – A Bilingual Event at Altadena Library

Sunday, October 6, 2013 | 2:15 pm

Three Latinas—performance poet, writer, and artist Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin; poet, author, curator, and columnist for Pasadena SGV Journal, Gerda Govine Ituarte; and author, poet, editor, and writing consultant, Thelma T. Reyna—will ... More »

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Southland Selected for the 3rd Annual One Book, One College Program

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | 9:45 pm

The Cross Cultural Center, Diversity Initiative and Pathways program are happy to announce this year’s selection for the 3rdAnnual One Book, One College Program, Southland by Nina Revoyr. “In Southland, her award-winning second novel, Nina Revoyr brin... More »

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Revealing Play Captures True Stories About Hollywood’s “Backroom Boys”

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 11:54 am

A collection of wonderful stories and memories is the heart of a fascinating play called Evenings with The Boys in the Backroom by Peter Adum and Joyce Fante. It’s the Los Angeles version of Gertrude Stein’s 1920s “Left Bank Salon” in Paris where she h... More »

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The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 1:53 pm

If Downton Abbey had been an American country house, this family might have inhabited it. A groundbreaking new book about to be released by the Huntington Library Press, the publishing arm of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, prov... More »