Author: John Sollenberger

Live Music – Thursday Nov. 23 through Wednesday Nov. 29

Thursday Nov. 23 through Wednesday Nov. 29 Please note: Deadline for Calendar submissions is noon.  Wednesday of the week before the issue publishes.   PASADENA, SOUTH PASADENA & ALTADENA The Blue Guitar Arroyo Seco Golf Course 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena blueguitar.club Thursday—The club is dark this week The Boulevard Bar 3199 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 356-9304 blvdbar.com Fridays—Drag performances hosted by Tia Wanna every Friday Cabrera’s Mexican Cuisine 655 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 795-0230 cabreras.com Thursdays—Live jazz Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays—Karaoke Coffee Gallery Backstage 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena (626) 798-6236 coffeegallery.com Saturday—Matinee w/Déjà Vu Crosby,...

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8 Days – Choice Events for the Week of 11.23–11.30

THURSDAY 11.23.17 Union Station Homeless Services hosts its annual Dinner in the Park for those who are homeless or simply have nowhere to go for Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 3 p.m. in Central Park, 275 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 240-4550 or visit unionstationhs.org. FRIDAY 11.24.17 The Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, features an exciting nighttime light show with oak trees and botanical collections illuminated with large-scale light displays from 5:30 to 10 p.m. daily, continuing through Jan. 7. Tickets are $28 to $30 general admission for adults,...

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Edwin Mills by Equator welcomes Complicated Animals Friday

Complicated Animals, consisting of Brazilian-American vocalist Monica da Silva and guitarist and producer Chad Alger, mixes breezy indie pop with a touch of vintage Brazilian Bossa Nova Friday at Edwin Mills by Equator in Old Pasadena. Calling their style “indie nova,” Complicated Animals released their debut album “Brasillissima” under da Silva’s name in 2011, featuring songs in both Portuguese and English. The disc earned the pair interest from music critics and bloggers alike. The track “Aí Então” was chosen by Jacob Edgar, owner of Cumbancha Records and music compiler of Putumayo World Music, from among thousands of songs to...

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Get Your Own – 11.16.17

HOT ROCKING Rock out to the hits with Steel Rod (steelrodband.com) at 10 p.m. Friday at Kings Row Gastropub, 20 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, playing a mix of R&B, classic rock, alt rock, metal and other styles. No cover. Call (626) 793-3010 or visit kingsrowpub.com.  BUSINESS AND FUN The Flintridge Coffeehouse and Bookstore’s Small Business Saturday features guest authors, artists, live music and activities for all ages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. Call (818) 790-0717 or visit flintridgebooks.com. Free. BASEBALL CLOSEUP South Pasadena Library Author Night features former LA Dodgers...

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Ozomatli showcases its popular sound and style at The Rose

A genre-blending LA band that mixes modern Latino, urban, hip-hop and other world styles, Ozomatli visits The Rose in Pasadena Saturday night. Founded in 1995, the group has represented its hometown by reflecting LA’s eclectic culture through music, producing a sound that appeals to the local community and the bigger world beyond. Boasting a captivating and fun live show, Ozomatli originally shot to the top of the local live music scene with its debut, eponymously titled album, with a sound that helped land them a spot on Santana’s “Supernatural” tour. After that, they went on to win a pair...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
25
Sat
10:00 am Flintridge Coffeehouse and Books... @ Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
Flintridge Coffeehouse and Books... @ Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The store’s Small Business Saturday features guest authors, artists, live music and activities for all ages, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
1:00 pm Guided Tour at Norton Simon @ Norton Simon Museum
Guided Tour at Norton Simon @ Norton Simon Museum
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A guided tour visits high drama depicted in baroque art, from 1 to 2 p.m., included with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, free for members, students and guests 18 and younger.
2:00 pm Alex Film Society Screenings @ Alex Theatre
Alex Film Society Screenings @ Alex Theatre
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm
The Society presents its annual Three Stooges Film Festival, screening episodes including “A Plumbing We Will Go” (1940), “An Ache in Every Stake” (1941), “Disorder in the Court” (1936), “Men in Black” (1934), “Oily to[...]
Nov
26
Sun
2:00 pm I Love You NO Matter What!” -Sel... @ ONE LIFE YOGA
I Love You NO Matter What!” -Sel... @ ONE LIFE YOGA
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
I Love You NO Matter What!” -Self-Love Experience @ ONE LIFE YOGA
This workshop is an invitation to love yourself intimately. It is an experience of how to recondition your body to be in the most empowered states through the power of word, breath and movement. As[...]
Nov
27
Mon
6:30 pm Dietary Supplement Discussion at... @ Cancer Support Community
Dietary Supplement Discussion at... @ Cancer Support Community
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Amaliya Santiago discusses how dietary supplements and the right foods can improve a patient’s ability to fight cancer, reduce the side effects of treatment and enhance recovery, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free, but[...]

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